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Pernkopf: Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy Vol 1 Head and Neck 1
W B Saunders, 1963. Condition: Good. There are minor marks to the spine and cover (please see photos). The inside of the book is in very good condition. The book is in reasonable condition for its age, with many colour illustrations and diagrams. The previous owner's initials are on the inside front cover. 356pp About this Item: WB SAUNDERS 1963. HARD COVER GREEN. Condition: Good. Eduard Pernkopf Atlas Of Topographical And Applied Human Anatomy Vol I. Head and Neck, 1963, 356 pgs. 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 helps her "figure out which of the many small nerves that course through our body are potentially causing the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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