ORACLES DE COS .. suivie d'une introduction à la thérapeutique de Cos ... traitement des maladies Aigues
Tournel New edition
Octavo calf-spined boards gilt lines and title, spine corners underlaid with vellum (original) (tips worn head of spine chipped/some rubbing but sound and neat) viii+686pp One corner torn away with loss of a few letters. Library stamps on blank area of TP & margin of Foreword. EPs browned & two faint pencil ownership names, small withdrawn from stock mark on corner of FEP. *Up to page 174 the author deals with comparisons between ancient and modern medicine. The rest deals with case histories of those that died and those that recovered & the regime, concotions etc. used & described in ancient literature. Aubry's notes are interspersed with the histories giving his opinion of the cases described. An interesting historical reconstruction.
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