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Verhandeling over de slangen en adders die in het Landschap Drenthe . [title also in French].
Amsterdam: Erven Houtuin, 1781. - Quarto,372 pp.,uncoloured engraved half title, three handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary (publisher's?) boards and red calf spine with all edges uncut and coloured, a superb copy contained in a modern Solander box, rare. Dutch and French text in parallel column. Johannes van Lier (1726-1799) was a wealthy Dutch politician and tax collector from Drenthe who formed a fine collection of archaeological, mineral and animal specimens. He published on various subjects but his best remembered for his handsome monograph on the European Adder. BM(NH) p. 1113; Nissen 2509; Adler volume three, not in Wood. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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