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1 ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770). Academicarum Annotationum….
Leidae: J. & H. Verbeek, 1754-1758. 1754 
Four (of 8) parts in two volumes. 4to. 104, [2], 114, [2 blank]; 120, 118, [2] pp. 28 folding plates (7 at (or near) rear of each section), index; some crinkling, light browning esp. at edges, ink stain on title of part one. 20th century textured brown gilt-stamped cloth; extremities rubbed, rear library pockets removed. Bookplates of Columbia University and small aqua rubber ink stamps [“dupl.”] on titles with ink signature of H.D. Kalmus [etc.] on side edge margin of titles. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Parts one through four, of the eventual eight published between 1754-1768. With the full complement of plates associated with the first four parts, each executed by Jan Wandelaer. These works includes Albinus’s anatomic-physiologic studies on humans, including the teeth, and even animals. Interestingly, Albinus denied the concept of a “nerve liquid” (supported by both Boerhaave and Haller), not believing that nerves played a primary role in muscular contraction, he stated that the “movement principle” resided in the muscle fiber itself. He also denied that the body consisted entirely of vessels, and sought to find the body’s primal substance in its membranes. These views brought Albinus into dispute with Haller. Nevertheless, Albinus experimented with membranes before Haller did and “it seems plausible that Albinus even simulated Haller’s efforts in this direction” - Punt, Bernhard Siegfried Albinus…, p. 94 and pp. 90-93. REFERENCES: Blake, NLM, p. 9; Choulant-Frank, p. 283; Cushing A102; Heirs of Hippocrates 838 [7 parts of 8]; Waller 336 (parts 1-3 only); Wellcome II, p. 26. First Edition. 
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2 ALBINUS, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770). Historia Musculorum Hominis.
Leidae Batavorum: Apud Theodorum Haak & Henricum Mulhovium, 1734. 1734 
[Head of title:] Bernardi Siegfried Albini, Anatomes & Chirurgiae in Academia Batava, Quae Leidae est Professoris. 4to. 696 pp. Printer’s device on title, initials, head and tailpieces, 4 copperplate engraved plates by Jan Wandelaar are numbered as pages (pp. 631, 635, 639, 643) as part of the collation, each plate shows an outline drawing of a life-size hand with detailed labels (letters/numbers) for the anatomical parts, each of the four plates respectively represent the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones of the hand; Missing the 4 fine engraved plates of the hand, occasional light foxing, browning esp. at deckled edges. Later quarter gilt-stamped maroon cloth over original marbled boards; board edges frayed, hinges reinforced with white tape, library envelope mounted on rear pastedown, book description mounted on front pastedown. Bookplates of George Sumner Huntington and Columbia University. Very good. First edition. “The aspect of suffering and pain is totally absent from Albinus’s Historia musculorum hominis, published in 1 734, almost 50 years after Bidloo first published his anatomical atlas. Together with his work on the human bones, Albinus’s atlas has been seen as one of ‘the most influential atlases of the idealized sort? The ‘repulsive? image of anatomical reality, which was so striking in Bidloo’s atlas, is completely absent in Albinus’s work. His skeletons and musclemen are clean and attractive representations of perfectly proportioned bodies. … I argue that even though the skeletons and muscle manikins do not carry traditional vanitas motives, they still have a moral message, which is closely connected to Albinus’s particular notion of perfection.” p. 136. – Ole Peter Grell, Dr. Andrew Cunningham, Medicine and Religion in Enlightenment Europe, (2007), page 136. “The descriptions are most faithful and the plates wonderfully accurate. Haller declared this work to be ‘the best ever executed in anatomy? (Pettigrew, 1840, p. 1).” The plates (as issued) are not signed, but Wandelaar is named in the prefatory section just prior to the plates. “Albinus, a native of Frankfurt, was no doubt the finest descriptive anatomist of his day, and his works were especially endowed by the artistic copper engravings by the renowned Jan Wandelaar … pupil of ….. and Boerhaave …. In this present work on the muscles of the human body, the happy conjunction of Albinus and Wandelaar is seen in the lengthy detailed text of the anatomist and the…engravings of the artist.” –Heirs of Hippocrates 829. Provenance: George Sumner Huntington (1861-1927) was a medical doctor and scholar of comparative anatomy. He graduated from Columbia College in 1884 and was professor of anatomy at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons for over 35 years. REFERENCES: Boyes, On the Shoulders of Giants, pp. 10-11; Choulant-Frank, History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration, (1920), p. 280; Cushing A106; Ole Peter Grell, ?Dr. Andrew Cunningham, Medicine and Religion in Enlightenment Europe, (2007), page 136; Heirs of Hippocrates 829; Norman 28; Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, 1840, Medical portrait gallery: biographical memoirs of the most celebrated physicians, surgeons, etc., p. 1; Roberts & Tomlinson, Fabric of the Body, p. 328; Welcome vol. II, p. 26. See: Garrison and Morton 399. Not in Osler. First Edition. 
