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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"
Reise der...
Hochstetter, [C. G.] F. [Ritter] von
Reise der oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Geologischer Theil. Erster Band: Erste Abtheilung, Geologie von Neu-Seeland [AND] Zweite Abtheilung, Paläontologie von Neu-Seeland.
Wien, Karl Gerold's Sohn, 1864-1865. In two volumes. 4to (31.0 x 24.2 cm). Volume 1 (1864): Half-title and title page; tissue-guarded frontispiece; xlvii, 274 pp.; two unnumbered chromolithographed plates (tissue-guarded); six large, folded, full-colour tissue-guarded maps [Tafeln 1-6]; five plates with engraved or tinted views [Tafeln 7-11]; numerous text engravings; volume 2 (1865): half-title and title page, sectional titles; pp. v-vii, 1-318; 26 lithographed plates [numbered I-XXVI], of which several tinted, and each with explanatory text leaves. Original uniform, printed wrappers.
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€650.00
The complete New Zealand earth sciences of a famous expedition
The geolog...
Hochstetter, F. von and A. Petermann.
The geology of New Zealand: in explanation of the geographical and topographical atlas of New Zealand by Dr. F. Von Hochstetter and Dr. A. Petermann, from the Scientific Publications of the Novara Expedition. Translated by C. F. Fischer. Also, lectures by Dr. F. Hochstetter delivered in New Zealand.
Auckland, T. Delattre, 1864. 8vo (21.0 x 13.6 cm). Title page, 113 pp. Original grained red cloth with gilt title on the front board.
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€400.00
Rare early geological work on New Zealand
Los sauris...
Huene, F. Von
Los saurisquois y ornitisquios del Cretáceo Argentino.
La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 1929. Folio (36.2 x 27.0 cm). 224 pp., 44 plates. Contemporary pebbled half calf over marbled boards. Gilt title and ornaments on the spine.
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€450.00
An essential work on South American dinosaurs
Kleinere S...
Humboldt, [F. H.] A. Freiherr Von
Kleinere Schriften von Alexander von Humboldt. Erster Band. Geognostische und physikalische Erinnerungen [AND] Umrisse von Vulkanen aus den Cordilleren von Quito und Mexico. Ein Beitrag zur Physiognomik der Natur.
Stuttgart, Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1853. In two parts. Text and Atlas. Text: 8vo (21.5 x 13.1 cm). viii, 475 pp., six large, folding tables. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with four raised bands and gilt title. Floral patterned endpapers. Atlas: oblong 4to (20.2 x 30.9 cm). 12 fine, tinted (one hand-coloured) engraved plates. Original quarter cloth over printed boards.
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€1,285.00
A collection of important researches by the last "Homo universalis"
Naturgesch...
Hüpsch, J. W. K. A. Freiherr Von
Naturgeschichte des Niederdeutschlands und anderer Gegenden. I-II (plates)
Nürnberg, Raspe, [1781-]1805. Small folio (28.2 x 22.0 cm). Volume I(I-VII), II(VIII-XV). In new protective wrapper with original wrapper text printed.
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€1,250.00
A very rare set of all the plates that were ever published
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
Die Dinosa...
Koken, E.
Die Dinosaurier, Crocodiliden und Sauropterygier des norddeutschen Wealden.
Berlin, G. Reimer, 1887. 4to (30.3 x 23.8 cm). 111 pp., 30 text figures, nine fine lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Publisher's stamped wrappers. Plates loose in pocket.
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€275.00
An essential herpetological paper on German Cretaceous fossils
[Auvergne]...
Lecoq, H.
[Auvergne] Itinéraire de Clermont au Puy de Dome, ou description de cette montagne et de la Vallée de Royat et Fontanat; seconde edition. [AND] Two other papers on the geology of Auvergne, by A. C. P. F. Von Lasaulx, and by J. B. Bouillet, bound in.
Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1836. 8vo (21.2 x 13.3 cm). vi, 102 pp. Early 20th century half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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€950.00
A special copy with additional rare papers on the same subject
Les époque...
Lecoq, H.
Les époques géologiques de l'Auvergne. Avec 170 planches ou figures, dont plusieurs coloriées et des autographes de Dolomieu, d'Hauy & de De Saussure et un dessin fac simile de Madame Necker de Saussure. I-V. [Complete].
Paris, Baillière et fils, 1867. Five volumes in five. Large 8vo (23.7 x 15.2 cm). 2,758 pp.; 180 engraved and lithographed (tinted, or chromolithographed) plates [1-141, 143-169, 41(bis), 57(bis), 89bis, 107(bis), 149bis, 152bis, 163bis, 163ter, 165bis, 165ter, 165quater, 165quinter], on 107 sheets (several double-sized). Uniform burgundy half morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands, gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges.
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€4,000.00
Magnum opus of the botanist and geologist Henri Lecoq, with fine geological illustrations of the Massif Central with its many volcanoes
Coup d'oei...
Lecoq, H. and J. B. Bouillet
Coup d'oeil sur la structure géologique et minéralogique du groupe des Monts Dores, accompagné de la description et des échantillons des substances minérales qui le composent.
Paris, Levrault and Clermont-Ferrand, Bouillet, Thibaud-Landriot, 1830. 8vo (20.0 x 13.1 cm). 48 pp.; five handcoloured lithographed plates (two much larger, folded) of geological views and profiles of the volcanological region of Puy-de-Dôme. Later red quarter calf over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges.
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€750.00
A rare and well-illustrated work on the extinct volcanos of central France
Untersuchu...
Lehmann, J.
Untersuchungen über die Entstehung der Altkrystallinischen Schiefergesteine mit besonderer Bezugnahme auf das Sächsische Granulitgebirge, Erzgebirge, Fichtelgebirche und Bairisch-Böhmische Grenzgebiete.
Bonn, M. Hochgürtel, 1883-1884. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (33.8 x 28.1). 290 pp., five lithographed plates and 28 plates with a total of 168 mounted photographs. Original half cloth over pebbled boards. Text volume with gilt title on the front board and spine; atlas with the title on the spine. Marbled edges.
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€950.00
With 28 mounted albumen photographs