On the Fabric of the Human Body. Vol 5: The Heart and Associated Organs; The Brain. Trans. by Richardson & Carman. Andreas Vesalius.

On the Fabric of the Human Body. Vol 5: The Heart and Associated Organs; The Brain. Trans. by Richardson & Carman.

Publisher Information: Novato: Norman, 2009.

xx, 413pp. 34 illustrations. 9" x 12". Cloth, dust-jacket, 80-pound Mohawk Superfine Softwhite Eggshell acid-free paper. ISBN 978-0-930405-90-8. April 2009. Norman Anatomy Series, No. 5. Norman Landmark Series, No. 6.

Volume V: Book VI: The Heart and Associated Organs; Book VII: The Brain contains fifteen chapters on the heart and respiratory organs and eighteen chapters on the brain and sense organs, plus a final chapter on vivisection. The volume concludes with a series of indexes, to the fifth volume and the complete set, which will greatly add to the usefulness of the translation. These include Dr. Richardson's translation of Vesalius's original index to the Fabrica, which represents Vesalius' outline of key discoveries and ideas in the Fabrica, and a set of cumulative indexes to all five volumes of On the Fabric of the Human Body.

Book Id: 40412
ISBN: 9780930405908

Price: $295.00

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