Io. Baptistæ Portæ neapolitani De hvmana physiognomonia, libri III :…

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Creator

Porta, Giambattista della, approximately 1535-1615.

Title

Io. Baptistæ Portæ neapolitani De hvmana physiognomonia, libri III : ad Aloysivm Card. Estens em.
De humana physiognomonia. 1586

Publisher

Vici Æquensis : Apud Iosephum Cacchium, 1586.

Date

1586

Description

This is one of the earliest works on physiognomy which was of considerable influence on succeeding generations of scientists including Lavater. This edition is one of only three to contain the original copper engraved illustrations. Some of the illustrations are repeated. Cacchi was first printer at Vico Equesne.

Subject

Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.

Identifier

OCLC/WorldCat Number: 27381632