Hippocrates to Harrison : Mead


HIPPOCRATES TO HARRISON


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Mead, Richard, 1673-1754
A treatise concerning the influence of the sun and moon upon human bodies, and the diseases thereby produced; translated from the Latin, under the author's inspection, by Thomas Stack.
London : Printed for J. Brindley, 1748.

Image from Mead Treatise

The Influence of the Sun Moon and Stars on the Human Body betrays the ongoing use of astrological concepts in eighteenth century medicine. Note the tiny bookplate on the left hand side of the title page of William Hunter (Scottish anatomist and physician, 1718-1783).

RB 4648.49