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    Sale 2488 | Lot 137
    Price Realized: $3,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 137

      VESALIUS, ANDREAS. Icones Anatomicae. Plates with illustrations from Vesalius's 1543 Fabrica printed from the original woodblocks; 2 folding plates reproducing designs for the original title page. Half-title. Leaf "To the Reader" laid in. Folio, 547x385 mm, original pigskin gilt by Frieda Thiersch, few slight scuffmarks on front cover; 2 vertical creases along fore edge of second folding plate, contents otherwise immaculate; publisher's folding box (moderately worn, outer corners of lid reinforced). excellent copy. (Munich), 1934 [i. e., 1935]

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      number 143 of 615 copies printed at the Bremer Press; issue with Latin explanatory text. All but 50 of the illustrations were printed from the original blocks, which had been preserved in the library of the University of Munich and were subsequently destroyed during World War II. Cushing VI.A-16.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250