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Book Description
The work is a comprehensive English translation of "On Surgery and Instruments", the 30th and final book of Albucasis' (Abū al-Qāsim Khalaf ibn al-'Abbās al-Zahrāwī) monumental medical encyclopedia "Kitab al-Tasrif", originally written in circa 1000 C.E. As the title suggests this was a pioneering text in the history of surgery and medical instruments. This edition contains scholarly notes and commentary throughout, and reproduces the Arabic text and illustrated figures of the original work throughout.
Author English translation and commentary by MS Spink and GL Lewis
Date 1973
Binding hardback with dustjacket
Publisher Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine
Condition top edge of the rear panel of the dustjacket shows a minor tear with a small portion rolled over -otherwise the book is in unread and as new condition
Pages 850 pages

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