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12mo. Collation: A-P12, Q10. Pagination: 336, 20,  pp. Contemporary vellum, title in old hand on spine; light stain on t.p., pages evenly toned. RARE. EARLY ITALIAN EDITION, translated by Ludovico Castellini, being a well-known book of secrets. // Fouquet (1590-1681) French scientist, wife of Francis IV Fouquet, daughter of Gilles de Maupeou, and author of several volumes of medical formula written for the poor, and achieved some success. This is an Italian translation of her Methode que l'on pratique Ã¡ l'HÃ´tel des invalides pour guerir les soldats de la verole, first printed in 1665 (in two parts). This is a separate work, complete in itself, but issued as a third part to her other volumes of "Secreti" or medical formulae. The contents for this work includes "chemistry, pharmacy, materia medica, the powder of sympathy, treatment of snakebite, toothache, migrane, epilepsy, melancholy, etc." [Neville]. Fouquet wrote of the methods employed at the hospital, the cures applied to soldiers affected by the "French disease" syphilis. Locations: Chemical Heritage Foundation; Harvard University. // See: The Roy G. Neville Historical Chemical Library, Chemical Heritage Foundation, vol. 1, p.465 (1717 edition). Calls this "very rare". // Not in Cushing, Duveen, Edelstein, Ferchl, Ferguson (Book of Secrets), Partington, Smith, Watt, Wellcome; Krivatsy 4233 (1697 issue). First Edition.
Title: Secretti Overo Rimedii di Madama Fochetti. Per sanare con poca spesa ogni sorte d'infirmitÃ interne, & esterne, invecchiate, e passate fino al presente per incurabili ... In questa nuova impressione aggiuntovi [sic] la terza parte, che in essa opera si contiene. Trodotti [sic] dal francese da Lodovico Castellini.
Categories: Materia Medica,
Publisher: Venice:, Il Prodocimo, 1702.: 1702
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV1981
Keywords: Materia Medica