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A survey of the microcosme, or the anatomy of the bodies of man and woman : wherein the skin, veins, nerves, muscles, bones, sinews, and ligaments thereof are accurately delineated, and so disposed by pasting, as that each part of the said bodies, both inward and outward, are exactly represented. Useful for all doctors, chyrurgeons, statuaries, painters, &c.

Remmelin, Johann, 1583-1632.
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MDC XCI. [1691]

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view A survey of the microcosme, or the anatomy of the bodies of man and woman : wherein the skin, veins, nerves, muscles, bones, sinews, and ligaments thereof are accurately delineated, and so disposed by pasting, as that each part of the said bodies, both inward and outward, are exactly represented. Useful for all doctors, chyrurgeons, statuaries, painters, &c.
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Also known as

Catoptrum microcosmicum. English

Anatomy of the bodies of man and woman

Publication/Creation

London : Printed by James Moxon, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Sign of the Atlas in Warwick-Lane, MDC XCI. [1691]

Physical description

4 unnumbered leaves, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (engr.) ; folio (38 cm)

Notes

Incorrectly attributed to Stephanus Michel Spacher. Cf. Choulant, L. Hist. and bibl. of anatomic ill.

The typeset pages are headed: A view of humane bodies. And first the figures B A on the left hand, representing the skin with its vessels or veins under it. - A dissection of humane bodies. Visio prima. - A dissection of the body of man. Visio secunda. - A dissection of the body of a woman. Visio tertia.

Catalogued from imperfect copy: lacks plates [1] and [3], i.e. the skin with its vessels or veins, and the dissection of the body of man. Cf. copy of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, on Early English Books Online (EEBO). UkLW

The first leaf of text following the title page is printed on both sides; all others printed on one side only.

Visio I has title 'Accuratissima corporis humani. Descriptio. Inventione Michaelis Spaher, Remelini, atq[ue] aliorum anatomiae peritissimorum. Londini sumptibus J. Moxon.'

With plates showing dissections of male and female bodies, with fugitive sheets.

Translation of Remmelin, Johann: Catoptrum microcosmicum.

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