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THOMAEUS, Nicholas Leonicus (Niccolò Leonico Tomeo)

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Opuscula nuper in lucem aedita quorum nomina proxima habentur pagella.

Venice: Bernardinus Vitalis, 1525.

Thomaeus's commentary on Aristotle's Mechanica includes an explanation of the action of a dental forceps illustrated with two small woodcut illustrations on page XXXXI. This was the first printed dental illustration. The work also include's commentaries on Aristotle's De motu animalium and De animalium incessu.

Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

Thomaeus's first image of dental forceps

Subjects: BIOLOGY, DENTISTRY, DENTISTRY › Dental Instruments & Apparatus