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Bourgery: Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

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Description for Bourgery: Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery Hardcover. The four parts of Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery's treatise cover descriptive anatomy, surgical anatomy and techniques, general anatomy and embryology, and microscopic anatomy. Nicolas Jacob's lithographs are remarkable for their clarity, color, and aesthetic appeal, reflecting a combination of direct laboratory observation and illustrative research. Num Pages: 832 pages. BIC Classification: MBX; MFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 155 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1328.
We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797–1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises ever published. Bourgery began work on his magnificent atlas in 1830 in cooperation with illustrator Nicolas Henri Jacob (1782–1871), a student of the French painter Jacques Louis David. The first volumes were published the following year, but completion of the treatise required nearly two decades of dedication; Bourgery lived just long enough to finish his labor of love, but the last ... Read more

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About Le Minor, Jean-Marie, Sick, Henri
Henri Sick was professor of anatomy at the Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg from 1972 to 2003 and director of the Institute of Normal Anatomy from 1994 to 2003. He is an officer of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (French Ministry of Education) and the author of several books on sectional anatomy, as well as numerous scientific articles. ... Read more

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“A gorgeous compendium of anatomical drawings from the mid-19th century… one senses the awe the body once commanded when it was a new, uncharted world begging for exploration.”
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