Sale: 434 / Rare Books, Nov. 21./22. 2016 in Hamburg Lot 30

 
30
Abulcasis
De Chirurgia, 1778.
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,750
Sold:
€ 6,000 / $ 6.600

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Albucasis [Abul-Qasim Chalaf Ben Abbas el-Zahrawi],
De Chirurgia. Arabice et Latine. (Hrsg. von J. Channing). 3 Tle. in 1 Bd. Oxford, Clarendon Press 1778.

Erste Ausgabe des berühmten Werkes mit arabisch-lateinischem Paralleltext. - "The surgical section of Albucasis's Altasrif , the first rational, complete and illustrated treatise on surgery and surgical instruments. During the Middle Ages it was the leading textbook on surgery until superseded by Saliceto. This is the first edition in Arabic, and the first modern edition of the text . A Latin translation by Gerard of Cremona was printed in Venice in 1497." (Garrison/Morton) - Tlw. im Rand gering stockfl. und gebräunt; insges. schönes, wohlerhaltenes und breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Eines der großen Textbücher der Medizingeschichte.

EINBAND: Mod. Ldr. mit RSch. und goldgepr. RTitel. 4to. 1 w. Bl., Titel, XXIX, 323 S.; 2 Bll., S. 324-642. - ILLUSTRATIONEN: Mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten .

LITERATUR: Garrison/Morton 5550. - Blake S. 1. - Waller 173. - Wellcome II, 5. - Hirsch/Hüb. I, 13.

First edition of the famous work with Arabic-Latin parallel text. This is the first edition in Arabic, and the first modern edition of the text. With many text woodcuts. Modern calf with label on spine and gilt-lettered title. 4to. 1 blank leaf, title, XXIX, 323 pp.; 2 ll., pp. 324-642. - With isolated foxing in margins and discolorations; all in all fine and well-preserved copy of one of the greatest text books in the history of medicine.

30
Abulcasis
De Chirurgia, 1778.
Estimate:
€ 2,500 / $ 2,750
Sold:
€ 6,000 / $ 6.600

(incl. 20% surcharge)