Antique Anatomy and Surgery Prints

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Surgeon. - "Le Barbier - The Barber - Der Barbier" (Surgeon at work)

A surgeon (barber) takes care of a wounded arm.

Steel engraving by A. Carse after the painting by Adriaen Brouwer

Dresden, ca. 1850

Tiny crease on upper left margin corner.

15,2 x 12,8 cm (ca. 6 x 5")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SURGERY253426


"Une Operation chirugicale"

Wood engraving made after a painting by Adrian Brauwer which hangs in the Louvre.
Published 1881. Reverse side is printed.

20 x 14.5 cm ( 7.8 x 5.7 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY244781SOLD


U.F. Seligmann: Billrothscher Hoersaal im Wiener allgemeinen Krankhause.

Photogravure after U.F. Seligmann, ca 1895.
Horizontal centerfold. Repaired tears in margins on centerold. Small spots in margins.

32.5 x 23.5 cm ( 12.7 x 9.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY9323 SOLD


"Our Saviors Circumcision"

Refers to St. Luke Chapter II, 21

Anonymous copper etching, probably from a bible.

General age toning. A repaired tear in bottom margin. Image: Very good impression.

Ca. 31 x 18,5 cm (ca. 12.2 x 7.3")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE236832


Surgeons. - "Henry VIII giving the Charter oto the Barber-Surgeons Company, in 1541"

Wood engraving after the painting by Hans Holbein.

Published in ILN. London, 1856

Very minor traces of age and use. Image: Perfectly in shape.

Ca. 20,5 x 34 cm (ca. 8 x 13.5")

Order Nr. MEDICINE236835SOLD


"Morton fait la premiere application de l'ether sulfurique pour une operation chirurgicale a l'hopital de Boston"

William Thomas Green Morton (1819-1868) was an American dentist. Here he demonstrates in public the use of inhaled ether a a surgical anesthetic

Type of print: Wood engraving

Published: In a French periodical of science. Paris, ca. 1846

Condition: Hardly any traces of age and use. Reverse side has text print.

13,5 x 10,2 cm (ca. 5.3 x 4")

Order Nr.SURGERY240529SOLD


Detail;

Reverse side:

"De machinamentis…"

The mechanics of stretching

Type of print: Woodcut

Published in: "Chirurgia e Greco in Latinum Conversa…"

Vidi Vidii Florentiner opera varia Omnibus medicinae studiosis omnium utilissima, praesertim Chirurgis pernessearia… ab Hippocrate, Galeno Oribasio …"

Publisher: Guido Guidi (1500-1569) - Oribasius (latin spelling) / Hippocrates

Guidi was the publisher of the important medical encyclopedia which Oreibasios (ca. 325-403)

had compiled from ancient medics.

Published: Lyon 1554 / 1595

Both sides show the mechanics of stretching with accompanying text

Condition: Considering the age of this woodcut, the traces of age and use are minimal.
On the reverse side there is a remnant of glue from binding to be seen in margin

Page size: 35 x 22 cm (ca. 13.8 x 8.7")

Order Nr. SURGERY240541 SOLD


Surgeon. - "Le Barbier - The Barber - Der Barbier" (Surgeon at work)

A surgeon takes care of a wounded arm.

Steel engraving by A. Carse after the painting by Adriaen Brouwer

Dresden, ca. 1850

Only minimal traces of age and use.

15,2 x 12,8 cm (ca. 6 x 5")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE236829


"Le Chirurgien de Campagne" (Country Surgeon - in this case active as a podiatrist -Fussarzt Podologe). An ambulant surgeon takes care of a patient with a foot problem.

Type of print: Copper etching

Engraver: Thomas Major (1714-1799)

Artist: David Tenier (1610-1690)

Published: Paris. Dated 1747

Condition: Print has narrow margins (about 1 cm). There is general age toning. Lower left and right corners outside image have repairs. Upper margin has tears, one of them slightly into image.

There is the artist's dedication to the Marquis d'Argenson, Ministre et Secretaire d'Etat. Meant is most likely Rene Louis d'Argenson (1694-1757

32,5 x 47 cm (ca. 12.8 x 18.5")

Order Nr.SURGERY239278SOLD


Anatomy. - "La demonstration d'Anatomie" Title also in Dutch language.

Pathologist gives a lecture.

The Rembrandt painting is located in the Museum at Den Haag under the name: „Anatomy of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp"

Lithograph by A. Last after the painting by Rembrandt.

Printed on China paper and rolled onto sturdier paper.

Printed by Desguerrois. Paris, ca. 1850

Underlying paper is spotty. A repaired tear in lower margin reaches title. Image istelf is in very good condition.

23,5 x 30 cm ( ca. 9.3 x 11.8")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY236837SOLD


"Das menschliche Herz mit seinen Gefaessen" ( the human heart and its blood vessels )

Wood engraving ca 1890. On the reverse side is an article ( in German) about the heart.

