Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 201

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Monro, Alexander (1733-1817)
Observations on the Structure and Functions of the Nervous System.

Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by Creech by Cadell et al., 1783.

First edition, folio, illustrated with fifty-six separate copperplates (not always numbered as such) printed on forty-three sheets; plates numbered I-XLVII with the following notes: plate VI repeated (the two appear to be identical), three plates numbered VIII, two plates numbered XV, many of the numbered plates are two or three to a single sheet, other times two plates are on the same sheet and only one is numbered; four plates are double-page; plates drawn by Thomas Donaldson, Alexander Battoni and Fyfe, engraved by Donaldson, Battoni, and Cameron; untrimmed throughout, some spotting and dustiness to contents; bound in modern half leather and marbled paper boards, 20 x 12 1/4 in.