BROWNE, JOHN. 1642-1700. A Compleat Treatise of the Muscles, as they appear in Humane Body, and Arise in Dissection....  London: Thomas Newcombe for the Author, 1681.

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BROWNE, JOHN. 1642-1700.
A Compleat Treatise of the Muscles, as they appear in Humane Body, and Arise in Dissection.... London: Thomas Newcombe for the Author, 1681.

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BROWNE, JOHN. 1642-1700.
A Compleat Treatise of the Muscles, as they appear in Humane Body, and Arise in Dissection.... London: Thomas Newcombe for the Author, 1681.
Small folio (317 x 197 mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, 37 engraved plates. Contemporary calf. Upper joint cracked, spine ends chipped, marginal worming at lower inside corner through first several leaves.
Provenance: Hermann von Wechlinger Schulte [1876-1932], dean of Creighton University Medical School (bookplate).

FIRST EDITION. John Browne published the first description of cirrhosis of the liver six years before he brought out this anatomical atlas. An English surgeon, Browne was one of the first medical authors to publish in English. Cushing B762; Heirs of Hippocrates 642; Russell 101; Wellcome III, p 251; Wing B-5126.
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BROWNE, JOHN. 1642-1700. A Compleat Treatise of the Muscles, as they appear in Humane Body, and Arise in Dissection....  London: Thomas Newcombe for the Author, 1681.
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