Dinosaurs

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Résumé d'e...
Bory de Saint Vincent, J. [B. G. G. M.]
Résumé d'erpétologie, ou d'histoire naturelles des reptiles. Contenant des notions générales et particulières sur l'antiquité, l'organisation, les moeurs de ces animaux. l 'Art de les conserver, avec la description et l'histoire de leurs familles et de leurs genres, d'après une méthode analytique: précédé d'une introduction historique, et suivi d'une biographie, d'une bibliographie et d'un vocabulaire; complétée par une iconographie de 52 planches.
Paris, l'Encyclopédie Portative, 1828. Small 8vo (11.6 x 7.6 cm). Herpetological frontispiece (tissue guarded), vi, 292, 20 pp., 52 engraved plates. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt title and lines on spine.
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€600.00
The complete herpetology of the Encyclopédie Portative
Die Labyri...
Burmeister, H.
Die Labyrinthodonten aus dem bunten Sandstein von Bernburg, zoologisch geschildert. Erste Abtheilung. Trematosaurus. [All published].
Berlin, G. Reimer, 1849. 4to (34.0 x 25.1 cm). 71 pp., four fine lithographed plates. Original quarter cloth over printed boards.
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€200.00
Discovery of a amphibian-reptile intermediate
Fauna der...
Fritsch, A.
Fauna der Gaskohle und der Kalksteine der Permformation Böhmens. Band I-IV. [Complete].
Prag, Selbstverlag and F. Řivnáč, 1879-1899 [1901?]. Four volumes in four. Folio (34.0 x 25.5 cm). 459 pp., lavishly illustrated with 167 mostly chromolithographed plates (several double-sized or larger, folded), and over 400 text engravings, of which some plate-sized. Volume I (1883): 182 pp., 48 plates (some larger, folded, a few plain), 160 text engravings; volume II (1889): 114 pp., 44 plates (several larger, folded; numbered 49-90, 80b, 81b), 79 text figures (numbered 117-188); vol. III (1895): 132 pp., 42 plates [several (much) larger; numbered 91-132], 122 text engravings (numbered 189-310); vol. IV (1901): 101 pp., full colour frontispiece, of a landscape with "Miriopoden"; 33 plates (numbered 133-165), 64 text engravings (numbered 311-394, and including phototypes of fossil animals and tracks, freshwater bivalves, and, e.g. the author at work). Original uniform brown cloth sumptuously embossed with black floral borders, and gilt vignettes depicting Permian amphibians, reptiles and fish. Marbled edges.
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€8,500.00
Magnificent and exceedingly rare work on the fossil faunas of Bohemia
Die Reptil...
Fritsch, A. [J.]
Die Reptilien und Fische der böhmischen Kreideformation.
Prag, Verlag des Verfassers (Fr. Řivnáč), 1878. Large 4to (33.5 x 25.1 cm). [ii], 44, [ii] pp.; 66 text engravings; ten lithographed plates of which nine tinted, and two larger, folded. Original blind quarter linen over printed boards.
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€650.00
A rare, finely illustrated monograph on the well-preserved cretaceous fish and reptile fauna of Bohemia
Los sauris...
Huene, F. Von
Los saurisquois y ornitisquios del Cretáceo Argentino.
La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 1929. Folio (36.2 x 27.0 cm). 224 pp., 44 plates. Contemporary pebbled half calf over marbled boards. Gilt title and ornaments on the spine.
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€450.00
An essential work on South American dinosaurs
Über eine...
Jäger, G. [E.]
Über eine neue Species von Ichthyosauren ( Ichthyosaurus longirostris Owen & Jäger), nebst Bemerkungen über die übrigen in de Liasformation Würtembergs aufgefundenen Reptilien.
Breslau und Bonn, Eduard Weber, 1855. Folio (29.6 x 22.5 cm). Title page, 30 pp. (including errata page), one large, folded, lithographed plate. Contemporary blue pebbled cloth over marbled boards.
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€250.00
Rare palaeontological paper by the original 'underwear man'
Die Dinosa...
Koken, E.
Die Dinosaurier, Crocodiliden und Sauropterygier des norddeutschen Wealden.
Berlin, G. Reimer, 1887. 4to (30.3 x 23.8 cm). 111 pp., 30 text figures, nine fine lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Publisher's stamped wrappers. Plates loose in pocket.
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€275.00
An essential herpetological paper on German Cretaceous fossils
Ueber den...
Meyer, H. von
Ueber den Archegosaurus der Steinkohlenformation [AND] Fische, Echinodermen und andere Versteinerungen aus dem Muschelkalk Oberschlesiens [AND] Sphyraenodus aus dem Tertiärsande von Flonheim.
Cassel, Palaeontographica, 1849. 4to (29.2 x 23.0 cm). 76 [5; 68; 3] pp., four engraved plates. Contemporary wrappers with the titles added in a neat old hand.
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€350.00
Three rare papers on fossils
Descriptiv...
Owen, R.
Descriptive and illustrated catalogue of the fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the collection of the British Museum.
London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1876. Folio (32.5 x 25.2 cm). xii, 88 pp., 70 fine lithographed plates, several larger, and folded. Original green pebbled and blind-tooled cloth. Gilt title on the spine.
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€1,500.00
Among Owen's most important works
Chs. Darwi...
Rolle, F.
Chs. Darwin's Lehre von der Enstehung der Arten im Pflanzen- und Thierreich in ihrer Anwendung auf die Schöpfungsgeschichte. dargestellt und erläutert. Mit Holzschnitten.
Frankfurt am Main, Johann Christian Hermann, 1863. 8vo (21.0 x 13.3 cm). [vi], 274 pp., several woodengravings in the text. Original full cloth with gilt title on the spine. Speckled edges.
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€750.00
Very rare, early contribution to the dissimination of Darwin's ideas in Germany
Observatio...
Terquem, O.
Observations sur le Lias du Département de la Moselle. Première Partie - Deuxième Partie. [Complete].
[Metz, Société d'Histoire naturelle du Département de la Moselle, 1847]. 8vo (22.3 x 14.3 cm). 60 pp., three engraved plates. Contemporary blind quarter cloth over paper-covered boards.
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€200.00
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