SPIEGHEL, Adriaan van der [SPIGELIUS]
Frankfurt: apud haered. J. T. de Bry, 1624.
First extensive account of malaria.
Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Mosquito-Borne Diseases › Malaria
Spieghel succeeded Casseri in the chair of anatomy at Padua. This edition of his collected writings contains the second printing of the 97 copperplates first printed in Casseri’s Tabulae anatomicae (No. 381) plus 9 exquisite plates also by Valesio and Fialetti from Casseri’s treatise, De formatu foetu, and a tenth plate representing the hymen. This splendid volume contains the second edition of No. 5229, and, in addition to Spigelius’s writings, contains the 4th edition of Aselli (No. 1094), and the 5th edition of Harvey (No. 759).
Subjects: ANATOMY › 17th Century, ANATOMY › Anatomical Illustration, CARDIOLOGY, Collected Works: Opera Omnia, PHYSIOLOGY