General Entomology

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Schönherr, C. J.
Synonymia insectorum, oder Versuch einer Synonymie aller bisher bekannten Insecten nach Fabricii Systema Eleutheratorum geordnet.
Stockholm, Lewerentziana and Nordström, 1806-1817. Four parts in four. 8vo (19.6 x 11.8 cm). I(I) (1806) xxii, 293 pp; I(II) (1808), ix, 424 pp.; I(III) (1817) xi, 506 pp.; I(III Appendix) (1817) 226 pp. with six [3; 1; 2; 0] hand-coloured engraved plates. Uniform contemporary half calf with marbled boards.
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A very rare work on insect systematics with many new species
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