Batavia, Frankfurt, Rostock, various, 1726-1727. Vellum. Small, thick octavo. Full vellum binding with manuscript title of spine fading. Some soiling, as is frequently seen with vellum. Binding solid. Some light dampstains to first fifteen pages, some toning but overall a bright copy. All title pages in red and black. Book 1: 1727. 349 pages plus 16 page index. Johannen Van der Linden, Batavia. 1727. Book 2: 445 pages plus 32 page index. At Isaac Severium. Batavia. 1727. Book 3: 441 pages plus 32 page index. Frankfurt. 1727. Book 4: 387 pages plus 30 page index. Lochmanni [?]. Book 5: 256 pages. 1726. Rostochii. [Rostock, Mecklenburg]. very good. Item #84427
Boerhave [1668-1738] was a noted Dutch physician and professor of medicine. Christopher Schellhammer [1648-1716] was a professor of physic in Jena and published on physiology and hearing. Buchard was a physician in Rostock and was interested in animal movement. Hermann Conring [1606-1681] was a German intellectual who studied medicine, politics and law.