The hand, its mechanism and vital endowments as evincing design. London: W. Pickering, 1833. 8o (224 x 140 mm). Text wood-engravings. Original blue cloth, printed spine label. FIRST EDITION. The fourth in the series of Bridgewater treatises, funded by the Earl of bridgewater to demonstrate the workings of God in creation. Garrison-Morton 411.1; Norman 175. (4) " /> BELL, Charles (1774-1842). <I>A system of dissections, explaining the anatomy of the human body, the manner of displaying the parts, and their variety in disease</I>. Edinburgh & London, 1799-1803. 2<V>o (425 x 267 mm). 2 volumes in one. Contemporary half calf, gilt spine, marbled boards (edges and corners worn). <I>Provenance</I>: Dr. J. Wickham (bookplate and signature). FIRST EDITION OF VOL. II, second edition of Vol. I. Published in 7 parts and an appendix. Bell wrote this dissection manuel while still a student. Garrison-Morton 402; Norman 166. -- BELL. <I>Engravings of the arteries, illustrating the second volume of anatomy of the human body, by J. Bell, surgeon; and serving as an introduction to the surgery of the arteries</I>. London: C. Whittingham for Longman and others, 1801. 4<V>o (278 x 190 mm). 10 hand-colored engravings by Thomas Medland after drawings by the author. Original quarter cloth, blue boards, printed label on front cover (some stains to boards, joints and corners worn). <I>Provenance</I>: J. Graham (inscription on half-title); Surgeon Peebles (presentation inscription from Mrs. Graham on half-title). FIRST EDITION. Norman 167. -- BELL. <I>Practical essays</I>. Edinburgh: Machlachlan, Stewart & Company, 1841. 8<V>o (221 x 141 mm). Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt-lettered spine. <I>Provenance</I>: Presentation copy to William MacKenzie (1791-1868), opthalmic surgeon (bookplate and inscription "from the author"). PRESENTATION COPY OF FIRST EDITION. Norman 176. -- BELL. <I>The hand, its mechanism and vital endowments as evincing design</I>. London: W. Pickering, 1833. 8<V>o (224 x 140 mm). Text wood-engravings. Original blue cloth, printed spine label. FIRST EDITION. The fourth in the series of Bridgewater treatises, funded by the Earl of bridgewater to demonstrate the workings of God in creation. Garrison-Morton 411.1; Norman 175. (4) | Christie's