AUCTION 51 | Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts Graphic & Ceremonial Art Including: The Alfonso Cassuto Collection of Iberian Books, Part II

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Lot 21


(RIBEIRO SANCHES, ANTONIO NUNES). Bemerkungen und Untersuchungen über den Gebrauch der Dampfbäder bey Verschiedenen Völkern, Insbesondere in Russland. [“Remarks and Researches Concerning the Custom of Steam Baths Among Various Peoples, Especially in Russia.”] pp.160. Trace foxed. Contemporary wrappers. 12mo Friedenwald, p. 136

Memmingen: Andreas Seiler 1789

Est: $300 - $500
Sanches was the first physician to publicize the therapeutic value of the Russian steambath. See JE, Vol. XI, p. 38