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Author Mercuriale, Girolamo, 1530-1606.
Uniform Title De arte gymnastica. 1587
Title Hieronymi // Mercurialis // De arte gymnastica // libri sex, // in quibus exercitationum omnium // vetustarum genera, loca, modi, facultates, & quidquid // denique ad corporis humani eaxercitationes // pertinet diligenter explicatur.
Published Venetiis, M D LXXXVII [i. e. 1587]. // Apud Iuntas.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Special Collections & Archives  GV213 .M55 1587    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition Tertia editione correctiores, & auctiores facti. // Opus non modo medicis, verum etiam omnibus antiquarum rerum // cognoscendarum, & valetudinis conseruandae // studiosis admodum vtile. // Ad Maximilianum II. // Imperatorem. // [Device] //
Description [12], 308 [i. e. 312], [26] p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.
Note Colophon, X5 verso: Venetiis, Apud Iuntas. // M D LXXXVII.
Signatures: *¡, (*1 verso, blank), A-C⁸, D̋̕, E-S⁸, T̋̕, V⁸, X¡ (X6 blank).
Errors in pagination: 51 unnumbered; 53 used three times; 55 and 56 each used twice; 57 and 305 wrongly numbered 17 and 283.
Device: fleur-de-lys and initials "L A" within frame of fauns.
Mainly a page-for-page reprint of the 2d ed., 1573. The woodcut illustrations are crude copies of those designed for the author by Pirro Ligorio and cut by Cristoforo Coriolani. Cf. Pre-1956 imprints.
Initials; tail-pieces.
Listed in Brit. Mus. cat. First ed. in H. M. Adams, Cat. of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600.
Bibliography Includes index.
Subject Physical education and training -- Early works to 1800.
Exercise.
Gymnastics.
Related Names Ligorio, Pirro, approximately 1513-1583.
Coriolani, Cristoforo, approximately 1540.
Giunta Press, Venice.
Related Titles De arte gymnastica.
OCLC number 3132184