Hippocrates-WILLIS-ETTMULLER. Pharmaceuticae Rationalis/Medicina Hippocratis Chymica.

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Hippocrates-WILLIS-ETTMULLER. Pharmaceuticae Rationalis/Medicina Hippocratis Chymica.
 Hippocratic Medicine. WILLIS, Thomas. Pharmaceuticae Rationalis sive Diatriba de Medicamentorum Operationibus in humano Corpore. Editio postrema, prioribus emendata.

Bound with: ETTMULLER, Michael. Medicina Hippocratis Chymica Disputationis loco publice proposita Lipsiae Anno 1670. Mensi Octobre. Hagae Comitis, Arnold Leers, 1675; e Leyden, Arnold Doude, 1671.

2 works in one vol. 12mo, mm. 130 x 70, pp. 40, 426, 14, pictorial frontispiece 3 copper plates of 6 folded out text; pp. 112 for the second work. Contemporary full vellum binding with squares, blue edges.Traces of humidity in the opening parts of the first work, good specimen.

Condition Report

The first treaty testifies to the extensive knowledge in the chemical-pharmaceutical field of Thomas Willis 1622-75) eminent pathologist, a professor at Oxford and then moved to London in the last years of its existence; That last part is devoted primarily to cardio-circulatory problems and the effectiveness of opioids in drug research. This is the second edition, after that of Oxford in 1673. Cfr. Dezeimeris, IV/p. 411; Wellcome, V/p. 444. The second text contains a public lesson by Michael Ettmüller 1644-1683), an illustrious physician and chemist in Leipzig, who was missing in his youth after a short and intense academic career some died due to a wrong chemical experiment). The first edition appeared in 1670. Cfr. Dezeimeris, II/p. 228.
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