Complete with Twenty-One Hand-Colored Anatomical Plates

    [Anatomy]. Francis Sibson. Medical Anatomy: or, Illustrations of the Relative Position and Movements of the Internal Organs. London: John Churchill, 1869. First edition. Folio. Approximately 20.75 x 14.25 inches. [52] pages. With twenty one hand-colored lithographed plates inserted throughout. Bound to style in modern half dark blue levant morocco over blue cloth boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt in compartments, five raised bands. Some minor rubbing to binding, binders leaves creased, title-page with library ink stamps on recto and verso (Charing Cross Hospital Medical School Library), several text leaves and plates with soiling and marginal tears (including a few with tears near gutter), plate XXI with a long repaired tear at gutter. Still, a very good copy, with generally good color.
    "The anatomical relationships of the organs, their range of motion, and especially the effects of respiration and cardiac pulsation are described in a unique manner... a final commentary on the structure, movements, and sounds of the heart reveals an accuracy far beyond anything that had yet been published in anatomical works" (Eimas). Garrison-Morton 422. Eimas 1814.
    From the Collection of Dr. Gerald Sugarman

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