Morbus Anglicus: Or the anatomy of consumptions. 2nd ed.
Publisher Information: London: Thomas Johnson for Nathanael Brook, 1672.
Harvey, Gideon (1640?-1700?). Morbus anglicus: Or the anatomy of consumptions. , 154pp. Engraved frontispiece portrait by A. Hertochs. London: Thomas Johnson for Nathanael Brook, 1672. 161 x 99 mm. Contemporary calf rebacked, gilt-lettered spine, some wear, endpapers loose. Frontispiece mended with paper tape, and stained, some foxing and toning, but a good copy.
Second edition, first published in 1666. The Oxford English Dictionary credits the first edition with introducing the word “pandemic.” The second edition includes the second edition of Harvey’s Discourse of the Plague (first ed. 1665), which has a separate title-page. Wing H-1072.Book Id: 50265