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Ailianou peri zoon idiotetos biblia iz [Greek]. Aeliani de Natura Animalium libri XVII. Graece et Latine cum priorum interpretum et suis animadversionibus edidit Jo. Gottlob Schneider.

By: AELIAN, Claudius [Aelianus] (circa 175 - 235 AD); Johann Gottlob SCHNEIDER (1750-1822) (ed.).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lipsiae:, E. B. Schwickerti, 1784.: 1784

Seller ID: M12976


Two parts in one. Greek and Latin text. 8vo. X, 585, [21]; 228, [44], [2 blank] pp. Indexes; split btw. pp. [7-8 of first index]. Original half leather over brown and black marbled boards, all edges red; heavily worn, front cover off and spine fragmented. Red ink signatures on titles. As is: internally very good internally but with a poor binding. RARE. First Schneider edition. On the Nature of Animals ("On the Characteristics of Animals"), is a collection of curious brief stories of natural history or the animal kingdom. The present volume offers stories relating to animal coitus (IX... View more info

Zoological Illustration. An Essay Towards a History of Printed Zoological Pictures.

By: KNIGHT, David.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: (Folkstone):, Dawson, (1977).: 1977

Seller ID: S8326


First edition. 8vo. xii, 204 pp. Numerous illus., bibliog., index; occasional ink marginalia (minor). Beige cloth. Very good. First Edition. View more info

Image for Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences, Vegetable Physiology, Zoology, the Animal and Vegetable Poisons, and on the Human Faculties, Mental and Corporeal, as delivered before The Isle of Wight Philosophical Society. The Second Edition, To which have been added two lectures on the mammiferous animals, as since read to the above Society.

Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences, Vegetable Physiology, Zoology, the Animal and Vegetable Poisons, and on the Human Faculties, Mental and Corporeal, as delivered before The Isle of Wight Philosophical Society. The Second Edition, To which have been added two lectures on the mammiferous animals, as since read to the above Society.

By: LEMPRIERE, William (d. 1834).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London:, Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., 1830.: 1830

Seller ID: S8898


8vo. (225 x 136 mm) xv, [1], 414 pp. Uncut, errata slip tipped in; occasional foxing, ownership pen marks on title-page. Bound in original paper boards, paper spine, printed paper spine title label; spine and corners restored. Very good. Second edition (1st edition was 1827), which includes two added lectures not in the first edition. The first series of six lectures address the topics of natural history, vegetable physiology, zoology, animal and vegetable poisons, and human faculties, mental and corporeal. Following the chapter on zoology are five pages of animal classification tables. The f... View more info

Die Zoologische Buchillustration Ihre Bibliographie und Geschichte.

By: NISSEN, Claus.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Stuttgart:, Anton Hiersemann, 1969 & 1978.: 1969

Seller ID: S8369


Two volumes. Thick 4to. 666; xvi, 604 pp. Illus., bibliog., indexes. Gilt stamped blue cloth. FINE COPY. FIRST EDITION. Exhaustive bibliography of illustrated natural history books. A comprehensive and vital reference work. First Edition. View more info

Comparative zoology, structural and systematic. For use in schools and colleges.

By: ORTON, James (1830-1877).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper and Brothers, 1878.: 1878

Seller ID: S5796


209 x 141 mm. 8vo. 396, [ads] 4 pp. 350 figs., tables, index; occasional pencil marginalia. Blind-stamped green cloth, gilt spine; joints repaired with kozo. Ownership signature, ms. notations in preliminaries. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Orton's Comparative zoology expounded Agassiz's functional approach, and was very influential. James Orton was Professor of Natural History in Vassar College, where he was instrumental in the introduction of natural history instruction. Orton led two important expeditions to the Andes and the Amazon basin. He died in Bolivia on a third trip. DSB, X, p. 240. Fi... View more info

The World Expands; recollections of a zoologist.

By: PARKER, George Howard.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, 1946.: 1946

Seller ID: RH1351


8vo. viii, 252 pp. Green cloth. Very good. View more info

Group of 2 offprints. Includes: WAGTENDONK, & Leonard P. ZILL. "Inactivation of Paramecin ('Killer' Substance of Paramecium Aurelia 51, Variety 4) at Different Hydrogen Ion Concentrations and Temperatures."

By: WAGTENDONK, Willem J. van.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 171, no. 2. No place:, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1947.: 1947

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S8791


8vo. 595-604 pp. Figs. Original printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY WAGTENDONK. FINE. The Authors were associated with the Dept. of Zoology, Indiana University. WITH: WAGTENDONK. "The Action of Enzymes on Paramecin." Offprint from: Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 173, no. 2, 1948. 8vo. 691-704 pp. Figs. Original printed wrappers. Rubber stamp of Norman Horowitz. View more info

[3 papers on elephants]: 1) Hand und Fuss des Elefanten, nach Form zusammengesetzt. 2) Uber die sagittal-flexorische Bewegung im Hinterhauptsgelenk des Elefanten 3) Uber einen Fugenknochen im Epistropheus des Elefanten. [pages: 77-87, 131-135, 251-253]. With: A. Brauer, Kurze Mitteilung uber einen Embryo des afrikanischen Elefanten. (pp. 273-274). Within: Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde, Berlin. Sitzungsberichte Der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin.

By: [Elephants] Hans Virchow (1852-1940).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin:, R. Friedlander & Sohn, 1910.: 1910

Seller ID: BL2851


8vo. vii, 491 pp. Figures, plates (including folding map and other pls. at rear). Gilt-stamped half black cloth over marbled papered boards. Fine copy. Ownership rubber stamp of P. Claussen. Hans Virchow (1852-1940), German Anatomist, son of Rudolph Carl Virchow (1821-1902), studied medicine in Germany, including the University of Wurzburg (1877-1882). In 1889 he was appointed professor anatomy at the University of Berlin. Duke-Elder, the leading figure for the study of ophthalmology, praised Hans Virchow for his work on the histological structure of the eye, which he determined using the mic... View more info