Poemata Omnia, Nunc multo, quam antea, emendatiora.

FRACASTORO, Girolamo.

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Place Published: Padua
Publisher: Josephus Cominus
Date Published: 1718

Description: Accesserunt reliquiae Carminum. [Ed. by G.A. Volpi]. title vignette, engraved initials and tail-pieces. [14], xl, 242, [4]pp. 8vo, disbound; (lacks frontispiece, some margins lightly dampstained). Patavii: Josephus Cominus, 1718. Good.

Comments: This collection contains his poem Syphilidis, first published in 1530. This poem is, "The most famous of all medical poems. It epitomized contemporary knowledge of syphilis, gave to it its present name and recognized a venereal cause." GM 2364 note. This edition contains a biography of Fracastoro and poetry of other Veronese poets. Baumgartener-Fulton 17. Blake p. 154. Wellcome III, p. 51.

Condition: good
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 143787


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