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A System of Anatomy for the Use of Students of Medicine (in Two Volumes)

Wistar, Caspar

Published by Thomas Dobson, Phila, 1811
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1811-1814. Two volumes, first editions. Vol.I xii + 422 pps. ; Vol. II viii + 453 pps. with folding table correctly placed at p.300 as per binder's instruction at top corner of the sheet. Full contemporary leather with spines ruled in gilt and gilt-lettered labels. Occasional contemporary small pencil notations. Leather is well rubbed and has peeling in places, corners rounded, chipping to the haed and foot spine edges; front board of Vol. I is quite loose but still attached. Ownership sig, dated 1815 in pencil on front free endpaper of Vol. I and in ink along top of the title page; own. sig. and date of 1815 in ink on title page of Vol. II. Upper corners torn from margins of 7 leaves in Vol. II, not affecting the text. The first American textbook on the subject of anatomy, a classic in its field that went to several editions in the first half of the 19th century. Bookseller Inventory # E6054

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Title: A System of Anatomy for the Use of Students ...

Publisher: Thomas Dobson, Phila

Publication Date: 1811

Binding: Full Leather

Edition: First.

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