Cuvier - Histoire naturelle de Lacépède - 1841

Description
Cuvier - Histoire naturelle de Lacépède - 1841
Natural History - Quantity: 2 - Book

2 quarto volumes.
Title: Histoire naturelle de Lacépède.
By: Cuvier
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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Natural History
Author/ Illustrator
Cuvier
Book Title
Histoire naturelle de Lacépède
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1841
Edition
Different editions
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
furne
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
1300
Dimensions
26×17 cm
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