xi, 143 pages,  pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Beckwith, J. Bruce. Bibliotheca Beckwithiana (unpublished), 159
SCDIRB copy 39088019622612 has bookplate: Smithsonian Libraries: The Beckwith-Browning-Peterson Teratology Collection.
SCDIRB copy cataloged with funds from Dr. Alan Peterson.
SCDIRB copy with publisher's tan cloth hardcover binding, protected by clear over-wrappers. With donor's signature dated "April 2000" on page  of cover, and blind-embossed stamp of Hubert and Mable Frings on title page. With paper bookmark between pages 32 and 33.
Karl Friedrich Burdach (1776-1847) -- Translations into English of Burdach's monographs: Concerning the first changes in the formation of a fetus. Anatomical annotations on the human fetus -- Johann Josef Ignaz von Döllinger (1770-1841) -- English translation and German text of Döllinger's "Versuch": Attempt at a history of human reproduction. Versuch einer Geschichte der menschlichen Zeugung -- Karl Ernst von Baer (1792-1876): Some aspects of his education and personality -- The influence of nature philosophy on von Baer -- Preoccupation and exhaustion -- Unclaimed and uncredited discoveries -- Von Baer's publications with special reference to the "Commentar" -- English translation of von Baer's "Commentar": Commentary on the writing on the eggs of mammals and man -- Biographical synopsis of von Baer -- References (p. 139-143)