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Andreas Vesalius
Easton Press DE HUMANI CORPORIS FABRICA Andreas Vesalius Limited Edition Sealed
Easton Press, 1543. Each volume is VERY FINE GUARANTEED. Sealed. As New. The condition is of the highest quality. A wonderful bright clean copy, free of any markings, writings, or stamps. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed. Unread. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Photos of actual book. De Humani Corporis Fabrica was a major advance in the history of anatomy over the long-dominant work of Galen, and presented itself as such.Limited to only 400 hand-numbered copies. Sealed. As new. The original 1543 First Edition is now valued at over $300,000 but you will have the opportunity to acquire the Easton Press leather bound edition (2013) for only a fraction of this price. De Humani Corporis Fabrica ("On the Fabric of the Human Body") by Easton Press is a magnificent re-creation of Andreas Vesalius's brilliantly illustrated textbook of human anatomy from 1543. The father of modern human anatomy, Vesalius created the first great printed volume on the workings of the human body, with illustrations far superior to any produced previously. So important was this work that it resulted in Vesalius's fame and appointment as physician to the Holy Roman Emperor. This edition is limited to only 400 hand-numbered copies and includes the following features: All the original illustrations from the groundbreaking 1543 edition. A guide in English to this landmark work. Two-color stamping. A fabric covered slipcase for storage and display. Hand-numbered and limited to only 400 copies worldwide Luxuriously bound in full genuine leather Oversized 10.5″ x 15.5″ Sealed in the origi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: veryfinebooks [Newburyport, Massachusetts, US]
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