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Fische der Novara-Expedition.

Kner, Rudolf

Published by Wien: Kaiserlich-Koniglichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, . First edition., 1867
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Pp. 1-433; 16 tinted lithographic plates (8 plates are in fine tinted facsimile). Full ribbed maroon silk, entitled in gilt on the spine, 4to (12 x 9.6 inches; 305 x 240 mm). This monograph is from: Reise der osterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859, Zoologischer Theil, Erster Band, Teil 5. The work documents the fishes collected on Novara-Expedition that circumnavigated the globe in 1857-1859; about 900 specimens of fish were collected on this expedition that visited South America, Africa, Ceylon, Java, China, Australia, and New Zealand. This massive scientific expedition was sponsored by the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna; Austrian vice admiral Bernhard von Wullerstorf-Urbair served as captain of the frigate SMS Novara during the world voyage. See also Casey Wood 495; Nissen 4750 (8). No ownership marks and no signs of use. A bright and clean copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5774

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Title: Fische der Novara-Expedition.

Publisher: Wien: Kaiserlich-Koniglichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1867

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