You haven't verified your email address yet

J. Steenstrup - On the Alternation of Generations or the propagation and development of Animals through alternate .. - 1845

Lot reference 29734919
J. Steenstrup - On the Alternation of Generations or the propagation and development of Animals through alternate .. - 1845

The auction you are viewing has now ended

Show current auctions

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in: Offer expires in:

Your bid Current bid $38
Reserve price not met
Next minimum bid $44
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $32.09
$
$

No bids placed.

$38 Bidder 3599
13-10-2019 19:13:09
$32 Bidder 4742
13-10-2019 18:54:50
$27 Bidder 3599
13-10-2019 06:30:38
$21 Bidder 2461
11-10-2019 14:23:21
$16 Bidder 4742
11-10-2019 14:23:02
$10 Bidder 2461
11-10-2019 14:23:01
$10 Bidder 4742
11-10-2019 12:01:14

Biology, Natural History - Quantity: 1 - Book

Object: Book (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Biology, Natural History
Author/ Illustrator: J. Steenstrup
Book Title: On the Alternation of Generations or the propagation and development of Animals through alternate ..
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1845
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: English
Original language: No
Publisher: London, Ray Society
Binding/ Material: Half leather
Dimensions: 21×14 cm

Translated by G. Busk. 139 pp. 3 folded lithograph plates (cleaned). H. Calf.

* Rare first English edition, translated from the German version by George Busk. It is the first comprehensive description of the form of reproduction named by Steenstrup "metagenesis", for the alternation of sexual and asexual reproduction. This has previously been described by Chamisso, but Steenstrup included significantly more observations and provided an important chapter on its meaning.
Johannes Japetus Smith Steenstrup (1813-1897) was a Danish zoologist and biologist. In 1842 he discovered the possibility of using the subfossils of the Postglacial as a means of interpreting climate changes and correlated vegetation change, which he called succession in the recent past. He sent Charles Darwin both information and specimens for his extensive study of barnacles (Cirripedia) between (1846-1854).
Added in this volume are publications by the Ray Society by Zuccarini, Morphology of the Conferae with 5 folding plates and C. Nägeli, on the Nuclei, formation and growth of vegetable cells (with 2 plates) and two more. All plates in this part waterstained at edges and one plate cut short.

** This lot is part of an important collection that will be auctioned in the coming months through the Catawiki Collection Service. If you also need assistance to sell your collection at auction, ask for our terms directly at this seller's account!
#bookspartnership

Nl Books Collection 004  

Catawiki member since August 23, 2019, received 1 review in total (1 in last 12 months)

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Die Abwicklung war Sehr Gut.
    Der Erhalt der Bücher war aber nur GUT und "nicht wie beschrieben
    Sehr Gut".
    Insgesamt bin ich zufrieden
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    micha5a October 12, 2019

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Customs information

Any other costs or charges such as customs or import duties, customs clearance and handling may also apply during the shipment of your lot and will be charged to you by the involved party at a later stage if applicable.

Shipping costs

United States $32.09
Austria $19.71
Belgium $19.71
Denmark $19.71
France $19.71
Germany $19.71
Italy $19.71
Luxembourg $19.71
Netherlands $8.93
Spain $19.71
Sweden $19.71
United Kingdom $19.71
Rest of Europe $25.74
Anywhere else $32.09

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in