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Lot nr:645
Book nr:29886
Author:GÄBELKOVER, Oswald
Title:Medecijn-boeck
Town:Dordrecht
Publisher:Abraham Caen
Year:1598
Description:4to, [8], 456, [4] pp, woodcut printer's device on title page. Text in Dutch, in gothic script. Some small marginal wormholes, some very pale damp staining in the margins. Last hinge broken. Contemporary vellum binding, stained
Note:Zeldzaam, slechts 3 ex. in STCN. Ref. Bibl. Meed. Neerl. I, 189 ; Ferchl p. 168 ; Durling 1736; not in the British Library, Wellcome or Adams.
Very rare only Dutch translation of the "Nützliches Artneybuch" of Oswald Gäbelkover (1530-1616. The book enjoyed a great popularity at the time but all sixteenth-century editions are scarce. Quite interesting book on recipes, a large chapter deals with gynaecology and pediatrics, also remedies against the plague and cancer
Price:€500 - €700
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