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Le Clerc (Clericus), Daniel (1652-1728).

Histoire de la medecine

A la Haye: Chez Isaac van der Kloot, 1729.

"Daniel Leclerc, a Swiss made his medical studies at Montpellier and Paris, and took his degree at Valence. He settled in Geneva, and devoted his spare time, left from a large practice, to scientific works. He is still known because of his main work Histoire de la Medicine etc., which first appeared in Switzerland, and subsequently three times in Holland. It deals with the history of medicine with Galen inclusive" (Dutch Medical Biography).

"The first large history of medicine. It is still consulted today. Le Clerc is sometimes called the "Father of the History of Medicine" (Morton's Medical Bibliography, Fifth Edition, Edited by Jeremy M. Norman)..

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