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Title: De re medica libri octo. Acessere in primum eiusdem, Hieremiae Thriveri Brachelii commentarij doctissimi: In reliquos verò septem, Balduini Ronssei Gandensis, Reipub. Goudanae medici enarrationes. Lugd. Bat., Ex officina Plantiniana apud Fr. Raphalengium, 1592.
Description: Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1592. 4to. W. small woodc. printer's mark on the printed title. W. a woodc. ill on p. 287 & 7 ills. on pp. 701 - 702 in the text. 19th c. vellum, original brown clf. spine label preserved. [*4 - ***4, A - Z4, a -z4, AA - ZZ4, aa - zz4, AAa - DDd4]. (XXIV, 752, XV (INdex), I (blank) pp.). ((Badly) Browned and lower margin waterst. nearly throughout, a single and double pinhole wormhole, a somewhat bigger trace on pp. 608 - 627.). DSB III, 174: 'Concerning the character of 'De Medicina' (Book I, historical review and general dietetics; book II, pathology and general therapy; books III and IV, special therapy; books V and VI, pharmacology; book VII, surgery; book VIII, bone diseases) an intense, almost disproportianally great, scholarly quarrel developed. Was Celsus himself a doctor? Celsus 'de medicina' is undoubtedly written in good, very clear, and at times even brilliant Latin......in content and presentation: "De Medicina"... also ranks high and has been called 'brilliant', even a 'masterpiece'; H. of H. 22 and comp. 21, 23, 24:'...an extremely able and interesting history of medicine and surgery, including descriptions of plastic surgery, goiter operations, tonsillectomies, treatment of fractures and dental procedures.' This edition contains commentaries of J. de Dryvère (1504-1554) and B. Ronsse (1525-1597), two Dutch physicians (See DMB 494/5 and 1666/7): Waller 1851: Durling 921: Wellcome 1405: Choulant 170: 'Gute Ausgabe'.

Keywords: anatomy Anatomy

Price: EUR 950.00 = appr. US$ 1032.50 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
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