Le chirurgie françoise recueillie des antiens médecins et chirurgiens. Avec plusieurs figures des instrumens necesseres pour l'opération manuelle / Par Iacques Guillemeau.

  • Guillemeau, Jacques, 1550?-1613.
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Also known as

Le chirvrgie françoise recueillie des antiens médecins et chirurgiens


A Paris : Ches Nicolas Gilles Rue Sainct Iacques auec priuilege du Roy, 1594.

Physical description

8 unnumbered pages, 144 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations (engr.) ; folio (33 cm)


Engraved title page with illustrated border
"Le magazin, ou recueil des instruments de chirurgie" (p. 1-27) contains 13 full page engravings, with descriptive text on facing versos.
"Methodique discours, des causes, signes, accidents, prognostique & remedes de la dysenterie": p. 129-133.
"Apologie pour les chirurgiens": p. 134-144.
Copy 1. Imperfect: two leaves (aiii-aiv) missing. Facsimile copies from MSL copy inserted. Binding: limp parchment cover with evidence of ties. Some ms notes in first section. 11 leaves with ms notes and drawings bound between pp. 28-29. Signature on t.p.: "Ellain S(?)".
Copy 2. Supplier/Donor: Med. Soc. Lond. Binding: limp parchment cover with evidence of ties. Signature on t.p. and endleaf 'Mat: Lynde'. Contemporary note on endleaf: 'The ende of August I began to learne/ [...?]'. Catalogue number of Sir Hans Sloane on flyleaf 'C.101'. Sloane's alchemical purchase code on t.p.: '1689, 5s 0d'. British Museum stamp (black) on verso of t.p. and 'British Museum sale duplicate 1787'. 'Duplicate' at bottom of t.p. Shelfmark 'A A e 15' on endleaf.

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in ‘Cerebro(s)/Brain(s)’ at CCCB, Barcelona, 27th July – 11th December 2022


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