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The Yellow Emperor’s Classic Of Internal Medicine

$125.00 inc GST

By Ilza Veith

Scholarly translation of the oldest known document of Chinese medicine

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Description

  • Huang Ti Nei Ching Su Wên
  • Published as part of the Classics Of Medicine Library [Gryphon Editions, 1988]
  • Full leather boards; gold-stamped design and titling; all edges gilt; silk bookmark; marbled endpapers; previous owner’s bookplate pasted to ffep; a fine copy
  • Reprint of 1970 New Edition from University Of California
  • Huang Ti is a legendary figure whose reign as Emperor of China is said to have occurred sometime between 2600 & 2700BCE. Together with Fu Tsi & Shen Nung, he is credited with founding the art of healing
  • “The Nei Ching, the classic of internal medicine attributed to Huang Ti, The Yellow Emperor, is indeed a very important if not the most important early Chinese medical book, particularly its first part Su-Wên, “Familiar Conversations” between the Emperor and his physician Ch’i Pai.” – from the Foreword by Henry E Sigerist, MD, DLitt, LLD