66 2602 Ophthalmology Nuck A
66/2602 [Ophthalmology]. Nuck, A. De ductu salivali novo, saliva, ductibus oculorum aquosis, et humore oculi aqueo. Leyden, P. vander Aa, 1685, 1st ed., (10),175,(16)p., etched/ engr. title-p. by D. SCHOONEBEEK (dated 1686), 3 fold. engr. plates, contemp. blindst. vellum, 12mo.

- Lacks first free endpaper; pastedowns w. sm. tears; upper pastedown w. 3 owner's entries (one crossed out w. pen and ink, one stamped) and one on lower pastedown (stamped); first 4 lvs. w. library blindstamp; hinges weak; browned and sl. foxed; blank margins of a few lvs. sl. dam. Cover dustsoiled; sm. shelf ticket on backstrip. = "Nuck was particularly interested in the anatomy of the lymphatic system; he devised new techniques for injecting preservative material into even the finest lymphatic vessels. Of special importance to ophthalmology are his investigations of the lacrimal glands and ducts" (Source Book of Ophthalmology p. 244); Bibl. Walleriana 6919; Wellcome IV, p.250; Hirsch-H. IV, p.388f; Garrison/ Morton 1101; Lindeboom p.144. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.

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