Storia naturale delle scimie e dei maki disposta con ordine da P. Hugues, dietro le scoperte dei pui rinomati Naturalisti; Arricchita di schiarimenti relativi ai costumi, astuzie, nutrimenti, e climi abitati di questi Quadrumani, con la maniera di dar loro la caccia, e di un'idea sull'uso e la proprietà della loro carne in medicina; Dedicata a S. A. il Principe Eugenio de Beauharnais
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Contemporary half black and green morocco, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament direct in spine compartments (5 raised bands); folio (455x300mm); leaves printed on the recto only, with wide margins; consisting of engraved illustrated title-p., [I]-VI (engraved text and illustrations),  (scimie dell' antico continente, prima classe, orang), I-IX,  (seconda classe, babbuino), X-XVII,  (terza classe, guenone), XVIII-L,  (scimie del nuovo continente, quarta classe, sapaju), LI-LX,  (quinta classe, sapaju-sagoino), LXI-LXX, LXXI-LXXXVIII (text), 2 (indice),  (dei lemuriani ossia maki propriamente detti, genere maki), I-VIII,  (genere indri), IX-X,  (genere loris), XI-XIII,  (genere galago), XIV,  (genere tarsiere), XV, XVI (indice). Collates complete, with printed and engraved text, and a grand total of 85 very fine -- and very charming -- engraved plates of monkeys, most of whom will remind you of someone you know. Spine tips and edges of boards discreetly renewed; some light scuffing along spine and joints. Marginal browning; a few tiny worm holes to last few leaves; otherwise nice and bright. Bookplates of Cecilia Barbosa de Moura. An important early monograph on primates, including, orangutans, baboons, guenons, sapajous, lemurs, indris, loris, galagos, tarsiers. Bookseller Inventory # D12811
Title: Storia naturale delle scimie e dei maki ...
Publisher: P. Hugues, Milano
Publication Date: 1817
Book Condition: Very Good+
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