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Martin LISTER (1639-1712). Octo Exercitationes Medicinales de quibusdam Morbis Chronicis quarum I. De Hydrope. II. De Diabete. III. De Hydrophobia. IV. De Lue Venera. V. De Scorbuto. VI. De Arthritide. VII. De Calculo Humano. VIII. De Variolis. Editio ultima auctior et emendiator. Amsterdam: apud Georgium Gallet, 1698. Small octavo (7 3/8 x 4 5/8in; 187 x 117mm). Pp. [i-viii], 1-195-‘96’, [i-iv]. Title printed in red and black. (Title with small blank section lacking [see images]). Contemporary vellum over thin pasteboard (lightly soiled, small area of wormtrack damage, one wormhole). Provenance: Dr. Giuliani Corvo (early inscription); Dr. Rainieri (early inscription); large institutional stamp to title and final leaf.
Lister, a well-connected English physician, here writes on eight different chronic diseases. A Fellow of the Royal Society, uncle of the Duchess of Marlborough, Lister served as physician to Queen Anne from 1709 until his death. DSB VIII 415. Wing L2530.