Waldschmidt, Johann Jacob (1644-1689)

  • Waldschmidt, Johann Jacob, 1644-1689
Late 17th century
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Institutions of Rational Physic. Holograph anonymous translation of the first two books of 'Institutiones medicinae rationalis', first published at Marburg in 1688.


Late 17th century

Physical description

1 volume 2 vols. on 1. folio. 31 × 20 cm. Paper covers. Margins and corners frayed. Written on the rectos only.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1935.

Biographical note

The author was M.D. of Giessen, and afterwards professor of medicine and of physics at Marburg: he was a follower of the Iatrochemical theories of Sylvius.


No record of an English translation of this work has been traced in the bibliographies.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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Accession number

  • 67959A,B