6447. Cuvier Les poissons with fine plates of fish 1836

FINE PLATES OF FISH. CUVIER, GEORGES (2). Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation. Les poissons. Text- and plate volume. Paris, Fortin, Masson & Cie, (1836).

4to (c. 260x175 mm.). 2 engraved titles and 120 partly coloured steel engravings (complete, about 10 plates partly foxed). Original wrapper to text volume bound in (slight soiling). Text with some foxing.
20th century half calf bindings, slightly worn, faded gilt spines. 2 volumes.

Nissen, ZBI, 1014. Part IV regarding Fish of Cuvier's large zoological work published in 22 volumes.