Lot 413: Karl von Frisch

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:43:18

Lot 413: Austrian ethologist (1886–1982) best known for his extensive studies of bees who was awarded the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Autograph manuscript in German, signed "K. Frisch," one page, 8.25 x 11.5, no date. A page from his draft for the 1976 book Twelve Little Housemates, an extended version of the 1947 publication Ten Little Housemates. In part (translated): "The course of development of aphid species can vary a hundredfold. But we leave these details rather the learning of professionals and look at the matter rather more from another side." Frisch makes numerous edits and emendations throughout. In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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