Albucasis On Surgery and Instruments : a Definitive Edition of the Arabic Text with English Commentary

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Thick Quarto (over size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. DJ has light chipping at edges and a closed tear at bottom front cover. Edges of texblock slightly soiled. Book slughtly musty. xv, 850 w/illus. and indices on nakes, citations, subjects, and Greek and Latin terms. A scholarly edition of this late 10th century c.e. Arabic text by the surgeon Abu l-Qasim Khalaf ibn Abbas Al-Zahrawiof Spain, the first comprehensive and rational text on the subject. Uncommon. Very good / good. Item #20195

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