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The spine of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem.

Spine

The inside front cover of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the book plate of the Army Medical Library in the center of the cover.

Inside Front Cover

The front flyleaf of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring Philippus Melanthon de consideratione humani corporis, a handwritten note, the bookplates of J.W. Schlegel and C.E. Kapp, and a description of this copy of De corporis humani fabrica libri septem.

Front Flyleaf

The titlepage of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring Vesalius performing a dissection in a crowded anatomical theatre. There are previous ownership signatures of Sam. Redeschinsky à Radescho and Isaacus Schallerus on the bottom right corner.

Titlepage

The dedication page of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem.

Dedication p[iii]

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring Vesalius standing right pose, face towards front holding the arm of a dissected corpse.

Vesalius p[xii] Portrait

Page 1 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring an illuminated inital of five small children putting a skull into a cooking pot over a fire.

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Page 12 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the types of bone structions.

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Page 18 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the five malformations of the skull.

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Page 36 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the front view of the skull with the jawbone removed, contrasted to an animal skull.

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Page 150 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the vignette of cartilage.

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Page 151 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the larynx, trachea and bronchials of the lung.

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Page 163 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of a skeleton, frontal view, full-length leaning against a shovel with its right arm and the left arm slightly extended.

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Page 164 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the full-length, side view of a skeleton, contemplating a skull.

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Page 165 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the posterior view of a skeleton that is standing and leaning on its hands.

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Page 170 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the first muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a flayed corpse with its head tilted back to the left displaying the muscles of the front of the body.

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Page 174 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the first muscle plate, a full-length flayed corpse from the left side view walking with its left arm extended upwards and the right arm extended in front of it.

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Page 178 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the third muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a flayed corpse with its head facing to the right displaying the muscles of the front of the body.

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Page 181 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the fourth muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a standing nude male in landscape. His skin is flayed, exposing his insides, and his head is facing the right.

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Page 184 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the fourth muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a standing nude male in landscape. His skin is flayed, exposing his insides, and his head is tilted to the left.

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Page 187 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the sixth muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a standing nude male in landscape. His skin is flayed, exposing his insides, and his head is thrown back.

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Page 190 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the seventh muscle plate, a full-length flayed corpse hanging from a rope tied through its skull. His skin is flayed, exposing insides and the interior of the chest cavity.

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Page 192 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the eighth muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a flayed corpse leaning against a wall, very little muscle is left on the body.

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Page 194 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the ninth muscle plate, a full-length posterior view of a standing nude male in landscape. His skin is flayed with head head facing to the left displaying the muscles of the back of the body.

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Page 197 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the tenth muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a standing nude male in landscape. His skin is flayed with head head facing to the right, his left arm is raised and is displaying the muscles of the back of the body.

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Page 200 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the eleventh muscle plate, a full-length posterior view of a flayed corpse with its head tilted to the left with the left hand raised and is displaying the muscles of the back of the body.

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Page 203 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the twelfth muscle plate, a full-length posterior view of a flayed corpse with both hands extended from the sides and is displaying the muscles of the back of the body.

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Page 206 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the thirteenth muscle plate, a full-length posterior view of a flayed corpse of mostly bones with the muscles of the back of the body hanging off the bones.

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Page 208 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the fourteenth muscle plate, a full-length posterior view of a flayed corpse with no arms kneeling on a stone with a skull in front of its knees. The body view is primarly of the bones of the back with the muscles of the back of the legs hanging off the bones.

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Page 215 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut in the bottom right corner of the page of a nude man sitting on the ground holding rope that is attached to his left ankle and his right toes.

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Page 235 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of a large selection of dissection instruments arranged on a table top.

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Page 325 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the muscles of the male pelvis and genital urinary structures.

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Page 362 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the portal vein and venous distribution.

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Page 368 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the full-length view of the body's vascular system.

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Page 382 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the bifid uterus of a dog and a cow on the right side of the page. At the bottom of the page are four illustrations of the placenta during gestation with a human fetus in the illustration at the right.

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Page 395 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of a full-length view of the arterial system.

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Page 405 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the cerebral veins.

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Page 418 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the basal view of the base of the brain and cranial nerves.

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Page 419 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the brain and autonomic system.

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Page 465 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the stomach, liver, intestine, gall bladder, and mesentery. Below this woodcut is in illustration of the gall bladder with its bile-ducts.

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Page 472 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the abdominal cavity further exposed to show the genito-urinary sytem.

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Page 478 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the female abdominal cavity exposed to show the genito-urinary system.

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Page 559 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the side view of a male figure, the thoracic cavity exposed.

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Page 605 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the head with the scalp exposed to show the duramater.

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Page 606 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the head with the scalp exposed to show the cerebrum.

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Page 609 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the first muscle plate, a full-length frontal view of a flayed corpse with its head tilted back to the left displaying the muscles of the front of the body.

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Page 650 of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem, featuring the illustrated woodcut of the first muscle plate, a full-length flayed corpse from the left side view walking with its left arm extended upwards and the right arm extended in front of it.

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The colophon of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem.

Colophon

The printer's device of Andreas Vesalius' De corporis humani fabrica libri septem.

Printer's Device