Hippocratis Coi Medicorum Omnium
Venetiis - 1546 -
Ex Officina Erasmiana
Apud Vincentium Valgrisium
(16), 691, (32)p.
In 4to - 22.5 x 17 cm.
Rare Valgrisi edition of
Hippocrates’ work, printed in Venice in the same year (1546) as the
the first Froben edition (Basel),
translated into Latin by Janus Cornerius,
Saxon humanist, friend of Erasmus.
Erasmus often called the text
a work of "genius".
ADAMS H 569; DURLING 2322;
Contemporaries of Erasmus ( 2003 )
vol. 1 p. 340.
This important and valuable collection covers many topics,
fractures, fistulas, ulcers, feeding,
insomnia, illness and infections, hemorrhoids, epilepsy, maternity and much more.
Hippocrates was the highest medical authority from the Middle Ages throughout Europe, and is considered the founder of scientific medicine in Greece.
The Corpus Hippocraticum contains
the Hippocratic doctrine and is composed of about 50 works.
Beautiful, elegant nineteenth-century half leather binding, with
refined golden decorations on the spine.
In perfect condition.
The interiors are also very well preserved.
Fresh and clean sheets overall.
However, some pages are affected by stains, more or less
accentuated, without however preventing regular consultation
of the text.
Small marginal tear on p.119.
without losses (see photos).
Numerous old annotations in the text.
Coeval owner’s notes on the
title page, where there is there
famous Valgrisi brand.
In very good overall condition.
- Aantal boeken
- Geneeskunde, Wetenschap (algemeen)
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Hippocratis Coi Medicorum Omnium Longe Principis
- Zeer goed
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Eerste druk in dit formaat
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Apud Vincentium Valgrisium
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 23×17 cm