Complete in 3 vols., 4to., publisher’s illustrated boards, pp. 263, [2 + blank]; 475, [2 + blank]; 411, [2 + blank]. Minimal shelfwear, pages starting to brown; otherwise near fine. A rare and richly illustrated 3-volume set of the catalogue of the historic auction of science and medicine books held at Christie’s, New York, from March to October, 1998. Dr. Haskell F. Norman was a psychiatrist and major book collector. Until its sale in 1998, his collection of science and medicine books was the largest of its kind in private hands.
The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine. Part I: The Middle Ages and The Renaissance. Part II: The Age of Reason. Part III: The Modern Age. [Christie’s, New York, 1998.]
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