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Bell, John, 1763–1820

The anatomy of the human body ... / by John Bell ...

The third edition.
London : Printed by A. Strahan ... for T.N. Longman and O. Rees ... and T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies ..., 1802-1804.
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QM23 B4 1802+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Vol. 1: xxxvi, 459, [1] p.; v. 2: xxxi, [1], 496 p., [12] leaves of plates; v. 3: xii, 495, [1] p., [10] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 4: viii, 390, [2], iv, iv p., [10] leaves of plates.
Russell, K.F. British anatomy, 1525-1800, , p. 49-51
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC : British Art Center copy comprises volume 1 only; lacks title page. The volume belonged to Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) and includes his figure studies and manuscript notes throughout. The notes include comments -- some fiercely critical -- on "pupils" such as Charles Lock Eastlake, Edwin Landseer, and others.
Subject Terms:
Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865.
Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846 -- Annotations.
Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846 -- Original art.
Human anatomy.
Landseer, Edwin, Sir, 1802-1873.
Bell, Charles, Sir, 1774-1842.

  • (From the title pages) Vol. I. Containing the anatomy of the bones, muscles and joints
  • vol. II. Containing the anatomy of the heart and arteries
  • vol. III. Containing the nervous system, with plates ... / by Charles Bell ...
  • IV. Containing the anatomy of the viscera of the abdomen, the parts of the male and female pelvis, and the lymphatic system ... / by Charles Bell ...

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