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Fatti relativi a mesmerismo e cure mesmeriche... del dottor Angelo Cogerina... e...Francesco Orioli. Corfu: dalla tipografia del Governo,

COGEVINA Angelo (1842)

£1500.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

4to (255 x 180mm. ) MANUSCRIPT 467, []5]p.,  manuscript, 24 lines to the page plus catchwords, written in a neat scribal hand throughout, mostly in brown ink but with some passages in red. 19th-century italian green morocco-backed marbled boards

 

 

A later 19th-century manuscript copy of a work published in print in Corfu in 1842 (printed text 349pp.). Angelo Cogevina was director of the civil hospital in Corfu, which housed also the lunatic asylyum and orphanage, and Francesco Orioli (1783-1856) was an Italian politician and archaeologist, and was exiled from Italy for a number of years by the Austrians. In 1842 he was  professor at the Ionian College before taking up the chair of archaeology in Rome in 1846.

 

Copies of the printed book are in the BL  in the UK, with one in France and several in Italy.

 

Provenance: booklabel of Antonio Biancheri, surgeon 

 

Legrand Bibl. Ionienne 

Stock Code: 215381