Medicinisches Tischbuch; oder Cur und Präservation der Krankheiten durch diatische Mittel.

Berlin: August Mylius, 1775.

Price: $400.00

About the item

Enlarged second edition. xxiv, 370, [6] pp. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, spine gilt with two citron morocco labels. Binding rubbed, text toned. Wellcome V. 491; Blake (NLM), p. 500 (listing 1771 and three other editions); Cagle 526a (first edition only); Vicaire 884 (1785 ed. only).

Item #245547

Scarce enlarged second edition of a manual of dietetics, by Zuckert (1737-1778), first published by the same printer in 1771. This is a medical guidebook for the treatment of maladies from epilepsy to melancholy, with a description of 80 drinks and concoctions, including a section on chocolate and coffee, and an index. “This second edition was also published as vol. I of Auserlesene Sammlung der besten medicinischen Schriften and Auerlesne Sammlung der besten medicinischen und chirurgischen Schriften” (Wellcome Catalgoue note).