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Bell, Charles Sir 1774-1842

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Works: 348 works in 1,327 publications in 6 languages and 10,379 library holdings
Genres: Atlases  Pictorial works  History  Records and correspondence  Illustrated works  Drawings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicator, Illustrator
Classifications: Q111, 215
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The hand : its mechanism and vital endowments as evincing design by Charles Bell( Book )

126 editions published between 1833 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bell's The hand is one of the greatest classics of comparative anatomy and one of the first books ever on bio-mechanics. In answer to the Earl of Bridgewater's request for monographs in science illustrating the master plan of God, Bell wrote what is now considered the most famous, Treatise IV. In this work, Bell compared the upper extremity of man to that of the animals, and he graphically described and illustrated the principles of anatomy as related to function
Engravings of the arteries : illustrating the second volume of The anatomy of the human body by J. Bell : and serving as an introduction to the surgery of the arteries by Charles Bell( Book )

40 editions published between 1801 and 1968 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy and philosophy of expression, as connected with the fine arts by Charles Bell( Book )

90 editions published between 1844 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bell introduced new methods of determining the functional anatomy of the nervous system. In 1804 Bell moved to London, where he opened his own school of anatomy and gradually built up a surgical practice. He combined his skill in painting with his scientific interests in Essays on the anatomy of expression in painting (1806). Besides being an exposition of the anatomical and physiological basis of facial expressions for artists, the book included much philosophy and critical history of art. The book gained Bell some reputation and remained popular, going through several editions up to 1893. -- DSB, vol. 1, p. 583
Essays on the anatomy of expression in painting by Charles Bell( Book )

27 editions published between 1806 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of engravings explaining the course of the nerves by Charles Bell( Book )

31 editions published between 1803 and 1973 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Idea of a new anatomy of the brain by Charles Bell( Book )

31 editions published between 1811 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richtungsweisende physiologische Schrift über die Funktion der Rückenmarkswurzeln und die Wirkung von Nervendurchtrennungen, verf. von dem schottischen Anatom, Pathologen und Chirurgen
Letters concerning the diseases of the urethra by Charles Bell( Book )

15 editions published between 1810 and 1820 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy and physiology of the human body : containing the anatomy of the bones, muscles, and joints, and the heart and arteries by John Bell( Book )

12 editions published between 1817 and 1823 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A system of operative surgery : founded on the basis of anatomy by Charles Bell( Book )

17 editions published between 1814 and 1824 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of the human body : in four volumes, illustrated with one hundred and twenty-five engravings ... by John Bell( Book )

17 editions published between 1809 and 1827 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paley's Natural theology by William Paley( Book )

6 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations of the great operations of surgery: trepan, hernia, amputation, aneurism, and lithotomy by Charles Bell( Book )

20 editions published between 1821 and 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of the brain, explained in a series of engravings by Charles Bell( Book )

21 editions published between 1802 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A system of dissections : explaining the anatomy of the human body, with the manner of displaying the parts ... by Charles Bell( Book )

13 editions published between 1809 and 1814 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exposition of the natural system of the nerves of the human body : with a republication of the papers delivered to the Royal Society, on the subject of the nerves by Charles Bell( Book )

23 editions published between 1824 and 2015 in English and French and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of drawings of the arteries by Charles Bell( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A system of operative surgery : founded on the basis of anatomy. Volume I[-II] by Charles Bell( Book )

10 editions published between 1807 and 1812 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expression : its anatomy and philosophy by Charles Bell( Book )

11 editions published between 1873 and 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is not an easy task to reconcile two subjects so far apart in the minds of most readers as anatomy and the fine arts. The academies of Europe, instituted for the improvement of painting, stop short of the science of anatomy, which is so well suited to enlarge the mind, and to train the eye for observing the forms of nature; or if they enforce the study at all, it is only in its more obvious application, that of assisting the drawing of the human figure. But my design in this volume goes farther: I propose to direct attention to the characteristic forms of man and brutes by an inquiry into the natural functions, with a view to comprehend the rationale of those changes in the countenance and figure which are indicative of passion"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Appendix to System of dissections, part first ; containing additional descriptions of the abdominal muscles. By Charles Bell by Charles Bell( Book )

8 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Sir Charles Bell, K.H., F.R.S.L. & E. Selected from his correspondence with his brother George Joseph Bell by Charles Bell( Book )

7 editions published between 1870 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The hand : its mechanism and vital endowments as evincing design
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The anatomy and philosophy of expression, as connected with the fine arts