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Pernkopf, Eduard
Atlas Of Topographical And Applied Human Anatomy Vols 1 & 2 1963/1964
, 1963/1964 Published by WB SAUNDERS Binding: HARD COVER GREEN Size: 9 X 11.5 Overall Condition is: GOOD+ Eduard Pernkopf Atlas Of Topographical And Applied Human Anatomy Vols 1 & 2. Vol I. Head and Neck, 1963, 356 pgs. Vol. II. Thorax, Abdomen and Extremities, 1964, 421 pages. General shelf wear, rubbed extremities. Vol. I is a dedication book which was rebound with Gift to the Robert B. Green Hospital from the Alamo Medical Foundation May 11, 1964 Dr. John P. Heaney, Chairman, on front cover. Vol. 2 has a little more edge wear, faded extremities, previous owners name on inner front board. Later editions state Prefaces and introductions in the book describe pictorially impressive drawings... and outstanding pieces of art . Dr Jonathan Ives, a bioethicist from the University of Bristol, agrees the atlas is amazingly detailed Pernkopf Topographic Anatomy of Man, is widely considered to be the best example of anatomical drawings in the world. It is richer in detail and more vivid in colour than any other. Skin, muscle, tendons, nerves, organs and bone are revealed in graphic detail. It's not for the faint-hearted. Pernkopf worked 18-hour days dissecting corpses, while a team of artists created images for his book. Dr Sabine Hildebrandt, from Harvard Medical School, says at least half of the 800 images in the atlas came from NAZI political prisoners. They included gay men and lesbians, gypsies, political dissidents and Jews. Dr Mackinnon says nothing else even begins to compare to the book's accuracy and detail, and it is particularly useful for complex surgeries because it he … [Click Below for Full Description]
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