Tabulae Anatomicae.

Edition Medicina Rara, Circa 1980. Facsimile reprint taken from the plates of the 1714 G. M. Lancisi first edition. One of 2300 copies bound in half leather. half maroon leather, black cloth boards, gilt. Fine in fine publisher's slipcase. Item #210257

From the introduction: "The anatomical copper-plates of the Italian doctor and anatomist Bartholomaeus Eustachius, though unpublished 150 years after their creation and forgotten by contemporary and succeeding generations alike, have been recognized since their sensational rediscovery and first publication by Lancisi in 1714 as a document of the greatest importance in the history of medicine. Eustachius subsequently achieved the reputation denied him during his lifetime as one of the significant founders of modern scientific anatomy - on a level with his famous predecessor Vesalius, upon whose pioneering work Eustachius elaborated in many details.

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