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[Aerial photos]

Mont Blanc and Chamonix in 1939.

Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1939. 64 original oblong aerial photos (each 13.0 x 18.0 cm).

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Higher than Mont Blanc: rare set of aerial photos from the Alps

[Aerial photos]

Lagrave-Chorges, 1952.

Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1952. 36 original large, square aerial photos (each 19.0 x 19.0 cm). In a matching envelope from the publisher.

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Alpine mountains, glaciers, lakes, in great detail

Allemann, F.

Geologische Karte Fürstentum Liechtenstein.

[Vaduz], Regierung des Fürstentums Liechtenstein, 1953. Large (67 x 102 cm), folded map, consisting of 25 rectangular sheets in full colour, mounted on linen. Handwritten and stamped label on the front-facing part of the linen map verso.

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The rare, very detailed geological and geographical map of Liechtenstein

Allioni, C.

Flora Pedemontana sive enumeratio methodica stirpium indigenarum pedemontii.

Torino, Briolus, 1785. In two text volumes and one atlas. Folio (text 40.0 x 26.0 cm; atlas 43.5 x 29.0 cm). Three half titles, and title pages in red and black, with allegorical vignettes. Tomus primus: xix, 344 pp.; Tomus secundus: 366, xxxiv, (1) pp.;...

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The magnum opus of Carlo Allioni introducing with many newly discovered plants

[Anonymous dendrologist]

Tropical (Malayan archipelago) xylotheque in wooden box.

Indonesia, ca. 1950-1960. 114 wood-samples, each of ca. 10 x 7.5 x 1 cm, with printed labels. Preserved in tailor-made wooden box (37.5 x 29.5 x 12.5 cm). With metal clasps.

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A fine collection of uniform tropical - Malayan - wood samples

Ball, J. (ed.)

Peaks, passes and glaciers. A series of excursions by members of the Alpine Club. Fifth edition.

London, Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, 1860. 8vo (17.3 x 11.9 cm). xiii, 328 pp., one folded map of Mont Blanc as a frontispiece and seven additional tinted maps. Later pebbled half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine. Blue endpapers....

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Walks through the mid-19th-century Alps, with fine maps and itineraries

Barral, P.

Mémoire sur l'histoire naturelle de l'Isle de Corse, avec un catalogue lythologique de cette isle et des réflexions sommaires sur l'existence physique de notre globe....

London and Paris, Molini and Onfroy, 1783. Small 8vo (19.6 x 12.6 cm). viii, 126 pp, one engraved text-vignette and one folded hand-coloured engraved early geological map. Included: the work by Feydel, Paris, Garnery, an VII (1799). [iv], 112 pp., one...

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Two important papers on Corsica or Corse, combined

Belanger, L. and P. Vanlerberghe and S. Malgo

View of the torrent of the Lutschinen, and of the glaciers where it takes its source - Vue du torrent de la Lutschinenen Suisse, et des glaciers ou il prend sa source.

London, G. & W. Nicoll, 1800. Broadsheet (71.0 x 56.0 cm). Aquatint, finished by hand.

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Magnificent early view on the Lutchinen waterfalls

Berthier, P. [M.]

Photographic panorama of Mount Etna.

Paris, Paul Berthier, ca. 1863-1865. Very large board (93.0 x 45.0 cm), with original mounted albumen silver prints (panorama, in two parts of 25.0 x 36.2 and 25.0 x 35.0 cm, for a continuous image with a total width of 71.2 cm). Paul Berthier printed studio...

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Exceptional large photo-panorama of Mount Etna in the 1860's by the famous photographer Paul Berthier

Bianchi, G. P. S. [J. Plancus]

De conchis minus notis liber cui accessit specimen aestus reciproci maris superi ad littus portumque Arimini.

Venetiis (Venice), J. Baptista Pasqual, 1739. 4to (28.1 x 20.1 cm). 88 pp., wood engraved title vignette and five folded engraved plates. Period style half calf over marbled boards, later endpapers.

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A rare, early work on shells, Foraminifera and other Adriatic sea life

Bleeker, P.

Over eenige nieuwe soorten van Notopterus van den Indischen Archipel.

Halle, Nova Acta, "1852" [1854]. 4to (30.6 x 24.0 cm). Title page and 12 text pages [numbered (51)-62]; five chromolithographed plates (one much larger, folded) [numbered 6-10]. Contemporary blind blue wrappers.

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A seldom-seen ichthyological publication - worth seeing

Bourrit, M. T.

Description des Alpes, Pennines et Rhetiennes; dédiée a.s.m. très-chrétienne Louis XVI, roi de France et de Navarre. Tome premier - second. [Complete].

Genève, J. P. Bonnant, 1781. In two volumes. 8vo (21.5 x 13.8 cm). xix, 247 pp.; [ii], 285 pp.; eight engraved plates, mainly of glaciers, and one folded engraved map of the Alps, several wood engraved vignettes in the text. Original uniform blind...

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First edition of this classic study of the Alps