1027. [Natural history]
DAUDIN, François Marie
4to: 108 pp.; 38 pl. (some min. marg. browning).
Quarter polished brown calf with corners, marbled paper on covers surrounded with gilt fillet, gilt-orn. spine with 5 raised bands, black leather title label, marbled endpapers. Untrimmed, good copy.
First edition of this splendid work on frogs and toads by the French zoologist Daudin (1776-1803). Complete with 38 hand-coloured engraved plates by Tardieu the Elder after Barraband, Prévost, Adèle Daudin et Audebert showing 54 species.
Ref. Nissen (ZBI) 1044. - BnF. - COPAC.
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