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A compendium of the anatomy of the human body: intended principally for the use of students (Volume 2).
- Fyfe, Andrew, 1754-1824.
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Philadelphia : Published by Benjamin C. Buzby, no. 2, North Third-street, 1810.
illustrations (wood engraving) ; 15 cm
Third American edition ; to this edition is prefixed, A compendious history of anatomy, and The Ruyschian art and method of making preparations to exhibit the structure of the human body ; illustrated with a representation of the quicksilver tray and its appendages, which are not in the London edition.
Has the same contents as the first American edition, Philadelphia, 1802
Vol. 1: 223  p.; v. 2: 342 p
"A compendious history of anatomy" and "The Ruyschian art and method of making preparations to exhibit the structure of the human body" are by Robert Hooper, and are reprinted in vol. 1, with slight changes in text, from his : The anatomist's vademecum
Signatures: vol.1: [A]⁹ B-M⁹ N⁴ ; vol.2: [A]⁹ B-F⁹ G-M⁶ L-T⁹
Film 633 reel 45 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 45, no. 804).
Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 804
Shaw & Shoemaker 20178
Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1959. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm
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