Paris: Libraire de Victor Masson, 1857-79. 14 vols. 8vo. Nearly 8200 pages, including indexes and a publisher's catalogue. ONLY EDITION. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, some wear. Title and half-title to Vol. 14 bound at back. Item #518
Only edition of the collection of lectures given by the great naturalist Henri Milne-Edwards at the Faculty of Sciences, Paris. One of the first true ecological scientists, he recorded his observations of both physiological data and joined it with data from comparative morphology.