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  1. The Practice of The Most Successful Physitian Paul Barbette, Doctour of Physick.

    The Practice of The Most Successful Physitian Paul Barbette, Doctour of Physick.

    With The Notes and Observations of Frederick Deckers, Doctour of Physick. Faithfully rendered into English.
    First edition in English, an English translation of Praxis Barbettiana, Dekkers's Latin edition, which was first published in Leyden in 1669. Barbette (1620-1666?) was a celebrated Dutch physician. He was relatively unusual for his time in that he disapproved of bloodletting. The attractive frontispiece shows him taking the pulse of a female patient. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1675

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109779

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