Six large engraved plates, several times folded, illustrating surgical instruments and equipment, as well as their use on the human body. The author, Johann Zacharias Platner (1694-1747); was an important surgeon in Leipzig; his "Institutiones chirurgiae" were a respected and widely used manual; the last Latin edition appeared in 1783, a German translation in 1786.
The author was very famous in Germany and in particular in Leipzig (Leipzig).
See Meyer-Steinegg / Sudhoff (3rd edition), p. 380. LA. Followed by the first Venetian edition of the work published for the first time in Leipzig in 1745; Blake, p. 355. Waller 7502. Garrison-Morton 4302
Platner, Johann Zacharias 1694-1747. German physician and anatomist. He was a student of Boerhaave and Albinus in Leiden; in Leipzig, he was an extraordinary professor of anatomy and surgery and dean of the Faculty of Medicine. See Platner, Johann Zacharias. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Band 26, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1888, S. 262, entry of A. Hirsh.
Coeval full leather binding, spine with five raised bands, signs of wear, light interior printed with bright inks, red edges. Pp. 1fb., 16 nos. (title, epistle, praefatio, figurarum explicatio), 6 folded plates, 944 pages, (16 nn).
IO. Zachariae PLATNERI D. et Prof. Med. Lips. Institutiones Chirurgiae Rationalis tum Medicae tum Manualis in usus Discentium. Addictae sunt Icones Nonnullorum ferramentorum aliarumque rerum quae chirurgi officinam pertinent. Editia Altera cum Appendice nonnullorum medicamentorum compositorum.
Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Officina Fritschia, 1758
- Aantal boeken
- Chirurgie, Geneeskunde
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Zachariae Platneri
- Institutiones Chirurgiae
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Geïllustreerde druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Lipsiae (Leipzig), In Officina Fritschia,
- Ingeplakte plaatjes
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 203×123 mm