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Zinnani, Giuseppe [1693-1753]
Delle Uova e dei Nidi degli Uccelli . Aggiunte in fine alcune Osservazioni, con una Dissertazione sopra varie spezie di Cavellette
Antonio Bortoli, Venezia, 1737. (8), 130, (2), 55, (1), engraved frontis, 2 (of 3) engraved section-titles, 27 (of 30) engraved plates. . HB. 4to (285x200mm), recent qtr. calf, marbled boards + endpapers. Light old water stain to outer edge/corner of most plates. This copy lacks plates I-III (of eggs) and the first engraved section-title. Vg copy. Very scarce. Text Italian. The first work dedicated to birds' eggs and nests (pp. 130, 22 plates). Also includes a separately paginated treatise on grasshoppers (pp. 55, 8 plates), 'Osservazioni giornali sopra le Cavallette. Con una Dissertazione in fine intorno alle medesime' (pp. 1-33) and 'Dissertazione delle Cavallette' (pp. 35-55) [Nissen IVB, 1031; Horn-Schenkling, 24687]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA [Iver, United Kingdom]
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