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Account of...
Camper, P.
Account of the organs of speech of the orang outang. [Philosophical Transactions, 1779 Part I].
London, The Royal Society, 1779. 4to (25.5 x 19.7 cm). 21 pp., one large, double-folded engraved plate. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five gilt-bordered raised bands. Black morocco label with gilt title. All edges speckled red.
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€450.00
Talking orangs...
Histoire n...
Gumilla, J.
Histoire naturelle, civile et géographique de l'Orenoque et des principales rivières qui s'y jettent. Dans laquelle on traite du gouvernement, des usages et des coutûmes des Indiens qui l'habitent, des animaux, des arbres...
Avignon, Marseille, Desaint et Saillant, 1758. In three volumes. 12mo (16.5 x 9.5 cm). One large folded engraved map of the area of the Venezuelan river Orinoco and two folded engraved plates. Contemporary uniform mottled calf with gilt vignette on front board of the first volume. Spines with gilt floral pattern and red and green morocco labels with gilt titles. Marbled flyleaves. Edges dyed red.
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€900.00
"One of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco" (Sabin)
Enumeratio...
Matsumura, J. and B. Hayata
Enumeratio Plantarum in Insula Formosa sponte crescentium hucusque rite cognitarum adjectis descriptionibus et figuris specierum pro regione novarum. [AND] Flora montana Formosae, an enumeration of the plants found on Mt. Morrison, the Central Chain, and other mountainous regions of Formosa at altitudes of 3.000-13.000 ft. [AND] Materials for a flora of Formosa, supplementary notes to the Enumeratio Plantarum Formosanarum and Flora Montana Formosae. [Complete].
Tokyo, The College of Science, Imperial University, 1906-1912. Three volumes in three. Large 8vo (25.5 x 18.7 cm). 1,435 pp. [I(1906): 704; II(1908): 260; III(1911-1912): 471], one coloured folded map, 58 engraved plates, several text illustrations. Later uniform blue paper-covered boards with printed title mounted on the front boards.
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€680.00
The first thorough survey of the plants of Taiwan
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. Mammifères. Plate 4.
Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, V. Levrault, 1846. Folio (33.8 x 25.0 cm). Chromolithographed plate.
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€120.00
A fine, chromolithographed plate of a monkey, from a very important monograph on the natural history of South America
Les forest...
[Photo Album]
Les forest de Cochinchine [Vietnam].
Vietnam, Duyen Ng, 1935. Oblong photo album (24.5 x 34.0 x 2.5 cm) with 29 mounted b/w photographs (each ca. 22.5 x 16.5 cm). Cloth-covered boards with gilt lines and gilt-titled morocco label mounted on the front board.
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€1,900.00
Unique original photos from rural southern Vietnam in the 1930's
Recherches...
Rothschild, M. de and H. Neuville
Recherches sur l'okapi et les girafes de l'est Africain.
Paris, Masson, 1910-1911. Two parts in one. Large 8vo (23.8 x 15.3 cm). Title page, hand-coloured frontispiece, 279 [93; 186] pp., 78 [27; 51] groups of text figures, 11 [5; 6] double-sized plates, of which one partly coloured. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Original printed wrappers bound in.
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€500.00
A well-illustrated work on the mysterious okapi and other giraffes
Entomologi...
Rue, A. De la
Entomologie forestière, ou histoire naturelle des insectes nuisibles et utiles aux forêts.
Paris, Madame Huzard; Nancy, George-Grimblot, Thomas et Raybois, 1838. 8vo (20.9 x 12.8 cm). iv, 154 pp., six engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Edges marbled.
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€250.00
A rare work on noxious insects with fine illustrations
Die Palmen...
Seemann, B. [C.]
Die Palmen. Populäre Naturgeschichte derselben, nebst Verzeichnisse aller bekannten und in Gärten eingeführten Arten. Unter Mittwirkung des Verfassers Deutsch bearbeitet von C. Bolle.
Leipzig, W. Engelmann, 1857. 8vo (21.6 x 14.6 cm). xii, 258 pp., chromolithographed frontispiece finished by hand, and six fine woodcut plates. Contemporary marbled paper covered boards, spine with rich gilt ornaments and green morocco label with gilt ornaments and title. All edges green.
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€350.00
First German edition of Berthold Carl Seemann's great work on palm trees
Insulinde....
Veth, P. J. and A. De Grijs
Insulinde. Twaalf tafereelen uit Nederlandsch Indië, volgens teekeningen en studiën naar de natuur door A. de Grijs, geëtst door C. L. Van Kesteren met tekst van P. J. Veth, hoogleeraar te Leiden.
Amsterdam, S. Warendorf [or C. L. Van Kesteren], [1879-1882]. Folio (43.7 x 32.0 cm). Text and 12 original etchings. Original light blue pictorial cloth with gilt title on spine. Floral patterned endpapers.
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€950.00
original etchings from Indonesia, signed etchings by the artist