Schweigger, August Friedrich (1783-1821).

Beobachtungen auf naturhistorischen Reisen. Anatomisch-physiologische Untersuchungen über Corallen: nebst einem Anhange, Bemerkungen über den Bernstein enthaltend.

Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1819.,

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4to, 25.5cm. Pp. vi,[6],129, about 80 finely engraved figs. (of which 12 coloured by hand) on 5 plates, 11 (9 folding) letterpress tables, 1 fold. manuscript lithographed table. Modern cloth, printed title label to backstrip, uncut. Apart from the modern binding a very good copy. - The author was professor of botany and medicine at the University of Königsberg. He was murdered on 28 June 1821 near Agrigento, on a research trip to Sicily.