Principles of Zoology Antique Illustrated Book by Louis Agassiz and a a Gould C1857
Item number: lmKg528ZTJE 345
Antique illustrated book "Principles of Zoology" touching the structure, development, distribution, and natural arrangement of the races of animals, living and extinct, with numerous illustrations, by Louis Agassiz and A. A. Gould, copyright 1857.
Measures 7.75 inches tall, 5 inches wide. 250 pages.
Beautiful brown cover and spine, missing chunk out of bottom of spine cloth, tear between front cover and spine fold, writing on first blank page, nice clean pages.
Contents: the sphere and fundamental principles of zoology, general properties of organized bodies, organized and unorganized bodies, elementary structure of organized bodies, differences between animals and plants, functions and organs of animal life, of the nervous system and general sensation, of the special senses, of intelligences and instinct, of motion, apparatus of motion, of locomotion, of nutrition, of the blood and circulation, of respiration, of the secretions, embryology, of the egg, development of the young within the egg, zoological importance of embryology, peculiar modes of reproduction, gemmiparous and fissiparous reproduction, alternate and equivocal reproduction, consequences of alternate generation, metamorphoses of animals, geographical distribution of animals, general laws of distribution, distribution of the faunas, conclusions, geological succession of animals; or, their distribution in time, structure of the earths crust, ages of nature.