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MEAD, Richard (1673--1754)
[De imperio solis ac lunae in corpora humana. 1746]
De imperio solis ac lvnae in corpora hvmana, et morbis inde orivndis. Avctore Richardo Mead, ... Editio altera, auctior et emendatior.
Londini prostat apud Joannem Brindley, celsiss. Walliæ Principis bibliopolam, 1746.
[6], xv, [1], 123, [1] p. ; 19.2 cm. (8º in 4s)

First published in 1704, this treatise on the influence of the sun and moon upon human bodies by the physician and collector Richard Mead marks a transition from astrological medicine to Newtonian medicine. (ODNB). ESTC n8315.

Copy Notes Bound between pp. [122] and 123 is a duplicate of the conjugate leaves K2.3 (pp. 67--70), those in the correct location being present but torn.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, red leather spine-label.

Reference Number 4566


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