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Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba, acompañadas de sumarios latinos y extractos en frances.Tomo 1-2. (complete)
Havana, Barcina, 1851-1856, 1858. Two volumes in two. Large 8vo. 463, 442 pp., 34, 19 lithographed plates, of which 17 are hand-coloured or partly hand-coloured. Later half morocco with gilt titles on spines (matching).* Extremely rare work on the zoology of Cuba. Contains 85 species of Cuban fish that Cuvier includes in his work. The plates depict mainly fish and land snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) but also some mammals and insects (mainly Lepidoptera). With blind stamps on titles and plates, mostly in the margins, in a few cases touching the figures. Some minor foxing on three uncoloured plates, otherwise clean. Dean, p. 273; Horn-Schenkling, 17358; Nissen ZBI, 3210; Sabin, 63673.
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