History of medical illustration from antiquitity to A.D. 1600 by Robert Herrlinger

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Published by Editions Medicine Rara in New York .

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Statementpreface by F.N.L. Poynter ; translated by Graham Fulton-Smith.
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Pagination178 p. :
Number of Pages178
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Open LibraryOL18047986M

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Wells EB. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Cited by: 1. Illustration is as old as writing, with both originating in the pictograph. With the advent of printing, the art of hand-painted illumination declined as a means of book illustration.

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