A Compendium of the Practice of Physic. Translated from the Latin by Edmund Barker

A Compendium of the Practice of Physic. Translated from the Latin by Edmund Barker

London: J Payne, 1757. 8vo. Full Calf. pp [ii], 6, 501, [3]. 5 leaves have small cuts out of the fore margins, without loss of text. Full contemporary calf, with two small faults to spine. Heister (1683-1758) was professor of surgery and anatomy at Helmstedt who published notably on surgery and botany. He is remembered as the first to use the term 'tracheotomy' and for his work on the appendix. This first edition in English of his works was translated by Edmund Baker. A good copy of the work of a leading German physician of his time. Good. Item #015453

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