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Animaux nouveaux ou rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro à Lima, et de Lima au Para; exécutée par ordre du Gouvernement Français pendant les années 1843 à 1847: LUCAS, M.H. ENTOMOLOGIE.
Paris, P. Bertrand, 1857. Large-4to (310 x 235mm). pp. (4), 204, with 20 handcoloured engraved plates. Half green cloth, sides publisher's printed boards. The complete entomological part, comprising also Crustacea, of this famous expedition exploring the natural history, geology and anthropology of a large part of South America. "This monumental work is today still of great scientific value, and sought after not only for its scientific content, but also by bibliophiles because of its very beautiful coloured plates" (Borba de Moraes, p. 168). The fine hand-coloured plates are after drawings by Nicolet. The complete entomological section is scarce.//Horn-Schenkling 14145; Nissen ZBI, 837.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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