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Observations sur deux Orang-Outans Adultes Morts a Paris.

Milne-Edwards, A. et al.

Published by Paris: G. Masson, . First edition, 1895
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Pp. 32-118, 5 full page lithographic plates, 2 are finely hand-colored of two orangutans, numerous text-figures. Later one quarter brown cloth with spine lettered in black, over cream-colored thick boards, 4to. Nouvelles archives du Museum d'Histoire naturelle, 3rd series, volume 7. This important early monograph on the orangutan documents the internal and external anatomy of Maurice and Max, two orangs from the zoological garden in the Bois de Boulogne. There are four chapters by the following authors: A. Milne-Edwards, J. Deniker, R. Boulart, E. de Pousargues, F. Delisle. A bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 3411

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Title: Observations sur deux Orang-Outans Adultes ...

Publisher: Paris: G. Masson, . First edition

Publication Date: 1895

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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 or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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