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Ornithorhynchi Paradoxi : descriptio anatomica : accedunt tabulae aeneae VIII / auctore Ioanne Frederico Meckelio

Meckel, J. F. (Johann Friedrich), 1781-1833

Published by Gerard Fleisher, Lipsiae [Leipzig], 1826
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Title: Ornithorhynchi Paradoxi : descriptio ...

Publisher: Gerard Fleisher, Lipsiae [Leipzig]

Publication Date: 1826

Binding: Cloth

Edition: First Edition

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In original grey boards with printed title laid-on front board. 63 p., [8] leaves of engraved plates : ill ; 53 cm. Latin text. The first monograph on the Australian platypus and the first monograph on an Australian animal, with fine plates, depicting the platypus life-size. Meckel's discovery that the female had a mammary gland, so that this strange animal was a mammal, was sensational news at the time. With general overall wear, including foxing to plates, title label rubbed, chipping to spine, previous owner's bookplate. An extremely SCARCE and important monograph Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 003370

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