30 April 2008
AGASSIZ, Jean Louis Rodolphe (1807-1873) and Carl VOGT. Histoire naturelle des poissons d'eau douce. Neuchatel: by the author, 1839-1842.
Parts 1-2 only (of 3, without text vol. & 'Anatomie des salmones') in one volume, oblong 2° (308 x 457mm). 41 lithographic plates, 23 of which coloured or partially coloured. (Occasional spotting to text and plates.) Contemporary maroon half morocco, maroon morocco gilt lettering piece to upper cover, marbled endpapers, gilt edges (neatly rebacked with original lettering-piece and GSF stamp laid on, extremities slightly rubbed). Provenance: George Savile Foljambe (bookplate; binding). Nissen ZBI 48; Wood p.181.
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