THE EMBRYOLOGICAL TREATISES OF HIERONYMUS FABRICIUS OF AQUAPENDENTE. The Formation…

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...

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1967. Reissue of the 1942 edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Maroon cloth. (xxiv), 376; (xiv), (377)-883, [7] A nearly fine pair, lacking the slipcase. Translated, with an introduction and commentary by Howard B. Adelmann. Garrison-Morton 465-466 (citing first Latin eds., 1621 and 1600): "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.". Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

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