[Medicine & Alchemy - 16th Century] Leonardo Fioravanti's "Compendium of Secrets," 1596 in Italian

Fioravanti, Leonardo (1517-1588). Compendio de' secreti razionali. Diviso in V. Libri. [Vinegia, Presso Altobello Salicato, 1596.] Partial title page and Contents supplied in manuscript. 16mo, rebound in marbled paper boards, 176pp. In Italian. Leonardo Fioravanti (1517-1588) was a noted Italian doctor and alchemist. Includes secrets of the medical profession, alchemy and many other purported secrets of the arts and sciences. The original printing was Venice, 1564. 

Provenance:Property sold to benefit Historic Madison, Inc., Madison, IN


Suffered some damage in the past. Some pages missing, rebound. Moderate toning of pages.

Estimate: $300 - $500
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