Description des Ossements Fossiles des Environs d’Anvers, Text volumes, Parts 2-5 (of 5 Parts)

By Beneden, P.J. van

SKU# 16049

$ 600.00

Pp. (4), 1-82, (1); (4), 1-90; (4), 1-40; (4), 1-139. Publisher’s original gray printed stiff boards, lg folio (15 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches; 40 x 28.2 cm). Musee Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique, Annals tome IV, VII, IX and XIII. This work contains four of the five text volumes for this massive monograph on the fossil marine mammals found in the Tertiary beds of the D'Anvers region of Belgium that leads into the North Sea. The contents of the parts offered here include: Part II: Ceteaces. Genres - Balaena et Balaeontus, (1880); Part III: Ceteaces. (Balenopteres.) Genres - Megaptera, Balaeonptera, Burtinopsis et Erpetocetus (1882); Part IV: Ceteaces. Genre - Plesiocetus (1885) and Part V: Ceteaces. Genres - Amphicetus, Heterocetus, Mesocetus, Idiocetus et Isocetus (1886). Only Part I: Ceteaces. Pinnipedes, ou Amphitheriens (1877) is missing from this five part set of text volumes. No ownership marks and no signs of use. These text volumes are seldom offered as a partial set outside of the whole work. This is a very heavy and large set – the cost of airmail postage to Europe is $80 (this is a fixed cost that cannot be reduced).

Publisher F. Hayrz, Imprimeur de l’Academie Royal de Belgique
Publisher Place Bruxelles
Date Published 1880, 1882, 1885, 1886
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First Edition
Number of Volumes 4
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (as new) set with no signs of use.
Limited Edition