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CHESELDEN, William (1688--1752)
The anatomy of the human body. By W. Cheselden, ... The Vth edition with forty copper plates engrav'd by Ger: Vandergucht.
London: printed by William Boyer, 1740.
[8], 336 p., engr. frontis., engr. t.-pl., XL pl. ; 21.5 cm. (8°)

First published in 1713. The title-page (not counted here in the pagination) is engraved. The book had thirteen editions during the eighteenth century. See K.F. Russell, British anatomy 1525--1800 (Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1987), p. 155. ESTC t77398.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 4s., 9 June 1804. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.1.4). Inscribed in pencil on front free-endpaper large paper scarce 7..6.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt double-rule borders and spine, red spine-label.

Reference Number 1889


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