Sale 167 Lot 116

Compendium sive (ut vulgo inscriptur) collectorium artis medicae, tam practicae quam speculativae. Edited by Joannes Caesarius. Colon: N. Novesianum, 1537.

[8], blank, CCLXVI (misnumbered, actually 264 leaves). 4to, contemporary blind-stamped calf, housed in custom chemise and morocco-backed slipcase, double columns, woodcut historiated initials. Publisher's woodcut device on title. Third edition of Bertrucius' compendium of pathology and therapeutics, which also contains a chapter on anatomy and surgical operations. This is the first edition to be edited by Joannes Caesarius. Binding with professional repairs to spine and corners; hinges tender; some wormholing; some stains and brownspotting; rubbing to edges of boards; scattered marginalia.

Estimate $ 200-400

Property from the Collection of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois

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