Tuningae: Loeffleriae, 1755. 1 Folding Copperplate. 39 pages with text in Latin. Small 8vo, older plain wrappers with manuscript title. Tubingae: Loeffleriae, 1755. Very good(+). First Edition of this doctoral dissertation at Tuebingen.
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1871. 3 lithographed plates of skulls, partly in color. 14 pages with text in German. Folio, original brown printed wrappers (chipped & torn); modern wrappers. Wien, 1871. Scarce paper by the "first and greatest teacher of topographic and reionalanatomy in the 19th century." - Garrison.
Paris: Denys Thierry, 1683. Miniature map. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 5" x 4". Sheet measures 7" x 5". This miniature view of a 'fish' and whaling is from the original French edition of Manesson-Mallet's "Description de L'Univers." An island emerges from a sea full of whaling vessels. In the foreground, we see a sea monster or a misrepresentation of a whale in choppy seas. Chasing this monster and others in the background are several whaling vessels. A banner...
Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1552. Map. Uncolored woodcut. Sheet measures 12.5" x 16". This 1552 map of central Asia by Sebastian Munster is also one of the most famous monster maps of the 16th century. Spans northward from India and the Ganges River. Cartographically based on Claudius Ptolemy's "Geographia", the map includes the Ganges, Schythia, the Anthropophagi region and China. The regions of Scythia Intra Imaum and Scythia Extra Imaun are identified. The region of Scythia, as it was known during...
Halle. 2 copperplates. 19 pages of text in Latin. Slim 4to, modern wrappers. (Halle), 1814. First Edition of this inaugural dissertation; Niemeyer later wrote several treatises on Cholera.
Berlin: Akademie der Wissenschaften. Illustrated with 3 fine folding copperplates. 25 pages of text in German. Short thin 4to, old paper wrappers. (Berlin, 1825). Offprint, pp. 45-69, from Akademie der Wissenschaften, Phys. Klasse, 1825.
11 pages. Slim 4to, original printed wrappers. Mexico, 1880. Presentation inscription by the author to T.A. Emmet, 1884.
Norwalk: Easton, 1995. Illustrated in color and black and white. 257 pages, tall 8vo, gilt stamped black leather, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1995). A fine copy. Collector's edition.
London: Victor Gollancz, 1972. 352 pages (some light penciling throughout), 8vo, brown boards, dust wrapper. London: Victor Gollancz, (1972). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.