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WISEMAN, RICHARD. Several Chirurgical Treatises...The Second Edition. London: R. Norton and J. Macock, for R. Royston and B. Took, 1686. Folio, contemporary panelled calf, upper joint cracked, a few repairs to spine ends; occasional soiling. NLM/Krivatsy 13084; Wing W3108; see Garrison-Morton 5573 ("Wiseman ranks in surgery as high as does Sydenham in medicine").
John Watts, signature on title (dated 1686); Alexander Williamstonn, signature on flyleaf (dated 1700); other early signatures and notations on front pastedown and free endpaper.
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