Advanced search

Antiquariaat Schierenberg

FINE & RARE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTS WITH A FOCUS ON NATURAL HISTORY
List view
Grid view

Aubin, J. M. A.

Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale, ouvrage publié par ordre du Ministre de l'Instruction publique. Recherches historiques et archéologiques....

Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1885. Large 4to and matching folio (36.0 x 27.8 cm). xi, 106 pp., five chromolithographed facsimile plates. In issues. Later portfolio, half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spine.

Read more...
1.200,00
Inquiry
The archaeological findings of this important French expedition to Mexico

Auer, A.

Faust. Poligrafisch illustrirte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Wissenschaft, Industrie, und geselliges Leben, begleitet von Kunst-Beilagen aus mehr als 30 Druckfächern. Volume...

Wien, Auer, 1857. Large 4to (37.4 x 27.7 cm). 24 issues in 24. 188 pages with text in double columns and with numerous text engravings (several page-sized); and 72 separately printed plates, in different (colour) printing techniques, including six in nature...

Read more...
1.850,00
Inquiry
A very rare, complete volume - with the scarce round plate - in original wrappers

Avril, P.

Reizen door verscheidene staten van Europa en Asia, als Turkyen, Persien, Armenien, het Zuider-Tartaryen, Muscovien, Poolen, beide de Pruissens en Moldavien, gedaan...

Uytrecht [Utrecht], Anthony Schouten, 1694. Near square 4to (19.8 x 15.3 cm). Engraved title page, letterpress title page with woodcut vignette, [x], 191, [vi] pp., engraved plates. Later marbled wrappers, paper label with script title on the spine.

Read more...
1.200,00
Inquiry
Rare Dutch edition with a fine, new frontispiece

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 (11.1 x 17.0 cm). [xxxii (index)], 448 pp., with 187 woodcut illustrations. Contemporary limp vellum; ink title in an old hand written on the spine.

Read more...
5.000,00
Inquiry
A very wide-margined copy of the first edition

Beringer, J. B. A.

Lithographiae Wirceburgensis, ducentis lapidum figuratorum, a potiori insectiformium, prodigiosis imaginibus exornatae specimen primum, quod in dissertatione inaugurali...

Würzburg, Philipp Wilhelm Fuggart, 1726. Folio (32.5 x 20.8 cm). Finely engraved frontispiece. [x], 96 pp., 21 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-bordered bands; brown morocco label with gilt ornamental...

Read more...
7.500,00
Inquiry
The first palaeontological fraud

Boisduval, [J. B. A.]

Icones historique des lépidoptères nouveaux ou peu connus: collection, avec figures coloriées, des papillons d’Europe nouvellement découverts; ouvrage formant le...

Paris, Roret, 1832-1834-[1841]. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.1 x 14.7 cm). pp. [251; 192], including half titles and titles]; with 84 [1-46; 47-84] finely hand-coloured engraved plates, each with a tissue-guard. Contemporary uniform half calf over marbled...

Read more...
3.600,00
Inquiry
A very rare, superbly illustrated work on butterflies

Boutan, L.

Décades zoologiques de la Mission scientifique permanente d’Exploration en Indo-Chine. Oiseaux. Décades 1-9. [Complete].

Hanoi, [F. H. Schneider], 1905-1906. Large 4to (27.4 x 18.8 cm) [28.5 x 21.0 cm]. 24 pp.; 97 hand-coloured plates on rice paper (each with additional printed text leaves) and two silver gelatin photograph plates mounted on 89 leaves; two uncoloured plates,...

Read more...
15.000,00
Inquiry
The rarest work on Southeast Asian birds

Braak, I. [Braak, J.]

Queritur catalogus avium, in provincia Groningana indigenarum, addita accurata illarum descriptione, differentia generica et specifica, vivendi ratione et moribus,...

Groningen, Academia Groninga, 1821. Square 4to (24.5 x 20.5 cm). 209 pp. 19th-century pebbled red quarter cloth over marbled boards. Gilt French title on spine. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges.

Read more...
450,00
Inquiry
An ultra rare work on Dutch - Groningen - birds

Buc'hoz, [P. J.] [Buchoz]

Les dons merveilleux et diversement coloriés de la nature dans le règne animal ou collection d'animaux précieusement coloriés.

Paris, chez l'auteur, 1782. Large folio (42.7 x 27.9 cm). Engraved title page, [iv] pp. (explanations to plates 1-100, present twice]; 156 finely engraved and exquisitely hand-coloured plates. Contemporary full red morocco. Spine with six double,...

Read more...
15.000,00
Inquiry
The ultra-rare animal "dons" with beautiful illustrations

Butler, A. G.

Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Order Passeres, complete in two volumes.

London, Caxton, [1907-1908]. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (28.7 x 22.9 cm). Title pages, 434 pp. [I: (iv), 210; II: (iv), 216]; 115 [60; 55] tissue-guarded chromolithographed plates, of which eight with eggs. Original uniform green, gilt-bordered half...

Read more...
230,00
Inquiry
A complete set of this beautifully illustrated work

Bylandt, H. A. Graaf van [Bijlandt]

Hondenrassen. Punten, beschrijving, eigenschappen, gebreken, enz. Deel I: jachthonden. Met ruim 1000 afbeeldingen, 2150 honden voorstellende. [AND] Deel II:...

Deventer, Æ. E. Kluwer, 1904. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (30.0 x 23.5 cm). Two half-titles with engraved vignette, two title pages, two dedication pages (to Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands); and 1678 pp., as follows: Volume I: 24, ix-xvi, 796, A-F;...

Read more...
400,00
Inquiry
Wonderfully illustrated work on dogs in four languages

[Carriages]

Two fine, original drawings of carriages.

No place, no publisher, 1906-1907. Two oblong drawings: one in thin ink lines with fine gouache colouring, over 15.0 x 23.0 cm, in oblong cardboard frame (30.5 x 23.5 cm); the other in sharp pencil, and with an overlaying, smaller board with the carriage top...

Read more...
650,00
Inquiry
Double art: fine drawings of fine carriages