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Mission du Service Geographique De L'armee Pour la Mesure D'un Arc De Méridien Équatorial En Amérique du Sud. Volume 9, Zoologie, Part 1: Mammifères, Oiseaux, Trochilidae (Mammals, Birds, Hummingbirds)

Rivet, D. and Trouessart, M.

Published by Paris: Gauthier-Villars, ., 1911
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Pp. (4), 31, (1), 143, (3), 7 fine chromolithographic plates after color paintings by J. Terrier, 8 full page black-and-white photo-plates. New fine marbled wrappers with printed titles from original wrappers professionally laid on, 4to. This monograph presents the zoological results of an expedition to chart the equator in South America. Contents include: "Mammifères de la mission de l'Equateur, d'après les collections formées par le Dr. Rivet" by E. L. Trouessart; "Etude des oiseaux de l'Equateur rapportés par le Dr. Rivet" by Ménégaux; "Trochilidae" by E. Simon. The first part on mammals contains 8 plates of which 3 are colored. The other parts on birds contain 4 colored plates. This is the zoological section of Mission du service géographique de l'armée pour la mesure d'un arc de méridien équatorial en Amérique du Sud sous le contrôle scientifique de l'Académie des Sciences in 1899-1906. Page edges are untrimmed and a little browned, otherwise a clean very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 2234

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Title: Mission du Service Geographique De L'armee ...

Publisher: Paris: Gauthier-Villars, .

Publication Date: 1911

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