Maximilian, Duke of Leuchtenberg and Prince of Eichstätt (1817-1852), bookplate
first edition, from the library of prince maximilian of eichstätt. This essay is on newly discovered paleozoic reptiles in Livonia and Russia; two of the plates are maps of the region, the other illustrate the fossils. A supplement was published two years later.
Prince Maximilian, husband of Maria Nikolayevna, daughter of Tsar Nicholas I, and heir to the natural history, art and book collections of his father Eugène de Beauharnais, took a keen interest in Russian palaeontology.
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