Author Bleeker, P. Over eenige nieuwe soorten van Notopterus van den Indischen Archipel.
Published 1852
Item ID 38243
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Halle, Nova Acta, "1852" [1854]. 4to (30.6 x 24.0 cm). Title page and 12 text pages [numbered (51)-62]; five chromolithographed plates (one much larger, folded) [numbered 6-10]. Contemporary blind blue wrappers. Rare work describing and illustrating several new species of Asian knifefishes or featherbacks, which are tropical fresh to brackish fish. '1852'is the year in which Bleeker submitted the work; according to Dean it was not published until 1854. The wrappers may be original. Uncut. A very good copy. Dean I., p. 122 A seldom-seen ichthyological publication - worth seeing