Four Treatises of Theophrastus Von Hohenheim Called Paracelsus. PARACELSUS. Edited, a, Introductory, Henry E. Sigerist. Translated from the German, George Rosen C. Lilian Temkin, Henry E. Sigerist, Gregory Zilboorg, Theophrastus Von Hohenheim.

Four Treatises of Theophrastus Von Hohenheim Called Paracelsus.

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. First edition thus. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv + 256 pp. Original brick cloth with gilt tite etc to spine, frontis, list of related literature and works by Paracelsus at rear. The first publication of this collection of four treatises by Theophrastus Von Hohenheim, better known as "Paracelsus". The first treatise is the most personal work by Paracelsus in which he gives justification of his own character, activities and views. The second is a study on the diseases of miners and was the first treatise ever written on the diseases of an occupational group. The third is a document on on the psychology and psychiatry of Paracelsus, and the fourth is a Book on "Nymphs, Sylphs, Pygmies, and Salamanders, and Other Spirits" and is considered by the editor to be "a good sample of his philosophy and theology". Just a hint of shelfwear to boards, top of spine lightly bruised, endpapers lightly toned, top edge dusty, very light foxing to page edges, text clean and unmarked, binding tight. VG+ condition without a dust jacket. Item #30782

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