Gottingae: Christian Dieterich, 1776. First Edition. hardcover. 6 volumes bound in 3. Folding copper plate. Thick 8vo, rubricated edges, contemporary 1/2 calf, leather spine labels. Gottingae, 1776-1780. Vol. 5 is bound with Baldinger, Ernst Gottfried, comp. Selecta doctorum virorum opuscula, in quibus Hippocrates explicatur. 351pp. 8vo. Gottingae, 1782. Very good (+). very good(+).
Two compilations of medical writings, by the Gottingen professor who was one of the most outstanding figures in 18th century German medicine. The first collection contains 55 dissertations and other recent treatises, mostly on pathology. The second work has 11 essays on melena and other pathological conditions first discussed by Hippocrates; its authors include Friedrich Hoffman, Georg Ernst Stahl and Abraham Vater. Blake 28-29.