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CASTRO, Estevao Rodrigues de. Commentarius in Hippocratis Coi, libellum de alimento, in quo multiplici didascalia variae controversiae in utramq[ue] partem disputantur, et argumentorum funibus, authorumque securibus Satyro cornua ligantur, confriguntur. Opus in quatuor sectiones diuisum quarum priores duae in hoc volumine continentur... Florence: Sermartelli, 1635.
2o (306 x 211 mm). Title printed in red and black, engraved title vignette and printer's woodcut device on colophon page. Contemporary vellum. Provenance: early ink marginalia.
FIRST EDITION. Born in Lisbon 1559 "...de Castro studied at Pisa and became a distinguished professor of medicine there [and at Padua]. He was a gifted poet and was called the 'Phoenic of Medicine' by his contemporary Zacutus Lusitanus." Friedenwald The Jews and Medicine, Baltimore, 1944, volume II, p. 718; Roth A History of the Marranos, New York, 1944, p. 77.
FERDINANDUS, Epiphanius. Centum historiae, seu observationes, et casus medici, omnes fere medicinae partes, cunctosque corporis humani morbos continentes... Nunc primum in lucem editae. Preface by Cataldo Antonio Mannarino. Venice: Thomas Baglionus, 1621.
2o. Title printed in red and black, woodcut title vignette. FIRST EDITION. NLM/Krivatsy 3991; Wellcome 2190.
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