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Cover illustration: Skeleton man on p. 164. I/67. Koblenz: Bibliothek des Staatlichen Görres-Gymnasiums.

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Names: Margócsy, Dániel | Somos, Mark | Joffe, Stephen N.

Title: The Fabrica of Andreas Vesalius : a worldwide descriptive census, ownership, and annotations of the 1543 and 1555 editions / by Daniel Margocsy, Mark Somos, Stephen N. Joffe.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] | Series: Medieval and early modern philosophy and science, ISSN 2468-6808 ; volume 28 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018010831 (print) | LCCN 2018011768 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004336308 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004336292 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: | MESH: Vesalius, Andreas, 1514–1564. De humani corporis fabrica. | Rare Books | Anatomy | Reference Books, Medical | Bibliography, Descriptive

Classification: LCC QM21 (ebook) | LCC QM21 (print) | NLM WZ 294 | DDC 611—dc23

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The Fabrica of Andreas Vesalius

A Worldwide Descriptive Census, Ownership, and Annotations of the 1543 and 1555 Editions