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1 ADELMANN, Howard B. The Embryological Treatises of Hieronymus Fabricus of Aquapendente: the formation of the egg and of the chick (de formatione ovi et pulli), the formed fetus (de formato foetu). A facsimile edition, with an introduction, a translation, and a commentary by Howard B. Adelmann.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1967). 1967 
2 volumes. 272 x 182 mm. 8vo. xxiii, 376; xiii, 883 pp. Frontis., figs., index. Purple buckram. Lacks slipcase. Fine. 
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2 ADELMANN, Howard B. (ed.). The Correspondence of Marcello Malpighi. 5 Vols. [Vol. I: 1658-1669; Vol. II: 1670-1683; Vol. III: 1684-1688; Vol. IV: 1689-1692; Vol. V: 1693-1694].
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1975. 1975 0801408024 / 9780801408021 
Five volume set. FIRST EDITION. Series: Cornell Publications in the History of Science. 4to. xxii, 2,228 pp. Index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Publisher's slip-case. Burndy collection bookplates. Very good. ISBN: 0801408024 Malpighi (1628-1694), who studied at the University of Bologna, was an eminent Italian physician and biologist, widely regarded as one of the founders of microscopic anatomy (employing the microscope), with important contributions in the fields of physiology, practical medicine and embryology. This publication was reviewed by E. Ashworth Underwood, The British Journal for the History of Science, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Mar., 1979), pp. 95-98. Extra postage will apply. First Edition. 
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3 BAER, Karl Ernst von (1792-1876). Nachrichten über Leben und Schriften des herrn Geheimraths Dr. Karl Ernst von Baer, mitgetheilt vom ihm Selbst. Veröffentlicht bei Gelegenheit seines funfzigjährigen Doctor-Jubiläums am 29. August 1864 von der Ritterschaft Ehstlands.
Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg und sohn, 1886. 1886 
Second edition [first issued in 1865]. 8vo. XVI, 519 pp. Engraved frontis.; foxed. Later quarter brown cloth, boards. Very good. Autobiography and including a comprehensive bibliography of the author's work. 
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Abrege de l'embryologie sacree, ou traite des devoirs des pretres, des medecins, des chirurgiens & des sages-femmes envers les enfans qui sont dans le sein de leurs meres. Par M. l'Abbe Dinouart., CANGIAMILA, Francesco Emmanuale (1702-1763); Abbe Dinouart (translator).
4 CANGIAMILA, Francesco Emmanuale (1702-1763); Abbe Dinouart (translator). Abrege de l'embryologie sacree, ou traite des devoirs des pretres, des medecins, des chirurgiens & des sages-femmes envers les enfans qui sont dans le sein de leurs meres. Par M. l'Abbe Dinouart.
Paris: Nyon, 1766. 1766 
174 x 104 mm. 12mo. vi, (iii)-xxvii, [1], 596 pp. Headpieces, tailpieces, 3 engraved plates (2 folding). Contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, gilt spine, red leather spine label, red edges, marbled end-leaves; rubbed, head of spine chipped, hinge starting. Crainz rubber stamp on title. Very good. SECOND EDITION, enlarged. First French edition, Paris, 1762. Abbe Dinouart's French translation of Cangiamila?s treatise on theological embryology includes the three engraved plates of the fetal figures, baptismal syringe, and birthing chair. It is dedicated to the members of L'Academie Royale de Chirurgie with chapters on the progress of knowledge in this field since the first edition of 1745. Also includes a biographical sketch of Cangiamila, research on the Cesarean operation, and reports of cases. Blake, NLM, p. 77. See: Needham, A history of embryology, p. 204; Wellcome, II, p. 295. First Edition. 
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5 FABRICIUS of Aquapendente, Hieronymus. The Embryological Treatises of Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente; The formation of the egg and of the chick [De Formatione Ovi et Pulli]; The Formed Fetus [De Formato Foetu]. A facsimile edition, with an introduction, a translation, and a commentary by Howard B. Adelmann.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1967). 1967 
2 volumes. 4to. xxiii, 376; xiii, 381-883 pp. Illus., (71 page) index. Maroon cloth, glassine wrappers (as issued), maroon cloth slip-case. Near fine. A splendid facsimile edition and translation, of two works of Fabricius. The introduction includes a history of embryology before Fabricius. "Fabricius wrote at great length on embryology, inventing many theories, some of which were false. His illustrations marked a great advance on previous work. Fabricius recorded for the first time the dissection of several embryos" – Garrison-Morton 465 and 466 (citing the first Latin editions of 1621 and 1600). 
