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70 2339 Temminck C J ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70 2339 Temminck C J  ed
70/2339 Temminck, C.J. (ed.). Verhandelingen over de natuurlijke geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen. Zoologie./ Botanie./ Land- en Volkenkunde. Leyden, S.and J. Luchtmans and C.C. van der Hoek, 1839-1844, 3 vols., (6),57,(7),228,71,(1),72,25,(3),248; 259,(5); 472,VIIIp., 3 lithogr. titles, 4 maps (1 double-p., all but 1 partly handcol. in outlines), 257 plates (1 double-p. counted as 2; incl. 1 duplicate), of which 162 handcol., unif. modern hmor., folio.

- Some occas. foxing/ thumbing; sl. yellowed and brittle as usual, resulting in (sm.) tears and fraying (occas. sm. dam./ missing portions) in blank margins; all vols. w. bookplate (City of Liverpool Public Libraries) on upper and lower pastedown, stamp on verso title and all plates w. (unobtrusive) blindstamp; part of textpages vol. 2 w. sm. waterstain in upper blank corner. A good copy, considering the quality and vulnerability of the paper.

= Vol. 1 and 2 with orig. prospectus bound in at the front. Rouffaer/ Muller p.2 and 218; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col Plates 197. "(...) what must rank, not least for variety of subject matter, as one of the finest of the nineteenth century illustrated books on Indonesia (...)" (Bastin/ Brommer p.14, w. extensive descriptions on p.14-16 and passim). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.

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