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Portunus reticulatus (crab)


Portunus reticulatus (crab)


Hand-colored engravings

3 v. in 6 ; 27 cm. + atlas (62 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 45 cm.)

From Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst's "Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse", Tab (plate) L

Herbst, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm, 1743-1807. Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse nebst einer systematischen Beschreibung ihrer verschiedenen Arten. Z├╝rich : J.C. Fuessly, 1782-1804.


Featured in: Natural histories: extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione. New York : Sterling Signature, c2012.

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Bibliographic Number: b11448969

Invertebrate Zoology


Herbst, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm, 1743-1807 (artist, author), “Portunus reticulatus (crab),” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed September 21, 2019,