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Author: Cheselden, William, 1688-1752.
Engraver: Van der Gucht, Gerard, 1696-1776.
Engraver: Shinevoet, Mr., died not after 1733.

Title: Osteographia, or The anatomy of the bones.

Publication: London : [William Bowyer for the author?], 1733.

Collation: [54] p., [2], LVI, LVI leaves of plates ; 53 cm. (fol.)

General notes:

First 4 leaves are frontispiece, t.p., coat of arms, and dedication leaf, all engraved.
The text portion consists of [41] p. of letterpress, and [9] full-page engravings.
The work was issued with two sets of plates: one printed before the lettering of the plates was added, the other including the letters corresponding to the descriptions of the figures. Cf. Russell, K.F. "Osteographia of W. Cheselden." Bull. hist. med. (1954) 28:32-49. Printer from Russell and Wellcome.


ESTC (RLIN) T78073
Garrison-Morton (5th ed.), no. 395
Russell, K.F. British anatomy 1525–1800, no. 172
Wellcome cat. of printed books, vol. II, p. 335

Call number: WZ 260 C499o 1733 OV2