[drop head title:] Institutiones physiologica.

Lamure (François-Bourguignon de Bussières de, known as François de)

[drop head title:] Institutiones physiologica.

[with:] Prima linea physiologica.

Description: manuscript in ink on paper, in a single, neat hand, that of J. V. Perreymond, a student, 1 page with a small water splash, possibly lacking a title-page, a couple of stubs before the last leaf of text, but the text continuous, pp. 171, 79, and a slightly greater number of blank leaves, 4to, contemporary cat's-paw calf, spine gilt, citron lettering piece, slight wear, good

Publication Details: Montpellier: 1766-67

Notes: Lamure (1717-87), a (Creole) native of Martinique, had great success as a lecturer in Montpellier (there is a 'Syllabus capitum' towards the end of the first part here), and, being of a combative nature, he crossed swords with several of his contemporaries, most notably Haller. He was a great experimenter (vivisectionist), somewhat overlooked today. The greater part of the first part is concerned with blood, including the circulation thereof. Tacked in at the end of this part is an excerpt from Pietro Baier's De medendis humani corporis malis enchiridion, 1578. The text has many references to ...more

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Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1766-67

Stock Number: 64469

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