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The apologie and treatise of Ambroise Pare containing the voyages made into divers places with many of his writings upon surgery

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The apologie and treatise of Ambroise Pare containing the voyages made into divers places with many of his writings upon surgery

by Pare, Ambroise [Keynes, Geoffrey (ed)]

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First edition thus. Falcon Educational Books. London. 1951. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait, xxii, bibliography (1), 227pp. Three further portrait plates. Numerous text engravings and headpieces. A nice copy in the original brown cloth, gilt to spine, in the original unclipped protected dust wrapper (15s) with a couple of short closed tears and chipping to edge. Signature to ffep.
Ambroise Pare (c.1510-1590) One of the greatest surgeons of all time, this work is edited by Geoffrey Keynes, M.D., D.Litt, F.R.C.S., F.R.C.O.G., Emeritus Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital. Many of Pare's illustrations are reproduced, together with portraits of the surgeon aged 45, 65, 68 and 72.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio664
Title
The apologie and treatise of Ambroise Pare containing the voyages made into divers places with many of his writings upon surgery
Author
Pare, Ambroise [Keynes, Geoffrey (ed)]
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Falcon
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1951
Size
8vo
Keywords
Medicine, Surgery, France, Sixteenth Century
Bookseller catalogs
Medical; France and French Interest;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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