On the Appendicular Skeleton of the Primates

By Mivart, George

SKU# 16383

$ 50.00

Pp. 131; 4 full page lithographic (half-tone) plates, 1 full page figure. One quarter red cloth over cream-colored wrappers, lettered in black on the front cover, (original plain pale green wrappers bound in place), 4to. From: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.157. Mivart originally supported Darwin’s theory of natural selection but later became a fierce opponent. This work explores the comparative anatomy of primates. Old oval stamp of Auckland Institute Library on the front wrapper and title page, no other ownership marks.

Publisher Royal Society
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1867
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The original wrappers are a bit soiled and brown, the new binding (later red cloth over stiff wrappers) is bright and clean, there is mild foxing to one plate only, the rest of the plates and the entire text is very bright and clean; a tight, very good copy.
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