Joh. Remmelini L.A.M. & M.D. Pinax microcosmographicus : in quo certissimum anatomiae compendium variis aere incisis visionibus proponitur ; in usum medicorum, chirurgorum, ac pharmacopaeorum / nunc in nostram linguam translatus, & in lucem missus, a Justo Gratiano ... = Joh. Remmelini L.A.M. en M.D. Ontleding des menschelyke lichaems, waer in alle de deelen des selve, met oplichtende fuguren naukeurig en konstelyk vertoondt worden ... / uit het Latyn in de Nederlandtse tale overgeset, en konstigh in 't licht gebracht, door Justus Danckersz.

Remmelin, Johann, 1583-1632 [Browse]
Uniform title
  • Latin
  • Dutch
Editio secunda, priori multò emendatior = De tweede druk, merckelyk verbeerterdt en van ontallyke fauten gesyverdt.
T'Amsterdam : Ex typographia Pauli Matthiae ... ; Voor Justus Danckersz, 1667.
[5] leaves, III, [1] plates : ill. (engravings) ; 47 cm. (fol.)


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Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
  • Descriptions of the plates in Latin and Dutch.
  • The three numbered full-page anatomical plates have multiple flaps; the first two plates are pasted to the rectos of the third and fourth leaves respectively; the third plate is pasted to the recto of the fifth (blank) leaf.
  • An unnumbered fourth plate of superficial veins after Valverde is trimmed and pasted to the verso of the title leaf and has an additional engraved strip of paper pasted on to round off the lower edge of the border. Cf. Wellcome.
  • Printer's name appears following the Latin edition statement on the t.p.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1 Bound in contemporary marbled paper boards. Housed in red clamshell box.
Princeton copy 1 Front pastedown has 20th century bookplate of S. Van der Hoeven.
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 1 Purchased 9/26/2016; Phillip J. Pirages. Previously sold at auction to Pirages on 11/12/15.
  • Wellcome cat. of printed books, IV, p. 504
  • Choulant, L. Hist. bibl. anat. illus., p. 233
Other title(s)
  • Pinax microcosmographicus
  • Ontleding des menschelyke lichaems
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