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3 BARCLAY, Alfred E. The Digestive Tract. A Radiological Study of its Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1936. 1936 Signed
Second edition. 8vo. xxxvi, 427 pp. 296 illus., bibliog., index. Original maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; clumsy tape repairs to endsheets. Ink stamp of Alfred Miller, INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH OF BARCLAY tipped onto leaf following title-page. Good. Second edition. Included with this volume is a copy of Barclay’s pamphlet Radiology Empiricism or Science? (Oxford: Blackwell, 1943, 15 pp.), a typed note signed from Kenneth Allen (Office of the Chief Surgeon, U.S. Army, European Theater of Operations, 1943) which accompanied the pamphlet, a lab photograph (with U.S. Army examiner stamp), the a.n.s. from Barclay to Major Miller which was sent with this photograph, and four small photographs (three of Barclay, one of two unidentified men). 
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4 BELLONI, Luigi. Divagazioni Sopra una Madonna della Misericordia e l’Iconografia Ostetrica Medioevale.
Milano: via Gran Sasso, 1951. 1951 
Series: Estratto dalla Rivista ‘Castalia’, no. 2. 241 x 170 mm. 8vo. 6 pp. 3 figs. Printed wrappers; extremities a bit browned, ink label in upper corner. Good. 
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5 BELLONI, Luigi. Gli schemi anatomici trecenteschi (serie dei cinque sistemi e occhio) del codice Trivulziano 836.
Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1950. 1950 
Series: Estratto dalla ‘Rivista di Storia delle Scienze Mediche e Naturali’, vol. XLI, no. 2. 240 x 163 mm. 8vo. 19 pp. 7 figs. Printed wrappers; extremities browned, ink label in upper corner. Good. 
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6 BELLONI, Luigi. Il Dicefalo Bipode Tetrabrachio Nato a Russi nel 1599 (dal Cod. Ambrosiano R 104 sup.). Nota di Luigi Belloni.
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1950. 1950 
Series: Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere, Estratto dai ‘Rendiconti,’ Classe di Scienze vol. LXXXIII. 242 x 170 mm. 8vo. 12 pp. 2 plates; extremities browned, plate extremities yellowed. Printed wrappers; extremities a bit browned, ink label in upper corner. Very good. 
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Anatomie generale, appliquee a la physiologie et a la medecine., BICHAT, Francois Xavier (1771-1802).
7 BICHAT, Francois Xavier (1771-1802). Anatomie generale, appliquee a la physiologie et a la medecine.
Paris: Brosson & Gabon, 1812. 1812 
Four volumes. 8vo. cxii, 244; [4], (245)-636; xxviii, 414; [4], (415)-828 pp. Two folding charts. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine panels and titles; light insect damage to spine of Vol. 4. Very good. Second edition. ?Bichat revolutionized descriptive anatomy. Where Morgagni and other shad conceived of whole organs being diseased, Bichat showed how individual tissues could be separately affected. He covered tissue pathology, system by system in the Anatomie generale, showing that tissues from different organs are similar and subject to the same diseases, and identifying 21 different types of tissues. This was done essentially without a microscope, but marks the beginning of modern histology.? [Garrison & Morton]. Cushing B371; Garrison & Morton 403 (1st ed.); Heirs of Hippocrates 1257, 1258 (1st eds.); Osler 1301; Waller 1027; Wellcome II, p. 164. First Edition. 
