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Antonio Vallisnieri
(Trassilico, 1661 - Padova, 1730)

Natural Science, Natural Science. VALLISNIERI. Raccolta di varj trattati.

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Antonio Vallisnieri
(Trassilico, 1661 - Padova, 1730)

Natural Science, Natural Science. VALLISNIERI. Raccolta di varj trattati.
 
VALLISNIERI, Antonio. Raccolta di varj trattati, accresciuti con Annotazioni, e Giunte, e con figure in rame. Venezia, Ertz, 1715. 

In-4to mm. 210 x 160; Leg. piena pergamena epoca.; pp. 4, 261, 3, con 16 tavv. f.t. molte ripiegate. Foro di tarlo nellÂ’angolo inferiore dei primi 10 ff ma che non invade il testo., antica firma al frontespizio, ma ottimo esemplare.

4to; contemporary full vellum binding; pp. 4, 261, 3, with 16 copper plates. Sign of wormhole on the first 10 leaves not affecting the text. Ancient signature on title page. Fine copy.

Condition Report

First edition of this collection of short treatises, which appeared as part III of the Diverse Works; the individual parts were also sold separately, each volume being in fact independent of the others. It contains 16 treaties, including those on verminology, on foot-and-mouth disease, on ovaries of eels, on bed bugs on citrus fruits, on some human and animal monsters, etc.

Bibliography

 Walleriana, 11030. Sabia, The Works of A. V., n. 122: "First edition".
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