[de Motu Cordis]. Movement Of The Heart And Blood In Animals: An Anatomical Essay.
Bound in original navy cloth, with gilt blocks. Some wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. 1959 gift inscription and another signature on first free endpaper.
Blackwell Scientific Publications.,
By william harvey. translated from the original latin by kenneth j. franklin and now published for the royal college of physicians of london.
[spine and cover title:] de motu cordis.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xii + 209 pp. Separate title pages with Frankfurt 1628 imprint for English and Latin texts. All title pages in red and black.
Illustrated by portrait frontispiece. Decorated with title page and head and tailpiece vignettes.
Second impression. The English translation, by Kenneth J, Franklin (1892-1966) is followed by the full Latin text and prefixed by a scholarly introduction. This has become the most widely respected translation of Harvey's famous work, first published in 1628.
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