1718 · London
by Morton, Richardi, M.D. (1637-1698). With contributions by Harris, Gualtero, M.D. (1647-1732); Cole, Giulielmi, M.D. (1635-1716); Lister, Martini, M.D. (1639-1712); Sydenham, Thomae, M.D. (1624-1689)
London: Anisson & Posuel, 1718. Early Edition. Hardcover. Thick quarto in dark burgundy leather; five-band embossed spine with gilt; VG; moderate amount of soiling and fraying on boards; more shelf wear on spine with tiny tears at bottom and fraying on top; binding strong; gilt edges a bit dusty; paper wavy with little discoloration; offsetting on few pages; Latin text in small print, clean; contains an insert "Synopsis Febrium" folded in four with a tear at center; GM consignment; shelved in Case 3. This is a scarce early edition (first published in 1689) of 7 works compiled in one volume as follows: Book One: Phtisiologia; Two: Tractatus de Morbis Universalibus Acutis; Three: Pyretologia sive Tractatus de Febribus Inflammatoriis; Four: Opera Medica comprising: de Morbis Acutis Infantum by Dr. Gualtero Harris; Hypotyposis by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Dissertativncvla de Mechanica Ratione by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Tractatus de Secretione Animale by Dr. Gulielmi Cole; Tractatus de Quibusdam Morbis Chronicis by Dr. Martini Lister; Tractatus de Variolis by Dr. Martini Lister; Processus Integri in Morbis Fere Omnibus Curandis by Dr. Thomae Sydenham; Morton is also known for his notes on "anorexia nervosa" and for his compassionate approach to therapy in the 17th century.;. 1256269. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1256269)