- Lower hinge weak; a few lvs. w. sm. wormhole; a few lvs. frayed in lower margin/ part, affecting the text.
= Lindeboom p.1295; Hirsch IV, p.193. Rare posthumously published work by Job van Meek'ren (or Meekren), a skillfull Amsterdam surgeon and pupil of Nicolaas Tulp. The work is a collection of anecdotes of various patients and their afflictions and the treatment offered by Van Meekren, but also stories about various birth defects, bordering on the sensational. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIV.