Picture of a man lying on an operating table. A doctor is sawing into his chest and standing on a ladder. A nurse and another attendant are also present. Pen sketch by by Rogerio Ribeiro. Zincograph by Marques Abreu.
Bookplate: A crowned serpent, curled around a caduceus, decorates the elaborate facade of a "gingerbread" house. Patients ring the respective bells of Dr. Oskar Lerperger, an ophthalmologist, and Dr. Anna Lerperger, a pediatrician.