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The Rare Books Division holds one of fifty-eight copies of the second edition of Andreas Vesalius’ monumental work, De humani corporis fabrica (1555), according to an article just published in the International Archives of Medicine: Medical Humanities.

For more on this statistic and on this work see the article:

An Updated Census of the Edition of 1555 of Andreas Vesalius’De Humani Corporis Fabrica in the United States of America.

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