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The manuall of the anatomy or dissection of the body of man : containing the enumeration, and description of the parts of the same, which usually are shewed in the publike anatomicall exercises. Enlarged and more methodically digested into 6. books. By Alexander Read, Doctor of Physick, a fellow of the Physitians College of London, and a brother of the Worshipfull Company of the Barber-Chirurgeons.

Read, Alexander, 1586?-1641.

About this work


London : Printed by I[ohn] H[aviland] for F. Constable, and are to be sold at his shop under Saint Martins Church neere Ludgate, 1638.

Physical description

14 unnumbered pages, 574 pages, 2 unnumbered pages; 184 unnumbered pages, V leaves of plates


With an additional title page, engraved, signed: Will: Marshall, sculpsit.
Printer's name from STC.
The first leaf is blank.
Includes his "A treatise of all the muscles of the whole bodie", 1637, a reissue of STC 20785 (signatures A-H¹² (-A1-4)).
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Lacking part 2.

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 20784.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1002:15) s1999 miun s



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