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The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… The Natural History of Monkeys by  Sir William JARDINE - First - 1833 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… The Natural History of Monkeys

by JARDINE, Sir William

Condition: Near Fine


1833 1ed MONKEY Evolution Primate Chimpanzee Orangutan Color Illustrated Jardine

Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, 'The Naturalist's Library'.

This fine 1833 edition of Jardine's 'Mammalia' is beautifully color illustrated with 30 engravings of various species of monkeys! The plates from Jardine's works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases illustrations and descriptions of orangutans, gibbons, proboscis monkeys, the red-shanked duoc, simpai monkey, and chimpanzees. This volume also includes a memorial and portrait of Buffon.

Item number: #6347

Price: $499

JARDINE, Sir William

The Naturalist's Library, Mammalia… The Natural History of Monkeys

Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars and Stirling and Kenney, Longman…Curry…1833. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 230, 26, 12, [2]

o 30 hand colored engraved plates

· References: Lowndes 1192

· Language: English

· Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

· Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6347
  • Title: The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… The Natural History of Monkeys
  • Author: JARDINE, Sir William
  • Format/binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. H. Lizars and Stirling and Kenney, Longman…Curry
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1833
  • Keywords: 1833 1ed MONKEY Evolution Primate Chimpanzee Orangutan Color Illustrated Jardine rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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