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Anatomy.- Guillemeau (Jacques) Tables Anatomiques avec les Portraicts Et declaration D'Iceulx Ensemble Un denombrement de Cinq Cent Maladies diverses, engraved architectural title, depicting Hippocrates and Galen and personifications of surgery, cholera, blood and melancholia, engraved portrait of Guillemeau on *6v by Alexandre Vallee, 19 full-page anatomical engravings, colophon f. with woodcut printer's device at end, lacking text ff. G3&4 and I3&4 (provided in facsimile), some spotting and staining, occasional soiling, 18th century richly gilt calf over modern mottled boards, folio, Paris, Jean Charron, 1586.

⁂ First edition. The author was surgeon to Charles IX, Henri III and Henri III of France. He is particularly noted for his contributions to dentistry, ophthalmology, and obstetrics.

Provenance: Nicolas Habicot (1550-1624), French anatomist (signature to head of title).Saleroom Notice: This copy belonged to the French anatomist Nicolas Habicot, with his ink signature to the title page.

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Anatomy.- Guillemeau (Jacques) Tables Anatomiques avec

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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