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HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES by HIPPOCRATES - 1588 - from Boston Book Company and Biblio.co.uk

HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES

by HIPPOCRATES

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1588. HIPPOCRATES. HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES. Opus admirabile, in tres libros tributum. Interprete & enarratore Ludovico Dureto, Segusiano ... Cum rerum commemorabilium indice amplissimo. Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Du-Puys, via Iacobae, 1588. Colophon: Parisiis: Excudebat Dionysius Duvallius, mense Iulio, 1588. First of this edition of Hippocrates' Prognostics edited and translated by Louis Duret and, completed posthumously, by his son Jean Duret. Text in Greek and Latin, with an index at the end. Folio. 33 cm. [12], 578, [58] pp. Large printer's mark on t.p.; woodcut initials and headpieces. Old panelled calf, rebacked, with corners somewhat worn. Still a handsome and very good copy overall. Ink ownerships of the British novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) on front pastedown and one of his ancestor's, T. Thackeray (probably Thomas Thackeray, 1736-1806, a surgeon at Cambridge), at head of title-page. (Adams H-611).
  • Bookseller: Boston Book Company US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 79273
  • Title: HIPPOCRATIS MAGNI COACAE PRAENOTIONES
  • Author: HIPPOCRATES
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Date published: 1588


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