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Lot 630
HOFFMANN (FRIEDRICH) Vollständige Anweisung zu einer sichern, vernünftigen und in Erfahrung stehenden medicinischen Praxi Medica, auss Hrn. D. Friederich Hoffmanns ... Scriptis und Manuscriptis mit großem Fleiß verfert
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HOFFMANN (FRIEDRICH)
Vollständige Anweisung zu einer sichern, vernünftigen und in Erfahrung stehenden medicinischen Praxi Medica, auss Hrn. D. Friederich Hoffmanns ... Scriptis und Manuscriptis mit großem Fleiß verfert, first edition, title printed in red and black with small library stamp, contemporary calf, rubbed, spine torn with some loss, 8vo, Ulm, Daniel B. Sohn, 1736

Footnotes

  • First edition of a scarce work by Friedrich Hoffmann (1660–1742), German physician, renowned for having introduced many drugs into practice (e.g. 'Hoffmann's Anodyne', or compound spirit of ether, and 'Hoffmann's Drops', or spirit of ether); and for being the first to describe several diseases, including appendicitis and German measles, and to recognize the regulatory role of the nervous system.
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