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Anatomia galenico-moderna

by PORRAS, Manuel de

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1716 1ed Galen ANATOMY Spanish Porras Medicine Surgery Illustrated Madrid Spain

Manuel de Porras was an 18th-century Spanish surgeon known for being the personal physician to Philip V of Spain. His most important work was his "Modern Galenic Anatomy" – an enormous medical reference which was heavily criticized by other physicians of his time. This impressive 1716 edition contains 22 full-page engraved illustrations depicting human anatomy and organ systems.

Item number: #22819

Price: $1500

PORRAS, Manuel de

Anatomia galenico-moderna

Madrid: Peralta, Bernardo, 1716. First edition.


· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [64], 616

o 22 engraved plates (including portrait of Manuel de Porras)

· Language: Spanish

· Binding: Vellum; tight and secure

· Size: ~8in X 6.25in (20.5cm x 16cm)

· very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons at $2,500

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Anatomia galenico-moderna
PORRAS, Manuel de
Vellum; tight and secure
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Peralta, Bernardo
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1716 1ed Galen ANATOMY Spanish Porras Medicine Surgery Illustrated Madrid Spain, rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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