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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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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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