Untersuchungen am Zitteraal. Gymnotus electricus. By Dr. Carl Sachs
Du Bois-Reymond, Emil
8vo. xxviii, 446pp., adverts. 8 folding lithographed plates on India paper & text illustrations. 240 x 165 mm. Original cloth, gilt, worn, hinges cracked, but a very good copy. Bookplate. FIRST EDITION. A substantial part of Du Bois-Reymond's later researches in electrophysiology concerned the nature and origin of the shock given by electric fishes. His main collaborators in this were Sachs, whose researches on the electric eel Du Bois-Reymond put together after his death for this publication, and Gustav Fritsch, who is represented in this volume by two papers. See G-M 610 & G-M 1405. D.S.B.
Edition: 1st edition
Book Id: 1020