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Praxeos medicae opus.
Platter, Felix

Publisher Information: Basel: Emanuel Koenig, 1665.

PLATTER, Felix (1536-1614). Praxeos medicae opus, quinque libris adornatum & in tres tomos distinctum. . . . Huic accessit, ejusdem quaestionum medicarum paradoxarum & endoxarum, centuria postuma, opera primum Thomae Plateri, D. Felicis fratris edita, nunc ab eodem nep. Th. fil. revisa & recusa. 4to. [32pp.], 590 cols., [17pp.]; [8pp.], 862 cols., [18pp.]; [8pp.], 930 cols., [23pp.]; [8pp.], 190 cols., [5pp.]. Engraved title. Basel: Emanuel Konig, 1656. 228 x 184 mm. Calf c. 1656, richly gilt spine, rebacked, corners repaired, a little rubbed. Some foxing and browning, last 2 or 3 leaves creased, but very good. 19th cent. ownership inscription on front pastedown; modern bookplate of Otto Orren Fisher.

Second edition of this collection, which reprints Platter's Praxeos seu de cognoscendis, praedicendis, praecavendis, curandisque affectibus homini incommodantibus tractatus (1602-3; G-M 2195), the first attempt at a classification of diseases according to symptoms. Manchester 1918.

Book Id: 15908

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