(1774) GERMAN TRANSLATION MEDICAL TEXTBOOK~RARE~ANTIQUE

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  • Sold Date: Nov 18, 2010
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UP FOR AUCTION IS A RARE GERMAN TRANSLATION BY DR. JOHANN ANDREAS MURRAY (1740-91), AND PUBLISHED IN 1774 BY JOANN CHRISTIAN DIETERICH (1722-1800) OF NILS ROSEN VON ROSENSTIEN (1706-1773) 1764 MEDICAL TEXTBOOK "KINDERKRANKHEITEN". VAN ROSENSTEIN IS CONSIDERED THE FATHER OF PEDIATRIC MEDICINE AND THE TREATISES WERE CONSIDERED ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT WORKS ON CHILDHOOD DISEASES AND THEIR CURES. THEY WERE TRANSLATED INTO GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, AND ENGLISH. VON ROSENSTIEN WAS ALSO THE PHYSICIAN TO THE KING OF SWEDEN. THIS BOOK IS HARD COVER - IN FAIR CONDITION DUE TO COVER SHOWS AGE - PAGES HAVE FEW UNDERLININGS AND NOTES - 722 PAGES - BINDING IS TIGHT - AGAIN, THIS IS THE GERMAN EDITION - VERY COLLECTIBLE RARE ANTIQUE BOOK - NO RESERVE!

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