1787 Rare Medical 1stED Book on RICKETS - HISTORIA RACHITIDIS by Trnka de Krzowitz
Author : Wenceslai Trnka de Krzowitz
Title : Historia Rachitidis omnis aevi observata medica continens.
Publisher : Vindobonae (Wien, Vienna), R. Graefferum (Graeffer), 1787. First edition.
Language : Text in Latin
Size : 7 "X 4.5 "
Pages : 339 pages
Binding : Very good half leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rae foxing and staining).
Estimate : (USD 200 - USD 250)
The book : Rare medical book on Rickets - a condition that results in weak or soft bones in children.Symptoms include bowed legs, stunted growth, bone pain, large forehead, and trouble sleeping. Complications may include bone fractures, muscle spasms, an abnormally curved spine, or intellectual disability.
The author : Trnka (1739-1791), was a doctor at the Military Hospital in Vienna and later professor of anatomy and pathology at the University of Tyrnau, was regarded in his day as the authority of the highest order. "He wrote about a series of illnesses, writings from the historical-pathol (Ogish) points of view, in which observations of all centuries are collected with erudition and diligence" (Hirsch).
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1787 Rare Medical 1stED Book on RICKETS - HISTORIA RACHITIDIS by Trnka de Krzowitz Price List