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Petrarca, Francesco 
'PHISICKE AGAINST FORTUNE, AS WELL PROSPEROUS, AS ADVERSE, CONTEYNED IN TWO BOOKES ... AND NOW FIRST ENGLISHED BY THOMAS TWYNE'. LONDON: PRINTED BY RICHARD WATKYNS, 1579
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Petrarca, Francesco 
'PHISICKE AGAINST FORTUNE, AS WELL PROSPEROUS, AS ADVERSE, CONTEYNED IN TWO BOOKES ... AND NOW FIRST ENGLISHED BY THOMAS TWYNE'. LONDON: PRINTED BY RICHARD WATKYNS, 1579
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Petrarca, Francesco 
'PHISICKE AGAINST FORTUNE, AS WELL PROSPEROUS, AS ADVERSE, CONTEYNED IN TWO BOOKES ... AND NOW FIRST ENGLISHED BY THOMAS TWYNE'. LONDON: PRINTED BY RICHARD WATKYNS, 1579
Small 4to (7 1/8 x 5 3/8 in.; 182 x 135mm). [viii], 342, [3], blackletter, title within ornamental woodcut border, woodcut initials; lacking final blank, small tear in title expertly repaired, a few stray spots, minor dampstaining to a few corners (Ai-Aiii) one or two holes just affecting text (Biiii, Zziii), some leaves misnumbered, but all present. Full 19th century panelled calf, flat spine in five compartments, gilt-lettered red morocco label to second, all edges speckled red; rebacked with original spine laid down, overall wear to extremities.
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ESTC S114602; STC 11641; Pforzheimer 400

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First English edition. First English translation of 'De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae', known to nearly all the great writers of the Renaissance. The work contains chapters on dancing, gambling, wrestling, hunting & hawking, libraries, "elephantes & cammelles," alchemy, toothaches, gout, blindness, deafness, and lechery, etc.

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