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Volume 2

Engraved allegorical title page of Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, showing a skeleton standing to the left of the title and a muscle figure to the right, three goddesses of wisdom across the top, with the title itself engraved on a tapestry held up by two cherubs. NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

Title Page

Engraving of a nude facing male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting with a staff in his right hand and a classical ruined column on the left had side of the page and classical ruins in the background, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of a nude male anatomical figure with his back to the viewer in a pastoral setting with a staff in his left hand and a his right hand uplifted pointing to the sky, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of two skulls lacking mandibles, the top facing directly at the viewer and the bottom one facing off to the right, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of various bones arranged compactly on the page, including a spinal column in the middle and the ribcage shown from the front and back on either side, three views of the mandible, the teeth, and the shoulder blade from two angles, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of two men with the inner structures of their necks exposed, one above the other, with separate details on the sides of the trachea from several different angles, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a standing man with his back to the viewer with the flesh of his back pulled away to expose the muscles and bone; his right hand is held up in the air, pointing to his head, his right knee is propped up on a large tree stump; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a standing skeleton with his back to the viewer, his left hand holding a muscle flap attached to the spine, in a pastoral setting with a valley beyond the figure in the background, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure facing forward and to the right with flayed chest and abdomen revealing musculature beneath; the figure’s right arm is wrapped around his head draping a sheet behind him in a provocative fashion, and his left knee is bent and leaning on a tree stump; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure wearing a cape in a pastoral setting facing forward and to the left with flayed abdomen revealing musculature beneath; the figure’s right and left hands pulling open the fascia from his chest in a provocative fashion; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude bearded male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting seated on a tree stump facing forward and to the left with flayed abdomen revealing musculature beneath; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure with head covered in a kerchief in a pastoral setting facing forward and to the left with flayed abdomen revealing musculature beneath; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude bearded male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting facing forward with flayed abdomen emptied of its internal organs revealing the diaphragm below and the top of the pelvis; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting sitting on a tree stump with his back to the viewer, holding up the ends of his right deltoid muscle in his hands, with the rest of his skin pulled away from his back revealing other musculature; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing nude male anatomical figure wearing a kerchief  in a pastoral setting sitting on stone pediment leaning on a cane with his right arm, with his right deltoid and left pectoral muscles outstretched to resemble wings, with the rest of his skin pulled away from his torso and abdomen revealing other musculature; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting standing with his back to the viewer especially revealing the deltoids, trapezius, and latissimus dorsi muscles, with his left hand up over his head and his right behind the small of his back holding the ends of a sheet in a provocative fashion, with the rest of his skin pulled away from his back revealing other musculature; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a nude male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting standing with his back to the viewer especially revealing the deltoids, trapezius, and latissimus dorsi muscles, with the rest of his skin pulled away from his back revealing other musculature; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing nude male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting sitting on stone pediment leaning on a cane with his right arm, with his ribcage, biceps, and triceps exposed in detail, with the rest of his skin pulled away from his torso revealing other musculature; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing the lower spine and upper leg muscles of a disembodied subject “facing” toward the viewer in a pastoral setting; the quadriceps femoris and adductor muscles are especially featured, flapping away from the legs; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a frontal view of a standing nude male anatomical figure with face turned to the left in a pastoral setting, with his abdomen cut open showing the liver, peritoneum, intestines, stomach, and pancreas exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a frontal view of a nude bearded male anatomical figure seated on a tree stump with face turned to the right in a pastoral setting, with his abdomen cut open showing the peritoneum and intestines exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a frontal view of a standing nude male anatomical figure with right foot raised on a tree stump with face turned to the right in a pastoral setting, with his abdomen cut open showing internal organs including the peritoneum, liver, kidneys, spleen, bladder, and intestines exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing view of a standing nude male anatomical figure with face turned to the left in a pastoral setting, with his abdomen cut open showing the peritoneum, navel, intestines, and bladder exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing view of a standing nude male anatomical figure in a pastoral setting holding up the skin of his opened abdomen showing the peritoneum and intestines exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing view of a standing bearded nude male anatomical figure with face turned to the right in a pastoral setting, with his abdomen cut open showing the peritoneum, intestines, liver, and associated circulatory system, with left hand pointing skyward exposed in detail; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of the disembodied male renal and reproductive systems, with kidneys at top and ureters descending to bladder, urethra, and testicles, from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of recumbent nude male figure leaning against a tree in pastoral setting exposing his penis, anus, and buttocks, with some interior views of these structures, with his left arm raised touching a branch of the tree behind him; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing standing nude female anatomical figure in a pastoral setting with an open torso and abdomen exposing the urological and reproductive systems including kidneys, ureters, uterus, ovaries, bladder and associated circulatory system; the woman is wearing a cape on her back draped over her to make her figure resemble a heart shape; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing a facing standing nude female anatomical figure in a pastoral setting with an open torso and abdomen exposing the urological and reproductive systems including kidneys, ureters, uterus, ovaries, bladder and associated circulatory system; the woman is wearing a set of pointed laurels on her head which give a pointy look to her head; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving of the respiratory and cardiac systems, consisting of a set of lungs and a heart at the bottom of the image surrounded by views of the trachea, the heart, and the hyoid bone; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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Engraving showing two male bearded heads at top and bottom with skull and various meningeal membranes pulled away; the top brain exposes the arachnoid mater on a head looking to the right; the bottom shows the cerebral cortex exposed on a head facing to the left; from Adriaan van de Spiegel and Giulio Cassieri’s De humani corporis fabrica libri decem, Venice, 1627, NLM call no. WZ 250 S755dh 1627.

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