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Annals of the Carnegie Museum. Volumes I-XIII.

Pittsburgh, PA, The Carnegie Museum, 1901-1922. 13 volumes in 13. Large 8vo (23.8 x 16.0 cm). Numerous pages, plates, and text illustrations. Uniform green cloth with gilt title on the spines.

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A rare set with various herpetological contributions

Naturhistorischer Atlas. Zu Kaisers sowie zu jeder anderen Naturgeschichte. Enthaltend: zahlreiche Abbildungen zum Gebrauche für den anschaulichen naturgeschichtlichen...

Langensalza, Hermann Beyer, [N.D. but ca. 1875]. Oblong folio (42.0 x 34.0 cm). Printed front wrapper, and twelve chromolithographed plates. Contemporary blind, green, pebbled quarter cloth over marbled boards. Later paper label with gilt title mounted on the...

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A surprisingly rare and colourful natural history atlas

Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France. Volumes 1-31 [AND] Indexes.

Paris, Société Zoologique de France, 1876-1906. 31 volumes in 31. 8vo (23.7 x 15.6 cm). Over 10,000 pp., 158 plates and 25 portraits. Uniform dark green half calf over marbled boards. Spines with four raised, gilt-tooled bands, gilt ornamental lines and...

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A finely bound, uniform set - from the start - of France's most important zoological magazine

The Snake. Volumes 1-11.

Nittagun, The Japanese Snake Institute, 1969-1979. 11 volumes in 20 issues. Large 8vo (26.0 x 18.4 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Full colour pictorial wrappers.

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A nice set of THE snake periodical

Adams, H. and A. Adams

The genera of Recent Mollusca; arranged according to their organization. [Atlas]

London, John van Voorst, [1853]-1858. "8vo" size (24.5 x 14.9 cm). Half title, title page; 138 plates of which most are hand-coloured, with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary half calf with gilt title on the spines.

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The very rare hand-coloured edition

Amaral, A. Do

Estudios sobre ophidios Neotropicos XVII-XXII.

São Paulo, Instituto Butantan, 1929. 4to (26.4 x 18.3 cm). 337 pp., with several plates and text figures. Original printed wrappers.

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A collection of rare papers on Brazilian snakes

Andrews, C. W.

A descriptive catalogue of the marine reptiles of the Oxford Clay. Based on the Leeds collection in the British Museum (Natural History), London. I (ichthyosaurs and...

London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1910, 1913. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (32.0 x 25.0 cm). Two frontispieces (tissue guarded), 458 [xxiii, 205; xxiv, 206] pp., 167 [94, 73] text engravings, 23 [10, 13] lithographed plates. Uniform original...

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Jurassic Coast reptiles: a complete bestiary

[Anonymous entomologist]

[Lijst van Nederlandse Lepidoptera].

[unknown place and publisher], after 1901. Two copies in two. 8vo (21.0 x 13.5 cm). 31 pp. Uniform early 20th-century (contemporary) half cloth over marbled boards.

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An apparently very rare work on Dutch butterflies, which seems to be unrecorded

[Anonymous]

Xenopus rothschildi [lithographed plate of an undescribed frog]

London, no publisher, ca. 1910. Single sheet (31.9 x 25.3 cm). With eight lithographed images of Xenopus species.

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An unknown plate containing a possibly valid name and illustration of an undescribed frog

[Anonymous]

[Aquatic animals]. Fine drawings of fish, a crustacean and a cone-shell.

No place, not published, ca. 1700. Broadsheet (28.5 x 20.3 cm). Drawings on laid paper.

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Fine, red-ink paintings of European fish - and a tropical cone

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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Primatology at its most beautiful - by an artist-turned-scientist

Audubon, John

[Portrait by J. G. Nordheim, after a photograph]

Leipzig, Brockhaus, ca. 1851. Engraved portrait with caption on one side of a single leaf (29.6 x 19.5 cm); printed surface approximately 16 x 9.4 cm.

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A nice portrait of the most famous American ornithologist