De mulierum morbis et symptomatis libri quinque. In quibus plurimi tum veterum, tum recentiorum errores breviter indicantur & explicantur

Autore: PRIMEROSE, James (ca. 1590-1660)

Tipografo: Arnout Leers

Dati tipografici: Rotterdam, 1655


4to (195x151 mm). [8], 390, [6] pp. Collation: (*)4 A-Z4 Aa-Zz4 Aaa-Ccc4 Ddd2. Printer's device on title page. Contemporary vellum with overlapping edges and inked title on spine. Uniformly browned throughout, some marginal staining, a good, genuine copy.

“First edition of an interesting work on obstetrics by James [or Jacques] Primrose. Son of a Scotch emigré, he studied at Montpellier and later went to England where he became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is notorious for having attacked Harvey's De motu cordis in 1630 and several other medical disputations with Vopiscus Fortunatus Plemp” (Goldschmidt, Catalogue 142. Early Science & Medicine).

Wellcome, IV, 438; Hirsch, IV, 675; Krivatsy, 9282.


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