Nouveaux amusemens de Spa,. ouvrage instructif et utile à ceux, qui vont boire ces eaux minérales sur les lieux.

By: Limbourg, Jean Philippe de (1726-1811)

Price: $200.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[xii], 398, [x] pp. 1 engraved folding map, 12 engraved folding plates, engraved title page. Date not given but 1763. Contemporary full calf binding with 5 raised bands to the spine. Leather is rubbed and corner cardboard is showing, joints rubbed but holding, gilt to compartments, spine label gone. Interior marbled end papers with institutional bookcase number as well as heraldic book plate of Owen Ormsby, Esq. (1763-1804), his inscript on verso of half title, stain at fore-edge on inside front cover and first blank. Interior clean and unmarked, one plate has a repaired clean tear, otherwise very nice. Limbourg was a Belgian doctor with a degree from Leiden who advocated strongly for the healthy waters and minerals at Spa where he worked and lived. He was very popular with celebrities of the time and was made a Knight of the Holy Empire by Emperor Joseph II. Entertaining with beautifully engraved plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages

Title: Nouveaux amusemens de Spa,. ouvrage instructif et utile à ceux, qui vont boire ces eaux minérales sur les lieux.

Author Name: Limbourg, Jean Philippe de (1726-1811)

Categories: Language - French, Antiquarian/Rare, Medicine,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Paris, F. J. Desoer: 1763

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 8656

Keywords: Spas Minerals; Baths; Health,