Andreas Vesalius, Initial L

Vesalius V Nio samtal

This initial letter was used in both the 1543 and 1555 editions of De Fabrica by Vesalius. In both editions it appears only once: Book 2, chapter 51, which is about the muscles in the rectum: De recti intestini musculis, "on the muscles of the straight intestine".
The letter is a late copy of this initial L.

Vesalius L

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