The epidemics of the middle ages. Translated by B. G. Babington. J. F. C. Hecker.
The epidemics of the middle ages. Translated by B. G. Babington.

The epidemics of the middle ages. Translated by B. G. Babington.

London: [G. Woodfall and Son] for The Sydenham Society, 1844. First edition, 8vo, pp. xxviii, 418; orig. green cloth, gilt-stamped on upper cover and spine; some cracking of the cloth along the joints, front free endpaper excised, else generally very good. Chapters on the Black Death, the Dancing Mania, and the Sweating Sickness, the 3 great epidemics of the Middle Ages. Babington's translation includes a chronological survey, a 12pp. bibliography, and a complete reprinting of Caius's "Boke…(on) Sweatyng Sicknesse. "-Garrison-Morton 5522. Item #25037

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