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Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included. by  Hans Bierdermann - First Edition Thus - 1986 - from Ravenroost Books (SKU: 2587)

Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included.

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Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included.

by Bierdermann, Hans

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Birmingham, Alabama: The Classics of Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions, 1986. 4to. 107 pgs. Very Fine condition black leather hardcover with gilt decoration and embossment to covers and spine with die-stamped 22k gold. All edges of textblock gilt. Gold marker ribbon bound into headband, marbled endpapers. Pristine condition of the privately printed English language edition translated from the German by Rosemarie Werba. [from the Austrian Edition, Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1972). Included is a 23pg booklet of notes from the editors. Table of Contents: Introduction, Metaphysical Healing Theories, The Postulate of the Four Humours, The Tacuinum sanitatis, Magical and Empirical Drugs, Medicina antiqua, The Weiner Dioskurides, The Pursuance of Harmony, Bibliographical References, Facsimile Plates:Tacuinum sanitatis (Plates 1-15), Medicina Antiqua (Plates 16-24), Wiener Dioskurides (Plates 25-30). NB: the overall dimensions of this book will not accomodate flat rate envelope. ISBN 3201010774 Book# 2587.. First Edition Thus. Full-Leather. Very Fine. Illus. by Richard J. Wolfe, Daniel B. Bianchi. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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2587
Title
Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates. The Classics of Medicine Library.. With Booklet of Notes from the Editors included.
Author
Bierdermann, Hans
Illustrator
Richard J. Wolfe, Daniel B. Bianchi
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
3201010774
ISBN 13
9783201010771
Publisher
The Classics of Medicine Library, Gryphon Editions
Place of Publication
Birmingham, Alabama
Date published
1986
Keywords
Medicina Medica. Metaphysical Healing Methods in Late-antique and Medieval Manuscripts With Thirty Facsimile Plates, The Classics of Medicine Library, Hans Biedermann, Medicine, Medicine, Healers, Doctors, Shaman, Medicine Men, History, Medieval Healing M
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4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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