6 December 2004
COOPER, Astley Paston (1768-1841). On the Anatomy of the Breast. London: Longman et al, 1840.
2 volumes; text: 4o (319 x 248 mm); Atlas: 2o (377 x 271 mm). 27 lithographs, one double-page, 12 partially or wholely hand-colored, by G. Childs and John Holt (light spotting or browning to a few). (Some spotting to title-page and a few text leaves.) Original green cloth, printed paper labels on front cover of text atlas and on spine of text vol. (minor wear to labels, some rubbing).
FIRST EDITION of Cooper's anatomical sequel to his treatise on diseases of the breast, superbly illustrated after his own dissections. Garrison-Morton 5769.1; Heirs of Hippocrates 742; Wellcome II, p.388.
[With:] COOPER. The Anatomy of the Thymus Gland. London: Longman, et al., 1832. 4o. 5 plates (some darkening and staining). Original cloth. Provenance: Sion College Library (stamps on title verso). (3)
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