A systeme of anatomy, treating of the body of man, beasts, birds, fish, insects, and plants : illustrated with many schemes, consisting of variety of elegant figures, drawn from the life, and engraven in seventy four folio copper-plates. And after every part of man's body hath been anatomically described, its diseases, cases, and cures are concisely exhibited. The first volume containing the parts of the lowest apartiment of the body of man and other animals, &c.

by Samuel Collins, Doctor in Physick, Physician in Ordinary to His late Majesty of blessed memory, and Fellow of the Kings most famous College of Physicians in London, and formerly a Fellow of the Royal Foundation of Trinity College in the most flourishing University of Cambridge

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Collins, Samuel, 1619-1670.
Other Authors: Faithorne, William, 1616-1691 (Engraver)
Associated Name: Newcombe, Thomas (Printer)
Format: Book
Ancient Greek
Published: [London] : In the Savoy, printed by Thomas Newcomb, 1685.
Physical Description:2 v. : medical ill. ; 38 cm (fol.)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:Illustrations engraved by William Faithorne, who signs the portrait of the author and table 1 of the illustrations.
Includes index.
Pagination: [24], lvi, [4], 29, p. 34, 31-52, 49-480, p. 471, 482-678; [2], 679-684, p. 681, 686-740, 739-1099, 2000-2001, 1102-1263, [11], [2], [28] p., [75] leaves of plates.
The plates are accompanied by explanatory text.
Title pages to vols 1-2 in red and black.
Title-page to vol.2 reads: 'The second volume, containing the parts of the middle and highest apartiment of man's body (and other animals) with its diseases, cases, and cures. To which are added in the end seventy three schemes, beautified with many elegant figures, fully explained by letters and notes, placed in pages opposite to the tables, for the more ready inspection and clear understanding of the figures. With a large index, containing the most significant words, and most memorable things of both volumes. By Samuel Collins Doctor in Physick. Printed by Thomas Newcomb, for the author, MDCLXXXV.' Pagination follows on from that of vol.1.
Vol.1 bears bears a leaf with a frontispiece portrait of James II. A second leaf depicts an octagonal temple named "Theatrum Cutlerianum - Systema anatomicum" on the recto, with a portrait of the author on the verso.
Vol.1 has an initial license-to-print leaf.
With dedications inserted before various chapters, interrupting pagination and register.
Citation / References note:ESTC, R32546
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), C5387
Language note:English text with brief passages in Greek.
Other copy-specific details note:
Copy note (S.17.41): an incomplete duplicate of vol.2, with the sequence of illustrations amounting to 72 leaves only.
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