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SANTORINI, Giovanni Domenico (1681-1737). Observationes anatomicae. Venice: Giovanni Battista Recurti, 1724.
4o (259 x 193 mm). 3 engraved folding plates. Contemporary half vellum and marbled boards (slight rubbing to edges). Provenance: J. Segnier (? signature on front free endpaper).
FIRST EDITION. "Santorini was one of the ablest dissectors of his day. In the above work many new discoveries of anatomical details are set forth, together with corrections of some of the errors of earlier anatomists. The work describes the four major discoveries for which Santorini is known eponymically: Santorini's cartilage, Santorini's vein, Santorini's duct, and Santorini's caruncula" (Garrison-Morton). Garrison-Morton 392; Waller 8474; Norman 1887.
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