De arte gymnastica libri sex. In quibus exercitationum vetustarum genera, loca, modi, facultates, & quidquid denique ad corporis humani exercitationes pertinet diligenter explicatur / Hieronymi Mercurialis Foroliviensis.

  • Mercuriale, Girolamo, 1530-1606.
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Amstelodami : Sumptibus Andreæ Frisii, 1672.

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10 unnumbered pages (including engr. title page), 387 pages, 40 unnumbered pages, 6 unnumbered folded leaves of engr. plates : illustrations, add. engr. title page, title page with engr. vignette, woodcuts ; (4to)


Editio novissima /


With added engraved title page
First published in Venice, 1569, as an unillustrated quarto; reprinted several times in Paris without or with few illustrations. Brunet III, 1646 calls this revised and enlarged edition the first valuable one, in terms of both contents and rarity
With numerous full-page woodcuts in addition to the folded plates
Includes indices.


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