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Contemporary leather cover of Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

Cover

Typeset title page of Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, with large ornamental woodcut border, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

Titlepage

Woodcut portrait of Ambroise Paré, showing head and shoulders, right pose, from his Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

Portrait

Typeset page of text in French with a large woodcut in the top half of the page showing a nude male figure standing with back to the viewer, holding a stick in his left hand, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Woodcut of facing standing skeleton with a staff in his right hand, with typeset text in French to the right and below the figure, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Woodcut of two prosthetic noses, the one on the right with a moustache, with typeset text in French above and below it, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Woodcut of two prosthetic hands, the one on the top viewed in the palm, the lower one viewed looking down on the wrist, with typeset text in French to the right and between the two hands, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Two woodcuts, the top of a prosthetic arm with elbow bent, the bottom of a prosthetic hand holding a pen as if to write, with typeset French text in between the two, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Three woodcuts of fetuses in utero; the top shows the child facing downward toward the cervix; the bottom left show the child as if doing a handstand toward the cervix; and the bottom right shows twins; with typeset text in French half way down the page; from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Monsters, from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Woodcut of standing facing pregnant woman with large belly facing to the right with a large hoop held behind her shoulders and down below her belly to give it support; with typeset French text to the right of the images; from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Two woodcuts of monstrous humanoid creatures; the one above is a male dwarf facing and standing whose right foot looks like it is two small legs; the one below is a set of front and back views of a female creature with no head but eyes and nose on the back; with typeset French text between images; from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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Two woodcuts of monstrous humanoid creatures; the one above is a male faun with bird’s feet facing and standing; the one below appears to be a wild boar with a human male head, facing to the left of the page; with typeset French text to the right of the top figure; from Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres, NLM Call no.: WZ 240 P227 1585.

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