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Title: Operationes Chirurgicae novum Lumen exhibentes obstetricantibus, quo fideliter manifestatur Ars Obstetricandi, et quidquid ad eam requiritur: instructum pluribus Figuris aeri incisis, repraesentantibus multiplices Uteri posituras, pravosque Infantum situs. Quo etiam ostenditur, qua ratione (urgente necessitate) singuli prave situ Infantes (sive vivi adhuc, sive jam mortuii) in Utero tam obliquo quam recto, sive instrumentis, solis manibus, in rectum situm vertantur, aut pedibus extrahantur, salv‚ Matris & Infantis vit‚... Bound before 2) BROEN [BROWN] J., Opera Medica. I. Medicina Theoretica... II. Exercitationes ... III. Compendium Chymicum... Bound before 3) FR. JOEL, Opera Medica, ante complures annos utilitatis publicae causa in lucem edita, nunc revisa, emendata, Indicibusque necessariis exornata.
Description: Lugduni Batavorum; Roterodami; Amstelaedami, Apud Andream Dyckhuisen; Apud Bernardum Bos; Apud Franciscum van der Plaats, 1701. - 1703 - 1701. Thick 4to. 3 vols. in 1. ad 1) W. engr. title, 38 engr. pls. (on 35) lvs., 8 folding. Title in red and black. ad 2) W. engr. front., title in red and black. ad 3) W. woodc. vign. on tile, 1 engr. plate w. volvelle at p. 115. Fine original full vellum, giltlettered on spine. (Covers and spine w. wonderful patina.). (XVIII, 274, (VI) pp.; VIII, 414, Iv pp.; VIII, 571, XIII; 295 XV pp.). ). (All Titlepages signed in ink by Carolus Ernestus de Spina, Heidelberg 1713). (Bookplate on upper paste down 'Ex Bibliotheca Danielis Wilhelmi Nebelii'). ad 1) First edition in Latin. Van Deventer has been rightly called 'the father of modern midwifery', for his book with its interesting plates, gives the first accurate description of the pelvis and its deformities, and the effect of the latter in complicating labor. At the same time it is a pioneer work in the delineation of deformation of the spine. There was nothing quite like it until 'Das enge Becken' of MichaŽlis was published 150 years later.' (G&M 6253): Waller, 2423: Wellcome vol. II, 460: Blake, 118: Hagelin, Cat. of Books in the Swedish Soc. of Medicine, "The womans Booke", p. 86 - 89:'The rather naive self portrait of van Deventer [in the first and very rare Dutch edition] was erased in the copperplate and replaced by an engraved title in the Latin edition'. It is assumed that the engr. portrait was by van Deventer himself. ad 2) Blake, 66: BMN vol. I, 61: Thijssen Schoute pp. 275 - 276: Ferchl, 69: Waring, 61: DMB, c 262 - 264: 'Broen was of Swedish nationality, but descended from a Dutch family. He was a fervent Cartesian, and an admirer of Theodorus Craanen, and an opponent of the views of De Le BoŽ Sylvius.; First edition. Ad 3) Hirsch vol. III, pp. 435 - 436: Blake 235: The complete worlks of Franciscus Joel I (1508 - 1579) edited by M. Bacmeister (vols. 1-4) and his grandson Fr. Joel II (1595 - 1631) (vols. 5 and 6). Third edition of his complete works.

Keywords: Obstetrics obstetrics gynaecology general

Price: EUR 5500.00 = appr. US$ 5977.66 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
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