Observationes anatomicae: Santorini, Giovanni Domenico Observationes anatomicae: Santorini, Giovanni Domenico Observationes anatomicae: Santorini, Giovanni Domenico Observationes anatomicae: Santorini, Giovanni Domenico

Observationes anatomicae

Santorini, Giovanni Domenico

Published by Giovanni Battista Recurti, Venice, 1724
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Title: Observationes anatomicae

Publisher: Giovanni Battista Recurti, Venice

Publication Date: 1724

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


First edition, with three engraved folding plates, of Santorini's most important contribution to medical science, containing the "major discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically" (Garrison-Morton). "This work records a number of new anatomical discoveries and corrects many errors of earlier anatomists. Santorini's skill and expertise were so outstanding that his name lives on in such anatomical structures as the accessory pancreatic ducts, risorius muscle, arytenoid cartilages, and duodenal papillae, several of which are described in this book. The text is accompanied by three folding copperplates which beautifully illustrate the musculature of the face, the pelvic musculature and genitalia of a sixteen-year-old girl with a tubal pregnacy, the external muscles of the ear, and detailed anatomy of the male genitalia and larynx" (Heirs of Hippocrates). Garrison-Morton 392; Norman 1887; Waller 8474. Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards rebacked. Some scuffing to contemporary marbled boards, very minor dampstaining to margins at rear (not affecting text); otherwise fine. Bookseller Inventory # 733

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