Author:DR. DELAPLANCHE, FACULTY OF MEDICINE

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CIRCA LATE 18TH CENTURY PRECIS ON MENSTRATION AND MICROBES FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS

By: DR. DELAPLANCHE, FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Price: $349.99

Publisher: France,

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 0TP113

Condition: Very Good


Undated though certainly late 18th century latin precis discussing menstration and microbes. Signed 'Delaplanche'. Biographical Notes: SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872). Born in 1792, Sir Thomas Phillipps from childhood was obsessed with the idea of obtaining virtually anything written or printed on paper, including cartloads of documents from wastepaper merchants and the entire inventories of booksellers. "I wish to have one copy of every book in the world," he declared to a friend. He very nearly succeeded. His collection ultimately grew to more than 100,000 books and at least 60,000 ... View more info