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Woodcut bloodletting illustration showing a horse facing right with cuts releasing blood from its neck, front legs, and belly, all surrounded by text, from Filippo Scacchi’s Opera di Mescalzia. (Rome: P. Blado, 1591).  NLM Call number: WZ 240 S2772o 1591.

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Filippo Scaccho da Tagliacozzo.
Opera di Mescalzia. (Rome: P. Blado, 1591).

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