Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013
Harvey (William) - Anatomical Exercitations, concerning the Generation of Living Creatures,
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Anatomical Exercitations, concerning the Generation of Living Creatures,
to which are added particular Discourses of Births, and of Conceptions, &c., first edition in English, with final errata f. and blank, without portrait as often (Keynes notes that 'many of the copies of the book lack the engraving, and many have never contained it'), C8 part of lower outer margin torn away, not affecting text, closely trimmed at head, a few small stains, occasional spotting, 19th century half calf, spine richly gilt, corners a little worn, rubbed, [Keynes 43; Waller 4126; Wellcome III, p. 220; Wing H1085], 8vo, Printed by James Young, for Octavian Pulleyn, 1653.
⁂ The chapter on Gynaecology and Obstetrics is the first original work on the subject by an Englishman.
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