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Gynecology and Child Dietetics. HUCHER. De Sterilitate...

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Gynecology and Child Dietetics. HUCHER. De Sterilitate...
 HUCHER, Jean. De Sterilitate utriusque sexus, opus in quatuor libros distributum, et nunc primum in lucem editum: cui annexus est liber De Diaeta et Therapeia Puerorum. Aureliae Allobrogum (Génève), S. Crispin, 1610.

Small 8vo; mm. 170 x 100, pp. (32), 910, 2 blank. Contemporary full vellum binding. Brownings, but good copy.

Condition Report

A rare and important treatise, one of the first entirely dedicated to the problem of infertility, its causes, and its remedies. The second treatise (pp. 727-910), an original organic treatment of infantile dietetics, is also important. Jean Hucher, 1550-1603, a native of Beauvais, was a professor at the medical school of Montpellier, and a personal physician of Henry IV.

Bibliography

Hirsch, III/321; Wellcome, I/n. 3341; Krivatsy, n. 6104.
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