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Lectures on surgery

  • Paulus, Philippus
c. 1665
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Paulus, Philippus
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About this work


Notes of Lectures on Surgery: in Italian. Each volume has a wash-drawing as a frontispiece, each of which shows a surgical operation. MS.3816 (Vol. I): Delli tumori (197 ll. + 9 bl. ll.). MS.3817 (Vol. II): Delle ferite. Delle ferite dell'Archibugie (216 ll. + 8 bl. ll.). MS.3818 (Vol. III): Delle fratture libro secondo (ll. 1-36). Delle lussationi (ll. 37-77). La natura ed essenza del morbo (ll. 82-132). Dell'instituzione della Chirurgia (ll. 132v-251). On the fourth fly-leaf of Vol. I and on the frontispieces of Vols. II and III is a small woodcut armorial library-stamp, which has not been identified. From internal evidence these lectures were given at the Archispedale di Santo Spirito in Rome. For the attribution of these MSS. to P. Paulus, see MS.3819. Produced in Rome.


c. 1665

Physical description

3 volumes 3 vols. 8vo. 151/2 × 11 cm. Original calf bindings, Vol. I plain, Vols. II, III gilt-stamped.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1910.

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).


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