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Cortona Plate 1

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Author: Cortona, Pietro da.

Title: Tabulae anatomicae.

Publication Information: Rome: Antonius de Rubeus, 1741.

Made available by the John Martin Rare Book Room at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.


Gautier Figure 1

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Author: Gautier d'Agoty, Jacques.

Title: Myologie complette en couleur et grandeur naturelle.

Publication Information: Paris: Gautier & Quillau, 1746.

Made available by the Special Collections of the Killam Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Mascagni Front Plate 1

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Author: Mascagni, Paolo.

Title: Anatomia Universa.

Publication Information: Pisis, N. Capurro, 1823.

Made available by the John Martin Rare Book Room at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.


Remmelin Plate 2

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Author: Remmelin, Johan.

Title: Catoptrum microcosmicum.

Publication Information: Augustae Vindelicorum, Typis Davidis Francki, 1619.

Made available by the John Martin Rare Book Room at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.


Vesalius Page 165

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Author: Vesalius, Andreas.

Title: De humani corporis fabrica.

Publication Information: Basel: J. Oporinus, 1543.

Made available by Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.