Poemata Omnia, Nunc multo, quam antea, emendatiora.

Padua: Josephus Cominus, 1718. 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. good.

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.

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