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On the Appendicular Skeleton of the Primates.

Mivart, George

Published by London: Royal Society, . First edition., 1867
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 131; 4 full page lithographic (half-tone) plates, 1 full page figure. One quarter red cloth over cream-colored wrappers, lettered in black on the front cover, (original plain pale green wrappers bound in place), 4to. From: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.157. Mivart originally supported Darwin's theory of natural selection but later became a fierce opponent. This work explores the comparative anatomy of primates. Old oval stamp of Auckland Institute Library on the front wrapper and title page, no other ownership marks. The original wrappers are a bit soiled and brown, the new binding (later red cloth over stiff wrappers) is bright and clean, there is mild foxing to one plate only, the rest of the plates and the entire text is very bright and clean; a tight, very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 6383

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Title: On the Appendicular Skeleton of the Primates...

Publisher: London: Royal Society, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1867

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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