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    Stahl, George Ernest. Sileni Alcibiadis. i.e., Ars Sanandi, cum Expectatione. opposita Arti Curandi nuda Expectatione: Satyra Harveana castigatae. Cupidis prudenti usui: Stupidis, rudenti lusui. Paris: Horth-hemels, 1730. 8vo. [1], )(4, A-P8, Q4. [10], 246, [2]p. 1/2 vellum, brown pasteboard boards. Banded spine with paper labels. Red speckled edges. Light browning, occasional foxing. Dealer's notes on front free endpaper, notes on Q2 in old hand, library stamp on t.p. 2 engraved fold-out tables, engraved frontis, head and tail pieces. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $350 Stahl (1660-1734) chemist and physician, professor of medicine at Halle, personal physician to Frederick I of Prussia, made his most important contributions in chemistry and helped bridge to gap between alchemy and chemistry. He was a propounder of phlogiston theory. This book is " a biting and satirical commentary on Harvey..."


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    4th Thursday
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