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Medicine. GALENUS. De Alimentorum Facultatibus Libri III.

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Medicine. GALENUS. De Alimentorum Facultatibus Libri III.
 GALENUS, Claudius. De Alimentorum Facultatibus Libri III. Ex Martini Gregorii interpretatione; pluribus in locis, hac editione, emendata. Subjunctus est, alimentorum de quibus agit, index et Nomenclator Graecus, Latinus, Gallicus, Belgicus. Leyden, Asingam de Fries (al fine: Wilhelm Christian), 1633

12mo, mm. 100x600; Contemporary full vellum binding; pp. 4, 320, 44 of index. Slight foxing, fine copy.

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Nice edition of tiny size of these books of Galen devoted to science, published several times in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Latin version of Martinus Gregorius of the early decades of the '500. Vicaire: "Le premier livre du traité de Galen traite des grains et de leur emploi dans l'alimentation; le second, des legumes, des fruits, et de tous les végétaux en général; dans le troisième, le célèbre médecin s'occupe des animaux, volailles, poissons, lait, fromages, vin, miel etc. " Interessante al termine la nomenclatura quadrilingue. 
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