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Tizard, T. H. et al. (eds.) [Thomson, C. W. and J. Murray (general editors)]
Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the late captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. prepared under the superintendence of the late Sir. C. Wyville Thomson, Knt., F.R.S., &c. and now of John Murray. Volumes I - II. Narrative of the Cruise. [The complete narrative].
London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1882-1885. Two volumes in three. 4to (29.2 x 24.6 cm). Volume I (in two parts) (1885): liv, 1111 pp.; two elongate photographic frontispieces; 340 numbered (groups of) woodcuts and many unnumbered, often acting as head- or tailpieces; 75 charts, 35 numbered photographic plates; 15 chromolithographed plates (numbered A-I, K-P), and a very large map (in two parts) of both hemispheres – with the complete itinerary, in a rear pocket in part I; a second, very long, full-colour map on the oceans' salinity in part 2. Volume II (1882): viii, 744, 42, 29 pp.; several text engravings and two plates of which one in chromolithography, and a tipped-in note on the reason for publishing volume II ahead of volume I. Original, uniform, dark-green blind stamped pebbled cloth. Boards with bevelled edges. Gilt title on the spines. Brown endpapers.
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The famous Challenger Expedition from A to Z with magnificent illustrations
With boat...
Wade, H. T.
With boat and gun in the Yangtze Valley (second edition) by Henling Thomas Wade (with special chapters by valued contributors).
Shanghai, Shanghai Mercury, 1910. 4to (27.8 x 21.8 cm). vi, 284 pp., eight maps and plates, numerous text figures. Original full cloth with printed text on the front board. Purple endpapers.
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€550.00
A very detailed and nicely illustrated work on hunting in China
Nieuwe ont...
Wenzel, G. J. [= Wenzel, G. I.]
Nieuwe ontdekkingen van Gottfried Immanuel Wenzel, omtrent de spraak der dieren, volgens nieuwe ontdekkingen, op reden en ondervinding gegrond. Uit het Hoogduitsch.
Den Haage, J. C. Leeuwenstijn, [1802]. 8vo (16.1 x 10.5 cm). Title page, xvi, 196 pp. Original printed boards.
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€280.00
Animal(s) talk: translated into German and then into Dutch