Trattato de colori de gl'occhi dell'eccellentissimo Simone Portio Napoletano. Allo Illustrissimo & Reverendissimo Cardinale di Mantova, tradotto in volgare per Giovam Batista Gelli

PORZIO Simone

Published by Appresso Lorenzo Torrentino, 1551
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In-8 (160x110 mm.), pp. 124, (1) bianca in fine. Dedica dell'autore al cardinale Ercole Gonzaga, due grandi iniziali xilografate figurate. Lettera indirizzata dal Porzio al Gelli (pp. 123-124) con la quale si congratula per la fedeltà della traduzione. Legatura in cartonato. Prima edizione italiana di questo importante trattato del medico e filosofo napoletano (1497-1554), allievo di Pomponazzi e professore di medicina all'università di Pisa dal 1545 al 1552. Si tratta del primo trattato di oftalmologia pubblicato in lingua italiana. Bibliogr.: Albert-Norton-Huertes, n. 1838: «One of the earliest monographs on ophthalmology in wich the author attempts to explain the cause of the varieties of colors of eyes. The position of the eyes and the opinions of Aristotle and Galen on the structure of the eye are also discussed». Durling, 3743. Haim, p. 150. Colombo, p. 39. Gamba, 1596. Moreni, p. 122. Razzolini, 841. Wellcome I, 5218. Osler, 3725. Becker Collection, 303. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Trattato de colori de gl'occhi ...
Publisher: Appresso Lorenzo Torrentino
Publication Date: 1551
Binding: Rilegato
Book Condition: buono

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