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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

[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

Barthe, E.

Tableaux analytiques illustrés des coléoptères de la faune Franco-Rhénane (France, Hollande, Belgique, Région rhénane, Valais).

Uzès, Miscellanea Entomologica, 1920. 8vo (24.0 x 15.7 cm). xii, 472 pp., 799 [220, 465, 16, 17, 71, 7, 3] text engravings. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with four raised, gilt-chained bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.

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A well-bound copy of a very uncommon work on beetles

Becker, L.

Les arachnides de Belgique. [Volumes] I-III. [complete].

Bruxelles, l'Académie royale de Belgique, 1882-1896. Three volumes in four. Folio (40.0 x 28.0 cm). 751 [I: 246; II: 127; III: 378] pp., 70 [I: 27; II: 25; III: 18] hand-coloured lithographed plates. Some text figures. Original uniform printed boards.

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A rare, comple copy of this finely illustrated work

[Bees]

American Bee Journal. Volumes 67, 69-72 (1927, 1929-1933).

Hamilton, IL., C. P. Dadant, 1927, 1929-1933. In 72 issues. 4to (29.2 x 21.0 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers.

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A bee-autiful publication

Bellardi, L.

Saggio di ditterologia Messicana.

Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1859-1862. Three parts in three. 4to (29.6 x 22.5 cm). 207 pp., five fine lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers.

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Essential work on Mexican flies

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...

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A very rare, superbly illustrated work on butterflies

Braun, J. H.

Exercitatio academica ex antiquitatibus Germanicis et Francicis de Butigulariis, praecipue iis qui Norimbergae olim floruerunt quam sub praesidio Christiani Gotlib....

Altorfii Noricorum (Nürnberg), Iod. G. Kohlesius, 1723. Small 4to (19.0 x 16.2 cm). Title page, [ii], 100 pp., one engraved map of the Nürenberg area and one peculiar engraving showing a crossbowman on a beehive with two coats-of-arms: one of Crenan,...

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A rare work with a wonderful binding with hunting motives

[Charles Darwin] Poulton, E. B.

Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species. Addresses, etc. in America and England in the year of the two anniversaries. By Edward Bagnall Poulton ... Published Nov. 24,...

London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909. 8vo (22.1 x14.4 cm). xvi, 302 pp. Publisher's blue buckram with gilt title on the spine.

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Rare contribution to Darwinism, partly based on new discoveries by Hugo de Vries

Coquebert, A. J.

Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species...

Paris, Petrus Didot Major, Anno VII [1799], X (1801), XII (1804). Three parts in three. Large 4to (ca. 33 x 25 cm). 142 pp., 30 fine hand-coloured plates. Uniform half cloth (part I slightly taller) over marbled boards, gilt titles on spines.

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A good copy of this beautifully illustrated work on insects

Culot, J.

Noctuelles et géomètres d'Europe. Iconographie complète de toutes les espèces européennes. Volumes I-IV. [Complete].

Genève, Villa les Iris [i.e. privately published], 1909-1920. Four volumes in four. Large 8vo (24.2 x 16.2 cm). pp., 152 plates of which 151 chromolithographed with printed tissue guards [I (1909): 220 pp., plates A, 1-38; II (1914-1917) 243 pp., plates...

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A fine set, with an additional original photograph of the author

Elder, F.

The book of the hackle.

Edinburgh, Scottish Academy Press, 1979. 8vo (23.2 x 14.8 cm). xi, 140 pp., coloured frontispiece, six peculiar plates with original hackles including 29 different types. Original red morocco in original slipcase (25.0 x 16.1 x 3.1 cm) by A. Lumsden. Gilt...

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One of just 85 numbered copies, in a fine, fresh condition