BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam humani corporis. 24 large woodcut anatomical illustrations.  leaves. 8vo, 155x100 mm, contemporary limp vellum wraparound binding with brass catch and clasp and remnant of later paper lettering piece; contents toned; partly unopened; cloth folding case. [Strassburg: Heinrich Seybold, 1530]
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000
Third edition, and first published in Germany, of an important pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook condensed from Berengario's 1521 commentary on the 14th-century Anatomia of Mondino de' Luzzi. "Berengario was the first anatomist to publish illustrated treatises on anatomy based on his own dissections" (Norman). Choulant-Frank, page 140; Durling 535 (this edition); Norman 188 (1522 original edition).
bound with:Fuchs, Leonhart. Compendiaria ac succincta admodum in medendi artem eisagoge, seu introductio. Title within white-on-black woodcut strapwork border.  leaves. Minor spotting on title. Hagenau: (Johann Setzer), 1531.first editionof Fuchs's second book, an introduction to practical medicine. Durling 1672.and:Schiller, Joachim. De peste Britannica commentariolus vere aureus. , 60 leaves. Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1531.first editionof a plague tract also reprinting Alessandro Benedetti's 1493 De observatione in pestilentia libellus. Durling 4121.and:Valla, Giorgio, attributed to. De urinae significatione [with pseudo-Hippocrates, Quaestiones in Hippocratem, and Diocles Carystius, Epistola de bona valetudine tuenda].  leaves, including final blank. (Strassburg: Heinrich Seybold), [1528?].first edition.Durling 4488.
exceptional sammelband of scarce german renaissance medical imprints,with the contemporary woodcut bookplates of Sixtus Kapsser, court physician to Duke Albrecht of Bavaria. Leiningen-Westerburg, pages 52-54.