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8 BROWNE, John (1642-1702). Myographia Nova: or, A Graphical Description of all the Muscles in the Humane Body, as They Arise in Dissection….
(Weiler im Allgäu, Germany: Druckerei Holzer for Editions Medicina Rara), [c. 1971]. 1971 
Facsimile reprint of 1697 edition (London: Thomas Milbourn). 4to. [80], 109, [1] pp. Frontispiece, plates. Quarter gilt-stamped red morocco over French green marbled paper-backed boards, cream paper-backed board slipcase with library spine title; slipcase extremities rubbed. Small ink holograph “147” at p. [3]. Prospectus (Folio, Medicina Rara, Vol. 1, No. 1, 4 pp.) laid-in. Very good. LIMITED EDITION of 2,500 (2,800 total) copies. Browne “was a British anatomist, surgeon and author. He published the first description of cirrhosis of the liver in 1685 and the first description of necrotising pancreatitis in 1684. He was also known for publishing the work of others under his name” (Wikipedia). 
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9 BROWNE, Thomas. Religio Medici and Other Essays.
London: Chapman & Hall, [c. 1911]. 
Series: Books of the Verulam Club. 8vo. 231 pp. Gilt-stamped paper-backed boards; extremities lightly rubbed, rear cover a bit scuffed. Bookplate. Very good. Brownes Religio Medici is the most famous work of English literature written by a physician. Browne did not intend to have it published, but manuscripts of the work circulated privately. See Garrison and Morton 6612.90 [1642 ed.]. 
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10 CHOULANT, Ludwig (1827-1900) History and bibliography of anatomic illustration in its relation to anatomic science and the graphic arts. Translated and edited with notes and a biography by Mortimer Frank, with a biographical sketch of the translator and two additional sections by Fielding H. Garrison & Edward C. Streeter
Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1920 hardcover . 
Chicago:: University of Chicago Press. 1920. hardcover. .. First edition in English. 8vo. xxviii, 435 pp. Numerous plates, index. Original ribbed green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; front hinge broken. Embossed stamp of Luis V. Amador, ownership signature on front endpaper, exlib marks on spine. As is. . Garrison & Morton 440. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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11 CORNER, George W. Anatomy.
New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1930. 1930 
Series: Clio Medica III. Small 8vo. xvii, 82 pp. Frontis., bibliog., index. Original red grained cloth, black-stamped cover and spine titles; extremities lightly rubbed. Exlib ink stamps. Very good. Garrison & Morton 457. 
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12 DOUGLAS, James (1675-1742). Myographiae Comparatae Specimen: or, a Comparative Description of All the Muscles in a Man, and in a Quadruped. Shewing Their Discoverer, Origin, Progress, Insertion, Use and Difference. To Which is Added an Account of the Muscles Peculiar to a Woman...
London & Edinburgh: Printed by A. Donaldson and J. Reid for Alexander Donaldson, 1763. 1763 
EARLY EDITION, revised. Sm. 4to. xxxii, 240 pp. First & last few leaves with minor marginal worming. Rebacked preserving original calf boards; extremities with minor nicks. Early ink ownership signature of William Benser[?] [or Penrose], 1771. Very good. RARE. Detailed study of the muscles by the celebrated anatomist James Douglas. He famously described the peritoneum in detail and was mentioned in Alexander Pope’s great satirical poem The Dunciad. Douglas was a close friend of John Hunter and the brother of the lithotomist John Douglas. NLM (18th C.), p. 125. See: Garrison, History of Medicine, p. 332; Garrison and Morton 1217 (not this item); Munk’s Roll, vol. II, 77-79. 
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13 EDWARDES, David. Introduction to Anatomy 1532: a facsimile reproduction with English translation and an introductory essay on anatomical studies in Tudor England by C. D. O’Malley and K. F. Russell.
