First edition, well complete of its 100 plates containing 257 figures.
They were originally intended for the supplement to the Dictionary of Natural Sciences. 23 plates have been added in fine in black belonging to the Annals of Natural History, they contain insects, cartilaginous ...
Half sheepskin binding with smooth spine adorned with gilded fleurons and titling.
François Louis Paul Gervais (26 September 1816 – 11 February 1879) was a French zoologist, paleontologist and entomologist.
A fairly well-preserved copy, minor rubbing from use on the headcap, tailcap and the spine. Sound hinge. Fresh inside, some clear foxing.
"Atlas de Zoologie ou collection de 100 planches comprenant 257 figures d'animaux nouveaux ou peu connus classés d'après la méthode de M. de Blainville"
Paris, Adolphe Delahays, 1844
32 pages + 100 plates. Complete
Octavo (15 x 23 cm)