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Principes de chirurgie

Date
mid-18th century
Reference
MS.3998
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

An epitome of surgery, physiology, hygiene, pathology, etc. With longer notes 'Des apostèmes' and 'Des rumeurs en particulier', etc. The surgical section at the beginning is based on the work of Guy de Chauliac [1300?-1368]. Lettered on the spine 'Princ[ipes] de Chirur[gie]'.

Publication/Creation

mid-18th century

Physical description

1 volume 65 ll. 4to. 20 × 18 cm. Original calf binding. The title-page and preliminary leaves have been torn out, as well as two leaves following the section on tumours.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1929.

Ownership note

From the Berhard III Collection.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Languages

  • French


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