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HOME, Sir Everard (1756-1832). Lectures on Comparative Anatomy... London: W. Bulmer for G. and W. Nicol (volumes I-II); Longman, Hurst, Reese, Orme, and Brown (vols. II-IV); Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green (vols. V-VI), 1814-1828.
6 volumes, including supplement, 4o (298 x 225 mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and 371 engraved plates. Contemporary boards, uncut (rebacked with vellum).
FIRST EDITION. "Plagiarized from the manuscripts of John Hunter, Home's father-in-law, and of immense importance for publication of Hunter's researches. Home destroyed the original manuscripts on which his work was based after he corrected the page proofs" (Garrison-Morton). Cushing H438; Garrison-Morton 315; Heirs of Hippocrates 1150; Wellcome III, pp.294-5; Norman 1091. (6)
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