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Blackheade...
Gray, J. E.
Blackheaded pheasant. Male [AND] Female [From: Illustrations of Indian Zoology. Chiefly selected from the collection of Major-General Hardwicke].
London, Treuttel, Wurtz, Treuttel, jun. and Richter, 1831-1832. Two plates. Folio (46.3 x 33.1 cm). Fine lithographed plates with original hand-colouring.
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€350.00
Two birdies...
'Art Nouve...
Haas, G. et al.
'Art Nouveau Scrapbook'
Wien, not published, ca. 1908-1910. Set of 19 loose sheets (39.5 x 29.9 cm), with drawings and printings mounted.
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€600.00
Viennese Art Nouveau by some skilful artists
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 62. Nepenthes. Nepenthaceae. Kannenpflanzen [insect eating plants].
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1899. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (35.0 x 25.9 cm). Chromolithograph.
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€140.00
The plants that may eat rodents for dinner
Kunstforme...
Haeckel, E.
Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 08. Desmonema. Discomedusae - Scheibenquallen. [Jellyfish].
Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1899. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Chromolithograph.
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€300.00
A jellyfish that inspired Art Nouveau artists
A paradox:...
Hamond, W.
A paradox: prooving, that the inhabitants of the isle called Madagascar, or St. Laurence, (in temporall things) are the happiest people in the World. Whereunto is prefixed, a briefe and true description of that island: the nature of the climate, and condition of the inhabitants, and their speciall affection to the English above other nations. With most probable arguments of a hopefull and fit plantation of a colony there, in respect of the fruitfulnesse of the soyle, the benignity of the ayre, and the relieving of our English ships, both to and from the East-Indies.
London, Nathaniell Butter, 1640. 4to (18.7 x 14.4 cm). Original second blank; title page, half title, half-title (placed after 12th text page) [xii, xxi] pp., Mid-19th century brown crushed morocco. Spine with five raised, gilt-stippled bands; compartments rich gilt with floral patterns and gilt title; boards with tripple gilt borders and rosettes; gilt-lined edges and elaborate gilt inner dentelles.
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€14,500.00
Hamond's famous first attempt to promote Madagascar as a Paradise on Earth
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 202. Gentiana lutea.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (35.9 x 22.1 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with script caption.
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€180.00
Wonderful Early Naturalist Botany Print
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 61. Iris germanica.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (36.0 x 22.2 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with printed caption.
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€250.00
Wonderful Early Naturalist Botany Print
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 242. Curcuma longa.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (36.3 x 22.1 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with script caption.
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€200.00
Wonderful Early Naturalist Botany Print
Botanica P...
Happe, A.
Botanica Pharmaceutica exhibens plantas officinalis quarum nomina indispensatoris recentur, cum Iconibus… Plate 63. Nymphea alba.
Berolini (Berlin), 1788. Folio-size (36.0 x 22.1 cm) delicately hand-coloured loose engraving of plants with script caption.
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€250.00
Wonderful Early Naturalist Botany Print
On the Geo...
Herschel, W.
On the Georgium Sidus.
London, The Royal Society, 1783. 4to (26.0 x 20.4 cm). 14 pp. Later, period style, marbled wrappers.
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€1,750.00
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[Burma - M...
Hla, M. T.
[Burma - Myanmar] A collection of sixteen late nineteenth to early twentieth century Burmese costume studies.
Burma [Myanmar], ca. 1920. 16 watercolours. 8vo-sized (images ca. 21.0 x 15.7 cm). Heightened with white bodycolour; each signed "M. T. Hla" in lower right corner, uniformly mounted. Mounts 40.5 x 27.9 cm.
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€7,500.00
From the first Nurmuse artist working in a realistic style
Afbeelding...
[Houttuyn, M.]
Afbeelding der houten, [eerste,] tweede uitgave; van 6 naar 't leven gekleurde plaaten...
Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1773. Folio (30.5 x 23.5 cm). Five title pages and five prefaces (in Dutch, German, English, French, and Latin); vi pp.; 12 engraved and finely hand-coloured plates. Original printed wrapper (to second part).
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€1,250.00
The rare start with a perhaps unknown issue-title