593 items found
All works on insects, butterflies, beetles, spiders, scorpions, etc
All works on animals in general: geographically, historically, etc
All works on lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, newts, turtles, etc
All works on extant and extinct fishes, and on angling & fishing
All invertebrates except molluscs, insects, spiders and allies
All works on shells, snails, slugs, bivalves, cephalopods, etc
All works on mammals from mammuths to mice, extinct an/or living
All works on birds and birders, including oology, nidology, etc
Zoological Society of London
Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. Volume XVI.
London, Longmans, Green, and Co., for the Society, -1903. Large 4to (31.7 x 25.0 cm). 427 pp.; 38 plates, of which several in fine chromolithography. Contemporary blue half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title.Read more
Zavattari, E (ed.)
Missione Biologica nel Paese dei Borana. [Complete in four volumes].
Roma, Centro Studi Africa Orientale, 1939-1940. In four volumes. Large 8vo (24.9 x 17.6 cm). 2,154 pp. [537, 719, 463, 435]; over 500 text illustrations; 23 [0; 16; 7; 0] plates, mostly coloured, one coloured map and one large, folded map. Uniform original quarter cloth over printed boards. Spines with large, printed labels.Read more
A manual of conchology, according to the system laid down by Lamarck, with the late improvements by de Blainville. Exemplified and arranged for the use of students. Illustrated by thirty-six plates containing more than two hundred types, drawn from the natural shell.
New York, NY, Harper & Brothers, 1838. 8vo (23.2 x 14.4 cm). 191 pp.; 36 lithographed plates. Contemporary grapevine-patterned full cloth. Spine with gilt title.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
Wollaston, T. V.
Coleoptera Atlantidum, being an enumeration of the coleopterous insects of the Madeiras, Salvages, and Canaries.
London, John van Voorst, 1865. Thick 8vo (22.0 x 13.8 x 4.8 cm). xlvii, 526, 140 pp.; one engraved map. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine.Read more
Wollaston, T. V.
Catalogue of the coleopterous insects of the Canaries in the collection of the British Museum.
London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1864. Thick 8vo (21.9 x 14.0 x 3.8 cm). xiii, 648, 8 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine. Yellow endpapers.Read more
Wolff, J. F.
Abbildungen der Wanzen mit Beschreibungen. Erstes -Fünftes Heft. Mit einem Register über die fünf Hefte. [Complete].
Erlangen, Johann Jakob Palm, 1800-1811. Five parts in one. 4to (24.0 x 20.9 cm). , , viii, 208 pp., five title pages; 20 engraved plates of which two partly hand-coloured. Each plate has a handwritten explanatory text leaf. Early 20th century full, grained cloth with gilt title on spine and front board. Blue endpapers. All edges marbled.Read more
Wolff, J. F.
Abbildungen der Wanzen mit Beschreibungen. Erstes - Fünftes Heft. Mit einem Register über die fünf Hefte. [Complete].
Erlangen, Johann Jakob Palm, 1800-1811. Five parts in one. 4to (25.2 x 20.1 cm). First title page (verso blank), [ii (preface)], [iv], [ii], [iii-iv; vii-viii; v-[vi], 208 pp. (with second title , third title , fourth title , and fifth (last) title ); 20 finely engraved plates with beautiful original hand-colouring. Later 19th-century full embossed cloth. Spine with gilt ornaments and title; boards with blind-stamped ornamental borders. Marbled edges.Read more