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ALPINUS, P. - De medicina Aegyptorum, libri quatuor. (Foll. by) 2) J. BONTIUS, De medicina Indorum. Editio ultima.

Paris, N. Redelichuijsen, 1645. 2 vols. in 1. 4to. W. 8 woodc. in the text. Contemp. full clf., spine rebacked, recased (new endp.). corners dam. (XXII, 299, LI; II, 77, II pp.). (Blank leaf before the title w. 18th c. inscr. in ink denoting former owners Middleton and Logan). (Prelims and final lvs. some yellow., a few libr. st.). (Ex library). Dezeimeris I, 99 an d vol. II, 454: Comp. G&M 6468 (first ed.): DSB vol. I, pp. 124 - 125: (First ed., 1591) '... based upon personal experience. Primarily an examination of contemporary Egyptian (i.e Turkish) medicine, it ranks as one of the earliest studies of Non-European medicine ... He introduced moxa into European medicine.': Comp. G&M, 2263 (first ed.).: 'Bontius was probably the first to regard tropical medicine as an independent branch of medical science. He spent the last 4 years of his life in the Dutch East Indies, and his book incorporates the experience he gained there...': Caillet 230: Brunet I, 200: 2nd edition. Ex Libris G. Logan and J. Middleton.
EUR 1250.00 [Appr.: US$ 1482.04 | £UK 1063.5 | JP¥ 162638] Book number 24

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