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A Set of Twelve Engravings of Sea Urchins from Histoire Naturelle, engraved by Benard, Circa 1750.

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A Set of Twelve Copper Plate Hand coloured Engravings of Sea Urchins,

Histoire Naturelle Vers Echinodermes, Paris.


Bruguiere M (Jean Guillaume) 1750-1798

Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de 1744-1829

Deshayes, G. P (Gerard Paul) 1795-187

Engraved by Benard,

Circa 1770-90.


A set of twelve unframed engraving of sea urchins.


Plates:

96 Afterie Asterias 96

98 Afterie Asterias

102b Afterie. Asterias 54.

105 Afterie. Asterias 55.

107A Afterie Asterias  56,2

107B Afterie Asterias 56, 3.

108 Afterie Asterias

109 Afterie Asterias 57

118 Afterie Asterias 63.

120 Afterie Asterias fig 1/2

135 Ourfin Echinus 73

148 Ourfin Echinus 80


to lower right Bernard Direxit (he supervised (this))


Dimensions: 9 inches x 7 3/8 inches wide.



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Reference:


Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature.

19. ptie.,

Vers testacées, à coquilles bivalves;


 t. [3]: Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. 21. ptie., Mollusques testacés; t. [4]: Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. 23. ptie., Mollusques et polypes divers.


Issued in four volumes: t. [1] (text and plates 1-189), Paris, Panckouke, 1791; t. [2] (plates 190-286), Paris, H. Agasse, 1797; t. [3] (plates 287-390), Paris, H. Agasse, An VI [1797 or 1798]; t. [4] (plates 391-488), Paris, Mme. veuve Agasse, 1816


Text by Bruguière (prelims. and p. 1-83) and by Bory de St.-Vincent (p. 85-180), in parallel columns of French and Latin


The publication of t. [3] and t. [4] was supervised by Lamarck


Bruguière's contribution (p. [1]-83) is an extract, with added translation, from O.F. Müller's Animalcula infusoria, fluviatila, et maritima, published in 1786 at Copenhagen


Call number: 39088006358758

Digitizing sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries

Collection: biodiversity


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