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Abhandlung des Hippocrates von der Luft, den Wassern und den Gegenden.
Hippokrates (Hippocrates)

Abhandlung des Hippocrates von der Luft, den Wässern und den Gegenden, nach der französischen Bearbeitung des Dr. Coray von Georg Ritter von Högelmüller. Hippocrates´ masterpiece on the physical enviroment: Treatise on Air, Water, and Places. It is a comprehensive study of climate in the largest sense, containing a mass of wise and fine observations on air and prevalent winds; on sunlight, water, soil; on seasonal changes and prevalent vegetation; and, finally, on the constitutional tendencies of various populations in Europe and Asia, which, when once formed by those influences, were perpetuated by heredity. (source: Two folding insertions: a map of described territories and table comparing wind rose names in the writings of well-known authors. Original(?) all-calf binding with gilded spine and gilded edges. The binding is threadbare, with distinct traces of using, there is owner´s stamp on the blank leaf, title page is dirty nad with library notes, some pages with small yellowish spots, the table is c. 3 cm torn. 19.5 x 12 cm, 272 pp., 2 insertions.
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Publisher: Jos. Schalbacher, Wien
Year: 1803
Number of copies: ?
Edition: ?
Cover: original all- calf
Condition: damaged

Price: 5300 CZK