Recherches sur la Faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendances ... Vol. IV: Poissons et Pêches.

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Leyde, E.J. Brill, 1875. 4to (305 x 230 mm). pp (8), 104, (2); (2), 89, with 21 fine chromolithographic plates. In publisher's half cloth portfolio (head of spine torn).

The work consists of two monographs. 'Poissons de Madagascar et de l'Ile de la Réunion des collections de MM. Pollen et Van Dam', by P. Bleeker and the other one 'Les Peches à Madagascar et ses dépendances', by F.P.L. Pollen. The excellent plates are after drawings by Bleeker and are of the same fine quality as his 'Atlas Ichthyologique'. Some occasional foxing. A rare work.

Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher, 21.