Renati Des-Cartes// Tractatus// de// Homine,// Et de// Formatione = Foetus. //
. Quorum prior Notis perpetuis// Ludovici de la Forge, M.D.// = illustratur.// [vignette: Printer's Device]// AMSTELODAMI,// Ex = Typographia Blaviana,// M DC LXXXVI. . 39p.l. 239p. a-i4 k3 A-Z4 = Aa-Gg4 (a1v and Gg4 =3D blank), woodcuts, title printed in red and = black, the last leaf of the preliminary section (signature k3) contains = the "Privilegie" that was issued for an edition of Desc artes' Opera; it = was followed by apparently a blank leaf (signature k4 NOT INCLUDED IN = THIS COPY), mottled calf, covers partly discoloured, gilt ornaments and = lettering on spine, tips chipped. O CLC 14305453; 6968617; 4887568 Latin translation of the Cartesian Traite de l'homme et de la = formation du foetus. It has a preface by Claude Chersellier(1611-1684), = a close student of Descartes, w ho was influential in the early = publication of some of Descartes' work. There were also editions of the = Latin translation published at Leyden in 1662; by the Elzeviers in 1677, = and in Frankfort both in 1692 and again in 1722, as well as a number of = editions included in the authors Opera. The copy is quite remarkable for = its woodcuts.xxxxxFor this 1686 edition the OCLC locates copies at Y ale, University of = Chicago, Illinois State Univ. Northwestern University, National Library = of Medicine, Linda Hall in Missouri, the New York Academy of Medicine = Library; the Cleveland Health Sc iences Library, UCLA, University of = South Carolina, University of Virginia, University of Arizona, Trinity = College in Connecticut, Harvard, Johns Hopkins Univ. St. Olaf and Mayo = Clinic in Minne sota, Vanderbilt University, University of Washington, = London University, the Wellcome and Linkoping Stadtbibl.
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