The Art of Living Long by Louis Cornaro (1903) hardcover book

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Louis Cornaro - The Art of Living Long: The Treatise of a Celebrated Venetian Centenarian

Milwaukee: William F. Butler, 1903. New and Improved English edition. First edition thus. Hardcover. 8vo. Maroon cloth binding with gilt lettering. 214 pp. Fair condition. Former property of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, a claim attested by stamps on front pastedown, title page, frontispiece recto. Scuffing along exterior joints, forecorners. General wear to covers, textblock edges. Front hinge starting. Text clean. Includes the original essay of Louis Cornaro (1464-1566) along with more recent essays on the subject of longevity by Joseph Addison, Francis Bacon, and William Temple.

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