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De medecinae origine et progressu

BARCHUSEN, J.C.

Published by G. Paddenburg & G. Croon, Utrecht, 1723
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Contemporary calf, gilt spine. Originally published as a series of dialogues under the title Historia medicinae (1710), this collection of medico-historical essays deals with practices of and attitudes towards medicine in antiquity through the middle ages, including thirty pages on Chinese medicine; the second part treats the period of Paracelsus to Stahl, with special emphasis on the iatrochemists and a valuable discussion of John Mayow. Of particular interest are passages on acupuncture and blood transfusion. Bookseller Inventory # 394

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Title: De medecinae origine et progressu

Publisher: G. Paddenburg & G. Croon, Utrecht

Publication Date: 1723

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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