[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.
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 €