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CRANIA BRITANNICA. Delineations and Descriptions of the Skulls of the Aboriginal and Early Inhabitants of the British Islands: with Notices of Their Other Remains. Volume I. Text. Volume II. Plates and Descriptions. [bound with] "Osteological Contributions to the Natural History of the Chimpanzees (Troglodytes) and Orangs (Pithecus). No. IV. Description of the Cranium of an Adult Male Gorilla from the River Danger, West Coast of Africa, ... ". [1851]. By Professor Owen
London:: Printed for the Subscribers,. 1865.. Folio. 14-7/8" x 11". 1st edition. 2 volumes in 1.. Period brown half-leather binding, with brown pebbled cloth boards. Marbled paper eps. TEG.. Ex-lib, with the usual markings, though not obtrusively or. obsessively so. Joints rubbed. A solid VG copy.. 66 plates (some folding). Intratextual cuts. Plus 5 plates illustrate the Owen article.
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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