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Abbildungen naturhistorischer Gegenstände/ herausgegeben von Joh. Fried. Blumenbach
Bib ID 3102425
Format BookBook
Author
Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1840
 
Description Göttingen : Johann Christian Dieterich, 1796-1810 
10 parts in 1 v. : 100 ill. ; 20 cm. 
Partial contents
  • 1 Heft, no.4. O-Mai
  • 1 Heft, no. 8. Certhia sannio
  • 3 Heft, no. 28. Anguis platuros
  • 5 Heft, no. 41. Ornithorhynchus paradoxus [platypus]
  • 5 Heft, no. 46. Aptenodytes chrysocome
  • 6 Heft, no. 54. Didelphis marupialis.
 
Biography/History

Blumenbach was a German naturalist, anthropologist, physican, historian and bibliographer. Regarded as the founder of physical and scientific anthropology.

Notes

Each part or Heft consists of 10 numbered plates with accompanying text of animals incl. those recently discovered.

From 6th Heft, published by Heinrich Dieterich.

Includes a description, classification and plate of the platypus, given the taxonomic classification Ornithorynchus paradoxus by Blumenbach.

Cited In

Cole Library of early medicine and zoology, 1987.

Subjects Natural history.  |  Natural history -- Early works to 1800.  |  Animals -- Australia  |  Animals -- Australia -- Early works to 1800.

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