Skeleton of the horse

Carlo Ruini (fl. 1598)
Anatomia del cauallo, infermita, et suoi rimedii: opera nuoua…
Venice: Fiovarante Prati, 1618

Carlo Ruini’s study of the anatomy of the horse, first published in 1598, was at the forefront of studies of animal anatomy. It features a fine series of woodcuts illustrating the horse’s bones, veins, arteries, nerves and muscles.


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