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WEPFER, Johann Jakob (1620-1695). Observationes anatomicae, ex cadaveribus eorum, quos sustulit apoplexia. Schaffhausen: Johann Kaspar Suter, 1658.
8o (153 x 93 mm). Woodcut illustration in text. Contemporary vellum, spine ink lettered.
FIRST EDITION. In the Observationes anatomicae "Wepfer showed that apoplexy was a result of cerebral hemorrhage and described four cases with clinical and postmortem findings. He also clearly described the circular anastomosis of arteries at the base of the brain..." (Heirs of Hippocrates). Garrison-Morton 2703; Heirs of Hippocrates 534 (1675 edition); NLM/Durling 12950; Waller 10220; Norman 2203.
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