1694. Item #84655
MORTON, Richard. PYRETOLOGIAS, PARS ALTERA: SIVE, EXERCITATIO DE FEBRIBUS INFLAMMATORIIS UNIVERSALIBUS. London: Sam. Smith & Benj. Walford, 1694. First edition. Ex-library with usual markings. Octavo.  + 511 +  +  pp. Index. This copy is offered as is: Worn and scuffed brown panelled calf boards are detached, and the leather backstrip is scuffed and has chipped labels. (Note: Although the boards are the same size and are old, they do not match and one of them is not original to the volume.) Front flyleaf and frontispiece portrait are missing. Title page through page  partially detached, else block is sound and the text is complete. Morton (1637-1698) was the first physician to state that tubercles were always present in the tuberculosis disease of the lungs. (Wellcome Vol. IV, p. 185.).