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Title: Verhandeling over de Roode Loop welke in den Jare 1765 in Zwitserland heeft geregeert door J.G. Zimmerman Med. Doct. Uit het Hoogduitsch Vertaald met Aanmerkingen en Byvoegzelen vermeerderd. door J.H.Hermans.
Description: Arnhem, Gedrukt ter Boekdrukkerye van G. van Vleuten, voor rekening van den Vertaaler, 1770. 8vo. Title in red and black. W. engr. vignet on title ['aan den Vader des Vaderlands', signed 'G.S.f.']. Nice contemp. half lf. clf., over speckled marbled brds., spine w. giltruling. Red title shield(rubbed.). (Bottom of spine a small imperf.; covers and edges of brds. some rubbing. Some loss of marbled paper on lower cover. (XVI, 495, I (errata & notice to bokbinder) pp.). (A3 signed B3; H8, M4, O5, P2 cancels; cancel AND original leaves remain in place at H8, O5, P2). (First few lvs. up to B4 a small brown spot in lower blank margin; Large paper copy.). (Authorization signature of Hermans on verso printed title.). Large paper copy. Printed at the translator's expense and authorised by him w. signature in ink on verso titlepage.Added by the translator 'Aanmerkingen...'[remarks] on the use and effect of Vitri Antinomii Cerati... Further an appendix of some medicaments proposed in this work. At the end a list of authors mentioned in the work.: Not in DMB: Hirsch V, p. 1042: Blake, p. 499 (Under Zimmerman): Wellcome III, p. 253: Comp.Waller 10488: Comp.G&M. 5090: 'First important monograph on bacillary dysentery. Engl. transl. London 1771' Dutch translation in 1770: Comp.H. of H. 615: '... studied medicine under the tutelage of Albert von Haller... he was one of the most popular and succesful physicians of his time... The present work contains the first description of bacillary dysentery and remained an authority on the disease for several decades after its publication'.

Keywords: bacteriology communicable diseases

Price: EUR 520.00 = appr. US$ 565.16 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 5127