Weimar: Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1794.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Large Folio. Very Good. Item #003723
(1794)-1803. Large folio (text vols. 417 x 255 mm; plate vols. 450 x 280 mm). Plates uncut. A total of 193 engraved plates bound in two volumes, of which 32 partly hand-colored. Text vol. I: , 51 ; , 32; 100; , 74, 21-42 pp., including half-title and title, general register, explanatory text to plates I-XC, pp. 21-42 printed on blue paper. Text vol. II: , 162; 64; , 24; 162 pp., including half-title and title, explanatory text to plates XCI-CLXXXII, printed paper slip to fifth instalment and advert leaf to previous instalments bound-in after prelims.; pp. 53-82, 103-112 printed on blue paper. Creasing of first 5 leaves. Plate vol. I: half-title, title, 96 engraved plates (numbered I to XC plus 6 outlines to plates XXVI-XXX!); 2 leaves of review by Sömmerring dated 15 Sept. 1794 bound-in after plate 15, single sheets of publisher's remarks to previous instalments (with corrections in ink) bound-in after plates 65, 73 and 80. Faint dampstain at fore-margin of second half of plates, final plate 90 creased at fore-margin, occasional minor spotting. Plate vol. II: half-title, 97 engraved plates (numbered XCI to CLXXXII, including 10 folding, 5 outline, and 32 hand-colored), single sheets of publisher's remarks to previous instalments bound-in after half-title, plates 118, 125, 132, 142, 152, 158, 168, and 176. Plate 150 creased at fore-margin and torn at upper corner (not affecting printing), vertical creases to plate 177, occasional dust-soiling to outer margins. Bound in contemporary uniform paste paper-covered boards (light rubbing to extremities), paper labels with manuscript title to spines, red sprinkled edges. Light even browning and minor occasional spotting of text. A handsome copy. ----
Choulant-Frank, p.151f; Wellcome III, p. 535 ; Goldschmid, p.81; Heirs of Hippocrates 696 (latin ed.). Unique edition dedicated to Emperor Alexander I. Remarkable encyclopedic compilation of the anatomical knowledge of the eighteenth century adding recent discoveries at the dawn of the nineteenth century which have been combined into an atlas containing 182 engraved plates, numbered from I to XIC and XIIC to CLXXXII. Some have the cardiovascular system finished in colors. The work was published in six deliveries over several years. Complete copies are very rares. Loder was Chair of Anatomy in Jena, Halle and at the University of Moscow.
Herausgegeben von 1794 bis 1803 in Lieferungen. Eingeteilt in 2 Bände: I. Band. Taf. I-XC. [=Abschnitt 1-4] und II. Band. Taf. XCI-CLXXXII. [=Abschnitt 5-6]. - Enthalten: Abschnitt I. Osteologie. [Taf. I-XV]; Abschnitt II. Bänderlehre. [Taf. XVI-XXV]; Abschnitt III. Muskel-Lehre. [Taf. XXVI-LI]; Abschnitt IV. Eingeweidelehre. [Taf. LII-XC]; Abschnitt V. Gefässlehre. [Taf. XCI-CLII]; Abschnitt VI. Nervenlehre [Taf. CLIII-CLXXXII]. - Visit our website to see more images!
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