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BISCHOFF, Th. Ludw. Wilh.
Entwicklungsgeschichte des Kaninchen-Eies. BOUND WITH : Entwicklungsgeschichte des Hunde-Eies.

pp. X, 154. 16 16 lithographs [1 part-colour] - without the half-title; (vi), 134, (ii). 15 lithographs [1 part-colour] - with the half-title. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, rebacked, a little foxing of the plates of the second title, a very good copy.

*GARRISON-MORTON #484 for the monograph on the rabbit - '..... important original work on the development of the rabbit.' It was dedicated to Karl Ernst von Baer, whose fundamental work on the discovery of the mammalian ovum was published in 1827. SEE ALSO : RUSSELL Form and Function, p.138 - 'The other important line - the early development of the Mammalia - was worked chiefly by Valentin, Coste, and, above all, by Bischoff, whose series of papers was justly recognised as classical.' Two further monographs were issued, 1852 [guinea-pig] and 1854 [deer]. SEE ALSO : GARRISON History of Medicine, p.454.

Friedrich Vieweg. Braunschweig.

Date Published: 1842-1845. 2 volumes. 4to.

Stock No. 63000

Price: 400.00