25 November 1992,
Price realised GBP 2,200
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
SALICETO, Guilielmus de (d.1276). La cyrurgie de maistre guillaume de salicet. Translated by Nicole Prévot. Paris: Jean Petit, 9 December 1507.
4° in 8s (193 x 132mm.). Collation: a-p8 q-r6 (r3 mis-signed r4). Gothic letter. Woodcut printer's device, woodcut illustrations of 6 cauterising instruments (o2 and t6 torn and repaired). Old calf (recased and rebacked retaining majority of original binding and pastedowns). Provenance: numerous early inscriptions; Dr. P.A.Créhange (bookplate).
A translation from the Latin original. 'Saliceto was a skilful surgeon and his book on surgery was the most important on the subject during the 13th century.': Garrison and Morton 5552.
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