London: Oxford University Press, 1961. 1961 
220 x 142 mm. 8vo. 64 pp. Red cloth, dust jacket. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
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14 EVERS, P. [3 works bound together] The student’s compendium of comparative anatomy. [and:] DAVIES, John. (1796-1872). Selections in pathology and surgery; or, an exposition of the nature and treatment of local disease; exhibiting new pathological views, and pointing out an important practical improvement. [and:] CHRISTISON, Robert (1797-1882). On granular degeneration of the kidneys, and its connection with dropsy, inflammations, and other diseases.
Philadelphia: A. Waldie, 1839. 1839 
Series: Dunglison’s American medical library. 8vo. 112, [2 blank], 119, [1], viii, 146 pp. First title- and dedication pages heavily foxed, occasional light foxing elsewhere. Contemporary half calf over brown cloth boards, gilt-stamped black leather spine labels; extremities lightly rubbed. Signature of Wilbur K. Smith, rubber stamp of A. M. Wortman, M.D., Baltimore. Very good. ?Davies studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, was surgeon to the General Infirmary at Hertford and editor of the London medical and surgical journal. The first part of this work is devoted to a series of articles on inflammation that the author had published in the Medical repository and London medical and surgical journal in 1828.? [Heirs of Hippocrates]. ?One of Christison’s purposes in writing this treatise was to more fully acquaint the medical community with the importance of Bright’s work on the kidney. Christison was very conscious of the value of Bright’s contributions and felt that the incidence of kidney degeneration in dropsy was so high that it should be made widely known to medical practitioners. The book was first published at Edinburgh in 1839 and is here appearing as part of Dunglison’s American medical library.? [Heirs of Hippocrates]. Cordasco 30-0316, 30-0239, 30-0191; Heirs of Hippocrates 1554, 1589; Wellcome II, pp. 538, 345 (Edinburgh ed.). 
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“Anatomy and Art. The Annual Address Read before the Philosophical Society of Washington, December 12, 1894” [from] Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Vol. XII, 1895., FLETCHER, Robert.
15 FLETCHER, Robert. “Anatomy and Art. The Annual Address Read before the Philosophical Society of Washington, December 12, 1894” [from] Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Vol. XII, 1895.
Washington, DC: Judd & Detweiler, 1895. 1895 
Offprint. 8vo. 24 pp. Title-page lightly soiled. Plain brown wrappers. Robert Fletcher was president of the Philosophical Society of Washington in 1894, the year of this address. In it, he explores “the question whether art in its early development was at all aided by anatomy, and the further inquiry whether the aid of anatomy is of any real benefit to art” (p. 2). The Philosophical Society of Washington is the oldest scientific society in Washington, DC. It was founded in 1871 in the home of Joseph Henry, “an early researcher in magnetism and the discoverer of electromagnetic self-induction” (“About the PSW”). “About the Philosophical Society of Washington,” Philosophical Society of Washington, available on-line. 
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A system of the anatomy of the human body: illustrated by upwards of two hundred tables, taken partly from the most celebrated authors, and partly from nature. Third edition, considerably enlarged and improved., FYFE, Andrew (1754-1824), the elder.
16 FYFE, Andrew (1754-1824), the elder. A system of the anatomy of the human body: illustrated by upwards of two hundred tables, taken partly from the most celebrated authors, and partly from nature. Third edition, considerably enlarged and improved.
