Entomologische Monographieen.

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Berlin, G. Reimer, 1824. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. xiv, 242, with 10 hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half calf, gilt lettered spine.

Friederich Klug (1775-1856) was a German entomologist, curator and later director of the Zoological Museum at the University in Berlin. The present work deals almost exclusively with insects of Brazil and describes insects from the collections of Graf Johann von Hoffmansegg 'Letztere erhielt damals gegen 19000, unter ihnen beinahe 9000 exotische mehrentheils Brasilische Arten' (Preface) as well as from Sellow 'welcher auf thätigste von der Königl. Preussischen Gesandtschaft am Hofe von Brasilien, Herrn Grafen von Flemming und dem eifrigen ... Dr. von Olfers... in den Disticten von Bahia und Minas Geraes, um Rio Janeiro und Montevideo... sammelte (Idem).

Provenace: Bookplate of J. d'Aguilar.

Horn-Schenkling 11969.