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Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Paré

Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Paré

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Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Paré

by Paré, Ambroise

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Lyon: Jean Gregoire, 1664. 12th Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. LES OEUVRES DE AMBROISE PARE, CONSEILLER ER PREMIER CHIRURGIEN DU ROY by Ambroise Paré. Folio. 852 text pages + index. Contemporaneous full leather over boards. Spine is gilt stamped with raised bands and seven compartments. Hinges are sound. Pages browned, occasional small stains. Corners bumped. Top and bottom corners of spine and front edges of boards are rubbed. Page 653 damaged & taped, and laid over full blank page. No bookplate. Several "ex libris...." in antique hand. All pages from 1-852 are present, as are all introductory pages, as well as the index. Thirty books in one volume with profusely illustrated with woodcuts. Covers diverse topics including anatomy, muscles, the skeleton, tumors, wounds of war, arthritis, gangrene, leprosy & plague, childbirth, bandages, fractures, distillations, surgical instruments, prostheses, and bizarre creatures. Ambroise Paré (1510 - 1590) was a barber-surgeon who served under the French kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III. Barber-surgeons were not physicians, but were charged with caring for soldiers during and after battle due to their expertise with blades. Ambroise Paré is considered one of the fathers of surgery and modern forensic pathology. and a pioneer in surgical techniques. The first edition was published in 1575. This is the 12th edition, published in 1664, early in the reign of King Louis XIV.


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Les Oeuvres d'Ambroise Paré
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First Edition
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