17 June 2008
MAREY, Etienne-Jules (1830-1904). Du mouvement dans les fonctions de la vie. Leçons faites au Collége de France. Paris: E. Martinet for Baillière, 1868.
8o (212 x 137 mm). Half title. 114 figures in text, some full pages. (Some spotting.) Contemporary quarter morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt (some minor rubbing, some wear at corners).
FIRST EDITION. Marey was the founder of the "Methode Graphique" and this work discusses the diverse applications of recording devices in biology and physiology and contains descriptions of apparatuses.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
An exceptional example of the most valuable illustrated book ever produced — and an icon of American art — will be offered on 14 June to benefit conservation causes
Books and Manuscripts specialist Heather Pisani delves into intimate letters written by the sister of Orville and Wilbur Wright, offered in New York on 14 June
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
From Surrey to Sydney, 5 homes around the world created by titans of 20th-century architecture — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each