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[Maupertuis (Pierre-Louis Moreau de)] Venus Physique, 2 parts in 1 (continuous pagination), each with its own half-title, title with neat contemporary ink inscription "?Th.Sproegel 1751" and small stamp on verso, lightly browned, contemporary calf, gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco label, 8vo, n.p., 1746.

⁂ The first modern work on heredity. The work, first published in The Hague the previous year, is divided into two parts (with continuous pagination), each with its own half-title. The first part is a dissertation on an albino boy.

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[Maupertuis (Pierre-Louis Moreau de)] Venus Physique, 2 parts in 1 (continuous pagination), each with its own half-title, title with neat contemporary ink inscription "?Th.Sproegel 1751" and small stamp on verso, lightly browned, contemporary calf, gilt, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco label, 8vo, n.p., 1746.

⁂ The first modern work on heredity. The work, first published in The Hague the previous year, is divided into two parts (with continuous pagination), each with its own half-title. The first part is a dissertation on an albino boy.

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