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Nicolai Tulpii Amstelredamensis Observationes Medicae (aka The Book of Monsters)
Nicolai Tulpii Amstelredamensis Observationes Medicae (aka The Book of Monsters)
Nicolai Tulpii Amstelredamensis Observationes Medicae (aka The Book of Monsters)
Nicolai Tulpii Amstelredamensis Observationes Medicae (aka The Book of Monsters)

Nicolai Tulpii Amstelredamensis Observationes Medicae (aka The Book of Monsters)

TULP, Nicolaas; Elzevir, Daniel [printer]

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Includes 231 cases. G+M 3737. One of the earliest accounts of beri-beri is on pp. 300-305 of this work. Tulp, notable as the demonstrator in Rembrandts' "Anatomy Lesson," was among the first, in the same book, to describe the ileo-caecal valve ("Tulp's valve"). First published in 1641.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: apud Danielem Elsevirium
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1672
  • Place Published: Amstelredami
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [16], 392 pp. First leaf blank. Octavo. Engraved title-page (with two minor ink notations). 20 engravings - including kidney stone, uterus, unicorn horn, earthworm, chimpanzee (the first depiction of this animal), and spina bifida. Printer's device on title page, initials, head and tail-pieces. Full leather. Respined. Corners repaired. Bookplate of B. Wilmer on front pastedown. Owner's signature to back of front free endpaper. A few minor ink notations to engraved title page. Tear in p. 1 affecting text. Faint intermittent dampstain to right margin, edges of some pages darkened, spotted. A few ink marks to pages.