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Description des Ossements Fossiles des Environs d'Anvers, Text volumes, Parts 2-5 (of 5 Parts).

Beneden, P.J. van

Published by Bruxelles: F. Hayrz, Imprimeur de l'Academie Royal de Belgique, , , , . First Edition., 1880
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Pp. (4), 1-82, (1); (4), 1-90; (4), 1-40; (4), 1-139. Publisher's original gray printed stiff boards, lg folio (15 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches; 40 x 28.2 cm). Musee Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique, Annals tome IV, VII, IX and XIII. This work contains four of the five text volumes for this massive monograph on the fossil marine mammals found in the Tertiary beds of the D'Anvers region of Belgium that leads into the North Sea. The contents of the parts offered here include: Part II: Ceteaces. Genres - Balaena et Balaeontus, (1880); Part III: Ceteaces. (Balenopteres.) Genres - Megaptera, Balaeonptera, Burtinopsis et Erpetocetus (1882); Part IV: Ceteaces. Genre - Plesiocetus (1885) and Part V: Ceteaces. Genres - Amphicetus, Heterocetus, Mesocetus, Idiocetus et Isocetus (1886). Only Part I: Ceteaces. Pinnipedes, ou Amphitheriens (1877) is missing from this five part set of text volumes. No ownership marks and no signs of use. These text volumes are seldom offered as a partial set outside of the whole work. This is a very heavy and large set - the cost of airmail postage to Europe is $80 (this is a fixed cost that cannot be reduced). A fine (as new) set with no signs of use. Bookseller Inventory # 6049

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Title: Description des Ossements Fossiles des ...

Publisher: Bruxelles: F. Hayrz, Imprimeur de l'Academie Royal de Belgique, , , , . First Edition.

Publication Date: 1880

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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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