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RIVERIUS, Lazarus.
The Practice of Physick, in Seventeen several Books, Wherein is plainly set forth,

The Nature, Cause, Differences, and Several sorts of Signs; Together with the Cure of all Diseases in the Body. By NICHOLAS CULPEPER, Physitian and Astrologer. ABDIAH COLE, Doctor of Physick. And WILLIAM ROWLAND, Physitian. Being chiefly a Translation of THE WORKS of That Learned and Renowned Doctor, LAZARUS RIVERIUS, Sometimes Councellor and Physitian to the King of France. To which are added Four BOOKS containing Five hundred and thirteen Observations of Famous Cures. By the same Author. And a Fifth Book of Select Medicinal Counsels, By JOHN FERNELIUS. With a Table of the Principal Matters Treated of therein. As also a Physical Dictionary, Explaining the hard Words used in these Books.

pp. (xvi), 645, (i), (xii), 463, (i) blank, (xxxii) Physical Dictionary/Alphabetical Table. Engraved frontispiece. Modern sheepskin by Bernard Middleton, frontispiece and two general titles in facsimile, a couple of early leaves a bit creased, some minor worming of the last few leaves, foxing and spotting throughout, withal a very good copy.

*WELLCOME IV, p.534, col.2.; WING R1564, first printed in English in 1655. See GARRISON-MORTON #2727 - 'Riverius was the first to note aortic stenosis (page 638 Opera medica universa, 1674).' See also SHERRINGTON Endeavour of Jean Fernel, p.204, #116.R10.

Printed for George Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill. London.

Date Published: 1678. 4to.

Stock No. 54946

Price: 750.00