Publisher Information: Amsterdam: Le Grand, 1665. 12mo. 12mo.212pp.(misprinted 112), 2 blanks. 1 folding plate. 128 x 71mm. Contemporary limp vellum, soiled, sewing a little loose. Some soiling and frayed edges in text, a little light foxing, but very good.
FIRST 12MO. EDITION, published the year after the original Padua octavo edition. Garrison-Morton 5572, citing the Amsterdam edition. Marchetti was professor of surgery and anatomy at the University of Padua. He had an excellent knowledge of anatomy, and made important contributions to liver surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery and the treatment of gunshot wounds. His fifty-three "observationes" "have a permanent historical value" (Leonardo, History 169). Book Id: 7729