BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.

Myographia nova: or, a graphical description of all the muscles in [the] humane body as they arise in dissection. Distributed into six lectures ... Together with a philosophical and mathematical account of the mechanism of muscular motion, and an accurate ... discourse of the heart and its use, with the circulation of the blood, &c. ...

Browne, John, 1642-approximately 1700.

About this work


London : Printed by Tho. Milbourn for the author, 1698.

Physical description

18 unnumbered leaves, x, 9-186 pages : engr. frontispiece (portrait), illustrations, plates. ; (folio)


"A treatise of muscular dissection. A letter to ... William Briggs ... By Dr. Connor ": p. i-x. - "Mathematical disquisitions concerning muscular motion; communicated in the Lypswick Transactions by John Bernoullius ": p. 171-176. - "An appendix of the heart ... Written by ... Dr. Lower ": p. 177-183

First published in 1681 under title A compleat treatise of the muscles. The description of the muscles is based on William Molins' ..., and the plates partly on Giulio Casserio's Tabula anatomicae

Publications note

Wing B5129

ESTC R18084

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B5129


  • English

Where to find it


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.