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First Edition Work of Splendor
of the 106 Anatomical Casseri Plates
in their Original Folio Format
Casserius, Julius. Tabulae Anatomicae & De Formato Foetu. Ed. by Daniel Bucretius (recte Rindfleisch). Venice, Evangel. Deuchinum, 1627 (& Amsterdam 1645). Fol. 2 n. pag. ll. preface & contents. With anatomical title etching of 1627 and
106 etchings in the sheet size of 16⅜ × 10⅝ in (41.5 × 27 cm)
by Francesco Valesio (Bologna or Verona c. 1560 – active in Venice 1611-1643) after Odoardo Fialetti (Bologna 1573 – Venice 1638) along with text on the back. FACSIMILE EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL SIZE along with accompanying booklet in German (sm. 4to, 34 pp. incl. wrapper & 2 full-page ills., paperback). Stuttgart, Edition Medicina Rara, (1974). Fol. (16⅞ × 11 in [43 × 28 cm]). Hand-bound heavy light brown orig. h. sheepskin on 6 raised bands with beveled board edges in the manner of particularly the old wooden board bindings, broad leather corners, blind tooled back with title & rosettes as well as fillets on all sides and covers in dark green Fabriano Roma laid paper in beige-colored orig. board slipcase lined with brown velour with title plate.
(Haller, Bibliotheca Anatomica, I, 289 f.; Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, I, Sp. 1731; Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, XI, 525.)
No. XIII/300 copies of the de-luxe edition in half leather numbered in Roman ( “XIII=13” ) (total edition 2800 copies). – From the copy of the Württemberg State Library Stuttgart. – Plate numbers 85 & 88 used twice. – Front fly-leaf of the facsimile volume with quite faint folding trace lower right, the booklet far right along the frontcover with faint fold and partial slight paper thinning at the far edge of the back cover, otherwise as good as new.
Offer no. 29,009 / EUR 230. (c. US$ 278.) + shipping