- Old owner's entry on title-p. and first free endpaper. Joints splitting; foot of spine sl. chipped.
= BMN I, p.92; Wellcome IV, p.325; Garrison/ Morton 1095 (ed. Paris, 1651). "Pecquet discovered the thoracic duct in dogs and its relation to the lacteals. Using a dog that was digesting, he described the thoracic duct, its entry into the subclavean veins, and the receptaculum chyli or chyle reservoir" (Garrison/ Morton). Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.