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HODGES, Nathaniel (1629--1688)
[Pestis nuperae apud populum Londinensem grassantis narratio historica. English. 1721]
Loimologia: or, an historical account of the plague in London in 1665: with precautionary directions against the like contagion. By Nath. Hodges, M.D. ... To which is added, an essay on the different causes of pestilential diseases, and how they become contagious: with remarks on the infection now in France, and the most probably means to prevent its spreading here. By John Quincy, M.D. The third edition, with large additions.
London: printed for E. Bell; and J. Osborne, 1721.
v, [1], 224; iv [i.e. vi], 3--76 p., fold. table ; 19.8 cm. (8º)

First published in Latin in 1671, Pestis nuperæ apud populum Londinensem grassantis narratio historica. The first and second editions in an English translation by John Quincy were published in 1720. Folded table listing the London parishes with the number of funerals held at each in 1665. Quincy's Essay was also available separately (ESTC t70494) and has its own title-page, register and pagination. ESTC t61368; Goldsmiths' 6067.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 2s., 27 May 1812. (Spiers Box). Former ownership mark in ink on front pastedown is crossed through and scratched out.

Binding C18th Cambridge-style blind-panelled calf, spine without label or title.

Reference Number 4565


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