10 Anatomical Prints-FOETUS-PREGNANT-PLACENTA-UMBILICAL-Spigelius-Casserius-1645
Subject: Very rare anatomical print. Plate, Tab. I-IX. Set of 10 plates and the complete section of the book titled "De Formato Foetu". This set of plates and text relates to pregnancy, reproduction and the growing of the foetus in the womb. The first four plates show standing women from the knee up, with their stomach opened, so the womb and foetus are displayed in layers. The following two plates detail the placenta. The three next plates are of the baby, one still connected to the placenta through the umbilical, the next two with opened abdominal cavity. The key to these plate(s) are on the rear of previous plate, as issued.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional light stains from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Copperplate engraving on a verge type handlaid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 27 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 35 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.6 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 13.8 inch.
Part Number: 35402