The Sinister Shepherd : a translation of Girolamo Fracastoro's Syphilidis Sive de Moro Gallico Libri Tres.

By: Fracastoro: translated by Dr William van Wyck.

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Facsimile (first published in 1934), privately printed for the members of The Classics of Medicine Library; copy #476 (numbered bookplate on front endpaper). Tall 8vo. xxii, 88pp, frontis & 9 other b&w plates. Full leather, decorated in gilt, raised bands on spine; all edges gilt, ribbon marker, (printed) marbled endpapers. Fine. With booklet of 'notes from the editors' loosely inserted. *** The poem concerning syphilis - the so-called 'French (or Neapolitan) Disease' - first published in 1530.

Title: The Sinister Shepherd : a translation of Girolamo Fracastoro's Syphilidis Sive de Moro Gallico Libri Tres.

Author Name: Fracastoro: translated by Dr William van Wyck.

Categories: Medicine,

Publisher: New York, The Classics of Medicine Library: 1992

Seller ID: 30105

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