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[Medical] Dr. Moses Studenzki
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142,  pp., 180:105 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary half leather and cloth boards, rubbed.
On the care and treatment of children’s illnesses by the noted physician Dr. Moses Studenzki. There are three title pages. A half-title page that gives the name of the work and has two quotes from Ben Sirah, “before the advent of trouble seek succor” and “G-d prepared remedies for cures, the wise person does not decline them.” Next is a title-page in Cyrillic, and then a full title-page that states it is Rofe ha-Yeladim, good and faithful counsel to maintain a child’s health and to prevent illnesses. In the advent that the child has become sick, how to recognize the malady and the appropriate medicines and vitamins. Also, which illnesses require the attention of a trained physician. There is a biographical sketch about Dr. Studenzki, followed by his introduction and the table of contents. Rofe ha-Yeladim is in three parts. The first has introductory chapters and then, from sections 41 through 120 discusses symptoms. Part two has five chapters sections 121 through 257 discusses recognizing and treating illnesses. Part three, sections 259 through 275 discusses other issues that impact upon the child’s health. The final page is an approbation from R. Hayyim Davidsohn, av bet din Warsaw. Dr. Moses Studenzki was born in the early part of the nineteenth century at Zbarasz, Galicia, where his father, Aaron Polak, was rabbi; he died at Warsaw about 1876. Until he was fourteen Dr. Studenzki studied Hebrew and Talmud under his father, and for the next three years attended the yeshivah of Brody. At the age of seventeen he went to Warsaw, where he graduated from the Lyceum and entered the Alexander University, studying medicine and philosophy. When that university was removed from Warsaw, Studenzki went to Berlin University, and finished there his medical studies (M.D. 1834). He then returned to Warsaw, where he practised as "physician of the first degree," and where he graduated as "doctor accoucheur" in 1846. He wrote also "Orhot Hayyim" (Warsaw, 1853), a work on hygiene and a guide for the preservation of health, and prepared an edition of M. Levin’s Refu'ot ha-'Am (Lemberg, 1851), to which he added a treatise on children's and women's diseases.
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BE resh 256; JE; Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels. pp. 389-390; CD-EPI 0153841
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