Gersbdorff, Hans von
Title Feldtbuch der Wundtartzney.
Binding Hardcover in slipcase.
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good
Edition Limited and numbered edition. 756/2800
Publisher Editions Medicina. n.d. @ 1970.
Seller ID 1672
96 pp Facsimile of Strasbourg 1517 edition.
"Gerssdorff performed nearly 200 amputations. He opposed Pare's abandonment of boiling oil for cauterization of wounds. The book contains some instructive pictures on early surgical procedures and includes the first picture ever made of an amputation." This is one of the copies that was bound in half leather and French marbleized paper athe bindery on Heinrich Kock, Tubingen, West Germany, and are numbered in arabic numerals 1-2300.