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De Morbis Acutis et Chronicis, by Caelius Aurelianus (fl. 5th century) is believed to be based on the Greek originals by Soranus of Ephesus. The 1709 edition in the Flax Collection was edited by Johann Conrad Amman with Theodoor Jansson Almeloveen.
In 1795, Lorenzo Hervás (1735-1809) published this two volume work for deaf mutes. The second volume, Escuela Española De Sordomundos contain several foldouts illustrating the early sign language alphabet, one of which is viewable here.
Medicina Gymnastica by Francis Fuller (1670-1706) was the first work in English on the power of exercise in treating disease. The Flax collection contains the 7th edition of this work published in 1740.