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Furcifer verrucosus, Chameleo sengalensis tongue, and dorsal head of Furcifer bifidus from Duméril's Erpétologie générale

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

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  • Title: Furcifer verrucosus, Chameleo sengalensis tongue, and dorsal head of Furcifer bifidus from Duméril's Erpétologie générale
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Reptiles, Amphibians, Africa
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Plate of Figure Number: Plate 27
  • Original Caption: Reptiles, 1. Cameleon verruqueux. Chamaelo verrucosus, Tom 3, pag 210, No. 2. Cameleon du Senegal. (Tete et Langue du), Chameleo Senegaleusis, Tom 3, pag 223, No. 7. 3. Cameleon a nez fourchu (Tete du) Chamealeo bifidus, Tom. 3, pag 233, No. 13., Pretre pinx, Borromee dir. and Hena sc.
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Hand-colored engravings
  • Imprint: Paris, Roret, 1834-1854
  • Identifier: b10464177_4
  • Description of Publication: 9 v. in 10 : fold. tables. and atlas of 120 col. pl. 21 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Herpetology
  • Date of Publication: 1834-1854
  • Date: 2011
  • Coverage: Madagascar, Senegal
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: 12-F
  • Book Title: Erpétologie générale, ou, Histoire naturelle complète des reptiles
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1046417" target="_blank">b10464177</a>
  • Author: Duméril, C. (Constant), 1774-1860, Bibron, Gabriel, 1806-1848, Duméril, Auguste Henri André, 1812-1870.
  • Artist: Pretre, J. G. (Jean Gabriel), b. 1769

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