Francesco Peccetti. Cheirurgia Francisci Peccettii Coelestini Cortonensis Physici, et Cheirurgi, in Qua Omnia, Tam ad Huius artis Theoriam, quam Praxim spectanti traduntur, & diligentissime explicantur in quatuor Libros digesta. Quorum in Primo Agitur de Tumoribus omnibus praeter naturam, Tuberculis, & Excrescentiis humano corpori evenientibus. In Secundo de Vulneribus Generatim et Particulatim incipiendo à capite, & ordinatim usque ad pedes descendendo, & tam à Sclopetto factis, quam à quolibet alio Instrumento, sive venenato, sive non venenato. In Tertio eadem ratione, & ordine de Ulceribus. In Quarto Peragitur in Genere, et Singulatim de Fracturis. de Luxationibus, & demum de Mittendo sanguine; & qualibet in materia pr˜ utraque parte pulcherrimae dubitationes proponuntur, & optime soluuntur. Marginales Indices Item Huic Novo Operi Ubique Sunt Adiecti, & praeter hos sunt aly duo, Capitum alter singulorum Librorum, & alphabeticus rerum notabilium alter. Florence: Donatum & Bernardinum Iunctas, & Socios., 1616. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. First Edition. Folio. in 6s. [4], A-2E6, 2F5 [lacks 2F6], 2G-3E6, 3F2, A8, B2. [8], 346,[Lacks pages 347-8] 349-616, [19]p. Full contemporary vellum, worn, spine banded with title in manuscript. Double column format, text in Latin. Browning, foxing, occasional dampstain. Margin notes, in old hand. Printer's device on t.p. and colophon, many head and tail pieces and initial letters. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: This seems to be Peccetti's only work which went through several seventeenth century editions. Nothing seems to be known of him save for this volume. He is also called by one on-line source Francesco Peccetti Celestino and said to be Florentine. This work has a historical excursus that should be more closely examined.     NLM/Krivatsy 8727.  Wellcome I, 4882. BL 17th (Ital.) II,665. Piantanida 2000 (note).Gurlt, 3:590.

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