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Brunschwig, Hieronymus

Chirurgia German].


Analysis of Content

[*2v] Brunschwig, Hieronymus: Chirurgia. Die hantwirckung der wund Artzeny. ‘Die vorred'. Incipit: ‘Got dem almechtigenn zů lobe . . .’ See VL I 1073-5.

[*3r] [Table of contents.]

[*6v] Brunschwig, Hieronymus: Chirurgia. Incipit: ‘Ver(!) der ist der da begeret vnnd lernen wil die kunst der wund artzenny . . .’ See Karl Sudhoff, ‘Brunschwigs Anatomie', Sudhoffs Archiv, 1 (1908), 41-66 and 141-56. Facsimiles: Das Buch der Chirurgia, ed. Gustav Klein, Alte Meister der Medizin und Naturkunde, 3 (Munich, 1911); C. Probst (Gertenbach, 1967); K. Kölbl (Munich-Allach, 1968).


Imprint: Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, 4 July 1497. Folio.


Collation: [*] A–V6. Gathering [*] is numbered but not signed.

Illustrations: 61 woodcuts; woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib01225000

GW: GW 5593;

Hain: H *4017 = HC *4018 (`1397');

Goff: Goff B‑1225;

Proctor: Pr 481;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑930; CIBN B‑869; Sack, Freiburg, 851; Schramm XX p. 23; Schreiber V 3641-2, 3642b, 3639-40; Sheppard 390.

LCN: 13911717


Copy number: B-566(1)

Wanting the leaf T1, which is replaced with a blank leaf.

Title-leaf [*1] and leaf [*6] backed. For an earlier state of printing, see GW Anm. 1b and c; on V6r, l. 36 reads ‘ . . . Vnd dorch iohannes grü'; l. 38 reads ‘ . . . vff ziſtag . . .’

Binding: Nineteenth-century English blind and gold-tooled calf; spine and turn-ins gold-tooled; edges gilt; doublures and silk linings; endleaves watermarked 1812.

Size: 267 × 200 × 150 mm.

Size of leaf: 254 × 185 mm.

Some woodcuts are partially coloured in red.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 159.

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