Lot 210 of 515:
Yaggy's Anatomy with chromo overlays  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Yaggy's Anatomical Study; presenting the skeleton, muscles, arteries, veins and nerves, also four life-size manikins of the body, the head, the eye and the ear with additional manikins of arm and leg...
Author:
Yaggy, [Levi]
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
Western Publishing House
Date:
[c.1886]
Description:

Title-page mounted on board; eight chromolithograph plates; with chromolithograph "manikins" mounted to the inside covers and the verso of title-page board. These manikins are chromolithograph fold-out sections and multiple overlays to represent the anatomical layers. They depict a life-size human torso, eye, ear, and head and a smaller leg and arm. There are also separate indexed plates of the skeleton; nerves, veins and muscles; nervous system; blood circulation; skin; female torso; and foetal organization. (Folio) 72x42 cm (28½x16½", original cloth-covered boards.

Innovative 19th century anatomical moveable. The large format and flip-chart aspect would make this useful for a large lecture hall or perhaps to a travelling medico in front of a crowd.

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to covers, wear at the folds; overall very good.
 
Item number:
304140
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