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Ehrenberg, C. G.

Mikrogeologie. Das Erden und Felsen schaffende Wirken des unsichtbar kleinen selbständigen Lebens auf der Erde.

Leipzig, Leopold Voss, 1854. Folio (44.9 x 32.8 cm). Front wrapper pasted on first blank, half-title, title page, dedication leaf, pp. [viii]-xxviii, [1]-374, half-title (to the plates), pp. [1]-31 (index), 41 fine, partly tinted and hand-coloured engraved...

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A rare, massive work on micro-organisms

Ehrenberg, C. G.

Mikrogeologische Studien über das kleinste Leben der Meeres-Tiefgründe aller Zonen und dessen geologischen Einfluss. [AND] Fortsetzung der mikrogeologischen Studien...

Berlin, Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, G. Vogt, 1873-1875. Two parts in two. 4to (27.5 x 22.2 cm). 496 [131-399; 1-226] pp., 42 [I-XII; I-XXX] partly tinted lithographed plates, and one coloured folded world-map, six large, folded tables....

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A rare complete set of the Studien

Ehrenberg, C. G.

Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Sud- und Nord-Amerika. Ein Vortrag. Gelesen in der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin am 25...

Berlin, Königliche Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1843. Tall folio (41.1 x 27.5 cm). Title page, dedication page, 158 pp., four partly hand-coloured engraved plates. Original blind grey-blue wrappers.

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Very rare large paper copy of this rare work of fundamental importance to the knowledge of the Protozoa

Ellis, J.

Natuurlyke historie van de koraal-gewassen en andere dergelyke zee-lighamen, die men gemeenelyk vind op de kusten van Groot-Brittanien en Ierland: benevens eene...

's Gravenhage [The Hague], Pieter de Hondt, 1756. 4to (27.6 x 21.5 cm). xvi, 118 pp., with a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece of a beautiful marine scene, a black and red printed title page, and 39 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf binding,...

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A very rare hand-coloured copy

Gleichen Russworm, W. F. Von

Dissertation sur la génération, les animalcules spermatiques et ceux d'infusions avec observations microscopiques sur le sperme et sur différentes infusions.

Paris, Digeon, An VII [1799]. 4to (28.1 x 20.9 cm). 238 pp. with 34 partially folding engraved plates. Contemporary style marbled boards. Black morocco label with gilt title on the spine.

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Rare, large paper copy of the first French edition

Ledermüller, M.

Physikalisch-Mikroskopische Zergliederung und Vorstellung einer sehr kleinen Winterknospe des Hippocastani seu Esculi, oder des wilden Rosskastanienbaum. Beobachtet den...

Nürnberg: A. W. Winterschmidt (1764-1765). Three parts bound in two. Folio (38.5 x 24.5 cm). 8 pp. of text, three fine hand-coloured plates; 12+12 pp. of text, 4+3 fine hand-coloured plates and two nice pastoral and allegorical vignettes on the dedication...

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First (and only) editions of some very rare, early works on microscopy

Leeuwenhoek, A. P. van

Anatomia et contemplatio nonnullorum naturae invisibilium secretorum comprehensorum epistolis quibusdam scriptis ad illustre inclytae Societatis regiae Londinensis...

Leiden [Paris], Cornelius Boutesteyn, 1685. Square 4to (19.6 x 15.0 cm) First edition. 78 pp., 18 fine engravings in the text. Twentieth century vellum with printed paper label on the spine.

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Dobell 21: "my own copy is the only one I have seen"

Mohl, H. von

Vermischte Schriften botanischen Inhalts.

Tübingen, Ludwig Friedrich Fues, 1845. 4to (27.2 x 22.2 cm). viii, 442 pp., 13 lithographed plates of which five are partly or completely hand-coloured. 19th century half-cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.

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The birth of protoplasma

Owen, R.

Odontography; or, a treatise on the comparative anatomy of the teeth, their physiological relations, mode of development, and microscopical structure in the vertebrate...

London, H. Bailliere, 1840-1845. Large 8vo (24.5 x 15.5 cm). 37 pp. and 168 lithographed plates (a few double-sized). Contemporary red grained half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Yellow endpapers. Top edge gilt.

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Known as the greatest work ever written on the comparative anatomy of vertebrate teeth

Pasteur, L.

Mémoire sur la fermentation appelée lactique.

Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1858. 8vo (23.5 x 15.3 cm). 15 pp. [numbered (1)-15]. Original printed wrappers.

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Pasteur's ground-breaking work, regarded as the beginning of bacteriology, in the very rare offprint edition

Pollacci, G. and A. Nannizzi

I miceti patogeni dell'uomo e degli animali, descritti, delineati e preparati per l'osservazione al microscopio, con notizie sopra i rimedi per combatterli. Fasciculo...

Bologna, L. Cappelli, 1922-1930. Ten parts in eight. Folio (28.0 x 21.8 cm). Text and 100 microscopic slides with specimens under sealed cover slips, and printed labels. Uniform dark green half cloth portfolios with gilt lettering on the front boards, and...

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Not in Vobracht: a complete and well-preserved set of this work on fungi with 100 real specimens

Schäffer, J. C.

Der Krebsartige Kiefenfuss mit kurzen und langen Schwanzklappe [AND] 13 other papers by the same author: Die Blumenpolypen der süβen Wasser beschrieben und mit den...

Regensburg, E. A. Weiss, 1756. 14 papers in one. 4to (23.1 x 18.5 cm). 768 pp., 35 finely engraved folded and mounted hand-coloured plates. Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. The spine with five raised, gilt-bordered bands, compartments with gilt...

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Curiosity made useful: finely illustrated discoveries by one of the most versatile German naturalists