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Classic Text Collection on Human Anatomy and Biology

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FOUR Complete, searchable text exactly as originally published
All pages scanned in gray scale to preserve images in original detail
PLUS 44 full color Anatomical Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci

CD Contents
1. 1870 Edition of Grays Anatomy - Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical, Henry Gray, Illustrations by Dr. H. V. Carter and Dr. Westmacott. The Dissections jointly by the Author and Dr. Carter. Introduction on General Anatomy and Development by Dr. T. Holmes, Philadelphia Henry C. Lea, title page dated 1870, Fifth Edition, 876 Pages - Well Illlustrated with Engravings
2. The Human Body, An Account of, Its Structure and Activities and The Conditions of Its Healthy Working, American Science Series, Advanced Course: By H. Newell Martin. D. Sc., M.A., M.D., F.R.S. Late Professor of Biology in the Johns Hopkins University and of Physiology in the Medical Faculty of the same. Eighth Edition, Revised. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1898, 700 Pages
3. The Human Skeleton An Interpretation - by Herbert Eugene Walter, Associate Professor of Biology, Brown University. With 175 Illustrations. New York: The Macmillan Company 1918, 214 Pages
4. The Mechanistic Conception of Life Biological Essays - by Jacques Loeb, Published Chicago, Illinois, The University of Chicago Press , July 1912, (First Edition): The book is illustrated throughout, by text figures and charts, 232 Pages

"Because of Loeb's insistence that it is the duty of science to seek a mechanistic explanation of life, reinforced by his own experimentation and vigorous propagation of his views, his work has had wide influence on today's thought in biology and medicine." -- George W. Corner, History of the Rockefeller Institute.

Contents include: The Mechanistic Conception of Life; The Significance of Tropisms for Psychology; Some Fundamental Facts and Conceptions concerning the Comparative Psycology of the Central Nervous System; Pattern Adaptation of Fishes and the Mechanism of Vision; On Some Facts and Principles of Physiological Morphology; On the Nature of the Process of Fertilization; On the Nature of Formative Stimulation; The Prevention of Death of the Egg through the Act fo Fertilization; The Role of Salts in the Preservation of Life; Experimental Study of the Influence of; Environment on Animals; Index
5. The Anatomical Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) possessed one of the greatest minds of all time; his importance and influence are inestimable. Leonardo's drawings reveal his brilliant draftsmanship and his mastery of anatomy. Many of his drawings can be found in the principal European collections; the largest group is at Windsor Castle in England. Leonardo was a Florentine artist, one of the great masters of the High Renaissance, celebrated as a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. His profound love of knowledge and research was the keynote of both his artistic and scientific endeavors. His scientific studies- particularly in the fields of anatomy, optics, and hydraulics - anticipated many of the developments of modern science. 44 Full Color Images in a view-able, thumbnail presentation. All Images are also available as downloadable, printable Full Size jpg files.

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