An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

RETZIUS, Magnus Gustaf

6 entries
  • 1408.2

Studien in der Anatomie des Nervensystems und des Bindegewebes. Erste Hälfte und zweite Hälfte, erste und zweite Abtheilung. 2 vols.

Stockholm: Samson & Wallin, 18751876.

One of the most strikingly beautiful neuroanatomies ever published, with exquisite reproductions of the color dye injection experiments. The authors confirmed the existence of the foramina of Magendie and Luschka, and studied the movement of the cerebrospinal fluid. All published. Digital facsimile from the Bayerische StaatsBibliothek at this link.



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • 203.3

Finska kranier: Jämte några natur- och literatur-studier, inom andra områden af finsk antropologi.

Stockholm: Central-Tryckeriet, 1878.


Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Craniology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Finland
  • 1566

Das Gehörorgan der Wirbelthiere. 2 vols.

Stockholm: Samson & Wallin, 18811884.

The most magnificent of all comparative anatomical studies of the ear, and the most beautiful studies of the ear after those of Casseri (No.1540). Retzius described the “Retzius bodies” in the labyrinth.



Subjects: ANATOMY › Anatomical Illustration, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, OTOLOGY › Anatomy of the Ear, OTOLOGY › Physiology of Hearing
  • 1426

Das Menschenhirn. Studien in der makroskopischen Morphologie. 2 vols.

Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt, 1896.

Retzius studied a large series of subprimate, simian, and human brains, and clarified some of the more difficult problems of cerebral morphology.



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • 7340

Cerebra simiarum illustrata. Das Affenhirn in bildlicher Darstellung.

Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1906.

Describes and illustrates with photographs the cerebral cortex of over 50 species of primate, including prosimians, monkeys, and apes.. 



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy › Comparative Neuroanatomy, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, ZOOLOGY › Mammalogy › Primatology
  • 14074

Gustaf Retzius: A Biography by Thomas Lindblad. With special contributions by Gunnar Grant, Björn Afzelius, Olle Johansson & Markku Virtanen, Helge Rask-Andersen, Torstein Sjøvold. Editor: Ove Hagelin.

Stockholm: Hagströmer Biblioteket, 2007.

A finely written and superbly illustrated and produced study of Retzius's life and published works, issued in the style of Retzius's magnificent publications.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANTHROPOLOGY › Physical Anthropology, BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works) › Biographies of Individuals