Riverius Reformatus, sive Praxis Medica

CALMETTE, Francois de la. Riverius Reformatus, sive Praxis Medica….

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CALMETTE, Francois de la. Riverius Reformatus, sive Praxis Medica… Lugduni Batavorum: Joannem Certe. 1690.

8vo. Contemporary ful brown calf, spine with raised bands, gilt tools and lettering; pp. [xiv] + 631; previous owners' signatures to endpapers and title page,occasional foxing, light dampstain to bottom edge of first few leaves, very good.
Later edition. Lazare Riviere (1589 - 1655) was an influential physician and anatomist, especially known for his work on the aorta, whose writing was subject to many editions and revisions after his death. De la Calmette's edition was highly popular and frequently revised to accommodate recent discoveries.

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