De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem

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Title

De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem

Abstract

A text book of human anatomy, first edition, by Flemish anatomist Andreas Vesalius, who believed that the body could only properly be examined through dissection and promoted the study of human anatomy in a series of layers—from the bones of the skeleton, through the muscles, blood vessels, and nervous system, to the organs and, finally, the brain. This series of layers is examined systematically in the text of the seven books of the Fabrica

Creator

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564

Publisher

Basileae : ex officina Ioannis Oporini, 1543

Date Created

1543, circa

Contributor

Calcar, Jan Stephan van, 1499-1546? (illustrator)

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (Call # ff QM21 .V63 c. 4)

References

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Extent

1 book

Language

Latin

Identifier

E2003.1.31

Provenance

Gift of Sir William Osler to the Boston Medical Library, 1904

Files

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Citation

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564, “De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 27, 2020, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6432.

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