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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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Page CCCXXXVI which feature suture needles in the middle of the text.

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Page CCCLI which feature scrapers (raspatoires) in the middle of the text.

Page CCCLI [351]

Page CCCLII which features a large screw with handle and an elevator with three feets on the side of the text.

Page CCCLII [352]

Page CCCLII which features elevators and bone saws with descriptive text.

Page CCCLIII [353]

Page CCCLIIII which features elevators (Eleuatoire ) with descriptive text.

Page CCCLIIII [354]

Page CCCLXXVI which features surgical crown saws (Trepane) with descriptive text.

Page CCCLXXVI [376]

Page CCCLXXVII which features surgical crown saws (Trepane) and a large screw with handle (Tirefons) with descriptive text.

Page CCCLXXVII [377]

Page CCCCI which features a syringe and cannulated tents with links and sponges.

Page CCCCI [401]

Page CCCCXXXIIII which features surgeon's tools made like a crane bill and a duck bill (Bec de Cane), and an instrument to pull bullets from a body (Tire-balle).

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Page CCCCXXXV which features surgeon's tools made like a parakeet bill (Bec de Perroquet) and a swan's bill (Bec de Cygne)

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page CCCCLVI which features arrows and darts (fleches and dards) with descriptive text.

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Page CCCCLVII which features instruments to remove arrows with descriptive text.

Page CCCCLVII [457]

Page CCCCLVIII which features how use the instruments to remove broken arrows with descriptive text.

Page CCCCLVIII [458]

Page CCCCLXVI which features an instrument which has 18 sharp wheels and makes an incision for extrations (Scarificateur) with descriptive text.

Page CCCCLXVI [466]

Page CCCCXCII which features cutting knives (cousteau courbe) and a saw (Scie) with descriptive text.

Page CCCCXCII [492]

Page VCLIIII which features a metal leg cast (Figure des Cassoles) with descriptive text.

Page VCLIIII [554]

Page VCLXV which features instruments to repair dislocations with descriptive text.

Page VCLXV [565]

Page VCLXXVI which features two men attempting to repair a shoulder disclocation of a third man with descriptive text.

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Page VCLXXVII which features three men attempting to repair a shoulder disclocation of a fourth man using a ladder (eschelle) with descriptive text.

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Page VCLXXX features using an Ambit, a wooden instrument of two pieces, used for putting a shoulder into joint.

Page VCLXXX [580]

Page VICXXIII which features dental instruments to pull and break teeth.

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Page VICXXVI which features incisor pincers and pliers to cut the superfluous fingers.

Page VICXXVI [626]

Page VICLXIIII features cups for cleaning surgical knives.

Page VICLXIIII [684]

Page VIICXXVIII features cauterization instruments.

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Page VIICXXIX features cauterization instruments.

Page VIICXXIX [729]

Page VIIICXII features a rhinoceros wearing armour.

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Page VIIICXIII features a rhinoceros wearing armour battling an elephant.

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Page VIIICXIIII features a Florida bull.

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Page VIIICXVII features the Caspilly, a mythological sea-beast, in a seascape that includes a whale and small boats. The animal is shown being hunted from boats and by archers from the sea-shore.

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Page IXCIX features artificial teeth.

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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.

Page IXCVIII [908]

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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Page IXCXLVI features a birthing chair

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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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Page MCLXVII features distillers

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Page MCLXXII features a large bending glass used for extracting oils in the sun. (Cornue).

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MCLXXVII features the harvesting cinnamon from the bark of cinnamon trees.

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Opera [First Latin Ed.]

Paris, 1582

Cover of the 1582 first Latin edition of Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres

Cover 2

Title page of the 1582 first Latin edition of Ambroise Paré’s Oeuvres.

Title page