Page size: 23.5 x 15.2 cm ( 9.2 x 5.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238060SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Image: 17 x 12 cm ( 6.6 x 4.7 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY248002 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Image: 16 x 11.5 cm ( 6.2 x 4.5 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY248005 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Image: 16.5 x 12 cm ( 6.6 x 4.7 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY248004 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Image: 17 x 12 cm ( 6.6 x 4.7 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY248003 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Image: 17 x 12 cm ( 6.6 x 4.7 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY248001 SOLD


"Chirugie" ( Surgical instruments )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238059 SOLD


"Anatomie, Le Coeur " ( Anatomy, the heart )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238051SOLD


" Anatomie, Les Reins. " ( Anatomy, the intestines )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238052


"Anatomie " ( brain and spinal cord )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238056SOLD


"Anatomie Neurologie "

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use. Light browning on margin edges.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238055 SOLD


" Anatomie, Tronc de la Veine Porte "

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use. Light browning on margin edges.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238058 SOLD


"Anatomie, Autres details des Arteres et de quelques Veins" ( Arteries and veins )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238057 SOLD


" Anatomie, Details des Arteres de la Poitrine" ( details of the arteries in the breast )

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use. Spotting in upper margin.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238054 SOLD


"Anatomie, L´Os parietal sous differens etats "

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY238053


"Chirurgie, Bistouri, Canmitle, le Perinee et Muscles du Perinee"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Two verticle folds to fit original book size. Tiny repaired tear on upper margin edge.

20.5 x 33 cm ( 8 x 12.9 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY238246 SOLD


"Chirugie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Two verticle folds to fit original book size. Tiny repaired tear on upper margin edge.
Light browning in upper and right margins.

16 x 27.5 cm ( 6.2 x 10.8 ")

Order Nr. SURGERY238247 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY239389 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY239387 SOLD


"Chiurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY239386 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY239385 SOLD


"Chirurgie"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 22.5 x 18.5 cm ( 8.8 x 7.2 ")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY239388 SOLD


"Chirurgie Coupe laterale de l Hypogastre"

Copper engraving from Denis Diderot ( 1713 - 1784 ) and Jean d´Alembert ( 1717 - 1783 ) published ca 1770.

Two verticle folds to fit original book size. Very minor signs of age and use.

16 x 27.5 cm ( 6.2 x 10.8 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. SURGERY239384


"Tabula XII Lib. X Page 199"

The human eye

Copper etching from: „De humani corporis Fabrica libri X tabulis aere icisis exornati" by Belgian anatomist Adriaan van den Spiegel (Adrianus Spigelius

1578-1625).

Venice, 1627.

Light general age toning. Minor traces of age and use. Image itself in very nice condition.

33 x 20,7 cm (ca. 13 x 8.1")

US$ 115.00

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY236846


No titel: Delivery by forceps.

Anonymous copper etching. Published in „Receuil des Planches du Dictionnaire de Chirurgie. Paris by H. Agasse, 1796.

Clean. Very fine condition.

22.8 x 16.0 cm (9 x 6.3")

Order Nr. SURGERY9325SOLD


No titel: Delivery by forceps.

Anonymous copper etching. Published in „Receuil des Planches du Dictionnaire de Chirurgie. Paris by H. Agasse, 1796.

Clean. Very fine condition.

22.8 x 16.0 cm (9 x 6.3")

Order Nr. SURGERY9324SOLD


Brust und Baucheingeweide.
Les intestins de la poitrine et du ventre.

Lithograph by J. Honegger from „Naturgeschichte und Abblildung des Menschen..." after C. Aulich. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world).

Clean print with strong imprint.

Page size: 26 x 36 cm (10.2 x 14.2")

Order Nr. SURGERYANATOMY9333 SOLD


 

16th Century Surgical and Anatomical Prints

 

Here are a few pages from an early, very important medical book which is in large part based on the famous anatomist Andreas VESALIUS (1514 - 1564). Vesalius who studied anatomy in Paris and in Leuwen (Belgium) travelled as a physician and surgeon with the fighting armies during the wars between Charles V. and Francis I., gave his first scientific lectures in Basel starting in 1540, was a professor in Padua, Pisa and Bologna In Madrid, where he was the personal M.D. to Philipp II, he was thought to be a sorcerer and sentenced to death by the Inquisition. Philipp pardoned him, but made him travel to Jerusalem as a penitent, a voyage from which he did not return as his ship wrecked on the rocks of the island of Zante. His main work "De humani corporis fabrica", Basel 1543 was a revolutionarily important breakthrough on human anatomy We offer here an early French edition of 1597 based on Vesalius. Here is the title of the work:

"Oewres de Chirurgie, De Iacques Guillemeau,Chirurgien Ordinaire du Roy et Ivre a Paris avec Les Portraits et Figures de Toutes les Parties du corps humain et des Instruments necessaires au Chirurgien. MDXCVII (1597)".

