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Lot nr:41
Book nr:8484
Author:ALLETZ (Pons Augustin)
Title:Histoire des Singes, et autres Animaux Curieux, dont l'instinct et l'industrie excitent l'admiration des Hommes, comme les Elêphans, les Castors, etc.
Town:Paris
Publisher:Duchesne
Year:1752
Description:in-12. 213 pp. 1 f. Cartonnage de l'époque, bon exemplaire
Note:Édition originale. Quérard, I, p. 39. Barbier vol. II, p. 768 c
Early treatise on animal behaviour and animal psychology. Discussing the different species of monkeys, their social and group behaviour, their illnesses; 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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