Entomology

All works on insects, butterflies, beetles, spiders, scorpions, etc

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[Lijst van...
[Anonymous entomologist]
[Lijst van Nederlandse Lepidoptera].
[unknown place and publisher], after 1901. Two copies in two. 8vo (21.0 x 13.5 cm). 31 pp. Uniform early 20th-century (contemporary) half cloth over marbled boards.
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€350.00
An apparently very rare work on Dutch butterflies, which seems to be unrecorded
Tableaux a...
Barthe, E.
Tableaux analytiques illustrés des coléoptères de la faune Franco-Rhénane (France, Hollande, Belgique, Région rhénane, Valais).
Uzès, Miscellanea Entomologica, 1920. 8vo (24.0 x 15.7 cm). xii, 472 pp., 799 [220, 465, 16, 17, 71, 7, 3] text engravings. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with four raised, gilt-chained bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€275.00
A well-bound copy of a very uncommon work on beetles
Les arachn...
Becker, L.
Les arachnides de Belgique. [Volumes] I-III. [complete].
Bruxelles, l'Académie royale de Belgique, 1882-1896. Three volumes in four. Folio (40.0 x 28.0 cm). 751 [I: 246; II: 127; III: 378] pp., 70 [I: 27; II: 25; III: 18] hand-coloured lithographed plates. Some text figures. Original uniform printed boards.
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€750.00
A rare, comple copy of this finely illustrated work
American B...
[Bees]
American Bee Journal. Volumes 67, 69-72 (1927, 1929-1933).
Hamilton, IL., C. P. Dadant, 1927, 1929-1933. In 72 issues. 4to (29.2 x 21.0 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers.
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€150.00
A bee-autiful publication
Saggio di...
Bellardi, L.
Saggio di ditterologia Messicana.
Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1859-1862. Three parts in three. 4to (29.6 x 22.5 cm). 207 pp., five fine lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers.
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€450.00
Essential work on Mexican flies
Icones his...
Boisduval, [J. B. A.]
Icones historique des lépidoptères nouveaux ou peu connus: collection, avec figures coloriées, des papillons d’Europe nouvellement découverts; ouvrage formant le complément de tous les auteurs iconographes; par le docteur Boisduval. [Tome premier ] - Tome second. [Complete].
Paris, Roret, 1832-1834-[1841]. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.1 x 14.7 cm). pp. [251; 192], including half titles and titles]; with 84 [1-46; 47-84] finely hand-coloured engraved plates, each with a tissue-guard. Contemporary uniform half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt lines, vignettes and title. Marbled edges.
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€3,600.00
A very rare, superbly illustrated work on butterflies
Exercitati...
Braun, J. H.
Exercitatio academica ex antiquitatibus Germanicis et Francicis de Butigulariis, praecipue iis qui Norimbergae olim floruerunt quam sub praesidio Christiani Gotlib. Schwarzii com. palat. caes. et prof. publ. a.d. viii decembr a.r.s. mdccxxiii in academico disputantium circulo as disquirendum proponit a. et r. Iohannes Hieronymus Braun. Norimbergensis.
Altorfii Noricorum (Nürnberg), Iod. G. Kohlesius, 1723. Small 4to (19.0 x 16.2 cm). Title page, [ii], 100 pp., one engraved map of the Nürenberg area and one peculiar engraving showing a crossbowman on a beehive with two coats-of-arms: one of Crenan, Leidlarius, Eschanson and Butigul, and one engraved initial letter. Medieval-style contemporary parchment binding with hand-tooled hunting scenes including deer, birds and lions. Edges red.
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€750.00
A rare work with a wonderful binding with hunting motives
Charles Da...
[Charles Darwin] Poulton, E. B.
Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species. Addresses, etc. in America and England in the year of the two anniversaries. By Edward Bagnall Poulton ... Published Nov. 24, 1909, being the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of 'On the Origin of Species'.
London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909. 8vo (22.1 x14.4 cm). xvi, 302 pp. Publisher's blue buckram with gilt title on the spine.
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€400.00
Rare contribution to Darwinism, partly based on new discoveries by Hugo de Vries
Illustrati...
Coquebert, A. J.
Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae. [Parts I-III] (complete).
Paris, Petrus Didot Major, Anno VII [1799], X (1801), XII (1804). Three parts in three. Large 4to (ca. 33 x 25 cm). 142 pp., 30 fine hand-coloured plates. Uniform half cloth (part I slightly taller) over marbled boards, gilt titles on spines.
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€2,800.00
A good copy of this beautifully illustrated work on insects
Noctuelles...
Culot, J.
Noctuelles et géomètres d'Europe. Iconographie complète de toutes les espèces européennes. Volumes I-IV. [Complete].
Genève, Villa les Iris [i.e. privately published], 1909-1920. Four volumes in four. Large 8vo (24.2 x 16.2 cm). pp., 152 plates of which 151 chromolithographed with printed tissue guards [I (1909): 220 pp., plates A, 1-38; II (1914-1917) 243 pp., plates 39-81; III (1917-1919) 269 pp., plates 1-37; IV (1919-1920) 167 pp., plates 38-70]. Uniform contemporary black half calf over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, gilt title and volume number. Marbled flyleaves. Top edge red.
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€1,200.00
A fine set, with an additional original photograph of the author
The book o...
Elder, F.
The book of the hackle.
Edinburgh, Scottish Academy Press, 1979. 8vo (23.2 x 14.8 cm). xi, 140 pp., coloured frontispiece, six peculiar plates with original hackles including 29 different types. Original red morocco in original slipcase (25.0 x 16.1 x 3.1 cm) by A. Lumsden. Gilt edges.
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€800.00
One of just 85 numbered copies, in a fine, fresh condition
Souvenirs...
Fabre, J. H.
Souvenirs entomologiques. Études sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes. (Première-Dixième series). Édition définitive illustrée.
Paris, Delagrave, 1920-1924. Ten volumes in ten [and an 11th volume, titled "Sa Vie"]. Large 8vo (24.3 x 16.2 cm). Over 4,000 pages. Numerous plates and fine text engravings. Later half tree calf over marbled boards. Spines with five slightly raised bands; compartments rich gilt with entomological vignettes, and red morocco labels with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edge red.
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€750.00
The best works of Fabre in the finest bindings