Huarte, Juan ~ Examen des esprits propres et naiz aux sciences
Paris, Jacques Villery, 1619
Early edition in French (following the Spanish original), Paris 1619, translated by Gabriel Chappuis, woodcut ornamment to title, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, small mainly marginal water-staining affecting about 30 leaves, early 19th century calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt, spine ends worn, joints split, but holding, rubbed, a scarce edition, 12mo, (7,5x14cm), 607pp. (4)Note Juan Huarte was the first to attempt to show the connection between psychology and physiology. This work now considered one of the founding texts of modern psychiatry.
BINDING : Hardback
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