26 September 2002
JEAN R.C. QUOY AND JOSEPH P. GAIMARD
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE... ZOOLOGIE. ATLAS. PARIS: [LANGLOIS], 1824. ATLAS OF PLATES: ENGRAVED TITLE, 96 ENGRAVED PLATES, 78 HAND-COLOURED OR PRINTED IN COLOUR AND FINISHED BY HAND AFTER CHAZAL, A. PREVOST, HUET, TAUNAY, P. OUDART AND OTHERS, BY COUTANT AND OTHERS. (LACKING THE 15PP. LETTERPRESS 'TABLE EXPLICATIVE... DES PLANCHES', SPOTTING TO MANY PLATES.) ATLAS BINDING: CONTEMPORARY HALF MOROCCO (REBACKED, WORN, INNER HINGES SPLITTING).
GIBRALTAR GARRISON LIBRARY (BOOKPLATE FROM THE PERIOD 1910-1913).
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A FASCINATING ZOOLOGICAL VOLUME, THE ATTRACTIVE PLATES INCLUDE NUMEROUS CRUSTACEANS, MAMMALS AND INSECTS.
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