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Lot nr:970
Book nr:31215
Author:VOET, Johannes Eusebius
Title:Catalogus Systematicus Coleopterorum.- Catalogue Systématique des Coléoptères.- Systematische Naamlyst van dat geslacht van Insecten dat men Torren noemt
Town:La Haye
Publisher:G. Bakhuysen
Year:1806
Description:2 vol. in-4°, [8] + 74 [i.e. 104] + 114 + 111 pp ; [4] + 82 + [2] + 86 + [2] + 87 + 20 pp. (each volume with the text in Latin, French and Dutch). With 2 engraved titles to the text volumes, and numerous illustrations of coleoptera on 105 engraved plates, all finely hand-coloured (and partly gommé). Contains an index. Half red leather bindings, marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Very good copy
Note:The splendid plates were for the greater part engraved by Christian F.C. Kleeman, Rösel's son-in-law and adaptor and illustrator of the Dutch edition of Rösel von Rosenhof's famous work, and by Jacob A. Eisenmann. J.P. Cobres, Deliciae Cobresianae. Büchersammlung zur Naturgeschichte, 1782 (reprint Amsterdam, 1966), p.390. Nissen, ZBI, 4259
Price:€1000 - €1600
Sellingprice:€1000
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