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Title: De re medica libri octo, brevioribus R. Constantini, I. Casauboni aliorumque scholiis ac locis parallelis illustrati. B.u.w. 2) DU CLOS [=S. Cottereau), Observations super aquis mineralibus diversarum provinciarum Galliae, In academia Scientiarum Regia in annis 1670 & 1671 facta, Et ejusdem dissertatio Super Principiis Mixtorum Naturalium habita anno 1677. B.u.w. 3) SYDENHAM, Th., Dissertatio epistolaris ad ... virum G. Cole observationibus nuperis circa curationem variolarum confluentium, nec non de affectione hysterica.
Description: Amsterdam; Lugd. Bat.; Genevae, J. Wolters; van der Aa; Apud Samuelem de Tournes, 1687. - 1685 - 1684. 12mo. 3 vols. in 1. W. engr. front, engr. portr. and textills. in the Celsus; Woodc. vigns. on pr. titles of the Du Clos and Sydenham. Very nice contemp. fulll overlapping vell., spine w. title etc. in contemp. ink. (Lower part of spine a light spot where once a paper ticket or shelf mark has been removed.). (XLVIII, 574, XXIV (Index), I (errata), I (blank) pp.). (II, 204, V (catalogue of books Petri van der Aa), III (blank) pp.). (141, I (blank) pp.). (Some light occasional foxing.). (Bookplate on upper paste down 'Dr Carolo Funk'of Magdeburg). A very good copy. ad 1: BMN I, 73: First edition edited by Almeloveen.: DMB 20/21: 'In 1687 he provided an emended edition of Celsus...of which ten editions appeared, the last one in 1785.': ad 2) Pogg. I, p. 610: Duveen 183: First Latin edition. 'This work contains many interesting details referring to chemistry of the waters of various places which are listed and escribed.': Waller, 2612: ad 3) Hunter & MacAlpine 221 - 224: second edition (First 1682): 'Today hysteria survives in Sydenham's sense, while that of Willis has mostly dissolved into various neurological disorders especially the epilepsies.'

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Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 4115