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Anatomy of female body book - exceptional plates

S/N:6804

Dated 1942

  • £60.00 Include mainland UK delivery
  • €65 Euro
  • $76 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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A lovely large hard cover book with five colour plates of the female body including one 3D plate. Measures 43 cms x 23 cms. The cover is a little battered and the text has been sellotaped back into it at some stage. Most of the tape gone but evidence of its marks remain. The plates and index pages however are in good condition and all stitched together, although they have separated from the hard cover. The plates remain attached. There is one small tear on one plate but no paper missing.
Despite its publication date of 1942 the colours remain very bright and the index to the plates and written text are all complete. One of the plates is 3D with multiple flaps which open to reveal layers within the body cavities, including, heart, lungs, intestines and womb.
This would make a wonderful and rare gift for a doctor, nurse, or anyone interested in historical depictions of female physiology.

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Dated 1942

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SANDIE LEWIS ANTIQUES and INTERIORS

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Wiltshire
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Sandie (of Sandie Lewis Antiques and Interiors) has been in the business for over 30 years, formerly ran an antiques shop and now sells from Dairy House Antique Centre in Semley on the Wiltshire/Dorset border. 

 

Sandie loves quirky and tactile pieces  and sells a broad range of vintage and antique items mainly from the 19th and early 20th century and from all over the world.

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