Small 8vo., contemporary full vellum binding with contemporary handwritten labeling to spine, pp. , 253, . Printer’s wood-engraved colophon to title page and ‘L’Anno del Giubileo’ preceding date. Binding bumped and stained, small chip to inner foot of front board, text block protruding 2mm beyond binding foredge probably due to shrinking of vellum, loss to front pastedown, front hinge splitting and held to text block only by the two thirds of front endpaper that has not torn from the front pastedown, waterstains, mild browning and foxing throughout; otherwise good. Very rare first and unique edition of Italian treatise on the medicinal properties of wine. Cesare Crivellati (1553-1640) was an Italian doctor and musicologist from Viterbo, where he practiced. Text in Italian.
CRIVELLATI, Cesare., Trattato et modo di dare il vino nelle malattie acute, Contra il costume de nostri tempi. Di Cesare Crivellati Medico Viterbese, dove si dimostrano le virtu di esso Vino, & le cattive qualita’ dell’ Acqua, con il vero modo d’usarla., Appresso Bartholomeo Bonfadino per Giovanni Martinelli, 1600
SKU: 033855 Categories: Italian, Medicine, Science Tags: Crivellati Cesare 1600 1599 Vino Malattie Acute Costume Viterbese Roma Bartholomeo Bonfadino Giubileo, Italian, jubilee, Medicine, Natural History, Rome, Science, Viterbo, Wine
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