Publisher Information: Florence: Francesco Onofrio, 1657.
Falcinelli, Bernardino. Nuova dichiarazione, e comento ne’ testi d’Ipocrate sopra le ferite del capo, con le sue figure, modo diconoscerle, e curarle. 8vo. , 256pp. Woodcut illustrations. Florence: Francesco Onofri, 1657. 142 x 100 mm. 19th-century half vellum, marbled boards, leather spine label (worn). Library stamp removed from title-page. Title-page repaired affecting title woodcut, minor toning but very good. Library bookplate.
Second edition, corrected, of Falcinelli’s commentary on Hippocrates’ De capitis vulneribus [On wounds of the head], which includes an Italian translation of Hippocrates’ text. The first edition was published in 1653. The somewhat crude but lively woodcuts illustrate fractures and other wounds to the skull. Falcinelli, a physician and surgeon, was a master at the public school of surgery attached to the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence. Wellcome III, p. 272.Book Id: 50573