VESALIUS, ANDREAS. Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio. With commentary by Jacques Grévin. Full-page woodcut arms of the dedicatee, Philippe de Boulainvilliers-Dammartin, on title verso; 47 engraved engraved plates on 40 leaves by Thomas Geminus after Jan van Calcar. , 52 leaves. Folio, 391x266 mm, old vellum boards, recased, endpapers renewed, covers slightly warped; few small wormholes at beginning and end not impairing legibility, some plates possibly washed, with slight bleeding of ink on plates facing C5r, D4r, F4v, F6r, and H1r, folding plate of Adam and Eve mounted, minor marginal restoration on plate facing C2r, text leaves F1-2, and plate in between, substantial blank portion of plate facing D6v torn and restored, last several text leaves silked; wood slipcase. Bookplate of Crawford W. Adams, M.D. (lot 153 in his sale, 5 May 1982). Paris: André Wechel, 1565
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500
first grévin edition;second issue, with title dated 1565. Cushing VI.C.-6; Harvard/Mortimer-French 541.