Voyage autour du monde sur la corvette la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et ... Voyage autour du monde sur la corvette la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et ... Voyage autour du monde sur la corvette la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et ... Voyage autour du monde sur la corvette la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et ...

Voyage autour du monde sur la corvette la Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. Atlas Zoologie: Insectes (section only, containing plates 1-4, all showing beetles). The plates show coleoptera specimen such as Cicendela, Poederus, Buprestis and many other species.

Duperrey voyage ) Guerin, F.E.;

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Paris, 1831. Folio. Four plates of insects, with many figures in original handcolouring, from the 'Atlas Zoologie' of the rare official account of Duperey's Coquille voyage. Bound, probably in the 1960's, in half leather with canvas boards and gilt lettering on spine. Elaborate blindstamp of the "flower bookstore" in margin of the first plate, else fair to good with uniform age toning and spotting of paper. The plates show insects collected by J. Dumont d'Urville, who was Duperreys second officer and naturalist on the voyage of the Coquille. The plates in this volume are no. 1-4 of the insects section of the atlas. Plate 1 with 24 coloured figures of coleoptera specime; plate 2 with 10 coloured figures, plate 3 with 12 coloured figures, plate 4 also with 12 coloured figures. Duperrey collected insect species in (among others) Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Ambon, Chili, Peru. Bookseller Inventory # 124028

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