Author(s): Henry Gray
Written in the 1850s by a young doctor, Henry Gray, "Gray's Anatomy" was the most comprehensive and accessible anatomy of its time. This beautifully produced slipcased volume contains the historic text of the second edition and all of Henry Vandyke Carter's masterly drawings. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine or in the amazingly complex machine that is the human body.
Henry Gray was an English anatomist and surgeon most notable for publishing Gray's Anatomy -- the world's most famous medical textbook. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society at the age of 25.