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Descriptiones et icones amphibiorum I-III. [Complete].
Monachius, Stuttgartia, Tubinga [Münich, Stuttgart, Tübingen], J. G. Cotta, 1828-1833. Three parts in one. Folio (44.0 x 30.0 cm). 36 lithographed and finely hand-coloured plates (two – signed – by the German engraver Philipp Schmid, the others probably by Wagler), each with an explanatory text leaf. Full recent, panelled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands. Compartments with rich gilt vignettes and title, boards with triple gilt borders and floral corner pieces. Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers.Read more
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