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Baillière's Popular Atlas of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Human Body.
Baillière's Popular Atlas of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Human Body. With Descriptive Text by Hubert E.J. Bliss M.A., M.D., Cantab. Third edition.
Plates by Georges M. Dupuy., M.D.
London: Ballière, Tindall & Cox, 7 & 8 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, 1942 (Reprinted).
Tall folio, original illustrated boards; pp. (ii)+ 24 + (1)(ads); five chromolithographic plates on one folding sheet, as called for. A few signs of wear.
Five anatomical illustrations, one with overlays. Mounted into the book and folded, the plates appear out of order. Interestingly, while the atlas of the male body has a photo-realistic illustration of a man wearing a loincloth on the front board, this volume prudishly has a marble statue of Venus.
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Baillière's Popular Atlas of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Human Body.
Baillière's Popular Atlas of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Human Body. With Descriptive Text by Hubert E.J. Bliss M.A., M.D., Cantab. Third edition.
Plates by Georges M. Dupuy., M.D.
London: Ballière, Tindall & Cox, 7 & 8 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, 1942 (Reprinted).
Tall folio, original illustrated boards; pp. 27; eight plates, as called for. A few signs of wear.
Eight anatomical illustrations, with a photo-realistic illustration of a man wearing a loincloth on the front board.
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The Chemist.
The Chemist.
[n.d., c.1800.]
Woodcut, with four sheets of letterpress. Sheet: 150 x 90mm (6 x 3½''). Foxing.
A scientist holding a phial aloft with a young apprentice beside him. with text.
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The Comet of 1811.
The Comet of 1811.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet: 110 x 130mm (4¼ x 5''). Creasing in right corner.
A view showing the Great Comet of 1811 which was visible for around 260 days. The comet had an impact on non-astronomers such as John Linnell and William Blake and was seen as a portent to Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the War of 1812. Because 1811 was such a good year for wine, merchants marketed 'comet wine' for years afterwards.
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Lunar Rainbow seen Oct. 1810.
Lunar Rainbow seen Oct. 1810.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet: 110 x 130mm (4¼ x 5'').
A view of a lunar rainbow which appeared at around 10pm in Milbrook near Southampton.
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Atmospherical Phenomena of the Mock Suns. Page 184.
Atmospherical Phenomena of the Mock Suns. Page 184.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet: 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5'').
An illustration of the atmospherical optical phenomenon which gives the impression of the sun.
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Skeleton of the Siberian Mammouth.
Skeleton of the Siberian Mammouth. Skeleton of the South American Mammouth.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Engraving. Sheet: 210 x 130mm (8¼ x 5'').
Two diagrams of skeletons on plinths of mammouths. The first fully document specimen of a mammouth was found in 1728 by a Siberian hunter and recovered by Michael Friedrich Adams.
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