Title: Marcello Malpighi and the Evolution of Embriology.
Publication: Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1966.
Description: First edition. 5 vols. pp. [xxiv], 726 + 1 folding plate; [x], , 727-1013,  + 11 folding plates; [x], , 1017-1526; [x], , 1528-2062; [x], , 2064-2475, all with illustrated frontispiece. First two leaves (acknowledgements) of vol. 1 loose, else very good copies. Blue cloth, the odd spot or scratch, spines a bit faded, modern library stamp to front free endpaper, small paper label to spine of vols. 2-5, but still very good.
'Peerless among monographs in the history of science' ('BioScience', 1967).
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