Lamarck, Redoute, Benard - Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves. -Tableaux encyclopédique et méthodique des règnes de la nature. - 1797

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Lamarck, Redoute, Benard - Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves. -Tableaux encyclopédique et méthodique des règnes de la nature. - 1797
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History - Quantity: 1 - Book

First edition and first printing of the plates of "Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves" by Jean-Baptiste de Monet de Lamarck (1744-1829).

Collection or atlas consisting of 70/96 plates, many by H.J. Redoute, some by Desève, several unsigned, engraved on copper under the direction of Benard "direxit" .

26 plates are missing (Nos. 190-197, 207, 209-214, 236-238, 264-265, 267, 269, 273, 275-277).

This atlas constitutes the second of four parts of the 488 plates of the Première encyclopédie zoologique
des invertébrés. This work is part of the Encyclopédie Méthodique published by Panckoucke
and Agasse from 1782-1832.

Bruguière.
1. L'Helminthologie, ou Les Vers infusoires, les vers intestins, les vers mollusques.. Panckouke, 1791 (192 plates, numbered 1-189 + plate 107 a, b, c).
Lamarck & Bory de Saint-Vincent.
2. Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves (plates 190-286), Paris, H. Agasse, 1797.
3. Mollusques testacés (plates 287-390), Paris,
H. Agasse, An VI [1797 - 1798].
4. Mollusques et polypes divers (plates 391-488), Paris, Mme. veuve Agasse, 1816.

Volume 1, by the naturalist Jean-Guillaume Bruguière, was published in 1791 and precedes the work of the founder of invertebrate palaeontology, Jean-Baptiste de Monet de Lamarck (1744-1829), who directed the publication of Volume 3, Mollusques testacés and Volume [4]: Mollusques et polypes divers.

Lamarck, Redouté, Bernard

Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves / Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature.

Paris, H. Agasse, 1797.

Title page + 70 of 96 plates (26 plates are missing).

29 x 22 cm

Period half calfskin binding, smooth spine adorned with gilded embossing.

A sound volume, some scratches. Lightly damaged corners. Fresh and clean inside. Some marks in the margins. Signs of removed plates.

Weight: 1.2 kg

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Biology, Illustrated, Natural History
Author/ Illustrator
Lamarck, Redoute, Benard
Book Title
Vers testacées à coquilles bivalves. -Tableaux encyclopédique et méthodique des règnes de la nature.
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1797
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
76
Dimensions
29×22 cm
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