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9 essays on anatomy, zootomy & physiology with 9 lithographed folding plates

BERTHOLD, Arnold Adolf.
Beiträge zur Anatomie, Zootomie und Physiologie.
Göttingen, Dieterich, 1831. 8vo. With 9 folding lithographed plates. Contemporary boards coverd with black paste-paper, with a gold-tooled red spine label. 8, [2], 265, [1] pp.
€ 250
First and only edition of a series of 9 essays by the German zoologist and anatomist Arnold Adolf Berthold (1803-1861), in the fields of anatomy, zootomy and physiology. The main essay, "Das Brustbein der Vögel" on the sternum of birds, is illustrated with 6 plates. The others cover sea-anemones (Actinia coriacea), ruminating, and the renewing and shedding of antlers. Very good copy. Binding a bit rubbed. Essays on anatomy, zootomy and physiology by Arnold Adolf Berthold. BMC NH, p. 153; Strong I, p. 144; for Berthold: ADB II, p. 512.
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Natural history  >  Birds / Ornithology | Zoology (General incl. Faunas)