Comparative Primate Biology, volumes 1, 2A, 2B, 3, 4 in five volumes (a complete set)

By Erwin, J., Mitchell, G., Swindler, D., Stekis, H. and Dukelow, W. R. (editors)

SKU# 16154

$ 485.00

Pp. (vol. 1): xvi, 820; (vol. 2A): x, (1), 633; (vol. 2B): ix, 296; (vol. 3): xii, 497; (vol. 4): xiii, 769; numerous text-figures (black-and-white photos, maps, line-drawings, and other illustrations), 2 phonograph records (33 1/3 rpm) of gibbon songs in pocket at rear of volume 1. Publisher’s original two-color laminated boards (hardcover), lettered on the spine and front cover of each volume, thick sm 4to. The five volumes are entitled: Volume 1: Systematics, Evolution and Anatomy; Volume 2, Part A: Behavior, Conservation and Ecology; Volume 2, Part B: Behavior, Cognition, and Motivation; Volume 3: Reproduction and Development; and Volume 4: Neurosciences. This is the complete set of this massive work on the comparative biology of the Primates. Over 100 researchers contributed to the 80 chapters that make up these five large tomes. This set is seldom found in a complete state as offered here. Small signature on the front endpaper of volume 1 only; no other ownership marks or signs of use.

Publisher Alan R Liss, Inc.
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1986-1988
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 5
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A bright, tight and clean set in fine (as new) condition.
ISBN 0-8451-4000-0
Limited Edition