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First edition of this manual for the examination to become a free Master-surgeon in the country or at sea,
with a frontispiece by Jan Luyken

BOUT, Bernardus de.
t Nieuwe examen der chirurgie, na de hedendaagse praktyk. t samen gestelt voor de gene, welke hare promotie moeten doen om vry messter te werden, en voor die te lande of te water in den oorlog dienen ... Vermeerderd met de Nieuw verbeeterde chirurgyns scheeps-kist [by J. Verbrugge].
Amsterdam, Jan Claesz. ten Hoorn, 1694. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece by Jan Luyken: "Examen der Chirurgie", with imprint below (cut short), woodcut title vignettes, initials and tailpieces. Mottled calf, gold-tooled spine with title in gold. [8], 390, [10], 96 pp.
€ 3,950
First edition of a manual for the examination to become a free master surgeon in the country or at sea. Jan ten Hoorn, a publisher of medical literature published 5 more editions to 1740 and he includes a stocklist of his medical books at the end. Also added: the third edition of Johannes Verbrugge, De nieuwe verbeterde chirurgyns scheeps-kist, sijnde een catalogus oft lijste der medicamenten die yder chirurgijn naer Oost-of West Indiën gemeenlyk mede-voert (Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1693), the first edition of which was published in 1675; the second in 1680, the sixth in 1723.
With a contemporary owners inscription by Hermannus Dulles and the armorial bookplate of Nordkirchen on the front paste-down. With the index (quire 2C) mis-bond between frontispiece and title (2 ll.) and between pp. [6] and [7] (2 ll.) Klaversma & Hannema, Jan en Caspar Luyken te boek gesteld 284; BMN, I, p. 292.
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