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Item #BB2388 [Medical Manuscript] Anatomie. Notes l’homme [Cover Title: Anatomie. B. Roumen]. ROUMEN B., Blanche, Raymond Smullyan.
[Medical Manuscript] Anatomie. Notes l’homme [Cover Title: Anatomie. B. Roumen]
[Medical Manuscript] Anatomie. Notes l’homme [Cover Title: Anatomie. B. Roumen]
[Medical Manuscript] Anatomie. Notes l’homme [Cover Title: Anatomie. B. Roumen]

[Medical Manuscript] Anatomie. Notes l’homme [Cover Title: Anatomie. B. Roumen]

[Ghent]: n.d. [c. 1918-1920]. Quarter-Cloth. An accomplished, profusely illustrated compendium of class notes taken by a Belgian girl enrolled at a progressive school in Flanders. Original quad-ruled notebook, green cloth spine over marbled paper-covered boards, 33 leaves (170 x 100mm) of which are filled with manuscript in an elegant hand (in black, red, yellow, and blue ink) and more than 50 pen-and-ink drawings (many in multiple colors) and attractive red and black Art Nouveau-style headlines. With an additional leaf laid in of her illustration of the “Rapport entre les différents organes chargés de la nutrition du corps” (“Relationship between the different organs responsible for nutrition of the body”). A beautifully preserved survival (corners rubbed), securely bound and clean throughout. Near Fine+. Item #BB2388

Blanche Roumen attended the Athenée de Jeunes Filles, in Ghent, where these notes were taken and where she earned “la plus grande distinction” in Classe IV Moderne. She later emigrated to the United States, becoming a music educator. Her third husband, Raymond Smullyan, was a well-known logician, mathematics professor, magician, and concert pianist. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

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