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Book Description

97 lithographed plates (some folding), 6 plates, text figs. 2 vols, 4to. Text: recent buckram, teg, ex-lib. copy with stamps to title and final pages only. Plates: orig, buckram with corners a little bumped and owner's name to endpaper. Overall a very good set.
Dealer Notes
Text: scarce original edition (1907) published for the Egyptian Government by Hugh Rees, Ltd; Plates: reprinted (1965) - facsmile of the fine lithographed plates by J. Green and P. Smith. First major work on the fishes of the Nile. George Albert Boulenger (1858-1937) was a distinguished Belgian-British zoologist, well known for his monographs on amphibians, reptiles and fishes.
Nissen ZBI, 492.
Author Boulenger, G.A.
Date 1907-1965
Binding HB
Publisher Hugh Rees (for the Egyptian Government) / Wheldon & Wesley
Pages li, 578

Price: £350.00

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