An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”
15875 entries, 13820 authors and 1929 subjects. Updated: March 30, 2023
Permanent Link for Entry #12723
Syphilis: A practical dissertation on the venereal disease. In which, after a short account of its nature and original; the diagnostick and prognostick signs, with the best ways of curing the several degrees of that distemper, together with some historical observations relating to the same, are candidly and without reserve, communicated. In two parts.London: Printed for R. Bonwicke...., 1717.
The first work published in English to include the word syphilis, and also the first English work to include the word condom. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), Contraception , INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis