183
183

FROM THE COLLECTION OF J. DUDFIELD ROSE (1907-1992), FRCS

Gesner, Conrad [editor]
CHIRURGIA. DE CHIRURGIA SCRIPTORES OPTIMI QUIQUE VETERES ET RECENTIORES, PLERIQUE IN GERMANIA ANTEHAC NON EDITI. ZURICH: ANDREAS AND JAKOB GESNER, MARCH 1555
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
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183

FROM THE COLLECTION OF J. DUDFIELD ROSE (1907-1992), FRCS

Gesner, Conrad [editor]
CHIRURGIA. DE CHIRURGIA SCRIPTORES OPTIMI QUIQUE VETERES ET RECENTIORES, PLERIQUE IN GERMANIA ANTEHAC NON EDITI. ZURICH: ANDREAS AND JAKOB GESNER, MARCH 1555
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Gesner, Conrad [editor]
CHIRURGIA. DE CHIRURGIA SCRIPTORES OPTIMI QUIQUE VETERES ET RECENTIORES, PLERIQUE IN GERMANIA ANTEHAC NON EDITI. ZURICH: ANDREAS AND JAKOB GESNER, MARCH 1555
folio (315 x 202mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-page and Yy6 (otherwise blank), with blank leaf *4, woodcut initials and illustrations, seventeenth-century mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments, occasional light damp-staining, ink stain on k4-5, binding slightly worn and discoloured
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Provenance

"Pirou" [?], early inscription on title-page; J. Dudfield Rose (1907-1992), FRCS

Literature

Eimas 309; Garrison-Morton 5562; VD16 G1707; Wellcome 1460

Catalogue Note

A compilation of writings on surgery from Hippocrates to Jean Tagault (died 1545), with comments from Gesner on their importance. "The list of surgical writers and their works which Gesner appended to this book is one of the earliest bibliographies of surgery" (Garrison-Morton).

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