Atlas des Poissons Vénéneux descriptions des ravages produits par eux sur l'organisme humain, et des contre-poisons à employer,
St. Petersburg, Balasheva, 1886. 4to (345 x 250mm). pp. (10), 53, (2), with 10 (9 coloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary green cloth, spine with gilt lettering.
A rare and beautifully produced work on poisonous fishes. The text is both in Russian and French. Petr Nikolaevich Savchenko (1844-1885) was 'Médicin major de la marine Impériale Russe'. The fine plates are after drawings by the author and lithographed by Ch. Ivabson and some of the plates have a metallic silver sheen. A fine copy, tiny paper damage at the upper margin of title-page. Dean II, 395.
Item nr. 9873
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