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FINE & RARE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTS WITH A FOCUS ON NATURAL HISTORY
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Audebert, J. B.

Histoire naturelle des singes, peints d'après nature. [AND] Histoire naturelle [des singes et] des makis. [Complete].

Paris, l'Auteur, [AND] H. J. Jansen, 1797-[An 8 = 1799]. Two volumes in one. Folio (49.2 x 31.8 cm). Three half-titles, two title pages; 178 pp. [24, 4, 4, 10, 4, 8, 10, 24, 14, 8, 10, 8, 44, iv, 2]; 63 engraved plates of which 61 finely colour-printed, with...

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15.000,00
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Primatology at its most beautiful - by an artist-turned-scientist

Basilewsky, S.

Ichthyographia Chinae borealis scripta a Doctore Medicinae Stephano Basilewsky.

Moscou, Université Imperiale, [1852]-1855. 4to (28.2 x 22.5 cm). Title page to the work, 45 pp. [numbered 218-263]; eighth finely engraved and hand-coloured plates, where appropriate heightened with silver. Later green cloth with the original green, printed...

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975,00
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Fine illustrations of new Chinese fish

[Bees]

American Bee Journal. Volumes 67, 69-72 (1927, 1929-1933).

Hamilton, IL., C. P. Dadant, 1927, 1929-1933. In 72 issues. 4to (29.2 x 21.0 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers.

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150,00
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A bee-autiful publication

Belon, P. [Petri Bellonii Cenomani; Pierre Belon du Mans]

De Aquatilibus. Libro duo, cum Eiconibus ad vivam ipsorum effigiem, quoad eius fieri potuit, expressis.

Paris, Carolum Stephanum, 1553. Oblong 8vo (9.9 x 16.2 cm). [xxxii (index)], 448 pp., with 187 woodcut illustrations. In contemporary hand-colouring. Late 19th-century period style green morocco. Spine with four raised, gilt-lined bands, compartments with...

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12.000,00
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A beautiful copy - in contemporary coloured state

Biebuyck, J. and A. Massonet

Aux amateurs de grands vins de Champagne en Belgique. [AND] An original drawing by Massonet.

Bruxelles, J. E. Goossens, 1933. Folio (35.6 x 27.1 cm). [26] pp.; 10 full colour plates. Original embossed soft boards.

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600,00
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A rare work illustrated by Armand Massonet with one of his original drawings added

[Book simulant]

[Minibar - Five books, a bottle, and two glasses].

France, ca. 1900. A leather covered box (18 x 12 x 13 cm) consisting of five original 19th-century books, containing a bottle and two glasses. Internally decorated with leather-resembling paper. Spines with gilt bands, morocco labels and gilt titles,...

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1.300,00
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Genuine books, genuine surprise

Breetvelt, H. L. A.

[Art Nouveau]. Two designs for vases.

Delft, unpublished, 1900-1902. Two very large watercolour drawings in two (59.0 x 18.5 cm; and 59.0 x 28.3 cm). Uniform silver-grey frames (95.0 x 48.0 cm; and 95.0 x 61.5 cm).

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10.000,00
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Unique original designs for very rare vases

Bromme, T. (ed.) [Humboldt, A. Von]

Atlas zu Alex. v. Humboldt's Kosmos in zweiundvierzig Tafeln mit erläuterndem Texte.

Stuttgart, Krais & Hoffmann, [1851]. In two volumes. Oblong folio (28.3 x 33.7 cm). Title page, [i], 136 pp.; mounted title, 42 finely engraved and hand-coloured plates with maps, graphs, views, etc. Contemporary uniform mottled half calf over tree calf...

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1.200,00
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The all-important atlas to Alexander von Humboldt's Cosmos in the best (1851) edition

Browne, W.

Dr. Gregory's elements of catoptrics and dioptrics. To which is added I. A method for finding the foci of all specula as well as lens's universally. As also for...

London, E. Curll, J. Pemberton and W. Taylor, 1715. 8vo (18.6 x 11.5 cm). 228 pp. [xvi, 111, 1-72, 65-93]; three large, multifolded plates. Contemporary full calf, elaborately blind-tooled boards. Edges speckled red.

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5.000,00
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The very rare first English edition

[Brunet, J. C.]

Catalogue des livres rares et précieux composant la bibliothèque de feu M. Jacques-Charles Brunet. Première Partie. Livres rares et précieux. Belles reliures...

Paris, Potier, Labitte; London, T. and W. Boone, 1868. Two volumes in two, 8vo (24.4 x 15.6 cm). Volume I: Engraved frontispiece portrait by G. Staal, xlvi, [(5)-16], 139; [(119-130; (199-208, (141)-143], 16 pp.; and five tissue-guarded plates, showing...

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1.480,00
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With handwritten records of the sales prices and the names of the purchasers

Buc'hoz [P. J.]

Le Jardin d'Eden, le paradis terrestre dans le jardin de la reine à Trianon ou collection des plantes les plus rares, qui se trouve dans les deux hemispheres. [AND]...

Paris, chez l'auteur, 1781-1795. Nine works in six. Folio (between 42.9 x 27.6 and 46.6 x 31.3 cm). Title pages, half-titles, text, and 612 [200; 40; 51; 45 (three plain); 156; 120] finely engraved plates of which 609 exquisitely hand-coloured. Contemporary,...

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95.000,00
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Buc'hoz's complete "Eden"; the largest "Tulipes"; the exceedingly rare "Bouquets" and much more, in fine bindings

Bylandt, H. A. Graaf van [Bijlandt]

Raspunten-boek van de Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Liefhebbers en Fokkers van Rashonden "Cynophilia" [OR] Raspuntenboek van de meest bekende hondenrassen.

Maarssen, Cynophilia, [1894]. 4to (29.2 x 22.3 cm). 437 [404, 26, 7] pp., over 400 illustrations. Contemporary red grained morocco over cushioned boards. Presentation copy with gilt title and initials on the front board. Gilt floral endpapers, gilt inner...

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400,00
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Luxurious copy in full red morocco, one of the first books on dog breed characteristics