Karen Hanmer

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Title: Wiliam Harvey 

Wiliam Harvey 

Wiliam Harvey


The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey: Concerning the Motion of the Heart and Blood | bound by artist in 2015 | $1500

facsimile reprint of 1653 edition in the Yale University Medical History Library

DevCom Inc., Classics in Medical Literature, 1987

9.25 x 6.25 x .75”

23.5 x 15.5 x 2 cm

Trade book disbound, guarded and resewn. Laced limp vellum binding in veiny calf from Pergamena. Hand sewn silk endbands, gilt top edge, Cave endpapers. Illustrations from the text ink-jet printed on vellum.