This is an attractively designed edition of Gray's Anatomy , the scientific and artistic triumph. Kept in print by its clarity and usefulness, the text features sumptuous illustrations and clear, matter-of-fact descriptions. This exquisite version of the text will make an elegant addition to any home library. Gray's Anatomy is a phenomenally well-known title and with good reason; it is a scientific and artistic triumph. Not just a dry index of parts and names, Gray's lets the natural beauty and grace of the body's interconnected systems and structures shine forth from the page. Using sumptuous illustrations and clear, matter-of-fact descriptions, Dr. Gray unleashed a classic on the world more than 100 years ago. Its clarity and usefulness keep it in print today. Whether you want to understand yourself or others, knowledge of our physical parts and how they fit together is essential. Gray's Anatomy provides that information in a simple, timeless format that cleanly dissects a body of knowledge grown over centuries. This book will not only fill the needs of people in the medical profession, but will please artists and naturalists as well. Part of the Leatherbound Classics series, this volume is an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather. It will make an elegant addition to any home library.
Henry Gray was born in 1827 and lived most of his life in London. He died of smallpox aged just 34, a year after the second edition Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical (as Gray's Anatomy was first known) was published.