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Histoire g...
Buc'hoz, [P. J.] [Buchoz]
Histoire générale des animaux, des végetaux et des mineraux, qui se trouvent dans le Royaume, representés en gravure et dessinés d'après nature, avec l'explication aussi gravée au bas de chaque planche de ces differentes substances, pour servir d'intelligence à l'histoire générale et economique des trois regnes. Partie Ire. représentant les quadrupèdes de la France.
Paris, chez l'auteur et chez Debure l'ainé Libraire, [1776]. Folio (45.5 x 28.9 cm) with 38 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates with engraved text and engraved title. Original printed wrappers. In 20th-century protective cloth box (48.2 x 30.6 x 2.8 cm) with a printed label mounted on the front (top) board.
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€3,700.00
Buch’oz betters Buffon: A very rare and fine work on wild and domestic animals
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 67. Vampyrus - Chiroptera - Fledertiere. [Bats].
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1904. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Halftone print.
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€75.00
A very fine, lithographed plate drawn by Ernst Haeckel, showing the amazing variability in bat faces
Dierkundig...
Pallas, P. S.
Dierkundig mengelwerk, in het welke de nieuwe of nog duistere zoorten van dieren door naauwkeurige afbeeldingen, beschryvingen en verhandelingen opgehelderd worden. In het Latyn beschreeven door den heer P. S. Pallas ... vertaald en met aanmerkingen voorzien door P. Boddaert M.D.
Utrecht, Abraham van Paddenburg en J. Van Schoonhoven, 1767-1770. 4to (27.5 x 22.0 cm). viii, 195, [ii] pp.; ten engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised bands; gilt title.
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€1,200.00
The very rare Dutch translation, emended and augmented by Pieter Boddaert
Fauna Boic...
Reider, J. E. Von and C. W. Hahn
Fauna Boica oder gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte der Thiere Bayerns. Erste Abtheilung. Säugethiere.
Nürnberg, C. H. Zeh, [1830]-1832. 8vo (21.9 x 14.0 cm). xxviii pp., 60 hand-coloured plates with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary blind boards. Spine with paper label with the title hand-written in an old hand.
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€1,250.00
The complete mammals - very rare with unfolded plates
Italian ma...
Spagnesi, M., S. Toso and A. M. de Marinis (eds.).
Italian mammals.
[Roma], Ministero dell'Ambiente, Servizio Conservazione della Natura, and Instituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica A. Ghigi, 2000. Two parts in two. Elephant folio (Atlas), 4to (text). 204 pp. with 83 fine coloured loose plates, all by Umberto Catalano. In original cloth portfolio with gilt title and vignette (49.2 x 34.6 x 5.1 cm).
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€250.00
A collection of beautifully produced large plates and much more