viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

Enchiridion medicum, dat is: een kort begrijp van den gantschen loop der medicyne.Amsterdam, widow of Joost Broersz., 1659. 4to. Contemporary vellum.
BMN I, p. 7; STCN (1 copy); WorldCat (3 copies); cf. Krivatsy 12113. Rare second Dutch edition of a practical medical handbook. It is a compendium of practical household medical knowledge and includes many recipes for medicines. The 48-page general introduction takes the form of a dialogue between a doctor and a medical student. A second dialogue between the same two people discusses surgery. The main text follows, with numerous chapters, each devoted to a particular ailment and most providing recipes for medicines. An appendix with selections from De medicina by the classical Roman encyclopaedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus completes the book.With bookplate. In very good condition. A rare household medical handbook, giving insights into daily life in the 17th-century.
      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
Last Found On: 2016-09-25           Check availability:      NVvA    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/1209463/1659-pomarius-valerius-petrus-enchiridion-medicum-dat-is-een-kort

Browse more rare books from the year 1659


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     561 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2017 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.