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    With Thirty-Four Hand-Colored Plates

    J. C. Prichard. Histoire Naturelle De L'Homme... Paris: Chez J. - B. Bailliere, 1843.

    Two large octavo volumes. 416, 404 pages. With thirty-nine plates, thirty-four of which are hand-colored, five uncolored, and numerous black-and-white text illustrations. Text in French.

    Red quarter leather over marbled paper boards with gilt titles, ruling, and decorations to spine in compartments. All edges speckled red. Marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon markers.

    Extremities lightly bumped, rubbed and worn. Spines lightly sunned and starting to chip. Boards lightly scuffed and soiled. Edges and pages lightly toned with light scattered foxing and staining. Very good condition.


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    October, 2009
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