Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten ... Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten ... Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten ...

Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten innerlich gegeben gegründet sey nebst einer Erwähnung der Cicutae & Gedanken von der Starrsucht oder Catalepsis, nebst einigen Zusätzen zu den Gedanken der Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend & D. Leon Elias Hirschels Gedanken die Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend

Hirschel, L. E. (Leon Elias)

Published by Christ. Moritz Vogel; August Wylius, Berlin, 1769
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover
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Three works bound in one. 12mo. Contemporary paper-covered boards with gold lettered title-label. Text in German, gothic script.1) Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten innerlich gegeben gegründet sey nebst einer Erwähnung der Cicutae. Berlin, gedruckt bey Christ. Moritz Vogel. 1763. 54pp. Decorative head and tailpiece. Mid 18th century work by Jewish Berlin physician, Leon Elias Hirschel on the treatment of venereal diseases with Mercury (II) chloride or mercuric chloride (formerly corrosive sublimate). The white crystalline solid was used as a treatment for syphilis before the advent of antibiotics. It was inhaled, ingested, injected, and applied topically. Poisoning was so common that its symptoms were confused with those of syphilis. In his work Hirschel investigates if there are any advantages in taking Mercury chloride internally.2) Gedanken von der Starrsucht oder Catalepsis, nebst einigen Zusätzen zu den Gedanken der Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend. Berlin, bey August Mylius. 1769. 80pp. Hirschel's thoughts on Catalepsy. Includes various treatments for the disease and section with remedies for epilepsy.3) D. Leon Elias Hirschels Gedanken die Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend. Berlin, gedruckt bey Christian Moritz Vogel. 1767. 54pp. Hirschel looks at the causes of epilepsy. Last eight pages describe the experiences of a 20 year old woman (patient) with epilepsy.Some age wear and minor staining on binding. Gold lettering on spine faded. Slight foxing to first few leaves. Small numbers stamp on inside of front cover, previous owner's stamp on verso of title-pages. Overall very good condition. Scarce. Captivating insight into mid 18th-century medicine. Bookseller Inventory # 31791

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Title: Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri ...

Publisher: Christ. Moritz Vogel; August Wylius, Berlin

Publication Date: 1769

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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