LATREILLE, P.A.

Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière, des Crustacés et des Insectes. Ouvrage faisant suite aux oeuvres de Leclerc de Buffon, et partie du Cours complet d'Histoire Naturelle rédigé par C.S. Sonnini...

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Paris, F. Dufart, An X-XIII (1802-1805). 14 volumes. 8vo (215 x 135mm). With 112 engraved plates and 8 folding charts. Publisher's marbled wrappers, spines with paper label titles.

Latreille's largest work. 'Latreille's major scientific contribution lay in applying the 'natural method' to the classification of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans' (DSB). Pierre André Latreille (1762-1833) was a famous French entomologist and professor at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. A uncut uniform set.

Horn-Schenkling 12825.