Engraved titlepage, 290 x 165mm. 11½ x 6½". Chip to lower right corner, affecting image.
Vignettes include a surgical demonstration to student sin a theatre, a skeleton, a courtroom scene and various allegorical figures representing scientific knowledge; also a room full scientific vessels and tools for practical experiments. A very interesting and decorative titlepage to the book by Gregorius Horst the Elder (1578 - 1636), called the German Aesculapius, professor of medicine at various German universities.
British Library: 001738717.
[Ref: 13141] £120.00