Crustacea

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Voyage dan...
Orbigny, A. D. d'
Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale (le Brésil, la république orientale de l'Uruguay, la république Argentine, la Patagonie, la république du Chili, la république de Bolivia, la république du Perou). Exécuté dans le cours des années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833. Atlas. Crustacés.
Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, V. Levrault, 1847. Folio (33.8 x 25.1 cm). 18 lithographed and finely hand-coloured plates, numbered 1-7, 7bis, 8, 8bis, 9-11, and 13-17 [all published]. Later paper-covered boards. Spine with gilt lines and title. Speckled edges.
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€1,250.00
The rare plates of crabs and lobsters from Alcide d' Orbigny's greatest work
Histoire g...
[Prévost d'Exiles, A. F.]
Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection des toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusq'à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connus: ... Tome dix-septième. Histoire générale des voyages, depuis le commencement du XVme siècle, dix-septième partie. Livre septième. Vies des gouverneurs généraux, avec l'abregé de l'histoire des etablissemens Hollandois aux Indes Orientales [AND] Histoire naturelle des Indes Orientales.
La Haye [Den Haag, The Hague], Pierre de Hondt, 1763. 4to (25.1 x 20.4 cm). [ii], 266, 300, 48 pp.; 56 plates (of fish, etc.). Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised bands. Gilt title.
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€1,200.00
Includes many fine plates after from Valentijn [Valentyn] and the famous and rare Hortus Malabaricus
Der Jura.
Quenstedt, F. A.
Der Jura.
Tübingen, H. Laupp, [1856]-1858. Thick 8vo (22.5 x 14.9 x 7.0 cm). vi, 1066 pp., 100 engraved plates, 42 text engravings and three hand-coloured, folded geological tabels. 20th century half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-bordered bands and green morocco label with gilt title.
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€475.00
An extremely well-illustrated work on the Jurassic system
Investigat...
Rathbun, M. J. and J. E. Benedict a.o. [B. W. Evermann (ed.)]
Investigations of the aquatic resources and fisheries of Porto Rico. Second Part.
Washington, DC, United States Fish Commission, 1902. 4to (26.8 x 18.7 cm). viii, 431 pp., 72 plates (heliotypes, photographs, two fine chromolithographs of crabs), numerous text figures. Contemporary red pebbled half calf over red pebbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Red marbled endpapers, red marbled edges.
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€200.00
Beautiful Caribbean crabs and more
Histoire n...
Risso, [J.] A.
Histoire naturelle des crustacés des environs de Nice. Ornées de gravures.
Paris, Librairie Greque-Latine-Allemande, 1816. 8vo (21.1 x 12.6 cm). 176 pp., three folded engraved plates. Later green morocco over marbled boards. Spine with four gilt-ornamented bands, gilt vignettes and title. Marbled endpapers.
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€1,500.00
A rare early work on Mediterranean crabs and lobsters
Gammarolog...
Sachs von Loewenheim, P. J.
Gammarologia sive gammarorum, vulgo cancrorum consideratio physico-philologico-historico-medico-chymica, in qua, praeter gammarorum lingularem naturam, indolem & multivarium usum non minus reliquorum crustatorum instituitur tractatio ad normam collegii naturae curiosum, plurimis inventis secretionibus naturae artisque locupletata.
Frankfurt, Leipzig and Breslau, E. Fellgibel, 1665. Thick 8vo (15.9 x 9.3 cm). [xlii], 962, [lxxviii] pp.; engraved double-sized, folding title, ten engraved plates. Contemporary vellum with script title on the spine. Edges black.
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€880.00
Rare early work on crustaceans
Mémoires p...
Saussure, H. [L. F.] De
Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle de Mexique, des Antilles et des États-Unis. Ire livraison. Mémoire sur divers crustacés nouveaux du Mexique et des Antilles.
Geneve, J. Kessmann, 1858-1861. 4to (29.0 x 22.2 cm). 82 pp., six lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers (protected by transparent paper).
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€375.00
Very rare work on American crabs and shrimps
Fauna und...
Smith, G.
Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte herausgegeben von der zoologischen Station zu Neapel. 29. Monographie: Rhizocephala.
Berlin, R. Friedländer & Sohn, 1906. Large 4to (33.3 x 26.9 cm). Title pages, viii, 123 pp.; eight fine, large, double-sized lithographed plates (one in fine chromolithography, two partly coloured), with explanatory text leaves, 24 text engravings including one in black and red. Original printed wrappers.
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€450.00
A very good copy of a rare, well-illustrated monograph on parasitic crustaceans
Das Neogen...
Tollmann, A.
Das Neogen am Südwestrand des Leithagebirges zwischen Eisenstadt und Hornstein. Dissertation zur Erlangung des Doktorgrades an der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Wien.
Wien, [not published], 1953. Small folio (29.8 x 21.0 cm). 226 pp., 28 text figures (tipped in), three large folded maps (one hand-coloured), five folded tables and graphs. Black half cloth. Hand-written label on the spine.
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€1,000.00
A well-executed original manuscript thesis on Tertiary invertebrates
Bulletin d...
[Various authors]
Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France. Volumes 1-31 [AND] Indexes.
Paris, Société Zoologique de France, 1876-1906. 31 volumes in 31. 8vo (23.7 x 15.6 cm). Over 10,000 pp.; 158 plates and 25 portraits. Uniform dark green half calf over marbled boards. Spines with four raised, gilt-tooled bands, gilt ornamental lines and title. Marbled endpapers.
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€1,800.00
A finely bound, uniform set - from the first issue - of France's most important zoological magazine
Piscium vi...
Visscher, N. J.
Piscium vivae icones. Inventae ab Adriano Collardo et excusae a Nicolao Ioannis Visscher.
[Amsterdam, N. J. Visscher], 1634. Oblong folio (20.1 x 30.3 cm). Engraved title page or frontispiece with title in cartouche, and 19 finely engraved plates [together numbered (1)-20], each with a print-size of 12.5 x 19.0 cm. Bound without covers.
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€4,500.00
A very rare broad-margin suite of fine fish illustrations
Transactio...
Zoological Society of London
Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. Volume XVI.
London, Longmans, Green, and Co., for the Society, [1901]-1903. Large 4to (31.7 x 25.0 cm). 427 pp.; 38 plates, of which several in fine chromolithography. Contemporary blue half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title.
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€650.00
From the heyday of descriptive zoology - with fine illustrations