SWAMMERDAM (Jan). Historia insectorum generalis

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[SWAMMERDAM (Jan). Historia insectorum generalis...
French translation by H.C. HENNIN. Leyde, J. Luchtmans, 1685].
In-8 octavo, square, ivory vellum with small re-coverings (19th century pastiche binding).
[6] sheets (of 10) + 210 pages. (numbered 212) + [9] sheets. (index).
13 entomological engraved prints, re-folded and mounted onto guard.

From the library of the Natural History Museum of Champeaux, France, with ex-libris wet stamp on first sheet and p. 33.
Dirty vellum; missing half-title, title and 2 sheets with dedication; ink stain on margin for several sheets; soiling and small restored accidents on first and last subsistent page.
Nissen, 401.

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