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Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried, 1697–1770

Tables of the skeleton and muscles of the human body / by Bernard Siegfried Albinus ; translated from the Latin.

Additional Title(s):

Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani. English

Edinburgh : Printed by Balfour & Smellie, for Andrew Bell, engraver, 1777-1778.
Physical Description:
vi, 32, [3], 32-86 p. : ill. ; 46 cm.
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Folio A 2009 51
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Translation of: Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani.
"The plates were re-engraved for this edition, being smaller in size and without the backgrounds to the skeletal figures."--Russell.
Also issued as part of: Anatomia Britannica ... By Andrew Bell (Edinburgh, 1798).
The title page to part 2 reads: Tables of the human muscles ... containing the muscles of the particular parts separated from the body. Edinburgh, Printed for Andrew Bell, engraver, 1778.
With an engraved title page vignette, by Bell, of Galen dissecting an ape.
Signatures: pi⁴(-pi4) A-H² chi1 I-L² ²L² M-N² P-R² ²K-²O².
English short title catalogue, T99015
Russell, K.F. British anatomy, 1525-1800 (2nd ed.) 7
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, E113
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary marbled boards; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
Anatomy -- Study and teaching -- Early works to 1800.
Balfour & Smellie -- Printer.
Bell, Andrew -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1777-1778.
Human anatomy -- Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
Musculoskeletal system -- Anatomy -- Atlases -- Early works to 1800.
Bell, Andrew, 1726-1809, engraver.
Wandelaar, Jan, 1690-1759, ill.
Balfour and Smellie, publisher.

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