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LIDDEL, Duncan.

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Place Published: Lyon
Publisher: Antoine Chard
Date Published: 1624

Description: Rubricated title. Title woodcut. 473, 308pp., index. 4to, later calf; worn, hinges cracked, repaired title no loss of text. Lyon: Antoine Chard, 1624. Internally very good (+).

Comments: First combined edition of Ars Medica (1607) and De Febribus (1610), by the noted Scottish mathematician and physician. The two medical works, a general treatise on medicine and study on fevers, were held in high esteem in his day. Liddel, a professor then rector of the university in Helmstadt "is said to have been the first (in Germany) to teach astronomy of Copernicus and of Tycho Brahe side by side with the Ptolemaic hypothesis". DNB XI 1101. Shaaber L76; not in Wellcome or Waller. NUC lists 3 copies.

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

Book ID: 25347

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