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BÉLANGER, C.
Voyage aux Indes-Orientales, par le nord de l'Europe, les provinces du Caucase, la Géorgie, l'Armenie et la Perse, suivi de détails topographiques, statistiques et autres surle Pégou, les îles de Java, de Maurice et de Bourbon, sur le Cap de Bonne-Espérance et Sainte Hélène, pendant les années 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829, ... ZOOLOGIE.
Paris, A. Bertrand, 1834. Large-4to. 2 volumes, text (233 x 145mm) & atlas (310 x 240mm). pp. xxix,535; pp. (4), with 40 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt spines with 4 raised bands.

The complete zoology section of this important expedition to which the leading scientists of the day contributed. Apart from the present zoological section a historical and botanical section was published. Charles Paulus Bélanger (1805-1881) was a French naturalist and explorer. In 1825 he was appointed director of the Pondichéry botanical gardens. "Il voyage en compagnie du vicomte Desbassyns de Richemont qui vient d'être désigné comme gouverneur des établissements français de l'Inde. Comme ce diplomate est également chargé d'une mission auprès du Chah de Perse, la délégation française utilise la longe route de terre au lieu d'emprunter la classique voie maritime" (Broc, N. Dictionnaire illustré des explorateurs.... Asie p. 20) Contents as follows: GEOFFROY ST. HILAIRE, I. Mammifères, with 8 plates; LESSON, R.P. Oiseaux, with 10 plates; LESSON, R.P. Reptiles, with 7 plates; VALENCIENNES, A. Poissons, with 5 plates; DESHAYES, G.P. Mollusques, with 3 plates; GUERIN, F.E. Insectes, with 5 plates; LESSON, R.P. Zoophytes, with 2 plates. Most of the plates are by Prêtre. The very fine plates in spotless condition. The text volume with old stamp on title-page and with some occasional foxing in a slightly different binding. B.M.(N.H.)II, 604; Nissen ZBI, 288.
 


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