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[TESSARI, Ludovico]. Materia Medica Contracta. 

Venise, Nicolai Pezzana, 1762.

8vo (180x125 mm), xvi-472 pages.  binding : Contemporary full limp vellum. Some foxings, booklets misaligned. Loss of vellum on the edges of the cover. One of the rope serving to close the book is loss.

First edition.
A rare work by Ludovico Tessari which proposes a pharmacopoeia classified according to the three kingdoms of nature: mineral, vegetable, animal.
For each compound, it is proposed the medical use that can be made.
Beautiful venitian print.

Price : 450 €

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