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A History of Comparative Anatomy from Aristotle to the Eighteenth Century

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Title:A History of Comparative Anatomy from Aristotle to the Eighteenth Century
Price:GBP£30.00 (about USD$37.70)
Book ID:B009-NAT00014
Publisher:Macmillan, London, 1944
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Green Cloth
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Good
Macmillan, 1944, Green Cloth, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

gilt titles spine; "a critical review of the development of comparative anatomy frorn Aristotle up to the end of the seventeenth century. There are neatly two hundred photographs, a large number of them full page, many of which have not appeared before in an English publication. The author classifies the material chiefly under the various comparative anatomists, beginning with the Greeks, through the sixteenth century, followed by the development of craftsmanship to Harvey and the Encyclopaedists. This is followed by the new outlook on comparative anatomy, which led up to the famous Dutch school. Academies and societies, the method of teaching anatomy, and the anatomical museums receive special consideration. There is a valuable appendix of biographical notes on all comparative anatomists of importance, and a well-selected bibliography is appended."; the price-intact D/J. has wear (with small pieces missing) to its edges; bookseller's small label inside front cover; including appendices, bibliography & index - 524 pages. N.B. A HEAVY BOOK WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Zoology; Historical Anatomy; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: NAT00014.
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