Yale Center for British Art
Cowper, William, 1666-1709
The anatomy of humane bodies, with figures drawn after the life ... and curiously engraven in one hundred and fourteen copper plates, illustrated with large explications, containing many new anatomical discoveries, and chirurgical observations: to which is added an introduction explaining the animal oeconomy, with a copious index. By William Cowper.
Published / Created:
Oxford, Printed at the Theater, for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, London, 1698.
Physical Description:
[142] p. 114 col. plates (part fold.) col. port. 63 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
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View a selection of digital images in the Yale Center for British Art's online catalogue https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/orbis:205852
BAC : Mezzotint portrait of the author by J. Smith, after J. Closterman; the nine plates in the "Appendix" are by M. Van der Gucht, after H. Cook; the remainder of the plates are by Peter and Philip Van Gunst after GeĢrard de Lairesse.--Cf. D.N.B.; Thieme-Becker; Willem Vasbinder. Govard Bidloo en William Cowper. Utrecht, 1948.
Subject Terms:
Human anatomy -- Atlases. | Human anatomy -- Early works to 1800.
Bidloo, Govard, 1649-1713. Anatomia humani corporis.