Mycology - Fungi - Mushrooms

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Les champi...
Bel, J.
Les champignons supérieur du Tarn. Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie des Sciences de Toulouse (Medaillon d'or).
Paris, J. B. Baillière et fils, 1889. 8vo (21.5 x 14.5 cm). 198 [i] pp.; 32 chromolithographed plates. Later half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled endpapers.
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€750.00
A rare work on fungi from southern France
Iconograph...
Bresadola, J.
Iconographia mycologica et supplementum. I-V. [Complete].
Mediolani, Società Botanica Italiana and Trento, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trento, 1981-1982 [REPRINT]. In five volumes. 4to (24.7 x 16.2 cm). Text and 1,250 very fine coloured plates, all after watercolours by the author. Uniform half calf over leather-patterned boards. Spines with five raised bands, gilt-bordered compartments and gilt title. Front boards with gilt title.
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€750.00
A most wonderfully produced reprint of an utterly rare work
Histoire n...
Fauché, B.
Histoire naturelle, botanique.
[France, unpublished, ca. 1850]. Folio (39.8 x 28.8 cm). Title page with polychrome title and vignette, heightened with gold; 15 plates with watercolour images of fungi (1) and flowering plants with explanatory text leaves in fine calligraphy. Original full embossed and pebbled black calf; gilt-stippled board edges and fine gilt inner dentelles. Iridescent endpapers. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title; front board with gilt initials "B. F." (= Berthe Fauché); rear board with gilt vignette "Maison des Oiseaux". All edges gilt.
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€3,200.00
The Plesch copy - A fine album of large water colour illustrations of flowering plants
Les champi...
Favre [Guillarmod], J.
Les champignons comestibles et les espèces vénéneuses avec lesquelles ils pourraient être confondus. 2e édition.
Paris, Sandoz & Fischbacher; Neuchâtel, J. Sandoz, 1874. Square 4to (23.6 x 20.7 cm). 108 [53; 9, 46] pp., 40 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary quarter cloth with mounted lithographed pictorial title.
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€550.00
A complete copy of a well-illustrated work
Epicrisis...
Fries, E. [M.]
Epicrisis systematis mycologici seu synopsis hymenomycetum.
Upsalia, Typographia Academica, 1836-1838. 8vo (21.5 x 13.1 cm). xii [ii, postscriptum], 610 pp. 19th century half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt-ornamented raised bands, gilt vignettes, and red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled flyleaves. All edges marbled.
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€325.00
The rare original edition
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
Le quarant...
Guétrot, [M. P. J.] "Docteur"
Le quarantenaire de la Société Mycologique de France (1884-1924).
Paris, Société Mycologique de France, 1934. 8vo (24.1 x 15.5 cm). 412 pp. Slightly later half calf over marbled boards. Spine with four raised bands, gilt title. Marbled flyleaves.
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€380.00
Dedication copy from the author to the great French mycologist Roger Heim
Die Pilze...
Kniep, H. and P. Claussen and J. Bass and A. Ricken (eds.)
Die Pilze Mitteleuropas. Herausgegeben von der deutschen Gesellschaft für Pilzenkunde, der deutschen botanischen Gesellschaft, dem deutschen Lehrerverein für Naturkunde unter Redaktion von H. Kniep, Berlin, P. Claussen, Marburg und J. Baß, Stuttgart mit Verwertung des Nachlasses von Adalbert Ricken.
Leipzig, Werner Klinkhardt, 1926-1943. In 36 issues. Folio and large 4to. (35.4 x 25.0 cm). 400 [158; 56, 62; 24] pp., 88 plates (57 in full colour), numerous text figures. All in original printed wrappers.
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€1,500.00
A very rare, well-illustrated mycological work
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-V.
Basel, Johann Rudolph Im-Hof, 1751-1762. Five volumes in two. 4to (20.0 x 16.5 cm). Titles in red and black. 1764 pp. [I(1751) (vi), 104, 72; II(1755) (iv), 272; III(1758)(iv), 442; IV(1760) (viii), 412, (x); V(1762): (vi), 424]; 57 folded engraved plates and two folded tables. Uniform contemporary full calf. Spines with four raised bands, tan morocco labels with black titles. All edges red.
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€1,000.00
The most important Swiss scientific journal
De Noord-N...
Miquel, F.
De Noord-Nederlandsche vergiftige gewassen. Met gekleurde platen.
Amsterdam, C. G. Sulpke, 1836. 8vo (22.5 x 13.2 cm). 198 pp., 30 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Original printed boards.
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€295.00
A beautifully illustrated work showing beautiful poisonous plants
I miceti p...
Pollacci, G. and A. Nannizzi
I miceti patogeni dell'uomo e degli animali, descritti, delineati e preparati per l'osservazione al microscopio, con notizie sopra i rimedi per combatterli. Fasciculo I-X. [Complete].
Bologna, L. Cappelli, 1922-1930. Ten parts in eight. Folio (28.0 x 21.8 cm). Text and 100 microscopic slides with specimens under sealed cover slips, and printed labels. Uniform dark green half cloth portfolios with gilt lettering on the front boards, and small paper label on the spines.
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€3,000.00
Not in Vobracht: a complete and well-preserved set of this work on fungi with 100 real specimens
Auswahl me...
Trattinnick, L.
Auswahl merkwürdiger Pilze.
Wien, Rudolf Sammer, 1851. Folio (39.6 x 26.2 cm). Title page with plate explanations on verso, 16 large, hand-coloured engraved plates. Later marbled wrappers.
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€2,900.00
Beautifully illustrated and very rare work on mushrooms