De propria vita, Paris: Iacob Villery, 1643, 8° (marginal wormhole to first third of book, marginal hole to R4, spotted), later calf (old spine and covers skillfully relaid), ownership inscription of M. Billet Defaniere dated 1701 to title, British Museum, stamps; (2)" /> CARDANO, Girolamo (1501-1576). <I>Opus nouum cunctis de sanitate tuenda</I>, Rome: [Francesco Zanetti], 1580, small 2°, FIRST EDITION, engraved vignette, historiated initials (lacking the blank a6, some heavy browning and occasional dampstaining), contemporary vellum (spine worn). [Norman 403; Simon <I>Biblioteca Bacchia</I>, 127: "Cardanus avait la plus grande foi dans les vertus du vin."; Wellcome I, 1310]; <I>De propria vita</I>, Paris: Iacob Villery, 1643, 8° (marginal wormhole to first third of book, marginal hole to R4, spotted), later calf (old spine and covers skillfully relaid), ownership inscription of M. Billet Defaniere dated 1701 to title, British Museum, stamps; (2) | Christie's