London: John Williams,  1658. Third Edition. Leather-bound. Small quarto. 7 1/4" x 5 3/4". Half calf. Scuffing to leather but very tight. Spine with five raised bands, ruled in gilt; contrasting (red) spine label. Several diagrams (most in Chapter XIII), and side notes throughout. One or two contemporary marginalia and a very few instances of light pencil underlining (p. 157). , 312, 136, .
Some pagination out of order, and at least one example (147 for 174) have transposed numerals. Very Good Plus. Item #79584
An important work.View on the intertwining of science, philosophy and religion in the 17th century. Digby corroborated the theories of Harvey on blood circulation and countered Descarte's objections to the conclusions. Digby also had a a reputation as an astrologer, alchemist, a former pirate, and published a book of recipes ESTC: R15511.
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