Publisher Information: The Hague: Adrian Vlacq, 1666.
Bartholin, Thomas (1616-80). Anatomia, ex Caspari Bartholini parentis institutionibus . . . reformata. . . . 8vo. , 594 pp. 8 fold. engraved plates and numerous engraved text illustrations, including a portrait of Bartholin. The Hague: Adrian Vlacq, 1666. 208 x 117 mm. 19th century quarter sheep, gilt spine, a bit rubbed. Light browning, occasional foxing, ownership signature crossed out on title. Very good copy.
Early edition of Thomas Bartholin's revision of his father's classic Anatomicae institutiones (1611). Bartholin began his influential series of revisions in 1641, bringing his father's text up to date in view of the discoveries of Harvey and other contemporaries, and presenting his own important anatomical findings. The first edition of 1641 included the earliest depiction of the fissure of Sylvius, and the present edition includes Bartholin's discovery of the thoracic duct (G-M 1096) and his analysis of the lymphatic system (G-M 1097), first published in 1652-53. Krivatsy 778.Book Id: 35953