1217. [Medicine - Anatomy]

PALFIJN, Jan

Anatomie du corps humain, avec des remarques utiles aux chirurgiens dans la pratique de leurs opérations. Enrichie de figures en taille-douces.

Paris, G. Cavelier, 1726

2 parts in 1 vol., 8vo: [18]-287-[1 bl.], [2]-370-[2] 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.

€ 800 / 1.000

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