Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Enarrationes, de aegrotis, et morbis in Evangelio. Opus in miraculorum christi domini amplitudinem ecclesiae christianae elimatum. Guillelmi Ader, Guilhem Ader.
Enarrationes, de aegrotis, et morbis in Evangelio. Opus in miraculorum christi domini amplitudinem ecclesiae christianae elimatum
Enarrationes, de aegrotis, et morbis in Evangelio. Opus in miraculorum christi domini amplitudinem ecclesiae christianae elimatum

Enarrationes, de aegrotis, et morbis in Evangelio. Opus in miraculorum christi domini amplitudinem ecclesiae christianae elimatum

Tolosae (Toulouse): Raymundi Colomerii, 1623. Second edition. Hardcover. 12mo. [24], 458, [6]pp (Index). Full vellum. Engraved vignette on title page. Second edition of this scarce and extravagant medical treatise by Guilhem Ader, the renowned Occitan language writer from Gascony, who studied medicine in Toulouse and became a physician in the Duc of Joyeuse's army. In this work, Ader deals with diseases and the miraculous healing power of Jesus Christ. This treatise contains also the author's considerations on various diseases mentioned in the New Testament: Leprosy, paralysis, etc... and a quite interesting chapter on werewolves (pp. 31-41 and 387-391). Ex-library sticker on lower spine. Moderate age-toning and damp-staining on binding. Previous owner's ex-libris (Alfred M. Hellman) on inside of front cover. Previous owner's signature in ink at lower margin of title page (not affecting text). Some water-staining on pages throughout the second half of the book. Back hinge starting. Closed tears and creasing on last page of Index. Binding in overall good- to good, first half of the book in good+ to very good, second half in fair to good- condition. fair to g+. Item #30594

Price: $600.00

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