DODOENS Rembert – Praxin artis medicae – 1640




DODOENS Rembert – In D. Remberti Dodonaei Praxin artis medicae, amplissimi viri d. Sebastiani Egberti cos. scholia, cum auctario annotationum Nicolai Fontani med. – 1640. Amstelodami, sumptibus Hendrici Laurentij. Half leather with rustic cardboards; octavo, cm 16,4 x 10,4; pp. (2b) (16) 565 (10) (3b); a few traces of use at the boards, a few very little missing at the title page edges, some waterstains here and there internally, slightly browning of the pages, upper right corner of sheets Ll7 and Ll7 with lose of some letters, otherwise a good copy. Woodcut Amsterdam emblem at the title page, some woodcut initials. Second posthumous edition of this medical compendium by the Dutch botanist Rembert Dodoens. Several the subjects here discussed: fevers, plague, flu, vomit, alopecia, migraine, depression, paralysis, bulimia and many others