[de Motu Cordis]. Movement Of The Heart And Blood In Animals: An Anatomical Essay.
Bound in original navy, gilt, with gilt block, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper, which has a few edge chips; otherwise a very good copy. Stamped name and date on first free endpaper and stamped no. at head of title.
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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