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Fine plates of Sri Lankan fish

Bennett, John Whitchurch A selection from the most remarkable and interesting fishes found on the coast of Ceylon. From drawings made in the southern part of that island, from the living specimens. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1830
First edition, 4to, pp.viii, 30 fine hand-coloured engraved plates, each with descriptive leaf. A handsome copy bound in contemporary gilt tooled black straight grain morocco.