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Title: Cours d'opérations de chirurgie, démontrées au Jardin du Roi. 8me. éd. rev. & soign. corrigées;... par G. de la Faye.
Description: Paris, Méquignon, 1772. In 2 vols. W. engr. front. portr. ['Boulogne pinxit'] and 17 engr. pls. (2 fold.), num. text ills. Cont. full marbled clf. , spines gilt w. red title label and green shield for the vol. numbers. ((Top of spines some rubb; corners a bit bumped/dam.). (XL [incl. portr., fold. view & plate of operating theatre], 480; VI [incl. 1 plate], 481 - 918, III [approbation, privilege], I (blank), 6 [bookseller's catalogue Méquignon] pp.). (Occasional marginal light yellowing and some foxing.). (Owner'signature in ink (contemporary) on both titles 'De Mortais'or 'De Montais'). (Very nice marbled endp.; all edges red.). Comp. G&M 5575 (first ed. 1707) 'Dionis taught operative surgery at the Jardin-du- Roi, Paris, a famous training-ground for surgeons...': Wangensteen: Mettler 855: '...still interesting to the student of medical history for the information it discloses about the Jardin-du-Roi which, if not remarkable for its anatomy, was at the time, the most famous training-ground in the world of surgeons'.

Keywords: medicine science Toon

Price: EUR 550.00 = appr. US$ 597.77 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 5953