Author:Gnudi, Martha Teach; Webster, Jerome Pierce

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The Life & Times of Gaspare Tagliacozzi Surgeon of Bologna 1545-1599

By: Gnudi, Martha Teach; Webster, Jerome Pierce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Herbert Reichner: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition #1241 of 7500 Copies

Seller ID: 22076

Condition: Very Good


Oh, this is a lovely thing -- beautiful as an object and accessible to the reader without a medical background. Bound in navy blue top grade pigskin with five raised bands to spine, gilt page edges on all three sides, and elaborate 22-karat gilding to both face and back boards. It's a hefty tome that feels grand to hold and is a bit oversized at 7"x9-1/2". The pages are pristine and the yellow satin bound-in marker clearly unused.A handsome black bookplate appears at front paste-down, beautiful against the paisley endpapers, and indicates copy number of the limited edition and the name... View more info