Item #740 Historie Naturelle des Singes and Makis. Jean Baptiste Audebert.
Historie Naturelle des Singes and Makis
Historie Naturelle des Singes and Makis
Historie Naturelle des Singes and Makis

Historie Naturelle des Singes and Makis

Paris: Desray, 1797-[1800]. First Edition. hardcover. 1st edition of Audebert’s first original work, the only one published in his lifetime using his name and the first illustrated monograph devoted to primates. 2 volumes in large folio, half title, list of subscribers and 61 engraved plates printed in color and finished by hand, two uncolored anatomical plates. Contemporary boards, rebacked recornered in tan calf. Some soiling and spotting to the margins of the plates and light damp-staining to the outer edge of a few plates, else a very good copy of a beautifully illustrated book. very good. Item #740

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