Paris: Payot, 1933. Wraps. Signed by the author, presentation copy to Professeur Gregory at the ffe. William King Gregory (1876 – 1970) was an American zoologist, renowned as a primatologist, paleontologist, and expert on mammalian dentition, a leading contributor to theories of evolution.
Montandon (1879 - 1944) was a Swiss physician and anthropologist, who developed racist theories, was an anti Semite and collaborator with the Germans in WWII. He was a proponent of a so called "scientific" racism well before the war.
Bibliotheque Scientifique series. Tall 8vo, 298pp, 24 plates, folding map, 8 charts, 20 figures, 3 maps in text. A few publisher ads loosely inserted. Original tan paper wrappers, title in black at front wrapper and spine. Fragile, chipped at edges, toned and chipped at spine ends; William K Gregory ownership stamp top of front wrapper. Good +. Item #22857