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ERASTUS, Thomas.

(1523 – 1583)

(Born: Auggenen, near Badenweiler, Switzerland??, 1523; Died: Basel, Switzerland, 1 January 1583) Swiss physician.

Erast was a professor of medicine at the Universities at Heidelberg and Basel.

Biographical references: ADB. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th edition. Hirsch, Biographisches Lexikon, 1884-8. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Poggendorff: 1, col. 673.

1. Latin, 1572.
Dïsputationum de nova Philippi Paracelsi pars altera: in qua philosophiæ Paracelsicæ principia elementa explorantur. (Explicatio quæstionis famosæ utrum ex metallis ignobilibus aurum verum & naturali arte conflari possit. - Epistola de natura, materia, ortu atque usu lapidis sabulosi qui in Palatinatu ad Rhenum reperitur.) Adjectus est index copiosus. Basileæ, [Apud Petrum Pernam], M.D.LXXII.

4°: [16], 267, [18] p., title vignette.

Very scarce. Printed as part 2 of a four part series, which is usually bound together in two volumes. The treatise, Epistola de natura, has its own title page and occupies pages 125-143.

Bibliographical references: BL [956.i.3.(2-4.)]. LKG: XIV 266. Wellcome Catalog (Books): 1, no. 2057.

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