Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 169

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Starkey, George [aka] Eirenaeus Philalethes (1628-1665)
Philaletha Illustratus, sive Introitus Apertus ad Occlusum Regis Palatium.

Frankfurt am Main: Joh. Philipp. Andreae, 1706.

Octavo, engraved illustrated frontispiece bound opposite the typographical title, text edited by Frankfurt physician Johann Michael Faustius (1663-1707); contents browned; [bound with] Dr. Alexander Thomson's Dissertationes Medicae, Leiden: Frederic Haring, 1705, first edition, octavo, including six medical treatises, two on the properties of the mineral water from a natural spring in Montrose, Scotland; the others on Harvey's discovery of the circulation of blood, properties of opium, mercury, and a treatise on mental illness, he also refers to Newton's Principia; bound together in contemporary parchment over boards, the first titled trimmed a little close along the bottom edge, the spine greatly abraded and almost completely worn away, 6 x 3 3/4 in.