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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.

By: ADELMANN, Howard B.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Ithaca:, Cornell University Press, (1967).: 1967

Seller ID: M8742


2 volumes. 272 x 182 mm. 8vo. xxiii, 376; xiii, 883 pp. Frontis., figs., index. Purple buckram. Lacks slipcase. Fine. View more info

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].

By: ADELMANN, Howard B. (ed.).

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Ithaca and London:, Cornell University Press, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: BL1503

ISBN: 0801408024


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... View more info

Nachrichten uber Leben und Schriften des herrn Geheimraths Dr. Karl Ernst von Baer, mitgetheilt vom ihm Selbst. Veroffentlicht bei Gelegenheit seines funfzigjahrigen Doctor-Jubilaums am 29. August 1864 von der Ritterschaft Ehstlands.

By: BAER, Karl Ernst von (1792-1876).

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und sohn, 1886.: 1886

Seller ID: BL3805


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. View more info

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.

By: FABRICIUS of Aquapendente, Hieronymus.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ithaca:, Cornell University Press, (1967).: 1967

Seller ID: S11568


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 edition... View more info

8 Embryology offprints.

By: FRORIEP, August (1849-1917).

Price: $295.00

Publisher: [no place]:, 1883-1902.: 1883

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S6938


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 Tubingen. PROVENANCE: Wilhelm Pfitzner, of Strassburg, was professor of topographical anatomy and Pro... View more info

A Conceptual History of Modern Embryology.

By: GILBERT, Scott F. (ed.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore and London:, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.: 1994

Seller ID: S12991

ISBN: 0801847370


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;... View more info

The Elements of Experimental Embryology.

By: HUXLEY, Julian S. & G. R. DEBEER.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York & London:, Hafner Publishing, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: M11821


Reprint. 8vo. xii, 514 pp. 221 figs., index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Ink signature on title-page. Fine. View more info

A laboratory manual for vertebrate embryology.

By: WIEMAN, H. L. & C. K. WEICHERT.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and London:, McGraw-Hill, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: M8109


Series: McGraw-Hill Publications in the Zoological Sciences. FIRST EDITION. 236 x 154 mm. 8vo. viii, 100 pp. Brown cloth. Ownership rubber stamps. Very good. First Edition. View more info

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.

By: [FABRICIUS, Hieronymus] ADELMANN, Howard B. (ed.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ithaca (NY):, Cornell University Press, (1967).: 1967

Seller ID: S9620


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. View more info