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Promtuario Pharmaco E Cirurgico,
Lisboa - Manoel Soares 1756 - A scarce manual with directions for treating a range of afflictions and venereal diseases affecting humans. Second edition. By Santos de Torres (1676-1749). Torres was professor of surgery at All Saints' Hospital in Lisbon, and was personal physician to the infant Antonio, brother of King John V. With decorative head and tail pieces and copperplate notes to half title, final page and at least one further page. Including instructions on embalming the dead, should treatment be unsuccessful. . . Condition: Expertly rebound in a halfcalf binding with snake-effect boards. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting, age-toning and tidemarks to many pages, especially the first and last few, though many remain generally bright and clean. Chipping to first couple of pages has been expertly repaired. The final page has age-toning and ink marks with foxing and slight evidence of past wormingto the final few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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