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Oeuvres de Pierre Camper, Qui Ont Pour Objet l'Histoire Naturelle, la Physiologie et l'Anatomie Comparee
sp;- Paris H. J. Jansen and A. Bertrand, 1803. sp;- Paris H. J. Jansen and A. Bertrand, 1803 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Oeuvres de Pierre Camper, Qui Ont Pour Objet l'Histoire Naturelle, la Physiologie et l'Anatomie Compareeis avery scarce but important comparative anatomical and natural history monograph by Pierre Camper. Volumes I and III of a three volume set. With notices on the life and works of Camperand elogies by Vicq-D'Azir andCaondorcet to front. Peter, Pieter, or usually Petrus Camper (1722- 1789), was a Dutch physician, anatomist, physiologist, midwife, zoologist, anthropologist, paleontologist and a naturalist. He studied the orangutan, the rhinoceros, and the skull of a whale. One of the first to interest himself in comparative anatomy and paleontology, he also invented the measure of the facial angle. Camperbecame a celebrity in Europe and a member of the Royal Society. He was interested in architecture, mathematics, and made drawings for his lectures. He designed and made tools for his patients, always trying to be practical. Besides he was a sculptor, a patron of art and a conservative politician. Condition: Rebound in cloth. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, the odd mark to boards and institutional stamps to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with occasional spotting and handling marks and faintinstitutional stamps to titles. To the rear of volume I there is an explanation of plates, however there is no evidence plates in this volume, at the time avolume of plates was published separately. Overall: VERY GOOD.
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