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Traite de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systematique, Biologie, Tome XIII: Agnathes et Poissons, Fascicules I-III, complete.

Grasse, Pierre-P.

Published by Paris: Masson, . First edition., 1958
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 2768; 6 plates in color, 1889 text-figures and black-and-white photos. Publisher's original parchment-covered boards, spine is lettered in black and with red panel lines, the front cover is lettered in black and red with gilt highlights, each volume has a gilt vignette of a stingray or sea horse or fish, all volumes have their original transparent sleeves, thick lg 8vo. This set is an exceedingly detailed monograph on the lampreys, hagfish, sharks and bony fishes. Twenty-two specialists contributed to this work. The text is in French. From the research library of ichthyologist Leo S. Demski with his ink name stamp on the front free endpaper, no other ownership marks. A few repaired tears to the transparent sleeves, small bump to the top front edge of the cover of fascicule I; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6288

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Title: Traite de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systematique, ...

Publisher: Paris: Masson, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1958

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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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