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Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl S.M. des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV. in den Jahren 1842-82. (Atlas) AMPHIBIEN.
- Berlin, Reimer, 1882. Folio (505 x 340 mm). With 33 (4 partly coloured) lithographed plates. Later half cloth port-folio. The very scarce reptilia and amphibia atlas of this famous German expedition to Mozambique. He was one of the last to use the term Amphibia, for both Reptiles and Amphibians. The text, which is lacking, comprises xv, 191 pages. "The collections he made were enormous and were written up, mainly by himself . This was a model fauna work for its day - comprehensive, authoritative, and well illustrated" (Adler p. 37). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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