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    Sale 2348 | Lot 192
    Price Realized: $30,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2348 Lot 192

      BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam humani corporis. 24 large woodcut anatomical illustrations. [136] 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. [108] leaves. Minor spotting on title. Hagenau: (Johann Setzer), 1531. first edition of Fuchs's second book, an introduction to practical medicine. Durling 1672. and: Schiller, Joachim. De peste Britannica commentariolus vere aureus. [6], 60 leaves. Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1531. first edition of 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]. [24] 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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $30,000

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