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Title: Twee hondert Getal Van Thomas Bartholyns Seltsame ondervindingen ofte Geschiedenissen, omtrent de Anatomia. Uyt de Latijnsche in de Nederlandtsche tael overgeset door L.V.B. [Lambert van den Bosch].
Description: Dordrecht, voor Jacobus Savry, woonende in 't Kasteel van Gent; [at the end:] Gedruckt by Nicolaes de Vries 1657, 1657. Sm 8vo. W. woodc. vign. on printed title, 9 woodc. ills. in the text [1 full page], 8 single page engr. pls. & 2 fold. engr. pls. [one of which righthand margin frayed and w. a tear]. [Engr. portr. wanting). Contemp. full overlapping vellum, recased at an early date. [*3 [of 4, without the engr. portr.], A - R8, S4]. (VI, 275, V (index) pp.). (Small red heraldic & crowned owner's stamp on pr. title, unidentified.). (Inserted part of a torn envelope addressed to a Dr. D.H. Zeeman, Runstraat 17 [Amsterdam], dispatched by Scheltema & Holkema Booksellers.). BMN vol. I, 96: Comp. H. of H. 324 (Latin ed. 1654): '... this little volume, the first edition of which was published in 1641, was one of several of his collections containing descriptions and illustrations of anatomical anomalies (including a superb illustration of a horseshoe kidney), monsters (i.e. human freaks), and normal structures, together with some brief case histories of unusual anatomical and clinical structures.': V.d. Velde, p. 142:

Keywords: anatomy anamolies . .. teratology Anatomy kidneys medicine

Price: EUR 1150.00 = appr. US$ 1249.87 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 30