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Monro, Alexander (1697-1767) Traite D'Osteologie .

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Monro, Alexander (1697-1767) Traite D'Osteologie. Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1759. First edition in French, first illustrated edition, over-sized folio, engraved vignette to title, lacking the frontispiece, volume two only, illustrated with thirty-one numbered sets of paired plates (sixty-two in total) each showing a shaded representation of skeletons and skeletal parts and a depiction of the identical subject and composition in a linear style with lettered parts, [typographical title], 213-317; the text consisting of explication of the parts depicted in the plates; untrimmed, with deckle edges throughout, bound in blue paste-paper-covered boards, very worn, sewing perished, dusty throughout, 23 x 17 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Alexander, Guillaume, Monro, Paris