- New York, NY: Editions Medicina Rara Ltd, (1970).
- half leather and French marbleized paper-covered boards
- (80), 109, (1) pages
- ISBN: none
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Order Nr. 139037
Facsimile of first edition originally published in 1697 limited to 2800 copies, of which this is one of 2500 numbered copies bound thus. Fine in fine slipcase.
Printed for the members of Editions Medicina Rara Ltd. at the presses of the Rapoport Printing Corp., New York. The plates for this printing were made from the original 1697 London edition. The paper is permanent, natural Curtis Rag, bearing the private watermark of Medicina Rara, manufactured by The Curtis Paper Company, Newark, Delaware. Bound by the Tapley-Rutter Company, Moonachie, New Jersey.
John Browne (1642-1700) was of a surgical family, and he was one of the first medical authors to write in the English language (prior works were in Latin). This work contains engraved plates depicting anatomical drawings of muscles as seen by the author through autopsies.