1753. Item #81992
HEBENSTREIT, Johann Ernst. ANTHROPOLOGIA FORENSIS sistens Medici circa Rempublicam Causasque dicendas Officium cum Rerum Anatomicarum ac Physicarum quae illud attinent expositionibus. Leipzig, Haeredes Lankisiani, 1753. Octavo. [xxxii]632pp. +IIIff. Second edition. Contains three out of four folding copper plates, showing birth defects. Treats of public health, poisons and violent death, the definition of humanity, and any medical issues which might come before the court. Hebenstreit (1702-57) studied at Jena and taught at Leipzig. His other fields were mineralogy, pharmacology, and paleontology. Binding barely together; text essentially fine and complete, except for missing plate. (4cc. in OCLC).