Institutes of Practical Medicine 1785 Burserius Latin rare medical bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Insitutionum Medicinae Practicae Quas Auditoribus Suis Praelegebat, by Johan Baptista Burserius.
Published 1785, Milan by the Monastery of St. Ambrose.
347, 450 pages. Text in Latin.
Rare 18th century medical book.
Period full leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled end papers.
Book is over 235 years old and shows some clear heavy signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, joints cracked, spine worn and chipped, leather very dried and scuffed.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/4" H x 5 1/2" W.