1786. Item #84529
BLUMENBACH, Johann Friedrich. INTRODUCTIO IN HISTORIAM MEDICINAE LITTERARIAM. Gottingen: Jo. Christ. Dieterich, 1786. First edition. xvi + 462 pp. 8vo., library binding of half black morocco, quite worn and chipped, backstrip partially detached, corners chipped. Black marbled paper covered boards. Ex-library with usual markings. Hinges cracked, block sound, light occasional foxing in the text margins. As is. A first in medical bibliography. Chronological order. Blumenbach was a physician, physiologist, and bibliographer, and also a renowned teacher who influenced generations of students. Wellcome II, p. 183.