Discorso sopra il male delle petecchie, peste, e chiandussa
by Torresani, Giovanni Benedetto
Bologna: Mascheroni & Perroni, 1623. Torresani, Giovanni Benedetto. Discorso sopra il male delle petecchie, peste, e ghiandussa, con il modo, che se deve tenere ŕ curare le febri pestilentiali, & altri simili mali . . . Raccolta da varii auttori . . . 4to. 53, pp. Bologna: Theodoro Mascheroni & Clemente Ferroni, 1623. 193 x 143 mm. Carta rustica ca. 1623, minor worming on covers, spine worn. Occasional foxing but very good. First Edition of this collection of remedies for plague, pestilential fevers and similar maladies. The work includes several chapters on diet-what to consume and what to avoid-along with a number of recipes for remedies against the plague, swellings, rashes, fevers, etc. (one recipe features crushed scorpions!). The work is scarce, with only two copies (Yale, NLM) cited in OCLC and one (Italian Union Catalogue) in KVK.
(Inventory #: 44218)
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