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Paré, Ambroise (1510?-1590) The Workes of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Parey.
London: Printed by Richard Cotes and Willi[am] Du-gard, to be sold by John Clarke, 1649.
Folio, second edition in English, illustrated with text woodcuts throughout; engraved title page, with separate title page for Aggeiologia: or, a Description of the Vessels in the Body of Man, illustrated with three full-paged woodcuts of the circulatory system; other illustrations include animals, monstrous births, anatomical illustrations, portraits, images of surgical instruments, and multi-person procedures (with devices) for performing surgery, setting bones, and so on; bound in full leather, older boards, crudely rebacked and repaired, page edges delicate, marginal worming, a dozen or so leaves with closed tears, a corner or two torn with loss, other signs of use, 12 3/4 x 8 in.