Title: Medicina Magica: Metaphysical healing methods in late-antique and medieval manuscripts with thirty facsimile plates
Author: Hans Biedermann, translated from the German by Rosemarie Werba
Publisher: The Classics of Medicine Library, Birmingham, AL, 1986. This Special Edition has been privately printed for the members of The classics of medicine Library by Kingsport Press.
Condition: Hardcover Edition with spine with raised bands. Bound in black leather with gilt stamp and full gilt edges and 30 magnificent full color illustrations, accompanied by an explanation of each, along with an informative commentary. In excellent condition, with previous owner’s bookplate on inner front board.
This book features:
- Full top-grade leather binding
- Genuine 22k gold gilt to all edges, front design, spine, and back
- Silk moire endsheets
- Satin bookmark, sewn-in
- Hubbed spine with raised bands
- Smyth-sewn binding for durability
- Premium acid-neutral archival paper that will not yellow