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[Engravings from Oceanie, ou, Cinquieme partie du monde by G.L. Domeny de Rienzi] [picture] / Davin del. ; Montaut ...[et al.] sc
Bib ID 1386388
Format PicturePicture
Description Paris : Firmin Didot Freres, 1836-1837 
136 prints : engravings ; 14 x 22 cm. and smaller. 
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Condition; fragile, edges torn and discoloured.

An incomplete set of loose plates, numbered 2-171, from Oceanie by G.L. Domeny de Rienzi, published in Paris by Firmin Didot Freres, in 1836/1837. The original 3 vol. work has 304 plates listed (including plates 173-190 of New Zealand, and plates 254-283 of Australia, which are missing from this set). Most of the plates are from drawings by Danvin, but were engraved by a variety of people. Some of the plates have captions in French and German, others just French. Some of the plates have a second numbering system, eg. "5. Oceanie Lemaitre dir", see list for details. Each engraving has an individual catalogue record.

Related Material Related material: other loose plate from the same work Trombe et typhon PIC U7525 NK 9755 LOC 6731; Ile Tikopia, reception des officers francais ... PIC S9773 LOC 6015-C ; 
Index/Finding Aid Note List available. 
Subjects Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Southeast Asia -- Pictorial works.  |  Oceania -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Domeny de Rienzi, G. L. (Gregoire Louis), 1789-1843  |  Montaut, Henri de, 1825?-1890  |  Danvin, Victor Marie Felix, 1802-1842  |  Domeny de Rienzi, G. L. (Gregoire Louis), 1789-1843. Oceanie

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