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Audebert, J. B.

Histoire naturelle des singes, peints d'après nature. [AND] Histoire naturelle [des singes et] des makis. [Complete].

Paris, l'Auteur, [AND] H. J. Jansen, 1797-[An 8 = 1799]. Two volumes in one. Folio (49.2 x 31.8 cm). Three half-titles, two title pages; 178 pp. [24, 4, 4, 10, 4, 8, 10, 24, 14, 8, 10, 8, 44, iv, 2]; 63 engraved plates of which 61 finely colour-printed, with...

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Primatology at its most beautiful - by an artist-turned-scientist

Buffon, [G. L. L. Comte de]

Supplément à l'histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. I-XIV. [Complete].

Paris, l'Imprimerie Royale, 1774-1789. 14 parts in 14. 12mo (16.2 x 9.5 cm). Over 5,000 pp., 272 plates and maps (several large, folded). Near uniform contemporary full calf. Spines with five raised bands. Compartments rich gilt with floral vignettes and two...

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The complete supplement to Buffon's classic Histoire naturelle, including the very rare last two volumes

Camper, P.

Planches pour les oeuvres de P. Camper, qui ont pour objet l'histoire naturelle, le physiologie et l'anatomie comparée.

Paris, Theodore Dabo, 1803. Folio (46.0 x 31.0 cm) with one fine engraved portrait by B. Roger and 34 engraved plates. Original blind wrappers.

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Unusual views of the elephant, horses, frog and man by one of the founders of comparative anatomy

Elliot, D. G.

A review of the primates. I-III. [Complete].

New York, NY, The American Museum of Natural History, "1912" [1913]. Three parts in three. 4to. 1,351 [cxxvi, 317, xxxviii; xviii, 382, xxvi; xiv, 262, clxviii] pp., one full colour frontispiece by Fuertes, 27 full colour plates by Smit, Wolf, and Keulemans,...

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The great classic, illustrated monograph on primates

Grandidier, G.

Recherches sur les Lémuriens disparus et en particulier sur ceux qui vivaient à Madagascar.

Paris, Masson, 1905. Large 4to (31.5 x 24.4 cm). 144 pp., 12 lithographed plates, 27 text figures, one tinted map. Later burgundy buckram with gilt title on the spine.

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An unusual clean copy with handwritten dedication by the author

Gratiolet, L. P. and P. H. E. Alix

Recherches sur l'anatomie du Troglodytes aubryi . Chimpanzé d'une espèce nouvelle.

Paris, L. Guerin, 1866. Large 4to (32.0 x 24.5 cm). [ii], 264 pp., nine finely engraved plates. Original printed wrappers.

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At the fronteer of chimpology

Houttuyn, M. [Linnaeus]

Natuurlijke Historie of uitvoerige beschrijving der Dieren, Planten en Mineraalen, volgens het Samenstel van den Heer Linnaeus. Met naauwkeurige Afbeeldingen.

Amsterdam, F. Houttuyn, 1761-1785. Three sections in 38 volumes. 8vo (21.0 x 13.0 cm). With 296 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform half calf over speckled boards, spines with gilt-stippled bands, and orange and white vellum labels...

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A fine complete, contemporary coloured set with a very rare additional work as 38th volume included

[Jacob, N. H.]

Storia naturale delle scimie e dei maki, disposta con ordine da P. Hugues, dietro le scoperte dei più rinomati naturalisti; arrichita di schiarimenti relativi ai...

Milano, P. Hugues, 1822. Two volumes in one. Large folio (45.0 x 32.5 cm). First volume with engraved title page in sepia, engraved plate "Confronti di alcuni tratti di decrescente analogia nel profilo e nelle fisica constituzione del cranio dell' uomo e...

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Second, altered, Italian edition of this splendidly illustrated monograph on apes and monkeys

Kerckring, T.

Opera omnia anatomica; continentia spicilegium anatomicum, osteogeniam foetuum: nec non anthropogeniae ichnographiam. Accuratissimus figuris aeri incisis illustrata....

Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Theodorus Haak and Samuel Luchtmans, 1729. Three works in one. 4to (23.2 x 18.3 cm). Frontispiece engraving by A. Blotelingh, title page with woodcut vignette "Tuta sub Aegide Pallas", xx, 303 pp., including titles to the...

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A well-illustrated early work on the development of bones in human fetusses

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle: Annales volumes 1-21 (AND) Nouvelles Annales volumes 1-4 (AND) Mémoires volumes 1-20 (AND) Archives volumes 1-10 (AND) Nouvelles Archives...

Paris, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1802-1897. 84 volumes in100 parts. Large 4to (slightly differing dimensions per series, the largest being the last series, at 32.0 x 25.0 cm). 2,048 copper engravings and lithographed plates of which many double-sized or...

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