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Charles Nicholas Jenty
LEATHER Set;ANATOMY!Anatomical Struc(FIRST EDITION 1757!)Jenty Gray Medical RARE
London: James Rivington & James Fletcher, 1757. All works by Jenty are scarce. Here is the First Edition of his Anatomico-Physiological Lectures, printed in 1757. Printed one year after his 'Anatomical Demonstration Of The Human Structure', with the advertisement for that work on the verso of the title page. Complete in 3 volumes. The original bindings. Heavy abrasion. Hinges attached but cracked and starting. Original labels all present. Printed on quality rag paper. A rare work. A COURSE OF ANATOMICO-PHYSIOLOGICAL LECTURES ON THE HUMAN STRUCTURE! Complete in 3 volumes. Printed in 1757. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. By Nicholas Jenty, the famous author of: An essay on the Demonstration of the Human Structure, Half as Large as Nature, in Four Tables, from the Pictures Painted after Dissections, for that Purpose. (That book is impossible to find, was a massive undertaking to produce, and the plates sell individually at $5000. The most recent auction record for a single plate is $4750 + 15% = $5462.50, they're scarce and they don't come up for auction, which increases the value of this work by association.) This Anatomico-Physiological Lectures was printed the following year, and it includes an advertisement on the rear of the title page for the prior work, referencing the four tables done in mezzotints. This work printed the following year has significance on it's own, as well as value by association with the significant mezzotints in the previous work. All works by Jenty are scarce. The print count was low and it is unlikely that these works will be available. Provenance: … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ari Rare Books (merchants-rare-books) [Moab, Utah, United States]
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