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001 $ 03/6612
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Albinus, Bernhard Siefried
240 1 1 $a [Tabulae Sceleti Et Musculorum Corporis Humani. $l English. $f 1749.]
245 1 0 $a Tables Of The Skeleton And Muscles Of The Human Body, By Bernard Siegfried Albinus. Translated From The Latin.
260 # # $a London: $b Printed For John And Paul Knapton. $c M.DCC.XLIX. $c [1749]
300 # # $a [92] p., 3, 25 [i.e. 40] pl.: $b [1] illus. (t.p. vignette); $c 695 mm. (Broadsheet ).
500 # # $a In the first sequence of three plates there are bis pl. 1-3; in the second sequence of 25 pl. there are bis pl.1-9.
505 0 # $a [T.p.] - An Account of the Work - [Plates 1-3, 1-25, with texts] - Index Musculorum.
508 # # $a The plates are all signed by their engravers - C. Grignion, G. Scotin, S. F. Ravenet or L. P. Boitard. No draughtsman is named, but the plates are copied from Jan Wandelaar's illustrations to the original edition (1747).

The title-page vignette is signed as drawn by N. Blakey and engraved by G. Scotin.

Each numbered plate carries the publisher's imprint, 'Impensis J. & P. Knapton Londini' (with the date).
510 4 # $a ESTC $c T85947
510 3 # $a See the bibliographic note the Latin version, Bernardi Siegfried Albini Tabulae Sceleti (1749).
520 2 # $a Publication-dates of 1747, 1748 or 1749 are carried by the plates.

The plates show the human body set before scenic backgrounds (including a figure of a hippopotamus). Plates 1-9 are preceded by bis plates which are outline drawings keyed to the text.

In the same year the Knaptons published also a Latin version of this work.The work was originally published in 1747, and has been regarded as one of the high points of anatomic engraving.
561 # # $a Acquired after 1901.
562 # # $a Defective; lacks the first six plates (1-3 and 1-3 bis) and accompanying pages of text. Has a second copy of the title-page bound in at the end.
563 # # $a 20th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; retaining earlier black morocco spine-label lettered 'Anatomical Tables - The Muscles, Blood Vessels And Nerves Of The Human Body - Albinus'. Bound with one other.
653 # # $a Anatomy - Human anatomy - Musculoskeletal system
655 # 4 $a Manuals - Great Britain - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Knapton, John $e publisher
700 1 # $a Knapton, Paul $e publisher
700 1 # $a Blakey, Nicholas $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Ravenet, Simon François $e engraver
700 1 # $a Grignion, Charles $e engraver
700 1 # $a Boitard, Louis-Philippe $e engraver
700 1 # $a Wandelaar, Jan $e draughtsman
710 2 # $a John and Paul Knapton $e publisher