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Book nr:8531
Author:BREVOORT, James Carson
Title:Notes on some figures of Japanese fish taken from recent specimens by the artists of the U.S. Japan Expedition
Town:[Washington D.C.
Publisher:s.n.
Year:ca. 1856]
Description:In-4, [2] + 255-256 (text on the notes) + 5-36 (description of the fish) pp. Illustrated with 10 steel engravings of fish and handcoloured (numbered III to XII). Contemporary binding: half red calf with corners, flat spine
Note:James Carson Brevoort (1818-1887). Published in the collective work of M.C. Perry, Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the years 1852, 1853 and 1854 under the command of Commodore M.C. Perry, Washington, 1856 but also as a separate work with 36 pp. and 10 plates numbered III to XII. With dedication from the author. Sabin, 7754 note. Nissen, 3132
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