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Andreae Vesalii Brvxellensis, Scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.
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Andreae Vesalii Brvxellensis, Scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.

Title Variants

Alternative: Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, Scholae medicorum Patavinae professoris, De humani corporis fabrica libri septem

Alternative: De humani corporis fabrica libri septem

By

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Basileae :Ex officina Ioannis Oporini :anno salutis reparatae M D XLIII mense Iunio [June, 1543].

Notes

Illustrated t.p. and 204 ill. in text by Jan van Calcar; see Oberrheinische Buchillustration.

Includes errata, Kk2v.

Includes index, Kk3r-Mm7v.

Numerous errors in pagination.

Printer's device on last p.

Publisher and date from colophon.

Signatures: *⁶ A-Z⁶ a-l⁶ m⁸ n-z⁶ Aa-Ll⁶ Mm⁸.

The historiated initials in the text are from 2 alphabets depicting nude boy engaged in various activities related to medicine and anatomy. The larger (on *2r, A1r, P1r, g5r, m4r, s2v, Ff5v) measures ca. 7.5 x 7.5 cm., the smaller ca. 3.6 x 3.6 cm. Both have double-line borders and horizontally lined backgrounds. Q of the larger alphabet (on *2r and s2v) incorporates a pig, trussed for vivisection as in the cut on Kk1r. A 3rd alphabet (ca. 2 x 2 cm.) appears in the index.

Oberrheinische Buchillustration 2, | 483

Subjects

16th century , Early works to 1800 , Human anatomy , Woodcut

Call Number

QM21 .V418 1543

Language

Latin

Identifiers

OCLC: 2697628

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.109299

 

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