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

Langerak: Lugduni Batavorum, 1734.

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

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

Price: $350.00

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