Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 127

Price Realized: $ 750
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ALBINUS, BERNHARD SIEGFRIED. Icones ossium foetus humani. Accedit osteogeniae brevis historia. 32 engraved plates by Jan Wandelaer, including 16 duplicates in outline. [4], 162, [2] pages. 4to, 271x212 mm, contemporary 1/4 sheep, spine and cover edges quite worn; marginal foxing of text, small stamp of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh on recto of the plates, some plates toned, plate 14 and its outline duplicate dampstained. Leiden: apud Joh. et Herm. Verbeek, 1737

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first edition of Albinus's treatise on fetal bones and bone formation, "one of his finest atlases"--Heirs of Hippocrates 830. Choulant-Frank, pages 280-81.