|A handsome, full-size 1934 edition
of Vesalius’ illustrations (Icones anatomicae)
from De humani corporis fabrica, reprinted
from the original wood blocks created
in 1543 (these plates were subsequently
destroyed during World War II).
|Corpus of the anatomical studies in the
collection of Her Majesty, the Queen,
at Windsor Castle – the complete
anatomical drawings of Leonardo da Vinci.
|Galen’s Librorum prima classis:
naturum corporus humani – a 1590 copy
with a handsome modern replica binding.
|Anatomical Lectures by Mr. Hunter,
1755. Holograph notes taken by a
student or clerk of William Hunter.
Donated by the Mewburn family.
Celsi De medicina libri octo, 1722. Known to UAlberta students as, "the book bound in human skin." Come to the library to see it!
These items and more in the Rawlinson!
The materials in the Rawlinson Collection are available for use by students, staff, and the general public in the library's Phyllis Russell Rare BookRoom upon presentation of valid photo identification (e.g., ONEcard, driver’s license, passport, or citizenship card with photo). Items can be viewed during the Scott library's open hours.
For each book you want to use, please record the call number, title, and author, and bring this information with you so that the book(s) can be retrieved when you arrive in the library.
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