Mammalogy

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

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Histoire n...
Diderot, D. and J. d'Alembert (eds.)
Histoire naturelle Planche X. Le couguar, le linx. [Contemporary hand-coloured plate].
Paris, Briasson, 1768. Single sheet. Folio (39.8 x 25.4 cm). Engraved plate with printed caption; finely hand-coloured; frame gilted.
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€250.00
A very rare contemporarily coloured plate from Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie
Histoire n...
Diderot, D. and J. d'Alembert (eds.)
Histoire naturelle Planche XIX. Le jocko, le gibbon [Contemporary hand-coloured plate].
Paris, Briasson, 1768. Single sheet. Folio (39.8 x 25.6 cm). Engraved plate with printed caption; finely hand-coloured; frame gilted.
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€250.00
A very rare contemporarily coloured plate from Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie
A review o...
Elliot, D. G.
A review of the primates. I-III. [Complete].
New York, NY, The American Museum of Natural History, "1912" [1913]. Three parts in three. 4to. 1,351 [cxxvi, 317, xxxviii; xviii, 382, xxvi; xiv, 262, clxviii] pp., one full colour frontispiece by Fuertes, 27 full colour plates by Smit, Wolf, and Keulemans, 125 photographs mostly of crania. Contemporary full pebbled calf. Spines with five raised bands, gilt title and gilt floral vignettes. Boards with gilt-lined borders. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.
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€450.00
The great classic, illustrated monograph on primates
Oeuvres co...
Flourens, [M. J. P.] [Buffon, Cuvier and De Lacépède]
Oeuvres complètes de Buffon avec la nomenclature Linnéenne et la classification de Cuvier. Revues aux l'édition in-4to de l'Imprimerie royale et annotées par M. Flourens. Nouvelle édition illustrée de 150 planches gravées sur acier d'après les dessins de mm. Traviès et Henry Gobin et coloriées avec le pluis grand soin. (AND) Oevres de Cuvier et Lacépède contenant le complément de Buffon a l'histoire des mammifères et des oiseaux l'histoire des cétacés, batraciens serpents et poissons illustrés de 50 planches environ 125 sujets coloriés avec le plus grand soin. Supplément aux oeuvres complètes de Buffon annotées par M. Flourens.
Paris, Garnier Frères, [1855]. In 16 volumes. 4to (26.5 x 17.3 cm). 10,419 pp., one portrait, four hand-coloured maps, one tinted frontispiece, 190 (of 194?) finely hand-coloured steel-engravings of which nine placed as frontispieces). Contemporary uniform half morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands, gilt title. Marbled endpapers, speckled edges.
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€1,850.00
An unrecorded edition of Buffon and Cuvier
"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
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