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Primates of the world : an illustrated guide / Jean-Jacques Petter and François Desbordes ; translated by Robert Martin.

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0691156956
  • ISBN: 9780691156958
  • Description: 186 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 599.8/Petter (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction QL 737 P9 P4713 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 599.8 PETTER 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 599.8 Petter (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Translation of: Primates. ©2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-183) and index.
Summary: This stunningly illustrated guide to the world's primates covers nearly 300 species, from the feather-light and solitary pygmy mouse lemurs of Madagascar--among the smallest primates known to exist--to the regal mountain gorillas of Africa. Organized by region and spanning every family of primates on Earth, the book features 72 splendid color plates, facing-page descriptions of key features of each family, and 86 color distribution maps.
Subject: Primates > Identification.
Primates > Geographical distribution.
Desbordes, François. (Added Author).


Petter, Jean-Jacques. "Primates of the world : an illustrated guide." Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013.

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