Lot 365: ~48 Medical Illus. w/ Photographic Illustrations"
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Medical Illustrations] About 48 photographic medical illustrations from several volumes incl. TAFEL. ++ About 21 plates and several text leaves from George Henry Foxs Photographic Illustrations of Skin Diseases, NY: E. B. Treat, 1880. In margin at lower left: Artotype, Harboun & Bierstadt, N. Y. The Bierstadt. ++ 19 collotypes. Highest plate number: Taf. 171. ++ 4 mounted plates showing portions of a disordered human digestive tract. In margin at lower left: Am. Photo-Relief Printing Co. Lower right: 1002 Arch St., Philadelphia. Highest plate number: No. 703. ++ Cicatrices of Diptheritic Ulcers in the Colon. (Heliptype) James R. Osgood & Co., Boston at lower right. Below title in lower margin: No. 1003, Medical Section. [Enlarged a little over three diameters.] Possibly from the same sources as the mounted plates. ++ 3 other plates from a book on skin diseases or heliogravures. Tafel 5, 10, and 38. Verlag von Julius Springer, Berlin N. to lower left of images. Heliogr. Meisenbach Riffarth & Co. Berlin lower right. ++ 8vo/4to. Mostly very good to near fine. 3.6 Lb.