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Lorenz Heister
Compendium Anatomicum: Totam Rem Anatomicam Brevissime Complectens: Editio Tertia Prioribus Longe Auctior Atque Emendatior
Sumtibus Georg. Christoph. Weberi Bibliop, Norimbergae, 1727. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Book - in worn, early leather binding with gilt lettering and 5 raised bands with marbled endpapers and the bookplate of a previous owner 'Dr L. Secheyron - Hopitaux Des Toulouse' [the bookplate features his own book 'Traite d'Hysterectomie' published 1888] Although the boards are worn the text block is generally remarkably clean and bright, though suffering from insect damage to extreme gutter edges of some leaves fortunately not effecting the text at any point, specifically the lower edge pages 19-63, bottom corner of pages 133-166,and the most noticeably the top edge of pages 269-305 SEE SCAN, leaves 327/8 and 329/30 appear to have been reattached to the book at some time in the past, with resultant damage to edges and slight loss of legibility to text at gutter, otherwise save for some light browning and occasional light marking the text is clean, bright and tightly bound making this a scarce, complete [including frontis Portrait, Title Page, Dedication leaf andall 8 fold out anatomical plates] early edition of this classic work by one of the first modern surgeons. Size: 8 inches tall by 4.75 inches. [2], xxvi, 352 and & 32 page index to the rear, 8 fold-out plates.. Text is in Latin. With an illustrated frontispiece portrait & 8 fold out plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Medicine & Health; Latin Language; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8993..
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