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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 291

    GRAY, Henry (1825-1861). Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1858.

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    GRAY, Henry (1825-1861). Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1858.

    8o (255 x 160 mm). 363 text illustrations, some hand-colored by Henry Vandyke. (Staining on pp. 592-593, some light browning, mostly marginal, occasional light offsetting from plates to text.) Original brown cloth, uncut (rebacked retaining original spine and endpapers, minor damage to rear free endpaper). Provenance: C.M Herud (ownership inscription on half-title); some ink and pencil underlining and marginalia in text; Dr. Eugene H. Courtiss (his sale, Christie's Los Angeles, 9 February 2000, lot 59).

    FIRST EDITION. "Gray's textbook of anatomy remains today a standard work on the subject in the English-speaking world" (Garrison-Morton 418). Norman 939. RARE IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDING.


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