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Hippolytus Guarinoni - Die Grewel der Verwüstung Menschlichen Geschlechts - 1610

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Hippolytus Guarinoni - Die Grewel der Verwüstung Menschlichen Geschlechts - 1610

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Rare first edition. Title-page with woodcut vignette, full-page engraved portrait

Condition: Very good
Language: German
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication year oldest item: 1610
Author/ Illustrator: Hippolytus Guarinoni
Book Title: Die Grewel der Verwüstung Menschlichen Geschlechts
Number of Books: 1
Publisher: Angermayr
Binding/ Material: Hardback

Hippolytus Guarinoni - Die Grewel der Verwüstung Menschlichen Geschlechts; in sieben unterschiedlichen Büchern und unmeidlichen Hauptstücken, sampt einem lustigen Vortrab abgeteiilt; Neben vor, mit, und nachgehenden, so wol Natürlichen als christlich, und politischen darwider streittbaren Mitteln; allen, so wol Geist als Weltlichen Gelehrt und Ungelehrt, hoch und nidern Stands Personen, überaus nutz und sehr notwendig, wie auch kurtzweilig zu lesen. Ingolstadt, Angermayr, 1610. 34 : 21,5 cm. [36] ll, 1330 pp., [1] l. Title with woodcut-vignet, printed in black and red. With engraved portrait. Contemporary blind-tooled pig-skin over wooden boards.

Rare first edition. It gives an excellent insight on the cultural history of its time, covering a multitude of topics, discussing the daily life and toll, art, physical exercise etc.Guarinoius wanted to achieve with his work a healthy life-style or what he called 'Gesondt' (that is: God, eating and drinkng, slepping and being awake, excercise for the body, healthy air, releave for the temper etc.). Guarinoni (1571-1654) was born in Italy, but lived most of his time in Austria. His father was personal physician to Emporers Maximilian II and Rudolph II. - First 10 leaves with minor tears at the edge, occasionally some wormholes in the margins, page 445/446 with tear, page 753-756 with tears in the upper right corner, last two leaves with some pencil lines. The decorative binding a bit rubbed, two claps are missing. - VD 17, 12: 106998D; Goedeke II, 585, 21; Hayn/Gotinger II, 697.

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