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Title: Histoire des singes, et autres animaux curieux, dont l
Description: Paris, Chez Duchesne, Libraire, rue Saint Jacques, au-dessous de la Fontaine Saint Benoît, au Temple du Goût, 1752. 8vo. W. small woodc. vignette on pr. title. Contemp. limp paper intermediate binding, minimal soiling. (Title and shelfmark in ink on spine.). ( (i) - x, (11) - 213, III (Privilege & 1 blank) pp.). (A few quires some light browning, a few foxed spots.). (Ample blank margins; uncut). First edition. Barbier vol. II, p. 768 c: a very good uncut copy in original (interim) binding. Early treatise on animal behaviour and animal psychology. Discussing the different species of monkeys, their social and group behaviour, their illneses; Also on elephants, dolphins, bird song, homing pigeons, the language of animals, the construction of nests by birds and their care for their young ones, birds of passage.

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Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 6419