Plate Books / Natural History

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[Colour plate book] Bromme, Traugott

Atlas till djurrikets naturalhistoria för skolan och hemmet med 621 figurer på en okolorerad och 33 koloerade plancher, jemte text efter Traugott Bromme. Andra upplagan.

Second swedish edition. Stockholm. På Em. Girons Förlag. 1866. 4:o. 29 x 23 cm. Title + 30 pp. + 33 handcoloured plates + 1 uncoloured plate.

Red blind pressed cloth. Gilt title and ornamentations at the front board. Some wear to the spine ends and the edges. Bumped corners. A couple of minor stains to the boards and the title page. A short tear to the margin of one text leaf. One text leaf loose at the upper part. Two text pages with a little offsetting. Some of the plates with unsignificant finger dirt to the margins. Very nice and fresh interior. Bright colouring. The condition is significantly better than the avrerage copy.

A charming atlas on the natural history of the animal kingdom. Fine hand coloured mammals, birds, insects, fish, invertebrates etc. Even a plate on different human races. The first edition was published 1865-1866. The present second edition was published 1866-1867. They have identical contents. Based on a german original. The swedish edition has a supplement plate depcting specific nordic animals such as the reindeer, the elk, the lynx etc.

Item No: 2179