The Human Figure (Classic Reprint)

The Human Figure (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Human Figure Open or closed, every part of the eye, and its immediate surroundings, tends to the preserva tion Of this plane; the eyebrow protrudes beyond the orbicular muscle below it, which in turn over hangs the upper lid; the upper lid, in virtue of its thickness, projects from the cornea, the exposed portion Of which slopes slightly downward, and this slope is greatly increased when the eye looks downward; the lower lid, thinner than the upper, terminates the orbital plane in its contact with the cheek. (note section of profile as well as complete drawing, Plate III. A plane formed not unlike a keystone, facing slightly downward and similar in direction to the orbital plane, descends from the center of the frontal bone, connecting the forehead with the nose and separating the eye sockets. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Hardback | 174 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 390g
  • English
  • 321 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 1527947343
  • 9781527947344