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Cheselsen Anatomy 1756 Seventh Edition

Cheselsen Anatomy 1756 Seventh Edition

Cheselsen’s Anatomy. London, 1756. Seventh Edition.Octavo half leather binding with marbled paper boards. Leather spine and corners. Ex library marks (particularly on the blank backs of plates). Prior 18th century owner’s writing and notes written inside. Small stain at top of title page not affecting text. A few bottom corners bumped.Numerous beautiful and creative anatomic plates. Frontispiece present.Overall very good.A clean, bright, and tight copy of an early edition of this popular anatomy book.Cheselden’s was probably the most popular English language anatomy book prior to Gray’s of 1858. It went through many editions for over a century.
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