> R-J CROISSANT DE GARENGEOT Traité des opérations de chirurgie tome 3 - 1738
Born in Vitré in 1688, Garengeot was a surgeon like his father. He practiced in Angers and in the naval hospitals, then came to Paris, where he was a pupil of Méry and Winslow. A skilled and reputable practitioner, he became surgeon-major of the King's regiment. He is one of sixty surgeons who founded the Academy of Surgery.
Volume adorned with beautiful boards, representing animated scenes of surgical operations: trepanation, amputation...
René-Jacques Croissant de Garengeot, Master Arts in Surgery, Royal Demonstrator in Surgical Matter and Member of the Roïale Society of Sciences of London
A treatise on surgery operations, based on the mechanics of human organs, and on the most authorized Theory and Practice, enriched with very singular cures, and figures in soft size, representing the attitudes of the operations.
Paris - Cavelier - 1738 - Tome 3 - Second edition revised, corrected and increased by the author
472 pages - Complete
11 out of text plates
Octavo (9.5 x 16.5 cm)
Full period sheepskin - Blank ribbed spine
Flaw on the back cover- Peripheral worm holes on some pages - Some stains/traces of wetting - Good copy text and boards (see photos)
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- Traité des opérations de chirurgie, fondé sur la mécanique des organes de l’homme...
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- 17×10 cm