1217. [Medicine - Anatomy]
2 parts in 1 vol., 8vo: -287-[1 bl.], -370- pp.; 40 pl. (some min. spotting and browning, some wormtracks and sm. dampstaining towards the inner gutter at the end of part 2).
Contemp. calf (corners rubbed and bumped), gilt orn. spine with 5 raised bands (joints starting to split or rubbed, tail def.), marbled endpapers, red edges.
First French translation of "Heelkonstige ontleeding" (1718) by the Flemish physician J. Palfijn (1650-1730). Ill. with an engr. headpiece by J.B. Scotin depicting the coat of arms of the dedicatee, Count Jules Visconti Borromeo, and 40 full-page anatomical pl.
Ref. BB IV:625-626:P-81 (ext. descr.). - Conlon 26:579. - Bibl. Med. Neerl. I 98. - Blake 336. - Wellcome IV:287. - Lindeboom 1495.
Prov. Ms. ownership on title.
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