2 quarto volumes.
Title: Histoire naturelle de Lacépède.
Black lambskin half binding, smooth spine, gilded tooling,
gilded panels and titling.
1841 - Paris - imp Furne & Cie
The volumes contain plates in colour
tipped-in and on the subject of cetaceans, quadrupeds,
oviparous animals, snakes, and fish.
Containing many exotic species,
Javanese monoptera, electric eels, moray
eel, wolf-fish, the gade bip, the Chetodon Couagga,
salmon, cephalic mullet, dolphins, turtles,
narwals, chameleons, crocodiles, the three rays,
Asian, snakes, black vipers, the moon pufferfish,
the spatulate lumpfish, the centriscus, etc.
Volume 1 668 pages
Volume 2 647 pages
Overall condition: the binding is a bit rubbed,
and there is some foxing in the text.
Some of the silk paper is coming unglued.
- Number of Books
- Natural History
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Histoire naturelle de Lacépède
- Publication year oldest item
- Different editions
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 26×17 cm