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HAHNEMANN, Samuel Christian Friedrich (1755-1843). Organon der rationellen Heilkunde. Dresden: Arnold, 1810.
8o (196 x 117 mm). Modern sheep. Provenance: Neubern (signature on title).
FIRST EDITION. "Hahnemann, the founder of homoeopathy, embodied his theories in the Organon. The minute doses set down by him did much to correct the evils of the polypharmacy of his time, in which overdosage was pervasive. He professed to base medicine on a knowledge of symptoms, regarding investigation of causes of symptoms as useless; he thus rejected all the lessons of pathology and morbid anatomy. There are several English translations, the first of which appeared in 1833" (Garrison-Morton). Garrison-Morton 1966; PMM 256; Waller 3960; Wellcome III, p.191; Norman 964.
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