100. Fracastoro, Girolamo.

Starting bid: $500.00

Liber unus, De Sympathia & Antipathia reru[m], De Contagione & Contagiosis Morbis, & eorum curatione, Lib. III. Title within woodcut border. 351 pages. 16mo, contemporary vellum; scattered foxing and browning, a few contemporary ink marks in margins.


Lyon: Jean de Tournes & Guillaume Gazeau, 1554 [1000/1500]


Fracastoro’s most important work, first published in 1546, and “contains the first scientifically reasoned statement of the true nature of infection, contagion, and the germ theory of disease and is the foundation of all modern views on the nature of infectious diseases.” – Heirs of Hippocrates 174; Durling 1636; Garrison-Morton 2528; Waller 3163; Wellcome 2393; Norman 827.


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Auction ends: April 30, 2019 10:00 am
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Starting bid: $500.00

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