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Pallas, Peter Simon.
Dierkundige beschouwingen, eeniger soorten van zeldzame dieren, door nauwkeurige beschryvingen, afbeeldingen en verhandelingen opgeheldert vertaald, met aanmerkingen verrykt en thans op nieuw in 't licht gebragt.Rotterdam, J.J. Meyneken, [ca. 1793]. 6 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 10 engraved hand-coloured plates (1 folding). Gold-tooled half calf.
1767. Verlag [8], 32'[2], [5]-38 [2], [5]-36, [1 blank] [2], [5]-32 [2], [5]-30 [2], [5]-28, [2] pp.Rare edition of a Dutch translation of Pallas's Specilegia Zoologica (1767-1770). Divided into six parts, it includes descriptions of several species of antelopes, bats, Polychaeta ("zeerupsen"), an opossum, and the tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata, "gekuifde papegaaiduiker").It was translated into Dutch by Pieter Boddaert and first published in Utrecht in 1767-1770 as Dierkundig Mengelwerk. The present edition is a reissue with a new title-page. Binding rubbed, front hinge cracked, head of spine damaged, otherwise in good condition.l Landwehr, Coloured Plates 154 Nissen, Zbi 3072 Stcn (3 copies) Wood, p. 511.
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