Histoire physique de la mer : ouvrage enrichi de figures dessinées d'après le naturel

par Louis Ferdinand comte de Marsilli

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Marsili, Luigi Ferdinando, 1658-1730.
Other Authors: Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738.
Format: Book
Published: A Amsterdam : Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1725.
Physical Description:[8], xi, 173 p., [53] leaves of plates : ill., frontis., maps, charts ; 38 cm (fol.)
Place of Publication:
Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
General note:In four parts; a projected fifth part upon fishes and insects was not published.
Preface, by H. Boerhaave, in parallel columns of Latin and French.
The plates comprise: frontispiece, 12 plates of charts, maps, profiles and tables interleaved with the text (all double except for Nos. VI and XII), a final section of 40 plates of drawings of sea creatures and plants.
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Bequest; Robert Smith; 1768.
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