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Volume 1

Etched and engraved frontispiece showing a lecture taking place in a Classical anatomical theater; an older man with a turban and large beard (most likely Avicenna or Rhazes) points speaks to a group of students, one of them female, as he stands in front of a table with a skull on it and a cadaver lies on the ground in front of him; in the upper right of the page is a manikin or statue, while behind the lecturer is a large column; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Frontispiece

Typeset title page of Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie with an engraved vignette at the bottom of the page showing death as a skeleton holding a large scythe and riding a winged horse through a battlefield with the bodies of horses and strewn about and with a procession of skeletons behind; NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Titlepage

Engraving of a facing standing winged skeleton seemingly laughing holding a large piece of paper containing drawings of nude male figures with full flesh on their bodies; behind the skeleton is a table with two skulls, and at his feet a small platform with tibias and skulls; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Table [1]

Engraving of a skeleton with his back to the viewer kneeling forward reading a book, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a skeleton sitting up in a grave, viewed from the side, looking up to the bell of a horn (Gabriel’s trumpet), from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a skeleton lying down on a slab of marble as if in a sepulcher, viewed from the side, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a skeleton seated upright, viewed from the side, on a marble slab facing the right side of the page, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of four seated skeletons, the one on the far right playing a cello, just to his right the skeleton holds a flute but is not playing as he leans on his right elbow; at the far left the skeleton views the others playing, and just to his right a skeleton plays the violin; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a skull viewed from the front in the upper three quarters of the page with smaller bones scattered beneath, including the sphenoid bone viewed from behind in the middle, bones of the inner ear, and a view of the maxilla from inside and out, and the nasal bones; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Page of typeset text with an engraving in the bottom half of the page depicting two skeletons on the right hand side of the page attacking a group of well-dressed, wealthy crowd of men and women in 18th-century French dress who are attempting to escape to the left side of the image; around them are tables and chairs found in a salon or conservatory; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of the bones of the ribcage, taking up most of the image, with the bones of the foot shown from the top of the foot and the bottom placed below, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of the bones of the leg, including two views of the femur and the patella and one view each of the tibia and the fibula, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a kneeling male muscle figure viewed from behind, showing the muscles of the back, buttocks, and legs, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a facing standing male muscle figure with legs standing apart and holding a staff in his left hand, showing the muscles of the chest, torso, abdomen, arms and legs, from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Volume 2

Etched engraved frontispiece of Saint Bartholomew about to be flayed by a crowd; Bartholomew is held down struggling by three men, one with a flaying knife in the center of the page, with male and female onlookers on all sides and a Classical temple to the right; above flies a large angel with six cherubs in attendance; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Frontispiece

Typeset title page of Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, with an etched engraved vigeneete in the bottom half of the page depicting a nude male figure on a stage posing for a group of male art students who have tablets of paper and pencils in their hands; NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Titlepage

Engraving of a facing nude male muscle figure nailed to a crucifix with skin removed in order to show detailed views of the muscles of the chest, abdomen, arms and legs; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Table [1]

Engraving of a nude male muscle figure lying on a round dissecting table with legs splayed and looking to the right side of the page, with dissecting instruments on the table to his left and two men looking on from the left, one with long dark hair pulled back in a ponytail and a Dutch had, the other bareheaded; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a nude male muscle figure lying on his back on a table, viewed from the side with his head at the left side of the page, with his left leg bent at the knee and right leg hanging over the side and not visible below the half calf, with flesh removed in order to show the muscles of the chest, abdomen, arms and legs; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Table [4] (i.e. "Plate 26")

Engraving of two heads with flesh removed to show the muscles of the head and neck; the head on the left is in profile facing to the left; the head on the right is facing the viewer in three-quarters, looking just to the left; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Table [5] (i.e. "Plate 2")

Engraving of a facing, standing male nude figure with detail of the musculature of the chest, torso, arms and legs; his left arm is bent up at the elbow with his hand on his left pectoral muscle, and he looks off slightly to the right of the page; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

Table [12] (i.e. "Plate 1")

Engraving of a nude male muscle figure sitting, viewed from the front with his head facing down, his right armcrossing over and resting on his left hip and his left arm bent at the elbow and resting on his right shoulder, with flesh removed in order to show the muscles of the chest, abdomen, arms and legs; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a nude male figure seated and leaning forward with arms crossed and positioned on the opposite calves; the man has a mustache and is looking down and to the left side of the page; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a standing nude male figure with his back to the viewer, with detail of the musculature of the back, buttocks and legs; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of a male muscle figure with his back to the viewer with flesh removed to expose the muscles of the back and buttocks; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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Engraving of three male muscle figures, the two on the right and left viewed from the side with their arms raised straight up, with the middle figure resembling a man fallen to the ground with his head toward the bottom of the page and legs pointing to the top, all with flesh removed to reveal detailed musculature underneath; from Jacques Gamelin’s Nouveau recueil d’osteologie et de myologie, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 G178m 1779.

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