De Purgantibus, in secunda Variolarum Confluentium Febre, adhibendis Epistolae.

FREIND, John.

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Place Published: Langerak
Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum
Date Published: 1734

Description: (16), 160, 24, (13)pp. Rubricated title. 12mo, uncut, stitched. Lugduni Batavorum: Langerak, 1734. Very good.

Comments: Two pamphlets dealing with the author's dispute with several medical colleagues over his views on fevers and smallpox that were published in commentaries to a 1717 Latin translation of Hippocrates. Freind was the first English historian of medicine; his book The History of Physick "was long regarded as an authoritative work, especially on English medieval and Renaissance medicine." DSB 5 157. See G-M 6378. Edition not in Blake or Osler.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 14357


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