Jeremy Norman & Co. (San Francisco)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 6] Medicine, travel & anthropology from the library of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach : a catalogue of the Blumenbach / Herbst collection

San Francisco, Jeremy Norman & Co., 1979
(28 cm), xii, 116 pp., illustrations. 555 + 124 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Ernst Friedrich Gustav Herbst (1803-1893) was a student and colleague of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840). These books were acquired in a sale of Blumenbach's library held in Göttingen on 27 July 1840 (Verzeichniß der vom weil. Obermedicinalrath Blumenbach nachgelassenen Bücher : welche Montags den 27. Juli 1840 und an den folgenden Tagen Abends von 6 bis 8 Uhr in der Wohnung des Univ.-Gerichts-Procurators Fr. Just. Schepeler an der Jüdenstraße meistbietend verkauft werden sollen, Göttingen: Menzel, 1840) and stayed in the family, moving to Zurich, then to America, where (at Lake Leelanau, Michigan) Norman found them. Reviewed in The Book Collector, Spring 1980, pp.97, 100. ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh; unmarked copy.
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