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Raspunten-...
Bylandt, H. A. Graaf van [Bijlandt]
Raspunten-boek van de Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Liefhebbers en Fokkers van Rashonden "Cynophilia" [OR] Raspuntenboek van de meest bekende hondenrassen.
Maarssen, Cynophilia, [1894]. 4to (29.2 x 22.3 cm). 437 [404, 26, 7] pp., over 400 illustrations. Contemporary red grained morocco over cushioned boards. Presentation copy with gilt title and initials on the front board. Gilt floral endpapers, gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Original pictorial wrappers bound in.
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€400.00
Luxurious copy in full red morocco, one of the first books on dog breed characteristics
Hondenrass...
Bylandt, H. A. Graaf van [Bijlandt]
Hondenrassen. Punten, beschrijving, eigenschappen, gebreken, enz. Deel I: jachthonden. Met ruim 1000 afbeeldingen, 2150 honden voorstellende. [AND] Deel II: niet-jachthonden. Met ongeveer 1300 afbeeldingen, 1950 honden voorstellende. [Complete].
Deventer, Æ. E. Kluwer, 1904. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (30.0 x 23.5 cm). Two half-titles with engraved vignette, two title pages, two dedication pages (to Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands); and 1678 pp., as follows: Volume I: 24, ix-xvi, 796, A-F; Volume II: 800, xxviii, [xvi (advertisements)]. Contemporary green half-buckram over marbled boards. Spines with gilt bands and title. Yellow endpapers.
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€400.00
Wonderfully illustrated work on dogs in four languages
Venerie No...
Le Verrier de la Conterie, J.
Venerie Normande, ou l'école de la chasse aux chiens courants, pour le lievre, le chevreuil, le cerf, le daim, le sanglier, le loup, le renard & la loutre; avec les tons de chasse, accompagnés de chacun une explication sur l'occasion & les circonstances où ils doivent être sonnés; et un traité des remedes, un traité sur le droit de suite, & un dictionnaire des termes de chasse, &c.
Rouen, Laurent Dumesnil, 1778. 8vo (20.3 x 12.5 cm). xvi, 526 pp., 27 fine mostly folded woodengraved plates (some printed on blue paper and/or on recto and verso), mostly by Caron and including 12 large text engravings of music being "Tons de Chasse et Fanfares". Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Marbled endpapers; speckled edges.
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€750.00
Hunting in Normandy: an 18th century DIY
Dvadtsati...
Pavlov, I.
Dvadtsati Letnii opyt obektivnogo izutseniya Vys shei nervnoi Leyateljnosti shivotnykh [Twenty years of research experience on the higher nerve activity of animals].
Moskva, Petrograd, Dosidarstvennoe Izdatelstvo, 1923. Large 8vo (24.7 x 17.0 cm). 244 pp., six photographed illustrations, four plates. Original cloth binding, including a small bibliography, with the original cover bound in. In Russian.
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€850.00
First edition of this important and rare Russian compilation of Pavlov's works
[Lektsii o...
Pavlov, I. P. [Pawlow]
[Lektsii o rabote glavnikh pischevaritelnikh zhelez; Lectures on the work of the principal digestive glands].
Moscow, Priroda, 1917. 8vo (19.5 x 13 cm) xvi, 230 pp. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards with original printed title with floral borders mounted on front board.
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€2,500.00
Second edition of Pavlov's famous work on the digestive glands, a cornerstone of neurobiology
Vorlesunge...
Pawlow, I. [P.] [Pavlov, I. P.]
Vorlesungen über die Arbeit der Grosshirnhemisphären. Autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Russischen von Prof. Dr. G. Volborth.
Leningrad, Medizinischer Staatsverlag d. R. S. F. S. R., 1932. 8vo (14.7 x 21.9 cm). viii, 480 pp., some figures and tables. Original blue cloth with gilt title on the front board and spine. Original printed dustjacket, in transparent protective sleeve.
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€750.00
Extremely rare with the original dustjacket, in near mint condition
Album prei...
[Photo album of dog breed champions]
Album preisgekrönter Hunde der ersten Internationalen Ausstellung des Vereins zur Veredelung der Hunderacen zu Hannover.
Frankfurt am Main, Heinrich Keller, 1879. Oblong folio (26.9 x 37.0 cm). 92 [of 93] mounted collotypes (each oblong, ca. 8.5 x 12.5 cm) on larger, printed sheets. Original portfolio of quarter pebbled cloth over plain boards. Printed label mounted on front board.
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€1,750.00
Extremely rare, the second best copy known.