Maclise's Surgical Anatomy First American Edition

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Lot 159: Author: Maclise, Joseph. Title: Surgical Anatomy...with Sixty-Eight Coloured Plates. Place Published: Philadelphia. Publisher: Blanchard and Lea. Date Published: 1851. Description: 156 pp. Publisher's ads on endpapers. 68 lithograph plates, hand-colored. (Folio) 37x27 cm (141/2x101/2") original blindstamped brown cloth, title and gilt illustration on front, rebacked with original spine cloth laid down. First American Edition. "The object of this work is to present to the student of medicine...dissections demonstrative of the relative anatomy...of the human body...Of the illustrations of this work I may state, in guarantee of their anatomical accuracy, that they have been made by myself from my own dissections," -Preface. Condition: Light wear to cloth; some foxing and light soiling within; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $500-$800
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