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Ostéographie, ou, Description iconographique comparée du squelette et du système dentaire des Mammifères récents et fossiles
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Ostéographie, ou, Description iconographique comparée du squelette et du système dentaire des Mammifères récents et fossiles : pour servir de base à la zoologie et à la géologie

Title Variants

Alternative: Description iconographique comparée du squelette et du système dentaire des mammifères récents et fossiles

Alternative: Ostéographie

Related Titles

Related/Analytical: Carnassiers

Related/Analytical: Manatus

Related/Analytical: Ostéographie des Carnassiers

Related/Analytical: Phoca

By

Blainville, H.-M. Ducrotay de (Henri-Marie Ducrotay), 1777-1850

Arthus Bertrand (Firm) publ. active 1800-1857- , publisher
Delahaye, Guy, , illustrator
Nicard, P. (Pol)
Nicard, Pol, 1805-1891
Werner, J. C. (Jean Charles), active 1830-1860 , illustrator
Imprimerie Becquet. , printer
Imprimerie de Fain et Thunot, , printer

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Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Paris :J.B. Baillière et fils ;1839-1864.

Notes

Published in 26 fascicles.

Published in 26 parts. All the covers, except the last, have imprint: Paris, A. Bertrand.

Collation: Text, v. 1.: 7, ccxxii, 47, 52, 31, 48, 40, 68, 104, 115 p.; v. 2: viii, 85, 51, 94, 123, 83, 100, 196, 160, 84 p.; v. 3: viii, 367, 64, 140, 47, 232, 80 p.; v. 4: viii, 196, 52, 248, 155, 131, 64, 63, lxvi p. Plates, v. 1: 2 p. l., 59 p.; v. 2: 2 p. l., 117 pl.; v. 3: 2 p. l., 54 pl.; v. 4: 3 p. l., 93 pl.

The first 25 fascicules were issued with a slightly different subtitle (the phrase "cinq classes d'animaux vertébrés" was used in place of "Mammifères").

Dates of publication for individual fascicles have been ascertained by C. D. Sherborn. (See Ann. and mag. nat. hist., ser. 7, vol. II (1898) p. 76.

The 26th fascicule was issued by the Baillières in 1864, together with title pages for the 4 volumes of text and for the 4 volumes of plates, as well as the table of contents and the index for the set as a whole.

All the covers, except the last, have imprint: Paris, A. Bertrand.

The publishers neglected to give the dates of publication for several fascicules. For more information about the bibliographical history of this work, see the cited articles by T. Gill and C.D. Sherborn.

In 1855, a special part was issued posthumously, with a separate title-page, for t. 4, giving a description of the plates.

Some of the plates are signed "lith. de Becquet" or "Delahaye del."

Collation: Text, t. 1.: 7, ccxxii, 47, 52, 31, 48, 40, 68, 104, 115 p.; t. 2: viii, 85, 51, 94, 123, 83, 100, 196, 160, 84 p.; t. 3: viii, 367, 64, 140, 47, 232, 80 p.; t. 4: viii, 196, 52, 248, 155, 131, 64, 63, lxvi p. Plates, t. 1: [4] p., 59 leaves of plates; t. 2: [4] p., 117 leaves of plates; t. 3: [4] p., 54 leaves of plates; t. 4: [6] p., 93 leaves of plates.

t. 1. Primatès. Secundatès. Avec atlas de 59 planches -- t. 2. Secundatès. Avec atlas de 117 planches -- t. 3. Quaternatès. Avec atlas de 54 planches -- t. 4. Quaternatès. Maldentés. Avec atlas de 93 planches.

Fascicule 6, pt. 2 of t. 2 has secondary title: Ostéographie des Carnassiers, précédée de considerations sur l'histoire de la science à leur égard, les principes de leur classification, leur distribution géographique actuelle, et suivie de recherches sur leur ancienneté à la surface de la terre.

"Arrangement of the families of Mammals," by T. Gill, Smithsonian miscellaneous collections, no. 230 (1872): | p. 32-34

"Dates of Blainville's 'Osteographie'", by C.D. Sherborn, Annals and magazine of natural history, | ser. 7, vol. II (1898) p. 76

Subjects

(Henri-Marie Ducrotay), , 1777-1850 , Anatomy, Comparative , Blainville, H.-M. Ducrotay de , Bones , Mammals

Call Number

QL821 .B63

Language

French

Identifiers

LCCN: 04024915
OCLC: 5848739

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.127351

 

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