Mammalogy

All works on mammals from mammuths to mice, extinct an/or living

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Tierhaarat...
Friedenthal, H. [W. C.]
Tierhaaratlas. Mit 989 Abbildungen auf 16 mehrfarbigen und 19 einfarbigen Tafeln.
Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1911. Folio (39.5 x 30.0 cm). 19 pp.; 35 plates of which 16 in four colour printing. Full black cloth with gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in.
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€120.00
A most detailed work on hair - extremely well-preserved
"Zoo Puzzl...
[Games]
"Zoo Puzzle"
Germany, [ca 1890]. Cardboard full colour printed box with six compartments separated by a wooden frame, each containing three puzzles (colour printed paper on wood), for a total of 18 puzzles, each measuring 12 x 11 cm (4" x 3.5").
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€750.00
All in pieces: a lion, a tiger, monkeys, bears, a camel, pelicans, an ostrich, a wolf, giraffes, baboons...
Idiomologi...
Gembloux, P. De
Idiomologie des animaux. Recherches historiques, anatomiques, physiologues, philogiques, et glossologiques sur le langage des bêtes.
Paris, A la Tour de Babel, 1844. 4to (28.1 x 22.5 cm), 156 pp. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands bordered by gilt lines. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€150.00
An attractively bound copy of a most peculiar work
Histoire n...
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I. and F. Cuvier
Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Ours - Bears - Bären.
Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1842. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). Ten plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.
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€850.00
From the largest and finest series of illustrations of mammals ever published
Histoire n...
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I. and F. Cuvier
Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Écureuils - Squirrels - Hörnchen.
Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1842. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). 15 hand-coloured lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.
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€1,400.00
From the largest and most influential publication on mammals: the fine large plates of totally cute Squirrels
Histoire n...
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I. and F. Cuvier
Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Marsupials.
Paris, A. Belin, 1819-1829. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). Five plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.
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€1,000.00
Australian mammals in fine, very large illustrations by the famous Cuvier and Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Historiae...
Gesner, C.
Historiae animalium. Liber primus. De quadripedibus viviparis. Opus philosophis, medicis, grammaticis, philologis, poêtis, & omnibus rerum linguarumque variarum studiosis, utilissimum simul iucundissimumsque futurum. editio secunda novis iconibus nec non observationibus non paucis auctorior, atque etiam multis in locis emendatior. [AND] Liber II. Qui est de quadrupedibus oviparis. Nunc denuo recognitus ac pluribus in locis ab ipso authore ante obitum emendatus & auctus, atque aliquot novis iconibus & descriptionibus locupletatus, ac denique brevibus in margine annotationibus illustratus. Adiecti sunt indices alphabetici undecim super nominibus oviparorum quadrupedum in totidem linguis diversis: et ante illos enumeratio eo ordine quo in hoc volumine continuatur.
Francofurt [Frankfurt am Main], Henricus Laurentius, 1617-1620. Two volumes in one. Folio (34.2 x 22.0 cm). [xlii], 967 pp., 125 woodcuts [mammals, 1620]; [iv], 119 pp. 19 woodcuts [reptiles and amphibians, 1617]. 18th-century half calf over mottled paper-covered boards. Spine with five raised bands, compartments with gilt vignettes and brown morocco label with gilt title.
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€2,400.00
The four-legged Gessner, including the herpetology
Recherches...
Grandidier, G.
Recherches sur les Lémuriens disparus et en particulier sur ceux qui vivaient à Madagascar.
Paris, Masson, 1905. Large 4to (31.5 x 24.4 cm). 144 pp., 12 lithographed plates, 27 text figures, one tinted map. Later burgundy buckram with gilt title on the spine.
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€240.00
An unusual clean copy with handwritten dedication by the author
Titres et...
Grandidier, G.
Titres et travaux scientifiques de M. Guillaume Grandidier.
Paris, Masson, 1905. 4to (27.6 x 22.3 cm). 74 pp., numerous text illustrations. Original printed wrappers.
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€350.00
A rare work on Guillaume Grandidier, one of Madagascar's greatest naturalists
Recherches...
Gratiolet, L. P. and P. H. E. Alix
Recherches sur l'anatomie du Troglodytes aubryi . Chimpanzé d'une espèce nouvelle.
Paris, L. Guerin, 1866. Large 4to (32.0 x 24.5 cm). [ii], 264 pp., nine finely engraved plates. Original printed wrappers.
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€300.00
At the fronteer of chimpology
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 67. Vampyrus - Chiroptera - Fledertiere. [Bats].
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1904. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Halftone print.
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€75.00
A very fine, lithographed plate drawn by Ernst Haeckel, showing the amazing variability in bat faces
Descriptio...
Herschel, W.
Description of a forty-feet reflecting telescope.
London, The Royal Society of London, 1795. Large 4to (29.5 x 23.2 cm). pp. 347-399, plus 19 folding plates showing a total of 47 figures, including the famous huge foldout plate of this enormous telescope. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards.
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€3,000.00
The original description of the largest telescope of the 18th century, or the eighth wonder of the world”