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[SANCHES, Antonio Nunes Ribeiro]

Tratado da Conservaçaõ da Saude dos Povos:  Obra util, e igualmente necessaria a os Magistrados, Capitaens Generais, Capitaens de Mar, e Guerra, Prelados, Abbadessas, Medicos, e Pays de Familias.  Com hum Appendix, Consideraçoens sobre os Terremotos, com a noticia dos mais consideraveis, de que faz mençaõ a Historia, e deste ultimo que se sinteraõ na Europa no 1 de Novembro de 1755.

£350

Paris (but Lisbon), Vende-se em casa de Irmaos Ginioux . . em Coimbra na dos mesmos, e no Porto, na de Bellon, e Companhia, 1757.

Description

Small 4to.  (8), 368 (misnumbered 568) pp.  Contemporary calf (head of spine worn, corners bumped).   A few traces of worming in outer margin of f. (3) - p. 50 & upper margin of pp. 359-366, signatures Pp-Yy discoloured.   

"Ribeiro Sanches contributed a long practical treatise on public health, to be used as a primer by those charged with the restoration of Lisbon.   Ribeiro Sanches urged that the new buildings be sanitary and well aired.   He also reviewed the theories on earthquakes to make clear that they were natural events" (Maxwell, Pombal, paradox of the enlightenment, p. 26).   This is a variant issue of the Tratado, being identical to that printed by José Filippe in Lisbon 1757, except for the title page which omits the words "Agora novamente impresso, e emendado de muitos, e gravissimos erros, com que sahio á luz a primeira impressaõ feita em Paris," with a different typographical decoration below.  

Innocêncio I, 213 lists only the Paris, Bonardel e du Beux edition of 1756, and that of Lisbon, José Filippe, 1757.  Not in Waller. 

 

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