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205 x 125 mm. 8vo. xxii, [ii], 216 pp. Engraved title page vignette of Hugo Grotius by T. C. Philips, headpieces, tailpieces, floriated initials; marginal tears on first 4 leaves, paper slightly brittle. Modern red buckram, gilt spine; rubbed, inner hinge broken. Ex library rubber stamps of the Surgeon General's Office Library, Army Medical Library, Cleveland Branch. Very good. FIRST DUTCH EDITION. First edition, London, 1742. An English edition of 1752 was entitled: Twelve commentaries on fevers. Explaining the method of curing these disorders, upon the principle of Hippocrates. Dedicated to Richard Mead. Thomas Glass was born the son of a dyer at Tiverton. He graduated from Leyden with a medical degree in July 1731. In 1741 he became a physician of the Devon and Exeter Hospital at Exeter. Glass was considered the greatest English authority after Sir William Watson on inoculation for the smallpox. DNB, VII, pp. 1298-1299. Blake, NLM, p. 177. First Edition.
Title: Commentarii duodecim de febribus ad Hippocratis disciplinam accommodati.
Publisher: Amsterdam:, Isaac Tirion, 1743.: 1743
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