1173. [Medicine - Surgery]

[GERSDORFF, Hans von]

Chirurgia, ofte Veldt-boek, van den beroemden meester Scheel-Hans.

Amsterdam, J. Theunisz, 1651

8vo: [12]-176 pp.

Contemp. vellum, flat spine. Very good copy.

Very rare later Dutch edition translated by J.P. Vriese from the German "Feldbuch der Wundarznei" (1st Strasbourg 1517) by the surgeon H. von Gersdorff (1455-1529). Ill. with a woodcut on title and 23 mainly full-page woodcuts in-text showing surgical operations and the used instruments. Printed in 2 col. in roman and Gothic.
Ref. STCN (1: Amsterdam). - Cp. Krivatsy 4689, Garisson & Morton 5560. - Not in Wellcome.
Prov. "Arnold vander Meer, chirurgijn, 1662" (ms. entry on flyleaf). - "Frederik Verachter" (1797-1870), archivist of the city of Antwerp (ms. name on title).

Hammer price: € 2.000

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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