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PUTTI, Vittorio (1880-1940) -- Tammaro DE MARINIS. La Raccolta Vittorio Putti. Antiche Opere di Medicina manoscritte et stampate lasciate all' Istituto Rizzoli di Bologna. Milan: Istituto Grafico Bertieri, 1943.
4o (318 x 235 mm). Photogravure portrait, 1 reproduction in the text. Original wrappers. Provenance: Leonardo Lapicirella (bookplate, TLS to Bernard Breslauer presenting the book to him).
LIMITED EDITION, one of 200 copies for private distribution. Vittorio Putti, one of the most celebrated and innovative orthopaedic surgeons of his time, formed his collection largely through the inspiration of De Marinis, and at the suggestion of Conte Vittorio Cini. The catalogue lists 1,158 works, including 17 manuscripts, and in a second section, approximately 350 unnumbered autographs of physicians and scientists.
[With:] A reprint of the above work. Bologna: Arnaldo Forni, 1963. Original buckram. (2)
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