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(SALE) Antique Book/ Calwer Beetles Europe / Virtual Fair

€360.00

Description: Calwer, Carl Gustav
Käferbuch. Allgemeine und specielle Naturgeschichte der Käfer Europa’s. Nebst der Anweisung sie zu sammeln and aufzubewahren.
Stuttgart, Krais und Hoffmann, 1858, 1. edition, pp. xxviii, 788, 1 plain engraved plate and 48 hand-coloured engraved plates with numerous figures, large 8vo, contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards, gilt-lettered and ruled spine with raised band (neat repairs). Text-pages slightly foxed, but a nice copy.

First edition of this important work on Coleoptera, of which the 6. (last) edition was published in 1916. The figures finely hand-coloured and often varnished. The later editions have chromolithographed plates.
* Nissen ZBI 790.
PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 450.- TO EURO 360.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA.
  • Number: 1800022
  • Dealer: Jan Meemelink Den Haag







 
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