London: printed for the author, sold by Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1828.
2nd Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Very Good. Item #002970
4to (344 x 274 mm).  10-66 pp., half-title and 15 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, some protected by tissue paper. Original boards, printed "Advertisement" label pasted on upper cover, rebacked in cloth with gilt-lettered spine and new endpapers (some chipping of outer board edges, corners scuffed, boards somewhat stained and soiled). Text and plates generally bright with only very little age-toning and very minor spotting, light marginal dust-soiling to one plate and page. Provenance: Benjamin Collins Brodie (1783-1862), surgeon to St. George's Hospital, author's presentation inscription "For Mr Brodie with the Author's best respects" to him on front free endpaper. A fine copy. ----
Wellcome II, p.298; Garrison-Morton 2284.1 (first edition). - AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY of the revised second edition of a work "based on over 4000 autopsies performed over thirty years, illustrated with fine hand-coloured plates" (Garrison-Morton). This is the first of the great nineteenth-century neuropathology atlases. The advertisement reads: "The object of the Author, in this splendid and expensive work, is to represent the most important morbid appearances to which the viscera of the human body are subject... To the accuracy of the delineations, and the faithfulness of the colouring, the utmost attention has been given." - Visit our website for additional images and information.
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