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Title: Physiologie der Netzhaut. Erste Hälfte. Mit 30 Figuren in Holzschnitt.
Description: Breslau, Verlag von E.Morgenstern (fr. Aug. Schulz & Co., 1864. 8vo. W. 67 woodc. ills. Contemp. half cloth, over printed brds., covers some age darkening and discol. [n3, 1 - 11 in 8, 12 in 5]. (VI, 186 pp.). (Libr. st. on upper cover, half title.). (Some light foxing here and there.). No preface and a publishing date of 1864! The closing bracket ')' after 'fr Aug. Schulz & Co.' not present. In all probabaility this first part or 'Erste Hälfte', belongs to a limited number of presentation copies sent out before the 1865 dated edition by the author to friends and institutions, this copy ending up in the Dutch 'Gasthuis voor Ooglijders'[deaccessioned].: Hirsch I, p. 238: Poggendorff III, p. 49: Albert, e.a., Source Book, item 26.2: 'His richly illustrated "Physiology of the retina" describes physiological elements of vision, including the senses of light, color, and space, as well as binocular and stereoscopic vision.': Becker Coll., item 107: 'This work contains Aubert's research on and physiological descriptions of the adaptations of the eye to darkness.': Boring, pp. 103/4: 'The phenomena of dark and light adaptation were not well understood until Auber took them in hand in 1865 and Aubert accomplished the first thorough experimental measurement of the zonal changes (of the retina) ... more nearly a piece of the "new psychology", ... he was noted for his basic research on visual adaptation, and on indirect vision, the demonstration that Weber's fraction in vision varies in intensity ... (p. 422). [This publication] challenged the Weber-Fechner Law.': Hirschberg para 1145: Rothschuh, Entwicklungsgeschichte, 1854: Systematic investigations on dark accomodation. Concept of accomodation.

Keywords: ophthalmology oogheelkunde medicine eyes diseases netvlies Vorzugsausgabe

Price: EUR 275.00 = appr. US$ 298.88 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 9562