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FABRICI, Girolamo (ca. 1533-1619). Pentateuchos Cheirurgicum... Edited by Johannes Hartmann Beyer (1563-1625). Frankfurt: [Zacharias Palthenius], 1592.
8o (185 x 120 mm). (Light dampstaining, c1-d8 with minor marginal worming, affecting a few letters.) Contemporary limp vellum, remains of two pairs of tawed leather ties.
FIRST EDITION, of this collection of surgical works, edited by a student of Fabrici, Johannnes Hartman Beyer, apparently without his knowledge or consent. The five books of the Pentateuchos describe tumors, wounds, ulcers and fistulas, fractures, dislocations and other subjects. NLM/Durling 1416; Wellcome 2120; Norman 748.
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