Verhandelingen der Natuurkundige Vereeniging in Nederlandsch Indië; Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indo-Neerlandicae, Vol. I-IV (All publ.).
Batavia, Lange, 1856-, 1858. Contributions bound in 4 vols. Stout 4°., contemp. clothbacked marbled boards, serial title printed in gilt on spines. Volume I, 1856. (viii), 32; 76; 80; 61; 54pp. With contributions by H. Zollinger (Flora Botanical Garden Buitenzorg); P.Bleeker (2 contrib. on fishes collected at Amboina, Manado and Macassar, incl. scientific name-list of 557 species collected) and two contrib. by J. Hasskarl (Botany, in latin language). Vol. II, 1857. (viii), 15 (with a black/white lithographed plate, illustrating beetles collected); 49; 23; 40 (illustrations Isopodes Cymothoadiens) on 2 black/white lithogr. plates; 21; 102pp. Contrib. by P.Bleeker, G.A. de Lange, et.al. Vol. III, 1857-1858. (vi), (preface), 16. 32; 60 (with fold. triangulation map of Bagelen Residency, Java); 34; 4 (with 2 handcoloured illustrations of Sumatra Hornbilss on a lithographed plate); 7; 32; 50; 46 (with black/white illustrations of fishes of Japan on 4 lith. plates); 6; 16; 2; 4; 4; 6pp. (indexto species). p. with errata. With contrib. by G.A. de Lange, H.A. Bernstein, H. von Rosenbert (hornbills of Sumatra), P. Bleeker, J.K. Hasskarl, et.al. Vol. IV, 1858 (last to be published in the series). BLEEKER, P., Ichthologiae Archipelagi Indici Prodromus, vol. I. Siluri./De Visschen van den Indischen Archipel beschreven en toegelicht. Deel I (Siluri). (xii) (index and errata), 370pp. Incorporates a list of essays published by author on ichthyology, including publ. names and dates, printed on pp. 361-370. Library Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV calls for an incomplete set. [Verhandelingen der Natuurkundige Vereenigingin Nederlandsch-IndiĆ«, vol. I-IV, ALL PUBLISHED]. Complete set with many scientific contributions and field-reports by dutch scholars, in dutch language and occasionally in french and latin, with as subject-matters physics and biology of the Dutch East Indian Archipelago, which incorporates a monograph (vol. IV) by P. Bleeker on Ichthyology of the Indonesian Archipelago and Japan.Volume I incorporates, besides an introduction by Association's Board of Directors, member's and supporter's name-lists. Published by command of the Association of Physics in Dutch Colonial Indonesia, established 19 July 1850 by P. Bleeker, J.H. Croockewit Hz., C. de Groot, P.J. Maier and P. Baron Melvill van Carnbée. Good copy. Rare. (ex-library copy in a contemp. binding, paper labelsto spine-ends, some ex-lib. stamps on french titles, foxing to f.e.p.'s and french titles, ow. a clean and tight set).
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