Typis Jo. Baptistae Conzatti, Patavii, 1710. First edition. Small in-8,  & 266 pages. "De Statica Medicina Aphorismorum, Sectiones Septem" by Sanctorii Sanctorii (Santorio Santorio), with commentary by Martini Lister and Giorgio Baglivi. In Latin. 1710. Early 18th century reprint of the famous 1614 work by the Venetian doctor Santorio Santorio (1561-1636), inventor of the thermometer. He was the founder of the physiology of metabolism and experimental physiology, and introduced into physiology exact methods of measurement, pulse counting, temperature determination and weighing. De Statica Medicina influenced generations of physicians. Full white vellum binding with hand-lettered ink title to spine. Some soiling and several small pinholes to covers. Top half inch of text block bent at front edge. Pencil markings of previous owner to front pastedown. Text block lightly warped throughout with age but otherwise clean and tightly bound. Hinges clean. Very Good. Language: Latin. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Medicine, Rome.
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