General Entomology

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Séguy, E. A.
Insectes. Vingt planches en phototypie coloriées au patron donnant quatre-vingts insectes et seize compositions décoratives.
Paris, Duchartre et Van Buggenhoudt, [1926]. Folio (45.0 x 32.6 cm). [iv] pp. (Title page, preface and index of scientific names), 20 very fine full colour pochoir plates. The original publisher's portfolio with linen spine and full colour pictorial boards, some lettering in gold. Original ties intact.
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The most breathtaking pochoirs on insects ever published
Sturm, J.
Kupfersammlung zu Schuberts und jeder andern Naturgeschichte brauchbar. In 12 Blättern, nach der Natur gezeichnet, gestochen und gemahlt.
Nürnberg, privately published, (n.d., but circa 1826). 8vo (20.1 x 12.0 cm). pp. v-viii, 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary blind grey/black mottled paper covered boards. Original printed wrappers bound in.
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A very rare, privately published work with nice, coloured plates
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Swammerdam, J.
Historia insectorum generalis in qua verissina mutationem...duce experientia... recepta vulgo insectorum metamorphosis solide refutatur... adjicitur dilucidatio... Ex Belgica latinam fecit Henricus Christianus Henninius. Editio Secunda.
Ultrajecti [Utrecht], Ottho de Vries, 1693. 4to (19.3 x 15.6 cm). Half-title, title in red and black with woodcut vignette, 212 pp., [xvii]; 13 (mostly) folded engraved plates, one folded table. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, spine with gilt title on morocco label, gilt name embossed on front board.
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Swammerdam's essential work on the morphogenesis of insects and frogs