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Aus dem we...
Ujfalvy, K. E. von
Aus dem westlichen Himalaya. Erlebnisse und Forschungen von Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy.
Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1884. 8vo (21.9 x 13.8 cm). Engraved frontispiece (tissue-guarded). xxiv, 330 pp.; 181 text engravings; four large, multi-folded tables; five maps, of which four double-folded and (multi)-coloured. Original red cloth, richly decorated in gilt and black; gilt title, bands and vignettes on the spine; intricate borders, title and large vignette with an elephant on the front board. Floral endpapers. Lightly marbled edges.
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€900.00
A near mint copy of this rare work on the Himalayas
Ueber den...
Unger, F.
Ueber den Einfluss des Bodens auf die Vertheilung der Gewächse nachgewissen in der Vegetation des nordöstlichen Tirols.
Wien, Rohrmann und Schweigerd, 1836. 8vo (21.4 x 13.5 cm). xxiv, 367 pp.; one hand-coloured engraved plate of Kitzbühl, one large, folded, hand-coloured geological-geographical map, one large, folded hand-coloured sheet with geological profile, five folded charts with meteorological observations (four) and botanical observations (one), many tables in the text. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines, vignettes, and title. Marbled endpapers; speckled edges.
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€700.00
Dedicated to Carl von Martius and dealing with all aspects of northern Tirol
The reptil...
Van Denburgh, J.
The reptiles of western North America. An account of the species known to inhabit California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia, Sonora and Lower California. Volume I. Lizards. [AND] Volume II. Snakes and turtles. [Complete].
San Francisco, CA, California Academy of Sciences, 1922. Two volumes in two. Large 8vo (26.3 x 18.0 cm). 1,028 pp.; 128 plates. Uniform publisher's cloth. Spines with gilt titles.
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€200.00
A rare fine, bound set
Histoire d...
Vega, G. De la
Histoire des Yncas, rois du Perou; contenant leur origine, depuis le premier Ynca Manco Capac, leur etablissement, leur idolâtrie, leurs sacrifices, leurs loix, leurs conquêtes; les merveilles du temple du soleil; & tout l'etat de ce grand empire, avant que les Espagnols s'en rendissent maitres. Avec une description des animaux, des fruits, des minéraux, des plantes, &c. Traduite de l'Espagnol de l'Ymca Garcillasso de la Vega, par Jean Baudoin.
Amsterdam, J. Desbordes, 1715. Two parts in two. 8vo (16.1 x 10.2 cm). 1,087 [(xxviii), 512; (xii), 492, (34)] pp.; two engraved frontispieces, three engraved plates (one larger, folded), one large folded map. Uniform vellum with script title on the spines.
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The most accurate description of the Inca kingdom
De vegetat...
Wahlenberg, G.
De vegetatione et climate in Helvetia Septentrionali inter flumina Rhenum et Arolam observatis et cum summi septentrionis comparatis tentamen.
Turici Helvetorum (Zürich), Fuessli, 1813. 8vo (20.5 x 12.1 cm). xcviii, 200 pp.; one folding table, three folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments at head and food; red morocco label with gilt title. All edges red.
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€500.00
A rare early work on plant geography in relation to altitude and latitude