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Dissertatio de nativis, deque adventitiis Romani coeli qualitatibus, cui accedit historia epidemiae rheumaticae, quae per hyemem anni MDCCIX vagata est.

By: LANCISI, Giovanni Maria (1654-1720).

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Rome:, Francisco Gonzaga, 1711.: 1711

Seller ID: M7951


228 x 172 mm. 4to. [xvi], 258, [2] pp. Engraved allegorical title-page vignette, engraved historiated initials, headpieces, tailpieces, index, errata; foxed. Contemporary full vellum, ms. spine title; small chip in fore-edge of top cover. Paper label at foot of spine. Title-page with perforated library ownership mark. Very good. FIRST EDITION. "Lancisi was interested in public health and epidemiology, and had an understanding of the theory of contagion that was well in advance of its time. In the present work, his first on municipal hygiene, he examined what he considered to be the health... View more info

Historia medica biennalis morborum ruralium, qui a verno tempore anni MDCCLIX, usque ad finem hyemis anni MDCCLXI. Laxenburgi et in vicinis undique oppidis, pagisque dominati sunt; complectens memorabilem, rarioremque febrium intermittentium et de earum genere remittentium epidemiam. . .

By: LAUTTER, Franz Joseph.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Vindobonae,, Typis Joan. Thomæ Trattner, 1764.: 1764

Seller ID: M4057


213 x 130 mm. 8vo. 196 pp. Printer's device on title; foxed, marginal water-staining. Original printed wrappers, ms. spine label; spine chipped. Very good. EARLY EDITION. This is perhaps a re-issue of Lautter's survey of rural diseases in the Hapsburg Empire. He was particularly interested in the nature and causes of intermittent fevers. Blake, NLM, p. 258 (Vienna, 1761, 203 pp.; Vienna, 1764, 196 pp.). See: Wellcome, III, p. 458 (Vienna, 1761, 203 pp.). View more info