Sponges

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Éponges fo...
Courtiller, A.
Éponges fossiles des Sables du terrain Crétacé supérieur des environs de Saumur. Étage Sénonien de d'Orbigny suivies des nullipores a squelette silicieux de l'étage Sénonien.
Paris, Savy, 1874. Very large 8vo (27.0 x 18.8 cm). 54 pp. (including two half-titles and title page), 109 [98, 8bis, 21bis, 22bis; 8] lithographed plates, including one very large, triple-folded. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt floral vignettes and title. Marbled endpapers. Sprinkled edges.
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€500.00
Rare, second, expanded edition of a finely illustrated monograph on fossil sponges of France
Mikrogeolo...
Ehrenberg, C. G.
Mikrogeologische Studien über das kleinste Leben der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. [AND] Fortsetzung der mikrogeologischen Studien als Gesammt-Uebersicht der mikroskopischen Paläontologie gleichartig analysirter Gebirgsarten der Erde, mit specieller Rücksicht auf den Polycystinen-Mergel von Barbados.
Berlin, Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, G. Vogt, 1873-1875. Two parts in two. 4to (27.5 x 22.2 cm). 496 [131-399; 1-226] pp., 42 [I-XII; I-XXX] partly tinted lithographed plates, and one coloured folded world-map, six large, folded tables. Original printed boards and matching later boards.
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€1,800.00
A rare complete set of the Studien
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
Lyst der p...
Pallas, P. S.
Lyst der plant-dieren bevattende de algemeene schetzen der geslachten en korte beschrijvingen der bekende zoorten. Met de bygevoegde naamender schryveren. In het Latyn beschreeven door den hooggel. heer P. S. Pallas med. doct. ... Vertaald, en met aanmerkingen en afbeeldingen voorzien door P. Boddaert med. doct.
Utrecht, A. Van Paddenburg en J. van Schoonhoven, 1768. 8vo (21.5 x 14.2 cm). 50, 574 pp., four folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over floral-stamped boards. Spine with five raised bands and black morocco label with gilt title.
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€950.00
The first illustrated edition
Dr. G. H....
Schubert, G. H. von
Dr. G. H. v. Schubert's Naturgeschichte der Säugetiere für Schule und Haus [AND] Naturgeschichte der Vögel für Schule und Haus [AND] Naturgeschichte der Reptilien, Amphibien, Dische, Insekten, Krebse, Würmer, Weichtiere, Stachelhäuter, Pflanzentiere & Urtiere für Schule und Haus. [Complete]. ADDED: Two illustrated publisher's catalogues.
Ecklingen, J. F. Schreiber, 1886. In three volumes. Mixed 4to and folio (32.1 x 22.0 cm). [(vi), 22; (iv), 22; (ii), vi, 76] pp.; 91 [31; 30; 30] all but one double-sized full colour plates. Numerous text engravings, most of the second volume (eggs) in full colour. Quarter red linen over blue paper boards with near uniform full colour, mounted pictorial front covers. Pictorial endpapers (being an illustrated catalogue of other natural history works of the publisher).
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€600.00
A wonderfully preserved, complete set