Notes: A treatise on the anatomy of the elephant and other pachyderms. According to the section divider, the other animals considered are the hippopotamus, rhinoceros, tapir, babirusa, pecari, and the wild boar.
This is an offprint of Nova acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Germanicae Naturae Curiosorum, vol. XXII, p. I. There are at least two variant title pages, one crediting Nova acta... and this one, citing "der Akademie Ubergeben den 28 mai 1845."
88 pages plus 9 plates, one folding. 9 by 12 inches.
Edition + Condition: First edition? Akademie issue? Rebound in green buckram without the original wrappers. Top edge unopened. Plates lightly foxed.
Publication: (N.-pl.): Akademie Übergeben, 1845.
Item No: #307798