Icones Oculi Humani.

Icones Oculi Humani.
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Frankfurt am Main: Varrentrapp and Wenner, 1804. Folio, viii, 94 pp. With 16 plates with tissue guards, of which two are hand-colored. Old marbled boards, calf backstrip, red labelrecased with new endpapers. Some marginal spotting mostly along the fore-edge. First edition in Latin (preceded by the edition in German) of the book that was the foundation of all research on the structure of the eye. Eminent Philadelphia anatomist Casper Wistar’s copy, signed on the title-page: bookplate of A. Bernades de Oliveira. G-M 1489 (German ed.). (Item Id: 110652)

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