Nouvelles Experiences sur la Vipere, ou l’on verra une description exacte de toutes ses parties, la source de son venin, ses divers effets, et les remedes exquis que les artistes peuvent tirer de la vipere, tant pour la guerison de ses morsures, que pour celle de plusieurs autres maladies.

Nouvelles Experiences sur la Vipere, ou l’on verra une description exacte de toutes ses parties, la source de son venin, ses divers effets, et les remedes exquis que les artistes peuvent tirer de la vipere, tant pour la guerison de ses morsures, que pour celle de plusieurs autres maladies.
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Paris: Chez l’Auteur au Fauxbourg, [1669-72.] 8vo; [i-vi] (of xii), 218, [6] pp. With engraved frotispiece and three folding plates. Early brown calf, gilt backstrip with raised bands, speckled edges. Front joint starting to seperate, first ten pages (minus frontis) are water-stained throughout (not obscuring any text), minor foxing; very good. First edition, first issue. A very important early work about the anatomy of snakes and the medical uses of their venom; including as anti venom. Lacking printed title page and three leaves of preliminaries, and with pages ii and iii bound out of order. One copy on ABPC, two copies held in libraries. Grease II, p. 121. (Item Id: 106319)

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