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A compleat treatise of the muscles : as they appear in humane body, and arise in dissection; with diverse anatomical observations not yet discover'd. Illustrated by near fourty copper-plates, accurately delineated and engraven / By John Browne.
- Browne, John, 1642-approximately 1700.
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In the Savoy [London] : Printed by Tho. Newcombe for the Author, 1681.
30 unnumbered pages, 213, that is, 237 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 37, that is, 38 pagesleaves of plates : illustrations, portrait (copperplate engravings) ; 35 cm (folio )
The description of the muscles is based on William Molins' Myskotomia (London, 1648), and the plates on Giulio Casserio's Tabulae anatomicae LXXIIX (Venice, 1627)
Index: p. 210-213
"What faults are committed by the press, the reader is desired to excuse, the author's occasions hindring him from so strict a re-view of the whole treatise from the press"--p. 213
Pagination: page numbers 177-180 are duplicated. The following numbers are duplicated, and each is accompanied by a blank, unnumbered page: 56, 66, 70, 76, 80, 86, 90, 96, 98, 102, 108, 204
Copy 1 Note: Imperfect: lacks plate xii X176035
Copy 2 Note: Binding: Contemp. calf. X37670
Wing (2nd ed.) B5126
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B5126