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Histoire naturelle, generale et particulière, des reptiles / par F. M. Daudin
Bib ID 4335204
Format BookBook
Author
Daudin, F. M. (François Marie), 1774-1804
 
Description Paris : De L'Imprimerie de F. Dufart, An X-XI [1802-1803] 
8 v. in 4 : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm. 
Series

Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière ; v t. 85-92.

Summary

A supplement to the Buffon Sonnini ed. containing original works and is considered a foundation work in the science of herpetology. The Daudin supplement only published in the Sonnini ed.

Full contents
  • v. 1. Introduction a L'Histoire naturelle des reptiles
  • v. 2. Ordre premier : Reptiles Chéloniens
  • v. 3. Suite des sauriens : troisième genre Tupinambies
  • v. 4. Suite des sauriens : dixième genre Stellion
  • v. 5. Ordre troisième : Les Ophidiens
  • v. 6. Onzième genre : Vipere
  • v. 7. Suite des couleuvres : La Couleuvre Aurore
  • v. 8. Ordre quatrieme et dernier : Les Batraciens.
 
Notes

"Ouvrage faisant suite aux Œuvres de Leclerc de Buffon, et partie du Course complet d'Histoire naturelle rédigé par C. S. Sonnini, membre de plusieurs Sociétés savardes" - Title page.

Part of the nouvelle ed. redigé par C. S. Sonnini. published in 127 tomes between [1798] and 1808.

"Ouvres de Buffon; 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92; Histoire des Reptiles" - Spine.

Plates illustrated by hand drawings.

Australian references include: Varanus indicus (Daudin 1802) or Mangrove goanna; Pelamis (Daudin 1803) or sea snake; Enhydrina schistosa (Daudin 1803) or common sea snake; Acanthopis (Daudin 1803) or death adder; Ramphotyphlops braminus (Daudin 1803) or blind snake.

Subjects Reptiles -- Anatomy.  |  Reptiles -- Evolution.  |  Amphibians -- Anatomy.  |  Reptiles -- Classification.
Other authors/contributors Sonnini, C. S. (Charles Sigisbert), 1751-1812  |  Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788. v t. 85-92
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