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Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis, in usum doctrinae domesticae digesti . editio sexta.

Boerhaave, Herman.

Published by R. Drummond & Soc. for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, Edinburgi, 1744
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First Scottish printing of an important work by the celebrated Dutch physician and humanist whose teachings drew students from all over Europe to the University of Leiden. Originally printed in 1709, the volume was translated into English in 1715 as Aphorisms Concerning the Knowledge and Cure of Diseases; Garrison-Morton lauds the volume as "one of Boerhaave's best works." 12mo (15.5 cm, 6.1"). [8], 330, [24 (index)] pp. ESTC N5425; Garrison-Morton 2199 (for first ed.) Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt-stamped title and compartment decorations; leather cracked and chipped on spine and joints, with minor rubbing to sides and edges. Front free endpaper with private collector's rubber-stamp and inked name, front pastedown with small inked numeral. One front and one back fly-leaf excised. One leaf with short tear from outer margin just touching one letter; one leaf with paper flaw affecting a few letters without loss of legibility. Pages clean save for some age-toning and scattered instances of light staining to outer margins. Bookseller Inventory # 19245

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Title: Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis...

Publisher: R. Drummond & Soc. for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, Edinburgi

Publication Date: 1744

Edition: 1st Edition

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