Disputations touching The Generation of Animals
HARVEY, William; WHITTERIDGE, Gweneth (trans.)
First published in 1641 in Latin, this edition of "De generatione animalium" includes commentary and annotations by the translator. The book starts with a description of development of the hen's egg and later deals with embryogenesis in viviparous animals, especially hinds and does. Easy to read observations by the man best known for discovering the circulation of blood.
- Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: 1981
- Place Published: Oxford
- ISBN: 0632004924
- Condition: Near fine
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: Yes
- Jacket Condition: Near fine
lxvi, 502 p. 23 cm. 5 plates, 2 in colour. 5 b&w figures. Brown cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket (mylar removed for photo). Faint wear to jacket edges, else fine.