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Auction archive: Lot number 263

Eye surgery.- Bartisch (Georg.) Opthalmoduleia [Greek type]. Das ist, Augendienst., first edition, Dresden, Matthes Stöckel, 1583.

Estimate
£15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$19,229 - US$25,638
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 263

Eye surgery.- Bartisch (Georg.) Opthalmoduleia [Greek type]. Das ist, Augendienst., first edition, Dresden, Matthes Stöckel, 1583.

Estimate
£15,000 - £20,000
ca. US$19,229 - US$25,638
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Eye surgery.- Bartisch (Georg) Opthalmoduleia [Greek type]. Das ist, Augendienst., first edition, collation: A-D⁶ E⁴ A-Z⁶ a-x⁶ y⁸ z⁴ Aa⁶, Gothic letter, title in red and black, woodcut coat-of-arms, portrait and 88 woodcut illustrations, 2 with overlays, colophon to final leaf, previous owner's ink and pencil inscriptions to the front endpapers, 2 old faint library stamps to title, occasional pencil markings to blank margins, short tear to foot a2, occasional browning and spotting, contemporary vellum, later doeskin ties, small ink stain to upper cover, a little rubbed, housed in a modern drop-back box, [VD16 B558; G&M 5817; Hirschberg II pp.323-342], 308 x 190 mm, folio, Dresden, Matthes Stöckel, 1583. ⁂ Bartisch was court oculist to the Elector of Dresden and the founder of modern opthalmology. He was developed many instruments and was renowned for his cataract operations. This is the first modern work on eye surgery, and one of the most remarkable illustrated book in early medical literature. Provenance. Purchase note of Andreas Latumarr, dated 1585, to front pastedown. Ownership note of Lundsgaard, Copenhagen, dated 1921 to front pastedown.

Auction archive: Lot number 263
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
info@forumauctions.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Eye surgery.- Bartisch (Georg) Opthalmoduleia [Greek type]. Das ist, Augendienst., first edition, collation: A-D⁶ E⁴ A-Z⁶ a-x⁶ y⁸ z⁴ Aa⁶, Gothic letter, title in red and black, woodcut coat-of-arms, portrait and 88 woodcut illustrations, 2 with overlays, colophon to final leaf, previous owner's ink and pencil inscriptions to the front endpapers, 2 old faint library stamps to title, occasional pencil markings to blank margins, short tear to foot a2, occasional browning and spotting, contemporary vellum, later doeskin ties, small ink stain to upper cover, a little rubbed, housed in a modern drop-back box, [VD16 B558; G&M 5817; Hirschberg II pp.323-342], 308 x 190 mm, folio, Dresden, Matthes Stöckel, 1583. ⁂ Bartisch was court oculist to the Elector of Dresden and the founder of modern opthalmology. He was developed many instruments and was renowned for his cataract operations. This is the first modern work on eye surgery, and one of the most remarkable illustrated book in early medical literature. Provenance. Purchase note of Andreas Latumarr, dated 1585, to front pastedown. Ownership note of Lundsgaard, Copenhagen, dated 1921 to front pastedown.

Auction archive: Lot number 263
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
info@forumauctions.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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