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[SAINT HILAIRE]. L'Anatomie du corps humain. Avec ses maladies, & les remèdes pour les guérir. 

Paris, Jean Couterot & Louis Guerin, 1684.

8vo (190x120 mm), frontispiece-(30)-581-(1) pages52 engravings in the text.  binding : Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt in six compartments. Poor binding, leather on the spine is missing, corners bumped. Staining and waterstains, wormholes in the margin of the second part.

Book attributed to "Sieur de Saint-Hilaire" by Barbier.
If the book is complete on the question of anatomy and description of diseases, a second volume (which is rarely reported) will be published in 1685 on the question of remedies.

The publication is however remarkable for the very numerous engraved anatomical plates.

references: Barbier [I,743].

provenance: Three bookplates : Dr Spycherelle, Pierre Bosivel, and one unidentified. And two handwritten notes (G. Patin, surgeon 1760, Louis Chevalier).

Price : 250 €

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