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Opere Fisico-Mediche stampate e manoscritte .
Venice, Sebastiano Coleti, 1733 - 3 vols., folio, pp [ii] lxxxii 469; [iv] 551; [iv] 676, titles in red and black with engraved vignettes, and 96 engraved plates on 89 leaves, including portrait medallion plate in text, many folding; blank margin of one plate frayed from its becoming detached, otherwise a very clean, crisp copy in contemporary vellum, spines gilt with orange and gilt labels, edges marbled, minor restoration to heads of spines. First and only edition of the collected works of Vallisnieri, including considerable manuscript material published for the first time, as well as Giannartico di Porcia’s 40–page biography of the author, still the most authoritative source for Vallisnieri’s life. Vallisnieri made fundamental contributions to comparative anatomy, parasitology, the spontaneous generation debate, botany, and geology. Blake p 468; Eales 1241; Osler 4154 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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