3 vols, 8vo, pp. I: xxii, 470, xxiii-xxiv, II: vii, [1 (blank)], 494, [2 (blank)], III: viii, 501, [2 (blank)]; woodcut headpiece vignettes; short closed tear to vol. I C2, some loss to blank lower margin of vol. III 2B4; a very good crisp copy in contemporary tree patterned sheep, spines gilt in compartments with contrasting lettering- and numbering-pieces; some loss at heads of spines and wear to corners and edges, some abrasions to boards, but an attractive set.
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Traité complet d’anatomie, ou description de toutes les parties du corps humain ... Troisième édition. Tome I [- III].
Third edition (first 1775) of this popular treatise on anatomy by Raphaël Bienvenu Sabatier (1732–1811).
Sabatier was professor at the Collège Royal de Chirurgie, chief surgeon at Les Invalides, consulting surgeon to Napoleon, and pioneer of urology, who is buried at Père-Lachaise cemetery.
Divided into seven parts, the Traité covers osteology, myology, splanchnology, angiology, neurology, adenology, and the tissue and skin, ending with several mémoires and observations on different points of anatomy.
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