BAER (KARL ERNST VON) Über Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere. Beobachtung und Reflexion, 3 parts in 2 vol., first edition, Konisburg, Borntrager, 1828-37

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BAER (KARL ERNST VON)
Über Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere. Beobachtung und Reflexion, 3 parts in 2 vol., first edition, Konisburg, Borntrager, 1828-37

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BAER (KARL ERNST VON)
Über Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere. Beobachtung und Reflexion, 3 parts in 2 vol., first edition, 7 engraved plates (4 hand-coloured, all on stubs), folding letterpress table, contemporary boards, red gilt morocco spine labels (one chipped), early ink shelfmark on spines [Garrison and Morton 479; Grolier 9a], 4to, Konisburg, Borntrager, 1828-37

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  • First edition of the "foundation treatise on the embryology of the higher animals... providing a solid basis for the further systematic study of mammalian development" (Grolier) The first volume appeared in 1828, and the first part of the second in 1837. A final third part was finally published in 1888, 12 years after Baer's death.
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