Epitome: 'Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis

  • Boerhaave, Hermann, 1688-1738.
c. 1725
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Boerhaave, Hermann (1668-1738)
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About this work


Epitome in Latin of the 'Aphorismi de cognoscendis et curandis morbis'. The 11 ff. following the main text contain notes 'De morbis oculorum'. Boerhaave's 'Praelectiones de morbis oculorum' was not printed until 1746, but he had lectured on the subject as early as 1708.


c. 1725

Physical description

1 volume 2 ll. + 115 ff. + 11 ff. + 3 bl. ll. 4to. 251/2 x 19 cm. Original boards damaged. Title-page and first two leaves of the 'Prolegomena' wanting. Upper part of for. 1 torn away, ff. 2-4 torn. The two remaining leaves of the 'Prolegomena' are inserted loose at the beginning of the volume. Written on the rectos only.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

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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  • 76025