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The only English translation of Antoine Chaumette’s 16th century text “Enchiridon Chirurgicum”, a beautiful vellum-bound folio manuscript written in 1715

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Title

The only English translation of Antoine Chaumette’s 16th century text “Enchiridon Chirurgicum”, a beautiful vellum-bound folio manuscript written in 1715

Subject

Fractures
Medicine--Sixteenth century
Sexually transmitted diseases
Surgery
Tumors
Ulcers
Wounds and injuries

Description

Chaumette, Antoine. In a neat manuscript hand entitled "A Chyrugicall Pocket-Book Describing A Compendious Method of Curing External Diseases as well in Generall as Particular. With an additional Method of Curing the Venereal Disease. By the Authour, Antonius Chalmeteus, an Italian, and reckoned a diligent Chyrurgeon Among the Ancients.

Manuscript, 1715. Folio Contemporary full vellum, good clean condition. Pagination pp. [4], 364, lacking one leaf of the preface, page 95/6, there also appears to be a blank leaf or divisional title missing at 171/2 but with no loss of text.

Creator

Chaumette, Antoine, active 1560

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Date

1715

Language

English

Type

Manuscripts

Identifier

chaumette_ms

Spatial Coverage

Western Europe

Temporal Coverage

Sixteenth century

Provenance

Dean Byass Books

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Chaumette, Antoine, active 1560, “The only English translation of Antoine Chaumette’s 16th century text “Enchiridon Chirurgicum”, a beautiful vellum-bound folio manuscript written in 1715,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed June 15, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8154.