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Histoire naturelle du Sénégal, coquillages :
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Title

Histoire naturelle du Sénégal, coquillages : avec la relation abrégée d'un voyage fait en ce pays, pendant les années 1749, 50, 51, 52 & 53

By

Adanson, Michel, 1727-1806

Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Paris :C.-J.-B. Bauche,1757.

Notes

Folded map, bound to face, p. [1], 2nd count, has title: "Carte generale du Senegal corrigée, et augmentée de plusieurs détails par M. Adanson correspondant de l'Acade[mie] r[oya]le des Sc[iences]. Dressée et executée par les soins de Philippe Buache 1756"

Folded plates numbered 1-19 are bound following p. [1], 6th count, and have engravings of examples of shells and mollusks.

"Voyage au Senégal", p. [1]-190, has separate caption title.

Part 1 of "Histoire des coquillages", p. [i]-xcvi, consists of an explanation of the physiology of shells and tables.

Part 2 of "Histoire des coquillages", p. 1-269, consists of a detailed explanation of the 19 numbered plates following p. [1], 6th count.

Signatures: pi⁴ (pi1 verso blank) A-Z⁴ 2A⁴ (-2A4) a-m⁴ (a1 verso blank) chi1 (chi1 verso blank) ²A-²2A⁴ 2B-2L⁴ 2M² (2M2 verso blank)

Includes index on p. 270-275.

Errata: p. [7], 1st count.

Engraved printer's ornament on title page; head and tail pieces; initials.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | 27.

Gay, J. Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'Afrique et à l'Arabie, | 2883.

Subjects

Description and travel , Gambia River Valley , Gorée (Senegal) , Imprint 1757 , Mollusks , Natural history , Senegal , Shellfish , Shells

Call Number

QL427.S46 A43 1757

Language

French

Identifiers

LCCN: 06025103
OCLC: 7662115

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11585

 

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