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Le regne animal divisé en IX classes, ou, Méthode contenant la division generale des animaux en IX classes : & la division particuliere des deux premieres classes, sçavoir de celle des quadrupedes & de celle des cetacées, en ordres, sections, genres & espéces : aux quelles on a joint une courte description de chaque espéce, avec les citations des auteurs qui en ont traité, les noms qu'ils les différentes nations, & les noms vulgaires / par M. Brisson ... ; avec figures en taille douce

Title
Méthode contenant la division generale des animaux en IX classes
Regnum animale in classes IX. distributum
Author
Brisson, Mathurin-Jacques 1723-1806
illustrator
Humblot, Antoine -1758
engraver
Maisonneuve active 18th century
Date
1756
Type
Classification
Physical Description
[4], vj, 382, [2] pages, [3] folded leaves of plates : 1 illustration ; 26 cm (4to)
Call number
QL41 .B75 1756
599B859
Notes
Added title page, in Latin.
"De l'imprimerie de d'Houry fils"--Page [1] (3rd group).
With two folded plates of tables, and one folded plate of ill. (illustration signed: Ant. Humblot del.; Maisonneuve sculp.).
Initials; head- and tail-pieces (some signed with a triangle; some signed "D."; and some signed "VLS").
Signatures: pi² a⁴ A-3B⁴.
Errata on page [1] (3rd group).
Includes indexes.
Also available online.
SCNHRB copy 39088010317675 is imperfect: there is a small hole through p. 133-134, affecting two lines of text on both pages.
SCNHRB copy has stamp on title page: Library, U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Apr. 22, 1893; accession no.: 144656.
SCNHRB copy has modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and purple endpapers.
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Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries