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Title: Anatome animalium, terrestrium variorum, volatilium, aquatilium, serpentum, insectorum, overumque, structuram naturalem ex veterum, recentiorum, propriisque observationibus proponens, figuris variis illustrata.
Description: Amsterdam, No publ.[Van Someren], 1681. In 4to. W. engr. front. [by Jan Luyken] and 5 engr. pls. & 60 full page textills. Vellum (1 hinge sl. dam.). [...]. (VIII, 496 pp.). (Sl. yellowed and soiled. Some wormh. and rep. w. some loss at 2 pls.). First edition. G&M296: 'This work, the result of many years spent on a comparative study of the structure of vertebrates, is a compendium of previous writings on the subject, with some original observations of Blaes. It is the first general systematic treatise on comparative anatomy.': Cole, pp. 150 - 155: '119 types are selected for treatment, and as many as 78 of them are represented in the ills.': '... is particularly interested in embryology...', 'Blasius was the first to associate the production of voice with the lower larynx.': Heirs of Hippocrates, 361: Krivatsy, 1339: Norman Coll. 241: 'Blasius anticipated Cowper in finding Cowper's glands, ... the 85 pages devoted to the anatomy of the dog was the first comprehensive and original treatise on a vertebrate since Ruini's monograph on the horse.'

Keywords: medicine 17th c

Price: EUR 1700.00 = appr. US$ 1847.64 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 83