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20 November 1992
BANISTER, JOHN. The workes of that famous Chyrurgian...In five Bookes. London: Thomas Harper 1633. 4 parts in one, 4to, contemporary calf, worn, covers crudely re-attached with cloth tape, some margins inkstained and slightly burned by the ink, some staining, some gutters slightly wormed. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, general title within figurative woodcut border and four letterpress titles (one for each work), woodcut ornaments and initials. STC 1357.
Contents: The Workes, 7 leaves, pp. 1-296, 3 leaves Table (plus one blank leaf); A Treatise of Chirurgerie, 6 leaves, pp. 1-166; An Antidotary Chirurgicall, 8 leaves (A8 blank), pp. 1-223, 8 leaves Table; A Storehouse of Physicall and Philosophicall secrets...The first part, 2 leaves, pp. 1-57 (plus D8 at end blank).
Provenance: Los Angeles County Medical Association.
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