Berlin: Rücker, 1822.
First edition. With 6 hand-colored plates. 1 vols. Folio. Original boards, with paper label. Fine Hirsch IV, 761: "Classische Schrift"; Choulant/Frank 309. Item #247681
"In 1804 the Academy of Sciences in Berlin offered a price for the best essay on the structure and the function of the lungs. The Strasburg physician, Franz Daniel Reisseisen, obtained the price; Soemmering received honourable mention. The texts of both prize essays were jointly published in Berlin, 1808. The engravings belonging to Reisseisen's essay were published in 1822 in Berlin. with German text and Latin translation by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker" (Ch.).
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