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    Sale 2501 | Lot 188
    Price Realized: $5,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 188

      (LADMIRAL, JAN.) Ruysch, Frederick. Icon durae matris in concava [convexa] superficie visae. 2 color mezzotints by Ladmiral, each mounted inside rear cover, showing 2 views of the dura mater in an 8-month fetus. [2]; [2] leaves. Together, 2 volumes, each with Latin, French, and Dutch text. 4to, 282x233 mm (with mezzotints measuring 125-128x169 mm), loose in separated heavy brown paper wrappers, chipped along edges, front covers dampstained; text leaves toned. Amsterdam: Jacobus Graal & Henricus de Leth & Leiden: Theodorus Haak, 1737-38

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      first edition. Choulant-Frank, page 268-69 (describing the underside view as "among the most beautiful of the entire series").

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,250