Ciarlatanaria Medicorum. Oder Marcktschreyerey der gelehrten Aertzte mit Fleiss in verstandlich Teutsch gesetzt.

  • Laetus, Johannes
  • Freysingen [i.e. Freising?]: Auf Kosten guter Freunde 1717

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Description

8vo, pp. ‘121’ [recte 112]. Title-page printed in red and black. Later sprinkled paper wrappers. Poor-quality paper rather browned, corners worn. Wrappers rubbed and a bit worn at extremities.

Notes

A scarce polemic against travelling medical charlatans, equated to carnival hustlers. The imprint is likely fictitious - Freising, then a major religious centre, would have been an odd place to publish such a satire. The author, supposedly a Veronese doctor, is probably also fictional. COPAC locates copies in the BL and NLS; outside of Germany Worldcat adds only BNF, Strasbourg, NLM, and the Royal Danish Library.

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