Reimarus, Hermann Samuel. Allgemeine Betrachtungen über die Triebe der Tiere, hauptsächlich über ihre Kunsttriebe. Zum Erkenntniß des Zusammenhanges der Welt, des Schöpfers und unser selbst vorgestellet.

Hamburg, Johann Carl Bohn, 1762.

8vo. (16), 400, 104, (24) pp. Contemp. calf with giltstamped label to gilt spine. Marmbled endpapers. All edges red.

 650.00

Second edition (first printed in 1760). This treatise on instincts made Reimarus a founder of modern animal psychology and ethology.

Some browning due to paper. From the library of the Swedish zoologist Bengt-Olof Landin (1925-2006) with his bookplate on the front pastedown; contemp. ownership note by "J. J. Günther" from Copenhagen on flyleaf.

Goedeke IV, 475, 3. Poggendorf II, 596. Cobres 301 ("excellent").

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