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Author: Author: Estienne, Charles, ca. 1504-ca. 1564. Artist: La Rivière, √Čtienne de, d. 1569. Engraver: Jollat, Jean "Mercure," fl. 1530-1545.

Title: De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres.

Publication: Parisiis: Apud Simonem Colinaeum, 1545.

Collation: [24], 375 [i.e. 379], [1] p. ; 36 x 23 cm. (folio).

General notes:

Occasional errors in pagination.
Signatures: *6 2*6 A-Z8 2A6.
Large woodcut title vignette; woodcut initials.
Includes index.

References:

Garrison-Morton (5th ed.), no. 378
Renouard, P. Bib. des éditions de Simon de Colines, p. 409-410
Wellcome cat. of printed books, vol. I, no. 6076

Notes about NLM's copy:

Imperfect: p. 369-370 mutilated with slight loss of text.
Inscription of 5 lines on front free endpaper: "Hocci opus rarum, propter figuras ligno incisas ..."
Small bookplate of J. Baart de la Faille, Med. Prof. Groningen.
Inscription on front free endpaper facing t.p.: "Ex auct. J. de Bosch Amstelod."
Ownership signature on verso of final leaf: "Guilielmus Guilielmi de Mesa, Doct. Med. Delps[?], 20-4-1596."

Call number: WZ 240 E81dd 1545 OV1