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VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel by  Olaf Breidbach - First Edition - 2006 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and

VISIONS OF NATURE - The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

by Breidbach, Olaf

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Munich, Germany: Prestel Verlag, 2006. 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ernst Haeckel;. Folio.


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