Valverde de Amusco, Juan. Anatomia del corpo humano [...] con molte figure di rame, et eruditi discorsi in luce mandata.

Rome, Antonio Salamanca & Antonio Lafreri, 1560.

Folio (208 x 290 mm). (17), 154 ff. With engr. title page and 42 full-page engravings in the text. Contemp. vellum in later slipcase.


First Italian edition, second printing with the year on the title page changed from 1559 to 1560. Valverde's famous anatomy boasts beautiful engravings, mainly based on Vesalius, but with many improvements. "Setting of type unchanged, but many of the plates have been re-engraved (and reversed)" (Cushing).

Binding rubbed and wormed. Several carefully restored tears to t. p.; several leaves professionally restored (plate on leaf 96 covered with paper slip), some brownstaining.

Cushing, Vesalius VI.D.-36. Durling 4532. Haller I, 215. Hirsch/Hübotter I, 123. Mortimer 513. Waller 9800.

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