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VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel, Breidbach, Olaf

Author Name    Breidbach, Olaf

Title   VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   Folio

Publisher   Munich, Germany Prestel Verlag 2006

ISBN Number    3791336649 / 9783791336640

Illustrator   Ernst Haeckel;

Seller ID   206775

299 pp. followed by a series of colour plates. Orange boards lettered in brick red on the spine; headband; ribbon marker; decorated endpapers; illustrated mostly in colour with some black and white. Very faint wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword: Seeing Nature; Introduction; Ernst Haeckel: The Evolutionary Biologist in Jena; Darwin and Haeckel; The General Morphology of 1866; The Biogenetic Law; The Visual Argument; A Natural History of Creation and Anthropogeny; Crystal Shapes; Calcareous Sponges; Arabian Corals; Positioning Himself; Haeckel's Travels; The Challenger Reports; Haeckel's Art Forms in Nature; Ideology; Art Forms in Culture; Nature as an Artist; Natural Philosophy as Visual Doctrine: Haeckel's Crystal Souls; and Epilogue: Looking at the Self; followed by Appendices; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; and an Index of Names and Institutions.

artist; scientist; biologist; dawinian; marine; explorer; science; draftsman;

Price = 538.95 CDN

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