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      Sale 2348 | Lot 286
      Price Realized: $3,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2348 Lot 286

        WILLIS, THOMAS. Cerebri anatome. Cui accessit nervorum descriptio et usus. 15 folding engraved plates. [32], 240 pages, including initial license leaf, with unnumbered leaf (to accompany unnumbered plate between pages 56 and 57) bound after preliminaries. 8vo, 154x95 mm, contemporary vellum boards, front joint cracked, cords intact; contents generally clean, blank lower outer corner of title excised and restored; cloth folding case. Bookplates of the Duke of Braunschweig-L√ľneburg and Herbert McLean Evans (sold as lot 666 in his sale at Swann, 1 April 1975). London: Tho. Roycroft for Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, 1664

        Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

        first octavo edition, published the same year as the original in quarto format. "The most complete and accurate account of the nervous system which had hitherto appeared, and the work that coined the term 'neurology' "--Garrison-Morton 1378. Krivatsy 13010; Russell 868; Wing W2823.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750