Syndesmologia sive Historia Ligamentorum Corporis Humani.

St. Petersburg: Typographia Academiae Scientiarum, 1742. hardcover. Small vignette on title page, and two additional engraved headpieces. Illustrated at rear with 26 fine folding copperplate engravings. [28], 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.

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.

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