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GRAAF, Regnier de (1641-1673). De succo pancreatico: Or, a Physical and Anatomical Treatise of the Nature and Office of the Pancreatick Juice. Translated by Christopher Packe (fl. 1670-1711). London: for N. Brook, 1676.
8o (166 x 104 mm). Woodcut publisher's device on title, 3 engraved plates (some darkening and fraying, one defective). (Some marginal browning and soiling.) Modern calf antique.
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Translated from Graaf's second edition (1671) by Christopher Packe, "a quack physician whose several publications were chiefly designed to advertise his own nostrums" (Norman). NLM/Krivatsy 4913; Wing G-1463; Norman 924.
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