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TitleCrustacés des environs de Nice - A. Risso
AdminHistoryGiuseppe Antonio Risso (1777-1845), known as Antoine Risso (in nissart Jousé Antoni Risso ) was a French naturalist and artist.

Risso was born in Nice in the Duchy of Savoy on 8 April 1777, to Jean-Baptiste Risso (1736-1789) and studied under Giovanni Battista Balbis. He published Ichthyologie de Nice (1810), Histoire naturelle de l'Europe méridionale (1826) and Histoire Naturelle des Orangers (1818–1822). He died in Nice on 25 August 1845.
DescriptionManuscript by A. Risso entitled 'Crustacés des environs de Nice' [Transl.: Crustaceans around Nice], dated 1816, including a general table at the beginning.
Extent1 stitched volume
Creator NameRisso, J.Antoine
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