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Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried
Academicarum Annotationum. Liber Primus. Continet anatomica, physiologica, zoographica, phytographica; Liber Secundus Continet anatomica, physiologica, pathologica; Liber Tertius, Continet anatomica, physiologica, pathologica, zoographica; Liber Quartus Continet anatomica, physiologica, pathologica
Verbeek, 1754. 28 EXQUISITE COPPER PLATES OF ANATOMIC DETAILS BY DUTCH PHYSICIAN BERNHARD SIEGFRIED ALBINUS, ENGRAVED BY CONTEMPORARY ARTIST, JAN WANDELAAR IN 1754. 10 inches tall hardcover, 1/2 leather binding, brown speckled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands, gilt title to spine, containing 4 books. 2 leaves, Book I, 96, 99-104 pp, 1 leaf, 7 plates; Book II, 114 pp, 7 plates; 1Book III, 120 pp, 7 plates; Book IV, 118 pp, 7 plates, colophon. Covers heavily worn, spine edges cracked, hinges holding, binding tight, pages age-toned, light foxing to first and last pages, plates crisp and clean, very good minus. BERNHARD SIEGFRIED ALBINUS (1697 - 1770) was born at Frankfurt on the Oder where his father, Bernhard Albinus was professor of the practice of medicine. In 1702 the latter was transferred to the chair of medicine at Leiden University, and it was there that Bernhard Siegfried began his studies in 1709, at the age of 12, having for his teachers such men as Boerhaave and Nikolaus Bidloo. Having finished his studies at Leiden, he went to Paris in 1718, where he devoted himself especially to anatomy and botany. After a year's absence he was, on the recommendation of Boerhaave, recalled in 1719 to Leiden to be a lecturer on anatomy and surgery. Two years later, Albinus became rector of the medical school. In 1745 Albinus was appointed professor of the practice of medicine. Albinus was the pioneer of a new epoch in human anatonny, an epoch during which all investigations, and especially those pertaining to osteology and myology, were carried out with the most perfe … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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