De Ranis Observationes: accessit Caspari Bartholini th. f. de nervorum usu in motu musculorum epistola
By Jacobaeus, Oliger
Pp. xiv (half-title, title, dedication, preface, eimio viro), 1-108 (includes text + epistola + breviaria capitum); 3 folding text-figures bound in at page 76. Old stiff pale-pink paper wrappers, 12mo (18.6 x 11.6 cm). This is Oliger Jacobaeus’ dissertation on frog anatomy and ontogeny. This is the first book published that is devoted exclusively to frogs. The text is in Latin and Ancient Greek. From the private research collection of Cornell University herpetologist Kraig Adler with his small bookplate on the verso of the half-title page. Very small circular stamp at the base of the title page (not intelligible). Rare work seldom offered.
|Publisher||Apud Ludovicum Billaine|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Old repairs to the outer margins of the half-title and title pages with no effect to the text, some text-browning and spotting to the last few pages, a few old pencil marks in the margins of the text; a tight copy in very good condition.|