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Science, Medical, Anatomy, Diagram, Skeleton, Yaggy’s Anatomical Study, Antique Print, Chicago, 1880s


Levi W. Yaggy (after)
L.W. Yaggy & James J. West (copyright)
Yaggy’s Anatomical Study
from Yaggy’s Anatomical Study; presenting the skeleton, muscles, arteries, veins, and nerves, also four life-size manikins of the body, the head, the eye and the ear, the whole constructed under the supervision of Dr. Henry M. Lyman, Dr. Christian Fenger, Dr. W.F. Smith
Western Publishing House, Chicago: 1884-85
Chromolithograph, varnished, backed on linen, as issued
29.25 x 17 inches, overall
24.5 x 13.75 inches, image

Anatomical study of a skeleton with various bones numbered and corresponding to an index provided in the lower portion. This is from a larger medical work, intended for the instruction of human anatomy, which contained layered life-size anatomical charts, and is considered a publishing landmark for its use of pop-ups.

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Levi W. Yaggy was a Chicago author and publisher. His other works included a boxed set containing an astronomical chart (see the chart on our site), an ethnographic chart of the peoples of the world, geology maps, and a raised relief map. He also co-wrote books on a variety of topics, from popular guides for living a successful and morally virtuous life to books on ethnic anthropology and life in antiquity.

Condition: Generally very good with the usual light overall toning, handling, edge wear, soft creases. Extracted from a larger set that had other works.


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