Bibliotheca medico-practica, qua omnes humani corporis morbosae affectiones, artem medicam proprie spectantes, ordine alphabetico explicantur, ac enodantur et per dissertationes, consilia, observationes ac cadaverum anatomicas inspectiones [...] tractantur [...] Tomi primi pars prima [-quarti pars secunda]. Editio altera

Autore: MANGET, Jean Jacques (1652-1742)

Tipografo: heritiers Cramer & frères Philibert

Dati tipografici: Genève, 1739

Eight parts in four volumes, folio (357x223 mm). [12], 364; [4], 365-1082; [2], 459, [1]; [4], 461-980; [4], 512; [2], 742, [2]; [4], 550, [2]; [4], 627, [i.e. 623], [1] pp. (pages 175-178 omitted in pagination). Complete with all blank leaves. Text printed in two columns. Contemporary vellum over boards with inked title on spine, sprinkled edges. Slightly uniformly browned, but a good, genuine copy.

“Manget, a Swiss physician and savant, specialized in encyclopedic works and collections of works of scientists and medical writers, but he also made some purely medical contributions, particularly on tuberculosis. The present work is an encyclopedia of practical medicine and surgery, arranged alphabetically by disease. Almost nothing is omitted, ranging as it does from abortus to vulnus, and including even stupidity” (Heirs of Hippocrates, p. 206).

The work was first published in Geneva between 1695 and 1698, then reprinted several times.