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HUNTER, William (1718-1783). An Anatomical Description of the Human Gravid Uterus, and its Contents. Edited by Matthew Baillie (1761-1823). London: printed for J. Johnson and G. Nicol, 1794.
4o (290 x 228 mm., uncut). (Light browning.) Modern quarter calf andtique.
FIRST EDITION. "Hunter's nephew, Matthew Baillie, found an uncompleted manuscript several years after Hunter's death and discovered that it was intended to be the text for the atlas (see lot 538). In the Advertisement Baillie explains that he is publishing the work for the first time, with only a few changes and remarks which he felt necessary for completeness" (Heirs of Hippocrates). Choulant-Frank, p. 297; Garrison-Morton 6157.1; Heirs of Hippocrates 945; Osler 3028; Norman 1126.
HUNTER. An Anatomical Description of the Human Gravid Uterus and its Contents. Edited by Edward Rigby, London: Henry Renshaw, 1843. 8o (222 x 141 mm., uncut and unopened). 8 engraved plates (2 hand-colored). Contemporary cloth (rebacked, lower cover detached). Second edition. Norman 1127. (2)
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