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A System of Anatomy for the Use of Students of Medicine [vol. 1]
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson and Son, 1817. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Vol. one only: xii, 409, [1] p., 1 leaf of a plate; 22 cm. Modern bonded leather with six spine compartments between gilt rules. Black labels in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "System of Anatomy" and in fourth compartment with volume number, author, and date. Printed by William Fry. Former owners' names on the title page and Preface indicating that it belonged to James Rush Anderson and other doctors in the Anderson family. Caspar Wistar (1761-1818) taught anatomy, midwifery, and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania from 1789 to his death in 1818. He published A System of Anatomy in two volumes in 1811 and 1814. He served as president of both the American Philosophical Society and the Society for the Abolition of Slavery. In Very Good Condition: modern binding and free endpapers; foxing and browning, occasionally heavy; a few marginal pencilled notations.
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