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The Anatomy of the Horse by George Stubbs

The Anatomy of the Horse by George Stubbs

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The Anatomy of the Horse

by George Stubbs

Dover Publications, 1976, ISBN 0486234029, full page black and white illustrations, sketches and line drawings, oversized paperback

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little creasing, rubbing and minor discolouration to covers (see photographs)

"In this systematic study, Stubbs depicts the horse in three positions - side, front and back.  He first presents the skeleton alone in each of these three positions, then devotes to each position five studies of layers of muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands and cartilages.  Accompanying each of these eighteen etchings is a schematic etched outline with lettered parts that are keyed to the identifying text.  the text is given both in Stubbs' original version and in a modernised version prepared in the Thirties by J. C. McCunn and C. W. Ottaway."

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