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Oeuvres du Comte de Lacepede, somprenant, L'Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupedes Ovipares, des Serpents, Des Poissons et des Cetaces, Tomes 1-3 with fourth book of 153 color plates (four volume set)
Paris: La Societe Bibliophile. c. 1851-2. Hardcover. Near Fine. Four volume set. French text. Probably 1851-2. Hardcover, 8vos. bound in matching quarter leather with marbled boards, gilt titles and 4 raised bands on spines. Some edgewear to boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown of all 4 volumes. Foxing to first and last few pages of the 3 text volumes; occasional foxing throughout. The contents of the plates volume are stunning, with only a few plates showing small fox marks. Excellent color illustrations of fish, snakes and other amphibians and reptiles. 4 volume set. Digital images available upon request.
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Last Found On: 2013-07-20           Check availability:      Biblio    


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