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Author: BLUMENBACH, J. FR. Title: Handbuch der vergleichenden Anatomie.
Description: Göttingen, H. Dieterich, 1805. W. engr. portr. on title (Demokritos) and 8 engr. pls. Contemp. brds. w. spine label. (XVI, 549, I (errata) pp.). Hirsch I, 576/8: DSB II, 203/5: '...this textbook was without question a milestone in the history of this subject.': G&M, 312: 'Blumenbach, physiologist and anthropologist, was prof. of medicine at Göttingen. He was the first to show the value of comparative anatomy in the study of anthropology; his classic text went through many eds. ....': Comp. H.of H. 694 (ed. 1815): Waller, 1163: Wellcome II, 183: Norman Coll., 252: 'Blumenbach believed -most probably correctly- ....that this textbook...was the first to treat 'the entire area of anatome comparata.': First edition.
Keywords: physiology anthropologie German
Price: EUR 1300.00 = appr. US$ 1412.90 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 2236