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”
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Libellus de Epidemia, quam uulgo morbum Gallicum uocant,Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1497.
One of the earliest treatises on syphilis, and one of the few medical books printed by Aldus Manutius in the 15th century. Leoniceno included a good description of syphilitic hemiplegia. He believed that syphilis was known to classical writers. English translation in Major, Classic Descriptions of Disease, 3rd ed., 1945, p. 15. ISTC No. il00165000. Digital facsimile from the Bayerisches StaatsBibliothek at this link.
Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis