Lot 33
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Observationum & Curationum Chirurgicarum centuriae. Lyon, Jean-Antoine Huguetan, 1646. 2 volumes in-4, long grain red morocco, double gilt fillet, spine gilt, gilt edges (contemporary binding).
Beautiful portrait of the author engraved on copper in frontispiece and many figures on wood in the text.
The most important work by Fabricius von Hilden (1560-1634), German surgeon and anatomist, who collected about 500 medical observations, some on malformations, gangrene, plague, bleeding, etc. (Bound in contemporary style). (see Garrison-Morton, no. 5570, for the Basel and Frankfurt edition of 1606-1641).
A copy in period morocco from the library of Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de la Brède et de Montesquieu (1689-1755), with a manuscript ex-libris on the titles.
Large light-coloured moulding throughout the volumes, upper corner of the volumes partly nibbled. Restoration at the binding (corners and on a flat), some stains at the binding, with coarse morocco.
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