16mo., contemporary vellum, pp. , 278, , [1 blank], with fine copper-engraved title page, dedicated to Nicolas Fouquet, Superintendent of Finances in France under Louis XIV. Marin Cureau de la Chambre (1594-1669) was a French physician and philosopher best known for his work on physiognomy. Text in French.
LA CHAMBRE, Marin Cureau de., L’art de connoistre les hommes., Chez Iacques le Jeune, 1660
SKU: 034484 Categories: Medicine, Philosophy, Science Tags: Academie des sciences, Academie Francaise, Aristotelianism, France, History of Science, intellectual history, Louis XIV, Marin Cureau de la Chambre, Nicolas Fouquet, Paris, Philosophy, physiognomy, Science