The Embryological Treatises of Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente (2 volumes)
Place Published: Ithaca, NY
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Date Published: 1967
Edition: Facsimile edition, reprint
Book Id: 40529
Quarto [28 cm] Maroon cloth over boards with gilt lettering and two double gilt ruled borders on the backstrips. In a maroon cloth covered slipcase. With the original glassine wrappers, in very good plus condition, with very minor edge wear. The books are in near fine condition. There are several smudge marks on the verso of the second flyleaf of volume 1. The slipcase is in very good condition, with bumping at the head of the spine.
Cornell Publications in the History of Science. The Italian surgeon and Renaissance anatomist, Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente, helped found modern embryology.