Anatomia hepatis. Amsterdam: Joannis Ravestein, 1659.
12mo. , 552,  pp. Engraved title of a dissection, 2 folding anatomical plates, 1 engraving and 9 text woodcuts. Contemporary vellum, spine labels. $2,500.00
Second edition of the author's book on the anatomy of the liver, originally printed in London (1654). In this work, Glisson gave the "first accurate description of the capsule of the liver (Glisson's capsule) and its blood-supply. He also described the sphincter of the bile duct ("Glisson's sphincter, the sphincter of Oddi") and the thymus as a "glandula nutritia" for the foetus. G&M, 972 & 1098.1 (1st ed.)