13 items found
Butler, A. G.
Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Order Passeres, complete in two volumes.
London, Caxton, [1907-1908]. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (28.7 x 22.9 cm). Title pages, 434 pp. [I: (iv), 210; II: (iv), 216]; 115 [60; 55] tissue-guarded chromolithographed plates, of which eight with eggs. Original uniform green, gilt-bordered half morocco over green linen boards. Spines with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.Read more
Voyage à la cote septentrionale du Comté d'Antrim en Irlande, et à l'ile de Raghery, contenant l'histoire naturelle de ses productions volcaniques & plusieurs observations sur les antiquités & moeurs de ce pays... auquel on a ajouté l'essai sur l'oryctographie du Derbyshire par M. Ferber, traduit de l'Allemand.
Paris, Cuchet, 1790. 8vo (19.6 x 12.5 cm). viii, 239 pp.; engraved folding plate showing several geological layers of Derbyshire. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine rich gilt with floral vignettes, small red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers, red edges.Read more
Humphreys, H. N.
The butterfly vivarium. Or, insect home: being an account of a new method of observing the curious metamorphoses of some of the most beautiful of native insects. Comprising also a popular description of the habits and instincts of many of the insects of the various classes referred to; with suggestions for the successful study of entomology by means of an insect vivarium. Illustrated with coloured engravings.
London, William Lay, 1858. 8vo (18.2 x 13.2 cm). xi, 288, [iii] pp., eight hand-coloured steel-engraved plates. Original blue, blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine and large gilt vignette on the front board. All edges gilt.Read more
A monograph of the British fossil Trigoniae. [AND] Supplement to a monograph of the British fossil Trigoniae.
London, The Palaeontographical Society, 1875-1879; 1881-1883. Two parts in one. 4to (27.0 x 21.1 cm). [iv], 245 pp.; plates [numbered I-IX, 10-40, XLI], numerous text illustrations [the main work]; [iv] 19 pp.; four text figures, four plates [the supplement]. Contemporary red half calf over marbled boards. Spines with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands and two red morocco labels with gilt title. Brown endpapers; red speckled edges.Read more
Newton, E. T. [AND] [J. F.] J. von Haast
On the remains of a gigantic species of bird ( Gastornis klaassenii, n. sp.) from the Lower Eocene Beds near Croydon [AND] On Megalapteryx hectori, a new gigantic species of apterygian bird [AND] On Dinornis oweni, a new species of Dinornithidae, with some remarls on D. curtus.
London, The Zoological Society of London, 1886. Three papers in one. Very large 4to (32.0 x 25.6 cm). 40 pp. [143-160; 161-169; 171-182]; five lithographed plates [28-29; 30 (larger, folded); 31-32]. Original printed wrappers.Read more
Parker, R. D.
Birds of Ireland.
Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1984. Oblong folio (40.5 x 47.5 cm). 113 pp.; 40 coloured and mounted plates all beautifully reproduced. Original polished half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Matching original marbled slipcase (49.6 x 42.5 x 3.2 cm) with printed label.Read more
Wood, S. V.
A monograph of the Crag Mollusca, with descriptions of shells from the Upper Tertiaries of the British Isles. Part I. Univalves. Part II. Bivalves. Part III. Supplement to the Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, with descriptions of shells from the Upper Tertiaries of the east of England. Vol. III. Univalves and bivalves. [Part IV] Second supplement to the Crag Mollusca, comprising testacea from the Upper Tertiaries of the East of England. Univalves and bivalves. [Part V]. Third supplement to the Crag Mollusca, comprising testacea from the Upper Tertiaries of the east of England. [Complete].
London, The Palaeontographical Society, [1848-] 1850-1882. Five volumes in two. 4to (27.3 x 22.0 cm). 912 pp. [xii, 208; 342, 2; xxxi, 231; ii, 58; (ii), 24]; several text figures, 72 [21;31;13;6;1] lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves; one very large, multi-folded chart with profiles. Later uniform brown pebbled cloth with gilt title on the spines.Read more