Lot 158 of 338:
Cheseldon's Anatomy, 1st US ed.  

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Title:
The Anatomy of the Human Body

Author:
Cheselden, William

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
J. White, S. Hall et al.

Date:
1795

Description:

[8], 350 pp. With 36 of 40 copperplate anatomical engravings. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5") recovered in calf over original binding with window cut in spine to reveal original gilt lettered spine label; customized cover with initials J.A.D. blindstamped on front, sutures at corners of inside covers. First American Edition.

Lacking plates 37-40. William Cheselden was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy and surgery, who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profession. 


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Condition:
Rubbing and abrasions to leather, boards slightly bowed; some tears and instances of worming, large chip to pp. 213-4, stains and dampstains to several leaves and plates; good.


 
Item number:
304763
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