Lot 272
Very Rare Seventeenth Century English Medical Reference
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Being, Eight Sections of Hippocrates Aphorismes review'd and Rendered into English (London: W.G. for Robert Crofts, 1665), 18mo (6 in.), in original paper wraps, 167pp., being a guide to illnesses and their remedies. The top leaf is owner-inscribed in a 19th century hand by H. J. Fixoll, Surgeon with the doctor's printed name plate on the back of the book. Presented in a custom 20th century green linen slipcase with gilt title plate on spine.

From the Estate of the late Dr. & Mrs. George A. Engstrom, Concord, North Carolina

The most recent auction record located for this book was a copy sold by Sotheby's in 1972.

Top paper wrap present, but disbound; lacks engraved frontis; binding sound, age toning throughout. Good condition.