Icones Helminthum systema Rudolphii entozoologicum illustrantes. [AND:] Entozoorum synopsis cui accedunt mantissa duplex et indices locupletissimi. B
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Two volumes. I. Atlas: Folio (420x290 mm). Pp. (ii), 12, plus 18 full-page plates printed in chiaroscuro lithograph, exquisitely hand-coloured by contemporary hand. Handsome bust portrait of Franciscus Redi engraved on title-page. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, corners rubbed, backstrip mostly gone, still solidly bound; small old signature to corner of first free endpaper. An ample margined copy, preserved entirely in the original state. In fine internal condition. Excellent plates in the original untrimmed size, rather crisp and with fresh, bright colouration. [ADDED:] II. Text: Pp. x, 811, plus 3 plates. In digital chromatic facsimile. ~ First edition. Rare. Johann Gottfried Bremser, (1767-1827). German born Austrian helminthologist, physician, naturalist, zoologist, and hygienists. He began work as unpaid assistant custodian of the collection of parasitic worms of Karl Franz Anton von Schreibers at the Vienna Museum of Natural History. In 1811 he became the official custodian of the collection and was responsible for establishing the largest collection of intestinal worms to date. Karl Asmund Rudolphi, (1771-1832). Franciscus Redi (1626-1697). The complimentary added Text volume is a chromatic facsimile of a very high quality in digital form.
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