Invertebrates

All invertebrates except molluscs, insects, spiders and allies

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Fauna und...
Giesbrecht, W.
Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte herausgegeben von der zoologischen Station zu Neapel. 25. Monographie: Asterocheriden.
Berlin, R. Friedländer, 1899. Large 4to (33.4 x 27.2 cm). Title pages, vi, 217 pp.; 11 fine, large, folded lithographed plates (of which the first in chromolithography), with explanatory text leaves. Original printed wrappers.
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€300.00
A very good copy of a rare, well-illustrated monograph on copepods
Musterblät...
Godron, R.
Musterblätter für naturzeichnen und malen.
Hannover and Wien, Günther Wagner, 1906. Folio (46.0 x 31.0 cm). [i] p.; 15 loose full colour pochoir plates. Original paper-covered quarter linen portfolio with printed full colour pictorial title mounted on the front board. Patterned endpapers.
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€580.00
A rare complete copy of this finely illustrated work
Fauna und...
Grassi, B.
Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte herausgegeben von der zoologischen Station zu Neapel. V. Monographie: Die Chaetognaten.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1883. Large 4to (33.1 x 26.8 cm). Title pages, vii, 126 pp.; 13 fine, large, tinted lithographed plates (one partially in chromolithography), with explanatory text leaves; one text illustration. Original printed wrappers.
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€250.00
An excellent copy of a rare, well-illustrated monograph on little-known marine worms
Monographi...
Gregorio, A., De
Monographie de la faune Éocénique de l'Alabama et surtout de celle de Claiborne de l'étage Parisien (horizon à Venericardia planicosta Lamk.). Avec 46 pl. (contenant 1480 figures de 751 espèces et mutations).
Palermo, Librairie International L. Pedone Lauriel (Charles Clausen), 1890. Folio (33.2 x 24.0 cm). 316 pp., 46 fine lithographed plates. Original printed boards.
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€800.00
A very rare and important work - presented by Archibald Geikie to Edinburgh University
De Venenis...
Grevin, J.
De Venenis Libri duo. Gallice primum ab eo scripti et a multis hactenus Latini desiderati et nunc tandem opera et Hieremiae Martij Augustanae Reipublicae Medici, in Latinum sermonem, summa fide & diligantia in rei medicae studiosorum utilitatem atque commodum conuersi. Quibus adiunctus est preaterea eiusdem auctoris de Antimonio tractatus, eodem interprete, una cum rerum memorabilium, praecipue ad operis calcem, indice.
Antverpiae, Christophor Plantin, 1571. 8vo (21.0 x 14.3 cm). Title page with engraved vignette. [xviii], 332, [xi] pp., and 92 woodcuts in the text. Original vellum. Title written in ink in an old hand on the spine.
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€2,500.00
Early work on poisonous animals and plants including a great deal on herpetology
Journals o...
Grey, G.
Journals of two expeditions of discovery in north-west and western Australia during the years 1837, 38, and 39, under the authority of Her Majesty's Government. Describing many newly discovered, important and fertile districts, with observations on the moral and physical condition of the aboriginal inhabitants, &c., &c.
London, T. and W. Boone, 1841. Two volumes in two. 8vo (14.0 x 22.3 cm). Two lithographed frontispieces, one being hand-coloured and depicting a western-Australian Aboriginal person; (2), xiv, 412 pp., (16); vii, 482 pp.; 20 lithographed plates of which five hand-coloured. Original uniform embossed cloth. Gilt title and vignette on the spines. Yellow endpapers.
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€380.00
First edition of an expedition narrative with chapters on the zoology and new, illustrated, herpetological species
Het vermak...
Groen, J. van der and P. Nylandt
Het vermakelyk land-leven. I. Deel. Den Nederlantsen hovenier, zijnde het I. Deel van het Vermakelijk Land-leven. Beschrijvende allerhande prinçelike en heerlijke lust-hoven en hof-steden, en hoe men deselve, met veelderley uytnemende boomen, bloemen en kruyden, kan beplanten, bezaeijen, en verçieren. ... Desen laetsten druk is doorgaens verbetert. [AND] De verstandige hovenier. Over de twaelf maenden van 't jaer. Zijnde het II. deel van het vermakelyk lant-leven. [AND] De medicyn-winkel, of ervaren huys-houder: zijnde het III. deel van het vermakelyk landleven.
Amsterdam, Weduwe Gijsbert De Groot, 1696-1721. Three parts in one. 4to (20.2 x 15.7 cm). Engraved title (or frontispiece, with "consent en privilegie" printed on verso), letterpress title page with wood-engraved vignette (dated 1721); [xxvii], 103, [iii] pp., including 69 full-page engraved plates (mainly garden designs, pergolas, etc.), and a few text engravings [AND] Engraved frontispiece, letterpress title page with engraved vignette (dated 1711), [v], 84, [iv] pp., including one engraved plate. [AND] Title page with large copper engraving (dated 1711), 38 pp.; half-title "Den naerstigen byen-houder", with large copper engraving (verso blank), pp. 41-53, [iii]; half-title "De verstandige kok" (dated 1711) with large copper engraving and "Privilegie" on verso, pp. [ii], 61-88. Contemporary vellum with script text on the front board.
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€1,400.00
A seldom-seen complete edition of this finely illustrated encyclopaedia
Dictionnai...
Guérin, F. E.
Dictionnaire pittoresque d'histoire naturelle et des phénomènes de la nature, contenant l'histoire des animaux, des végétaux, des minéraux, des météores, des principaux phénomènes physiques et des curiosités naturelles, avec des détails sur l'emploi des productions des trois règnes dans les usages de la vie, les arts et métiers et les manifactures. rédigé par une société de naturalistes, sous la direction de M. F. E. Guérin. Tome I-IX. [Complete].
Paris, "Bureau de Souscription" [F. E. Guérin-Ménéville], 1833-1839. Nine volumes in nine. 4to (28.3 x 18.3 cm). Text and 720 plates of which 718 hand-coloured. Uniform contemporary green morocco over marbled boards. Spines with four raised, blind-tooled bands, compartments with gilt triple borders and title. Marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges.
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€3,500.00
A rarely seen complete set with all 720 plates
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 23. Cristatella - Bryozoa - Moostiere [Bryozoa]
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1900. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Chromolithograph.
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€95.00
Very fine lithograph by Ernst Haeckel, showing the unexpected beauty of moss animals
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 66. Epeira - Arachnida - Spinnentiere. [Spiders].
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1904. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Chromolithograph.
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€85.00
A very fine, chromolithographed plate drawn by Ernst Haeckel, showing the most wonderfully ornamented spiders and mites
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 47. Limulus - Aspidonia - Schildtiere [Trilobites and horseshoe crabs]
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1901. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Halftone print with printed overlay.
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€85.00
A very fine plate, showing huge variety in the trilobites, drawn by Ernst Haeckel
Report on...
Haeckel, E.
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. Zoology. LXXXII: Report on the Deep-Sea Keratosa. By Professor Ernst Haeckel, M.D, Ph.D., Hon. F.RS.E.
London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1889. 4to (29.2 x 24.6 cm). 92 pp.; eight beautiful chromolithographed plates. Original dark green blind stamped pebbled cloth. Boards with bevelled edges. Gilt title on the spine. Brown endpapers.
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€2,000.00
Haeckel's horny sponges - inspiring Jugendstil