1817 Italian medical pamphlet, Monterossi 'Variety of folds in colon’

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Interesting historical medical pamphlet that includes a large engraving of different colon folds.

                    Sulla Varieta
Delle Piegature dell Intestino Colon
           Dal Dottore Pietro Monterossi
Nella Pubblica Scuola Anatomica Dello Spedal Civico
                    Di Verona


                 On the Variety
Of the Folds of the Colon Intestine
   From Doctor Pietro Monterossi
in the Public Anatomical School of the Civic Hospital
                   Of Verona
     The 28th of November 1817


Some Italian text written on inside front cover, has 1757 date (?).

Great illustrated fold-out engraving at back of pamphlet, with 15 different images of colons. Measures 44 x 33 cm.

Soft cover. Front cover has numbered label. Covers have decorative stripe of paper glued to them

Page dimensions bit variable, some larger. Toning on some outer edges of pages. Slight tear where engraving attached to pamphlet.

23 pages + covers & fold-out

~21 x 14.5 cm (inner pages)


 II sig. Dott. Pietro Monterossi di Verona, morto recentemente, ha pubblicato una Memoria sulla varietà delle piegature dell' intestino colon la quale contiene molle interessanti osservazioni. E inserita ne' Nuovi Commentar di medicina e chirurgia 

Dr. Pietro Monterossi of Verona, who died recently, has published a Memory on the variety of folds in the colon intestine which contains interesting observations springs. It is included in the New Commentary of medicine and surgery.

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