De Purgantibus, in secunda Variolarum Confluentium Febre, adhibendis Epistolae.
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
Book ID: 14357