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6 FRORIEP, August (1849-1917). 8 Embryology offprints.
[no place]: 1883-1902. 1883 Signed
8vo. 29 figs., 12 plates (7 folding, 7 lithographic (2 chromo-), 5 photographic). Quarter morocco, cloth sides, morocco corners, gilt spine; heavily worn. Ownership signatures and rubber stamps of Wilhelm Pfilzner. 1 item SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Ex library rubber stamps of the University of Glasgow, Anatomical Dept. Very good. UNIQUE COLLECTION. FIRST SEPARATE EDITIONS of a series of important embryological papers by August Froriep, professor of Anatomy and Director of the Anatomical Anstalt in Tübingen. PROVENANCE: Wilhelm Pfitzner, of Strassburg, was professor of topographical anatomy and Prosektor at the Anatomical Institut in Strassburg. Pagel, Biographisches lexicon, p. 1290. 
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7 GILBERT, Scott F. (ed.). A Conceptual History of Modern Embryology.
Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. 1994 0801847370 / 9780801847370 
8vo. xiv, 266 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Fine. Contents: Induction and the Origins of Developmental Genetics, by Scott F. Gilbert; The Rise of Classical Descriptive Embryology, by Frederick B. Churchill; Laurent Chabry and the Beginnings of Experimental Embryology in France, by Jean-Louis Fischer; The Origins of Entwicklungsmechanik, by Jane Maienschein; Curt Herbst's Contributions to the Concept of Embryonic Induction, by Jane M. Oppenheimer; Spemann Seen through a Lens, by Margaret Saha; Reminiscences on the Life and Work of Johannes Holtfreter, by Johannes Holtfreter; The Conceptual and Experimental Foundations of Vertebrate Embryonic Cell Adhesion Research, by Gerald B. Grunwald; The Philosophical Background of Joseph Needham's Work in Chemical Embryology, by P. G. Abir-Am; Induction and the Origins of Developmental Genetics, by Scott F. Gilbert; Boris Ephrussi and the Synthesis of Genetics and Embryology, by Richard M. Burian, Jean Gayon, Doris T. Zallen; Concepts of Organization the Leverage of Ciliate Protozoa, by Jan Sapp. ISBN: 0801847370 / 0-8018-4737-0 
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8 HUXLEY, Julian S. & G. R. DEBEER. The Elements of Experimental Embryology.
New York & London: Hafner Publishing, 1963. 1963 
Reprint. 8vo. xii, 514 pp. 221 figs., index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Ink signature on title-page. Fine. 
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9 VON BAER, Karl Ernst. On the Genesis of the Ovum of Mammals and of Man; Translated into English by Charles Donald O'Malley.
Cambridge: History of Science Society, 1956. 1956 
26 cm. 117-153 pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Fine. 
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10 VON BAER, Karl Ernst. On the Genesis of the Ovum of Mammals and of Man; Translated into English by Charles Donald O'Malley.
Cambridge: History of Science Society, 1956. 1956 
26 cm. 117-153 pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers in peach wrappers. Burndy bookplate (from Bern Dibner). Fine. 
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11 WIEMAN, H. L. & C. K. WEICHERT. A laboratory manual for vertebrate embryology.
New York and London: McGraw-Hill, 1930. 1930 
Series: McGraw-Hill Publications in the Zoölogical Sciences. FIRST EDITION. 236 x 154 mm. 8vo. viii, 100 pp. Brown cloth. Ownership rubber stamps. Very good. First Edition. 
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12 [FABRICIUS, Hieronymus] ADELMANN, Howard B. (ed.). The Embryological Treatises of Hieronymus Fabricius of Aquapendente. The formation of the egg and of the chick. The formed Fetus Volume I [II] A facsimile edition, with an introduction, a translation, and a commentary.
Ithaca (NY): Cornell University Press, (1967). 1967 
Re-issue. Two volumes. Small 4to. xxiii, 376; xiii, 381-883 pp. Illus., (71 page) index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine titles. Fine. See Garrison & Morton 466. 
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