Size of page: ca. 31.5 x 20 cm (12.4 x 7.9 ")

Margins are larger than shown. Some of the waves in paper have been caught by scanner.
Backsides are printed (in French) with information to image.
All prints have overall toning and some spotting. Edges show browning.
Some margins have been carefully widened with paper of this age. Special faults are mentioned.

Des Muscles - Table III

Water stains on upper and lower margin
edges. Creasing on right side. Piece of right
side has been replaced

$ 275.00

Order Nr.SURGERY 9311


Des Muscles - Table VI

Upper left and right margins have been widened.
Water stains on upper and lower margins.
Creasing on right side.

$ 275.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9313

Des Muscles - Table I

Repaired hole under left arm. Lower
margin has been added. Stains on upper
and left margins. Repair in right margin.

$ 275.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9314


Des Muscles - Table II

Creasing on right side. Water stains on upper and left margin edges.

$ 350.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9315


Du Ventre Inferieur - Tab III

Right margin has been widened. Creasing.
Repaired cuts in image.

$ 325.00

Order Nr.SURGERY 9317


des Instruments de Chirugie

Print has scattered spotting, creasing in lower margin and fraying on upper margin.
Overall age toning.

25 x 16.5 cm ( 9.8 x 6.4 ")

$ 300.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9322


Du Ventre Inferieur - Tab I

Left margin has been widened. Creasing.
Repaired hole between two upper figures.

$ 325.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9318

Du Ventre Inferieur

Left and right margins have been widened. Creasing.
This areas in lower margin.

$ 325.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9319


Des Os & autres Parties

Left margin has been widend. Missing area
in lower left corner replaced.

$ 305.00

Order Nr. SURGERY9320


 

Copper engravings by Juan Valverde de Hamusco (Giovanni Valverde de Amusco) from "La anatomia del corpo Umano", the Italian edition published in Venice in 1580 by Giunta.

Juan Valverde de Hamusco (also Amusco) (c.1525-c.1588) was a a Spanish anatomist. who spent a number of years in Italy. Some plates are derived from those of Vesalius, with improvements in the anatomical details.

Each image has very small numbers or letters on the various anatomical parts. Most correspond to the numbered or lettered description (in Italian) on the reverse side. In some cases the description on the reverse side refers to another image.

Page size: 26.3 x 18 cm ( 10.3 x 7 ")

The paper of all the prints is in good condition. Some prints have some scattered spotting and a few show light imprint from the previous page or the reverse side print is partially visible. Special faults are mentioned below. Prints have margins as shown in the first image below.

Title Page (Portrait of Giovanni Valverde)
On the reverse side is text (in Italian) about this work from Valverde.

Some scattered spotting in margins.in margins.

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9332


Tauola VII del Lib. I.

$ 280.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9443


Tauola I del Lib. II

Some light scattered spots.

Order Nr. MEDICINE9448SOLD


Tauola II del Lib. II

Print has creasing in lower right corner.

$ 240.00

Order Nr., MEDICINE9449


Tauola III del Lib. II

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9450


Tauola IIII del Lib. II

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9451


Tauola V del Lib. II

$ 270.00

Order nr. MEDICINE9452


Tauola VI del Lib. II

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9453


Tauola VII del Lib. II

$ 270.00

Order nr. MEDICINE9454


Tauola VIII del Lib II

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9455


Tauola IX del. Lib. II

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9456


Tauola X del Lib. II

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9457


Tauola XI del Lib. II

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9458


 

Tauola XII del Lib. II

Light creasing in lower image.

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9459


Tauola XIII del Lib. II

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9460


Tauola XV del Lib. II

$ 180.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9462


Tauola XVI del Lib. II

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9463


Figura I

No left margin. Narrow bottom margin.

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9464


Figura II
Noticeable spotting.

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9465


Figura III
No right margin.

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9466


Figura IIII
Right margin is narrow.

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9467


Tauola I del Lib. III
Noticeable spotting.

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9468


Tauola II del Lib. III

Order Nr. MEDICINE9469 SOLD


Tauola III del Lib. III

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9470


 

Tauola IIII del Lib. III

$ 240.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9471


Tauola V del Lib. III

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9472


Tauola VI de Lib. III

Spot in upper left on title.

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9473


Tauola delle Fig. del Lib. IIII

Order Nr. MEDICINE9474 SOLD


Tauola I del Lib. VI

Noticeable spotting in upper image.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9478


Tauola IIII del Lib. VI

Noticeable spotting in upper image.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9479


Tauola V del Lib. VI

Noticeable spotting.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9480


Tauola IIII del Lib. VI

Noticeable spotting.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9481


Tauola II del Lib. VII

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9484


Tauola VI del Lib. I

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9486


Tauola I. del Lib. I

The waveiness noticeable in the above image is from scanning and is very minimal.

$ 270.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9487


Tauola III. del Lib. I

The waveiness noticeable in the above image is from scanning and is very minimal.

$ 320.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9489


Tauola IIII del Lib. I

$ 220.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE9490

 


 

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