Hieronymus Fracastor's Syphilis: A Translation in Prose from the Original Latin of Fracastor's Immortal Poem.

FRACASTOR, Hieronymus.

Published by The Urologic & Cutaneous Press, St. Louis, 1931
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Title: Hieronymus Fracastor's Syphilis: A ...

Publisher: The Urologic & Cutaneous Press, St. Louis

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hardcover


Small 4to. Pale green cloth with extensive black pictorial and decorative stamping and lettering. xi, 104pp. Illustrations, decorative endpapers. Very good. Binding lightly soiled as usual. A tight and attractive second edition, revised and enlarged, of this translation of the1530 poem by the 16th century Italian physician that gave us the word syphilis. Very discreet ex-library, with very few and mostly-removed markings. Includes "A History of Fracastor's Life" by Mario Truffi. Nice copy of this curiosity. Bookseller Inventory # 35305

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