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ALBINUS, Bernard Siegfried.
The Explanation of Albinus's Anatomical Figures of the Human Skeleton and Muscles. With an Historical Account of the Work. Translated from the Latin. To which is Added The Explanation of the Supplement to Albinus, Containing A Compleat Anatomical Description of the Blood-Vessels and Nerves, and the External Parts of the Human Body. The Figures of Albinus, and the Supplement, are curiously engrav'd on Fifty-One large Copper-Plates, Fifteen Inches by Twenty-Two.

pp. xxiv, 332, 106, 2 Three Whole Length Anatomical Figures ....., (ii) Books printed for John and Paul Knapton, in Ludgate-Street. Contemporary boards, new calf reback, new corners, the title and succeeding leaf dusty in the margins and with the top corner of the title repaired not affecting text, the next five leaves with old and faded damp-marking in the fore- and lower margins, the final two leaves of the book with a small ink mark in the top margin, overall a nice copy.

*See RUSSELL British Anatomy 1525-1800, #8 : 'This is the text to accompany the 1749 edition of the Albinus plates published by Knapton. It is also the text for A compleat system of the blood vessels and nerves, &c. London, 1750. The latter work is listed under Anonymous [#13].' Russell does not mention the penultimate leaf - Three Whole Length Anatomical Figures; he also makes an error in the pagination, '322' instead of '332'.

John and Paul Knapton. London.

Date Published: 1754. 4to.

Stock No. 64461

Price: 600.00