Lacépède / Desmarest - Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède - 1833/1836

Description
Lacépède / Desmarest - Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède - 1833/1836
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History, Reference works - Quantity: 6 - Hand coloured illustrations - Book

Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède, comprenant l'histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes ovipares, des serpents, des poissons et des cétacés, avex la synonymie des auteurs modernes les plus célèbres. Nouvelle édition dirigée par M. A. G. Desmarest.

Complete in five text volumes and one atlas. The first volume concerns "cétacés' and "quadrupèdes ovipares" [1833], the second "quadrupèdes ovipares" [1834] and "serpents", the third and fourth "poissons" [1835] and the fifth volume "élements des sciences naturelles" [1834] and is illustrated with anatomical black outline plates. The atlas volume [1836] contains all 118 hand coloured illustrations of whales, reptiles and fishes.

Beautiful complete set in good condition. Tight binding and clean pages.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
6
Subject
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Lacépède / Desmarest
Book Title
Oeuvres du Comte de Lacépède
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1833
Publication year youngest item
1836
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Bruxelles, T. Lejeune, Editeur des Oeuvres de Buffon
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
2000
Dimensions
24.2×15.7 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 65,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or