Biography, Biology, Botany, Illustrated, Medicine, Physics - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Biography, Biology, Botany, Illustrated, Medicine, Physics|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Gaetano Vascellini and others|
|Book Title:||Eloges & engravings of Tuscan natural philosophers|
|Publication year oldest item:||1766|
|Publication year youngest item:||1773|
|Publisher:||Florence, Giuseppe Allegrini|
|Extras:||other extra - see description|
Seven éloges and engraved portraits of illustrious Tuscan physicians and natural philosophers, bound in one volume, pages not in numerical order, occasional minor foxing and spotting. [Florence, Giuseppe Allegrini, 1766-1773]. This is a very beautiful collection, rebound in a folio (47 x 37 cm) of contemporary vellum and coloured boards. Over 64 pages, not bound in numerical order. Each portrait is accompanied by a biographical account in the éloge style, covering the life, work and honourable characteristic of the man.
A wonderful engraved frontispiece by Gaetano Vascellini depicting the Academia del Cimento.
Superb engraved portraits appear in the set by Francesco Allegrini, Cosimo Zocchi, Gaetano Vascellini, Carlo Faucci, Raimondo Faucci, and Giuseppe Pazzi.
Biographical eloges and portraits of
• Giovanni Battista dei Nelli (17th century architect),
• Pirro Maria Gabrielli (17th century physician),
• Alessandro Piccolomini (16th century astronomer),
• Francesco Redi (17th century physician and naturalist),
• Evangelista Torricelli (17th century physician and mathematician), and
• Vincenzo Viviani (17th century astronomer, pupil of Galileo)
• Galileo Galilei
The set is absolutely beautiful, from printing's golden era.
|Member since:||August 27, 2018|
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