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Henry Gray was born in 1827 and lived most of his life in London. He died of smallpox aged just 34, a year after the second edition Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical (as Gray's Anatomy was first known) was published.
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Book Description Barnes & Noble, 2010. Leather Bound. Condition: New. 2010th Edition. Brand new, in shrink wrap. Hardcover. Fine binding leatherette. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Seller Inventory # 2006120089
Book Description Barnes & Noble, 2010. Leather Bound. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1435114930
Book Description Barnes & Noble, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # ABE-1585656023888