Genevae [Geneva]: Typis & Sumptibus Samuelis Chouet, 1657. Later printing. 736pp. Folio [40 cm] Rebacked in modern brown leather, with portions of the original backstrip laid over, and the original marbled paper over boards (with numerous large losses from the paper, several of the original leather corners missing, and the underlying boards exposed). Title page printed in red and black. Serpent title device. Text printed in both Greek and Latin. Many pages are printed in double columns. Decorative head pieces and initials. Hinges reinforced. Headbands loose. Text block partially cracked at the title page. No frontispiece. There are very occasional dampstains in the margins, with the largest stains measuring 2 1/2 by 2 3/4" deep, and there are small marginal losses from several of the pages. Else, the pages are remarkably bright. Pagination ends at p. 736. Spine title: Opera Hippocrat. May require extra postage due to weight. Good. Item #50300
A work containing Sections I - V of Magni Hippocratis Medicorum Omnium, in Greek and Latin, by one of the most famous physicians of ancient times, with learned commentary by Anutius Foesius, a prominent Hippocratic commentator.