Syndesmologia sive Historia Ligamentorum Corporis Humani.
Place Published: St. Petersburg
Publisher: Typographia Academiae Scientiarum
Date Published: 1742
Description: Small vignette on title page, and two additional engraved headpieces. Illustrated at rear with 26 fine folding copperplate engravings. , 276pp. 4to, contemporary calf (well-worn but firm; several contemporary signatures on tile, otherwise interior is very clean and virtually free of foxing, small inking in title page); marbled endpapers, red edges. Petropoli [St. Petersburg]: Ex Typographia Academiae Scientiarum, 1742. Scarce First Edition. Text in Latin.
Comments: This famous fundamental Syndesmologia (study of the joints and ligaments) is the principal work of Weitbrecht, the distinguished German anatomist and professor of physiology in St. Petersburg. Waller 10201; Baas 695; Hirsch V 886-7; Blake 485; Heirs of Hippocrates 542; GM 396.1; Not in Osler or Cushing.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 157796