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Histoire abrégée des Insectes, Dans laquelle ces Animaux sont rangés suivant un ordre methodique. Tome I-II

by Geoffroy, E.L.

  • Hardback £700.00
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  • Catalogue No : 32947
  • Published : 1764
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : (4), xxviii, 523; (4), 690
  • Publisher : Durand
  • Published In : Paris
  • Illustrations : 22 folding engraved plates, folding table

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Text French. 2nd edition (first published anonymously in 1762), with the author's name given on title-page, and the words 'que se trouvent aux environs de Paris' ommitted from the title, otherwise identical with the first edition. Rare. Étienne Louis Geoffroy [1727-1810] was a French entomologist and pharmacist.

Horn-Schenkling, 7523; Nissen ZBI, 1522.

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2 vols, 4to, cont. mottled calf, corners neatly restored, professional repair to head of one spine, raised bands, gilt tooling to compartments, marbled endpapers, all edges tinted red. Decorative book-plates by A.F. Schoy. Small decorative, contemporary bookseller's ticket to endpaper of Vol. 1, with inscription within cartouche reading, 'Se Vend chez Carré de la Rue Libraire Grand Place a Lille'. Short marginal tear to one leaf, repaired. A handsome set.

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