93 items found
Gravenhorst, J. L. C. [C.]
Reptilia Musei zoologici Vratislaviensis. Recensita et descripta. Fasciculus primus. Continens Chelonios et Batrachia. [OR] Deliciae Musei zoologici Vratislaviensis. Fasciculus primus. Continens Chelonios et Batrachia.
Lipsiae [Leipzig], Leopold Voss, 1829. Folio (40.0 x 25.1 cm). Half title, double title page, 106 pp. including dedication page and second half title; 17 finely engraved plates of which 13 delicately hand-coloured. Contemporary style quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments with intricate gilt-rolled bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Original printed label mounted before half title.Read more
The song birds of Great Britain; containing delineations of thirty-three birds, of the natural size, (incl. the genus Sylvia of Latham,) coloured principally from living specimens, with some account of their habits, and occasional direction for their treatment in confinement.
London, privately published, [1835-]1836. Title-page, [xi] pp. [prefaces]; 33 beautiful, originally hand-coloured engraved plates with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary dark green grained full morocco. Boards with double rich gilt borders with floral corner pieces; gilt lines on the edges, and inner gilt lines. Spine with ornamental gilt rectangles and title. All edges gilt.Read more
Historia Romana. De Bellis Civilibus.
Venice, Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Loslein, 1477. Two parts in one. Folio (27.3 x 20.4 cm). 343 [211, 132] leaves. Early 17th-century full vellum. Spine with three raised bands and script title in an old hand. Edges speckled red.Read more
[Theophrastus] Stackhouse, J.
Illustrationes Theophrasti in usum botanicorum praecipue perigrinantium.
Oxonii (Oxford), Clarendon, 1811. 8vo (21.7 x 13.8 cm). viii, 92 pp.; mezzotint portrait, one engraved plate. 19th-century ruled half linen over marbled boards. Printed label on the spine.Read more
Amoenitates academicae seu dissertationes variae physicae, medicae botanicae antehac seorsim editae nunc collectae et auctae ... editio tertia curante D. Jo. Christiano Daniele Schrebero.
Erlangen, J. Jacob Palm, 1787-1790. Ten volumes in ten. 8vo. Title pages, 4,691 pp. (1: [ii], 571; 2: [ii], 472; 3: [ii], 464; 4: [ii], 600, [ii]; 5: [ii], 583, [ix]; 6: [ii], 486, [vi]; 7: [ii], 506, [iv]; 8: [ii], 332, [i]; 9: [ii], 331; 10: [iii], 172, 131); 59 folded, engraved plates [17;4;4;4;11 [numbered I-III, I-VIII];6;7;6;0;0]. Uniform contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spines with gilt bands and two light brown, gilt-bordered morocco labels with gilt titles and volume numbers (small, oval labels).Read more
Daudin, F. [M.]
Histoire naturelle des rainettes, des grenouilles et des crapauds.
Paris, Levrault, An XI (1802). 4to (28.7 x 22.2 cm). 108 pp.; 38 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Early 19th-century polished, gilt-bordered half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments with gilt vignettes, and with black morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.Read more