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Beiträge z...
Eschwege, W. L. Von
Beiträge zur Gebirgskunde Brasiliens.
Berlin, G. Reimer, 1832. 8vo (20.5 x 12.5 cm). xiv, 488 pp.; four engraved maps of which one coloured) (34 x 110 cm). Later mock leather. Spine with black label with gilt title. Edges orange.
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The first geological map of Brazil
Révision d...
Fairmaire, L. and P. Germain
Révision des coléoptères du Chili.
Paris, Société Entomologique de France, 1858-1866, 1883. 8vo (21.3 x 12.8 cm). 233 [and 14] pp.; two original water-colour plates of which one in full colour and one in shades of grey, two engraved plates of which one hand-coloured. One printed leaf added. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€800.00
A unique copy of a finely illustrated work on Chilean Coleoptera
Report on...
Forbes, D. et al.
Report on the geology of South America. Part I. Bolivia and southern Peru: with notes on the fossils by Professor Huxley, ... J. W. Salter ... T. Rupert Jones.
London, The Geological Society [Taylor and Francis], 1861. 8vo (22.2 x 14.0 cm). 84 pp.; two hand-coloured maps; one very long, multifolded profile, and three lithographed plates showing fossils. Original printed wrappers.
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€375.00
Rare offprint of an important work on the geology and palaeontology of the Andes
Reisen in...
Forbes, J. D.
Reisen in den Savoyer Alpen und in anderen Theilen der Penninen-Kette, nebst Beobachtungen über die Gletscher.
Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, 1845. 8vo (21.0 x 13.3 cm). xii, 386 pp.; seven lithographed plates (of which one hand-coloured) and two folded lithographed maps depicting the Chamonix Alps. Early 20th-century cloth with mounted title and backstrip from original printed boards and spine.
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€400.00
James David Forbes's early observations on Alpine glaciers
Die Veneti...
Fuchs, W.
Die Venetianer Alpen. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Hochgebirgte, met einen geognostischen Karte und Gebirgteprofilen in achtzehn Tafeln.
Solothurn, Jent & Gassmann, 1844. Oblong folio (29.8 x 35.5 cm), [4], 60 pp.; 18 mostly hand-coloured engraved maps and plates. Text pages bordered with putti and goddesses. 19th century iridescent blue blind cloth.
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€4,200.00
First detailed description of one of the least-known regions of the Alps
Plantae Al...
Hacquet, B.
Plantae Alpinae carniolicae collegit et descripsit.
Vienna, Sumptibus Joannis Pauli Kraus, 1782. 4to (28.4 x 21.0 cm). 16 pp.; five very large, folded engraved plates. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
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€1,800.00
With magnificent plates
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 202. Gentiana lutea.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (35.9 x 22.1 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with script caption.
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€180.00
Wonderful early naturalist botany print
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 61. Iris germanica.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (36.0 x 22.2 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with printed caption.
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€250.00
Wonderful early naturalist botany print
Hauy's Ebe...
Haüy, [R. J.] Hessel, J. F. C. (ed.) [AND] Clemens, A.
Hauy's Ebenmaaßgesetz der Krystal-Bildung. Uebersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Dr. F. C. Hessel ... Mit einer Vorrede von C. C. Ritter von Leonhard. [AND] Allgemeine Betrachtungen über die klimatischen Einflüsse und Versuch einer allgemeinen Characteristik der Gebirgsgegenden und ihrer Bewohner.
Frankfurt am Main, Hermann, 1819, 1820. Two works in one. 8vo (18.9 x 11.8 cm). xvi, 115 pp.; two large, folded plates with 40 engraved, numbered figures (Haüy); ii, 141 pp. (Clemens). Contemporary brown mottled half roan over marbled boards. Spine with burgundy morocco label with gilt titles. All edges red.
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€1,150.00
Two rarities
History of...
Hedin, S. and F. Bergman
History of the Expedition in Asia 1927-1935. Part II. Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the North Western Provinces of China Under the Leadership of Dr Sven Hedin. The Sino-Swedish Expedition, Publication 24.
Stockholm, Elander, 1943. 4to (28.3 x 22.7 cm). xv, 215 pp.; 60 photographic plates. Contemporary full beige cloth with gilt leather labels on spine. Original buff, printed wrappers bound in.
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€225.00
An exceedingly fine, marvelously illustrated travelogue
Die Urwelt...
Heer, O.
Die Urwelt der Schweiz.
Zürich, Friedrich Schultheß, 1865. Thick 8vo (22.2 x 15.1 cm). xxix, 662 pp., 368 fine text engravings, one double-sized full colour map, seven tinted steel engravings (one as frontispiece), and 11 lithographed plates. Luxurious rich gilt-tooled original binding with bevelled edges and an embossed image of antediluvian Switzerland. Iridescent endpapers; all edges gilt.
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€150.00
A very well-preserved copy with the special "Reichen Einband mit Goldschnitt"
Geologie d...
Karrer, F.
Geologie der Kaiser Franz Josefs Hochquellen-Wasserleitung. Eine Studie in den Tertiär-Bildungen am Westrande des alpinen Theiles der Niederung von Wien.
Wien, Hölder, 1877. Large 4to (33.5 x 25.5 cm). xiii, 420 pp.; 96 text engravings, 20 folded profiles, maps and lithographed plates, mostly coloured and several very large (size up to 32 x 100 cm), seven folded charts and tables. Later half cloth with paper label on the spine.
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€400.00
A masterpiece