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Author: DIEMERBROECK, Y. VAN.- PLAGUE.- PEST.- 1665.- Title: Tractatus de peste in quatuor libros distinctus; truculentissimi morbi historiam ratione & experienti‚ confirmatam exhibentes. Ab Auctore emendatus, plurimisque in locis adauctus.
Description: Amstelaedami, Typis Joannis Blaeu, 1665. 4to. W. Blaeu printer's mark on printed title. ['Indefessus Agendo']. 1960ties limp vellum, new endpapers. [*4, **4, A - Z4, Aa - Zz4, Aaa3]. (XVI, 366, VIII (Index & errata) pp.). (All edges speckled.). (Lower paste down bookseller's ticket 'Puvill libros Antiguos, Barcelona, Spain). Second edition. Very good copy in well made limp vellum binding. Waller nr. 2453 (same ed.): Important early treatise on the plague: Hirst 44 a.o. pl. : 'Diemerbroeck in his great treatise on plague, states that the tobacconists of Nijmegen were free from plague during the epidemic in that town in 1635, and therefore recommended tobacco smoking as a safeguard against infection.' 2nd. enlarged edition.
Keywords: epidemiology medicine communicable diseases pestboeken
Price: EUR 475.00 = appr. US$ 516.25 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 1606