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Book/Printed Material Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem Andreae Vesalii Brvxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem

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Title

  • Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem

Other Title

  • Andreae Vesalii Brvxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem

Names

  • Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564, author
  • Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546? illustrator
  • Oporinus, Joannes, 1507-1568, printer
  • Liechtenstein, House of, former owner
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Basileae : Ex officina Ioannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae MDXLIII mense Iunio [June 1543]

Headings

  • -  Human anatomy--Early works to 1800
  • -  Switzerland--Basel

Notes

  • -  Variant A, with the type on the title page and five preliminary leaves reset, and periodic use of a French italic typeface; likely printed between 1548 and 1549, despite date at colophon. Cf. Horowitz, Michael, and Jack Collins, "A Census of Copies of the First Edition of Andreas Vesalius' De humani corporis fabrica (1543), with a Note on the Recently Discovered Variant Issue." Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, volume 39 (1984), pages 198-217.
  • -  Imprint from colophon, leaf 2M8.
  • -  Illustrations by Jan Stephan van Calcar. Cf. Rosenwald.
  • -  Signatures: *⁶ A-Z⁶ a-l⁶ m⁶+1 n-o⁶ p⁶-1 q-z⁶ 2A-2L⁶ 2M⁸.
  • -  Printer's device on leaf 2M8 verso.
  • -  Historiated initials.
  • -  Two leaves signed m3 are each folded illustrations; leaf p4 is a folded illustration. Both are bound sideways by the foot.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, 907
  • -  Margócsy, Dániel, Mark Somos, and Stephen N. Joffe. The Fabrica of Andreas Vesalius: a worldwide descriptive census, ownership, and annotations of hte 1543 and 1555 editions, p. 277
  • -  Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachbereich erschienenen Drucke des 16. Jahrhunderts (VD 16), V 910 (variant)
  • -  Errata: p. [8] (leaf *4), first grouping; p. [1] (leaf 2K verso), sixth grouping.
  • -  Register: leaf 2M7 verso.
  • -  Includes index.
  • -  LC copy: In early vellum; "Vesalii Anatom. 1543" in ms. on spine. "Vesalius" in ms. at foot. Modern bibliographic notes in pencilled ms. on front pastedown.
  • -  LC copy: Armorial bookplate "Ex libris Liechtensteinianis" and leather label gilt-monogrammed "LJR" on front pastedown.
  • -  LAC brd 2018-11-14 update (1 card)

Medium

  • [12], 312, 213-399, 390-391, 492-661, 658-659, [19] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill., port. (woodcuts) ; 44 cm (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • QM21 .V418

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 49043519

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Chicago citation style:

Vesalius, Andreas, Author, Jan Stephan Van Calcar, Joannes Oporinus, House Of Liechtenstein, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem. [Basileae: Ex officina Ioannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae MDXLIII mense Iunio June, 1543] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/49043519/.

APA citation style:

Vesalius, A., Calcar, J. S. V., Oporinus, J., Liechtenstein, H. O. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1543) Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem. [Basileae: Ex officina Ioannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae MDXLIII mense Iunio June] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/49043519/.

MLA citation style:

Vesalius, Andreas, Author, et al. Andreae Vesalii Bruxellensis, scholae medicorum Patauinae professoris, de humani corporis fabrica libri septem. [Basileae: Ex officina Ioannis Oporini, anno salutis reparatae MDXLIII mense Iunio June, 1543] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/49043519/>.