Francofvrti:: Andreæ Wecheli heredes [heirs of Andreas Wechel]. 1593. hardcover. 2. Two works bound together. 8vo. 562, index ; , 13-272, index  pp. Woodcut portrait of Fernel on verso of title, and repeated on p. (12) of second work; some pages waterstained. Original vellum covers. Gift presentation inscription on title. Very good. . "With his observant mind, breadth of knowledge, and new attitude toward his profession, Fernel was a man of the Renaissance." [DSB, IV, p. 585]. "In medicine Fernel gave early descriptions of appendicitis and endocarditis. His ranking in the history of medicine, however, rests mainly upon his role as a reformer fighting to replace magic, sorcery, and astrology with observation at the sickbed." [DSB, IV, p. 586]. A collected edition of his works, including his therapeutics, to which are appended his treatises on fever, syphilis, and epilepsy. See Sherrington 71.J15. De abditis rerum causis contains his argument for observation and common sense over astrology and magic in the practice of medicine. Listed in Sherrington 30.F14. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Therapeutices Universalis, seu medendi ...
Publisher: Andreæ Wecheli heredes [heirs of Andreas Wechel]
Publication Date: 1593
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