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Opera. A Docto viro plerisque locis recognita: Et Latinitate donata, Iacobi Guillemeau labore & diligentia.

by Paré, Ambroise

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Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Dupuy, 1582. Folio in 6's. [xii], 1-884, [22]pp. a6, A6-DDd6, EEe4, FFf6, GGg5. First Latin edition, third edition overall, this being translated from the second French edition of 1579. Contemporary vellum. With the woodcut portrait of Paré on a4v and 362 woodcuts from the blocks of the 1575 Oeuvres with the additions of the 1579 edition. Doe, 45, a; Garrison-Morton 5565; Osler 661. Marginal repair to QQ4 not affecting text, at least 15 page mis-numberings. First edition in Latin of Pare's groundbreaking work, and the principal instrument of its huge success. 'This translation into Latin made the work immediately available to all the nations of Europe, since Latin was universally the language of the scholar' (Doe). .


  • Bookseller: Sam Gatteno Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2570
  • Title: Opera. A Docto viro plerisque locis recognita: Et Latinitate donata, Iacobi Guillemeau labore & diligentia.
  • Author: Paré, Ambroise
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Parisiis: Apud Jacobum Dupuy, 1582.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sixteenth Century Books;


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