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Title: De Lucensium Thermarum Sale Tractatus... IDEM, Del Sale delle Acque Termali Di Lucca trattato di Guiseppe Benvenuti ... con una lettera in cui si descrivono le infermita nelle quali convengono le medisime Acque ... [on D2 recto: 'Lettera dell'Autore ... indirizatta al nobil uomo il signore D.Paolo Ant. Agostini'.
Description: Lucae; Lucca, Excudebat Joseph Salani; Dalle Stampe di Giuseppe Salani, 1758. [Preface signed Lucca, October 1757]. 8vo. 2 parts in 1 vol. [as published]. W. small woodc. vigns. on titles & a few woodc. initials. End of the 19th/ early 20th c. full marbled brds., spine w. red clf. titleshield, giltlettered. (Spine some discol. and light rubb.). [n6, A-C8 [C8 blank]; *8, A-F8, G4]. (XII, 46, II (Blank) pp; XIV, II (Blank), 104 pp. (pp. 95-99 survey of illneses; 100-104 index). (Quires F and G [pp. 81 to end somewhat browned.). As published, although the separate latin and italian publications may be found. The italian version appended with the letter to Agostini in which the healing qualities of the waters of Lucca are advocated. Not in Neu: Blake, p. 41: Wellcome vol. II, p. 145: Waller, 900 & 901: Waring [vol. II, p. 472, 1763] cites a publication by Agostini on mercury publ. in 1763 in Venice. The letter beginning on D2 recto is directed to Agostini; the Benvenuto publications on the waters of Lucca not in Waring's list of balneological works.:

Keywords: spas thermal medicine thermen balneology water therapy thermae badkultuur Baden

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