Rare and famous medical poem on the art of making beautiful children. One particular note the importance given by the author to the feelings experienced by the mother during pregnancy, the emotional life of the child and his diet. Callipaedia seu de Pulchraeprolis habendae ratione poema didacticon cum uno et altero. Apud Thomam Ioly (Thomas Joly).
Proto-eugenic poem on selective procreation and child-rearing first published the year before. This edition includes a eulogy for the recently-deceased Pierre Gassendi.
Contemporary polished calf; spine gilt in 6 compartments. Moderate external wear to attached contemporary boards. Corners rubbed and worn through. Back cover as pictured some loss. Inside back cover stamped AB as well as monogram on lower spine BA as shown.
Previous ownership on title page as pictured. Overall for age interior very good.Overall for 363 years old good condition. The item "1656 Medical Poem Art Of Making Beautiful Children Callipaedia By Claude Quillet" is in sale since Monday, June 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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