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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

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

Camper, P.

Account of the organs of speech of the orang outang. [Philosophical Transactions, 1779 Part I].

London, The Royal Society, 1779. 4to (25.5 x 19.7 cm). 21 pp., one large, double-folded engraved plate. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five gilt-bordered raised bands. Black morocco label with gilt title. All edges speckled red.

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Talking orangs...

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

[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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From Lamarck to Père David: The congregation of all the leading 19th-century French botanists and zoologists