Arcana Lazari Riverii Consiliarii
Arcana Lazari Riverii Consiliarii, & Medici Regis Christianissimi, Et in Mospeliensi Universitate Professoris
Bernardino Cristini; Lazare Riviere
Ultrajecti, Ex officina Joannis Ribbii, 1680.
12mo. 115,  p. Modern 1/2 morocco over marbled boards, gilt spine title, top edge gilt. Fine binding and cover. Light rubbing. Bookplate of Franz Sondheimer, FRS, who was a British Chemist and award the Israel Prize, in exact sciences and the Corday-Morgan medal and Prize. Soiling and old stains to title page, occasional spotting.
Lazare Riviere was a French doctor and was an advisor and doctor of King Louis XIII. The book Arcana Lazaari Riverii deals with ancient chemical and medicinal recipes used by doctors in the Late Renaissance. Thorndike VIII, 334; Krivatsy 2902. Cf. J.-F. Carrere. Bibliotheque litteraire, vol. 2, p. 528. Subject: Renaissance Medicine.