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Two volumes. 250 x 175 mm. Tall 8vo. xvi, 767; viii, 763, [ads, 1] pp. 539 figs., 8 beautiful lithographic plates. Quarter navy cloth, cloth corners, marbled boards, gilt spine, marbled edges; lightly rubbed. Crainz rubber stamp on title. Fine. SIXTH EDITION of Ploss's most popular work. It was also one of the most read books in Germany - it went through six editions. "A vast amount of data concerning every aspect of woman is collected into these volumes. Anthropology, psychology, aesthetics, physiology are all treated at length in what has become a standard and authoritative work. Subsequent editions were edited by Max and Paul Bartels and by von Reitzenstein. . . " Garrison and Morton. Herman Ploss devoted the majority of his career to professional societies, being instrumental in the establishment of several, notably the Obstetrics Society of Leipzig. He served as an officer of several throughout his life. Ploss did his studies in Leipzig, graduating in 1846. He served in the army and in government as medical advisor. Garrison and Morton 179 (1st ed., 1885); Hirsch, IV, p. 593 (1883); Osler 3700 (1913).
Title: Das weib in der natur- un Volkerkunde. Anthropologishe studien von. . . Nach dem Tode des Verfassers bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Dr. Max Bartels.
Publisher: Leipzig:, Th. Grieben, 1899.: 1899
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: M5090