Edinburgh: Printed by J. Pillans & Sons, 1814. 1814 
3 volumes. 4to. ix, [1], 191; (iii)-vi, 214; [vi], 207 pp. 233 [numbered 1-207, with added nos.: 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 17a, 32a, 32b, 47a, 64a, 64b [after 65], 79a [mislabeled 52b], 79b, 79bb, 79c, 79d, 83a, 89a, 89b, 89c, 89d, 89e, 89f, 91a, 97a, 97b, 123a] engraved, etched, or aquatint plates (most partly hand-colored, 26 folding or double-page), glossary, index; pl. 67 torn, foxed, occasional waterstains. Some plates misnumbered or bound out of sequence. Later half calf [ca.1960 or earlier], marbled boards, dual gilt-stamped spine labels, raised bands, later endleaves; joints starting, rubbed. Very good. PARTLY HANDCOLORED COPY. Third edition of this massive compendium of anatomical drawings executed by the chief demonstrator of dissection anatomy at the University of Edinburgh. There were four editions, each more lengthy and replete with engraved plates. With this copy, most of the plates are heightened in color(s), especially in the second and third volumes. The work is chiefly notable for the large and prolific engraved drawings by the author. The contents are arranged by Bones, Muscles, Bursae Mucosae – ligaments & joints, Viscera – Organs – Senses [brain, ear, nose, mouth, throat, thorax, abdomen, male and female parts of generation, gravid uterus, Blood-Vessels, Absorbent System, Nerves. Of added note, it is clear that some of the dissections are depicted as children. The work was first issued in 1800, followed by a second edition in 1805-6, and a fourth edition in 1820. Fyfe also issued another work entitled, A Compendium of the Anatomy of the Human Body. Another title refers to his mentors, A System of Anatomy from Monro, Winslow, Innes, 1784, 2 vols. Also: A compendious system of anatomy. : In six parts. Part I. Osteology. II. Of the muscles, etc. III. Of the abdomen. Part IV. Of the thorax. V. Of the brain and nerves. VI. Of the senses. : Illustrated with twelve large copperplates, (1780). Andrew Fyfe, probably was born at Corstorphine, near Edinburgh, in 1775 was awarded a prize for the best drawing in an Edinburgh academy, led to, in 1777, an appointment as dissector to Dr. Monro secundus, professor of anatomy at Edinburgh University. Astley Cooper, who attended his demonstrations, “learned much from him.” He continued to superintend the dissections at the university for about forty years. He is described in the DNB as a “tall thin man, and one of the most ungainly lecturers I ever knew,” says Mr. Bransby Cooper. His position is described vaguely, but at some time he seemed to gain the authority to lecture on anatomy on his own. It seems his eldest son (of the same name) had more a talent for writing, and geared this work following a plan of the teachings at Edinburgh. DNB, vol. VII, pp. 780-1. See: Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 3: Ambition and Industry ... edited by Bill Bell. Edinburgh University Press (2007). 
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17 GRASHEY, Rudolf Atlas typischer Rntgenbilder vom normalen Menschen, ausgewhlt und erklrt nach chirurgisch-praktischen Gesichetspunkten, mit Bercksichtigung der Varietten un Fehlerquellen, sowie der Aufnahmetechnick
Mnchen: J. F. Lehmann 1905 hardcover 3 
Mnchen:: J. F. Lehmann. 1905. hardcover. 3. Series: Lehmanns Medizinische Atlanten. Band V. Large 8vo. vii, 92, 12 (ads.). 97 x-ray photo illus. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles; spine ends frayed, covers rubbed, front hinge broken. Good. Dust jacket present. 
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18 HARVEY, William. Lectures On the whole anatomy. An annotated translation of Prelectiones Anatomiae Universalis by C. D. O’Malley, F.N.L. Poynter and K.F. Russell.
Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1961. 1961 
8vo. 239 pp. Color frontis., 4 illus., index. Quarter cream cloth over red cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; front cover creased, jacket with chips to extremities, otherwise very good. Dust jacket present. 
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19 JACOB, Stanley W. & Clarice A. FRANCONE. Anatomi og Fysiologi.
(Bergen): Universitetsforlaget, (1980). 1980 8200258408 / 9788200258407 Signed
Norwegian translation of Structure and Function in Man (3rd ed.). 8vo. 640 pp. Illustrations, glossary, index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. Signed presentation inscription by one of the authors, Jacob. ISBN: 8200258408 
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20 LANZ, T. von, & W. WACHSMUTH. Praktische Anatomie. Ein Lehr-und Hilfsbuch der Anatomischen Grundlagen Ärztlichen Handelns.
Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1959. 1959 
4to. xvi, 308 pp. Photos, numerous color illus., index. Gilt stamped blue cloth. Ownership signature. FINE. Second edition of the 1st volume, third part devoted entirely to the arm. Detailed and beautifully illustrated guide to creating anatomical drawings of the hand. First Edition. 
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