Item Details

Call Number: Hunterian At.2.11
Title: Epistolae responsoriae duae
Date of Creation: Between 1679 and 1685
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of Hunterian
Extent and Medium: 1 vol.
Content: Epistolae responsoriae duae a Thoma Sydenham M.D. prima de morbis epidemicis ab anno 1675. ad annum 1680. : ad amplissimum, doctissimumq[ue] virum Robertum Brady M.D. collegii Cajo-Gonevillensis custodem, necnon regium in medicinâ apud Cantabrigienses professorem longè celeberrimum. Secunda de luis venereae historia & curatione. Ad ornatissimum, eruditissimumque virum Henricum Paman, M.D. collegii divi Johannis Cantabrigiensis Socium, Academiae oratorem publicum, & in collegio Greshamensi apud Londinenses in medicinâ professorem.
Londini: Typis M.C. impensis Walteri Kettilby, ad insigne capitis Episcopalis in Coemeterio D. Pauli,, MDCLXXX. [1680].
A series of manuscript notes in Latin in red and black ink in the margins, some dated 1685, in the hand of John Harris (pp 23-37). Some underlining in red ink.
Latin manuscript note (2p.) in the same hand inserted at pp 38/39, recording textual changes in 2nd edition, entitled in red: Edit 2d 1685.
Some booksellers notations in pencil noting price (1s 6d) and format (8mo) on front free end paper.
Physical Description: Bound vol. [2], 129, [3] p. 19 cm. (8vo).
17th century mottled brown calf binding; blind tooled double fillet at board perimeter with fleurons at the corners; board edges gilt with a decorative roll; red sprinkled edges.
Front board and pp 1-35 detached.
Loose insert (2p) at pp 38/39.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Book
Archival History: Manuscript ownership signature of John Harris (c.1666-1719) on recto of front free end paper; coat of arms of John Harris pasted onto verso of title page. It has not been established when William Hunter acquired this volume.
Notes: Hunterian Library bookplate on front pastedown, with former shelfmark: Ai.4.17. Earlier shelfmark on pastedown: Ci.2.43.
Bibliography: ESTC, R38286; Wing, S6310; G.G. Meynell, A bibliography of Dr. Thomas Sydenham, 1624-1689 (Folkestone, 1990), 2.1; J.K. Proksch, Die Litteratur über die venerischen Krankheiten von den ersten Schriften über Syphilis aus dem Ende des fünfzehnten Jahrhunderts bis zum Jahre 1889 (Bonn, 1889-1890), vol. 1, p. 25; Thomas Sydenham, Epistolae responsoriae duae, 2nd ed. (London, 1685).
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

annotator: John Harris c1666-1719
Rector, Church of England, Winchelsea, 1691-1719.
author: Robert Brady 1627-1700
Historian and physician.
author: Henry Paman 1623-1695
Professor of Medicine, Gresham College, London.
author: Thomas Sydenham 1624-1689
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