Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Treatise in Practical Anatomy, for the Use of Dissectors

Philadelphia: Edward Parker, 1823. Hardcover. 8vo. xxxi, 505, [1]pp. Original calf. Early 19th century work on anatomy, divided int three parts: 1) Of the Head and Neck. 2) Of the Trunk. 3) Of the Extremities and Ligaments. William E. Horner (1793-1853) was an American anatomist best known for describing the tensor tarsci muscle as well as amassing thousands of specimens for the anatomy museum at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Dissector (1816-18), Demonstrator of Anatomy (1818-20), and (Adjunct) Professor of Anatomy (1820-53) at the University. Heavy age wear, abrasions and some staining on binding. Joints along back board split but holding. Gold ruling on spine faded. Foxing throughout. Name and date hand written by previous owner on upper margin of preface page. Binding in fair, interior in good- condition. As is. fair. Item #29365

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