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Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

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Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Anvers [Antwerpen, Antwerp], Christofle Plantin, 1555. Small, thick 8vo (14.3 x 9.4 x 4.5 cm). [lxxvi], 375 numbered leaves [= 749 pp.], one printed leaf with the privilege, one larger, folded map/view. Later vellum. Spine with black printed title.

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The most influential work on the history, geography and natural history of the Near and Middle East

Belon, P. [Petri Bellonii Cenomani; Pierre Belon du Mans]

De Aquatilibus. Libro duo, cum Eiconibus ad vivam ipsorum effigiem, quoad eius fieri potuit, expressis.

Paris, Carolum Stephanum, 1553. Oblong 8vo (9.9 x 16.2 cm). [xxxii (index)], 448 pp., with 187 woodcut illustrations. In contemporary hand-colouring. Late 19th-century period style green morocco. Spine with four raised, gilt-lined bands, compartments with...

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A beautiful copy - in contemporary coloured state

Bojanus, L. H.

Parergon ad L. H. Bojani anatomen testudinis; Cranii vertebratorum animalium scilicet piscium, reptilium, avium, mammalium, comparationem faciens, icone illustratam.

Vilnius, Joseph Zawadzki, 1821. 4to (27.0 x 22.5cm). 15 pp. and a foldout plate. A separately published supplement to Bojanus' important work on turtles. In somewhat later boards with linen spine.

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One of the most sought-after herpetological titles, with the rare separately published supplement

Bradley, R.

Wysgeerige verhandeling van den werken der natuure. Waar in de verscheide trapswyze opklimmingen, in de byzondere deelen der scheppinge, als mynstoffen, plantgewassen en...

Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1744. 8vo (20.1 x 12.3 cm). Title in red and black. [vi], 330 pp., 29 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary full tree calf. Spine richly gilted with ornamental bands and vignettes, and red morocco label with gilt title....

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Exceedingly rare, in an original hand-coloured edition

Camper, P.

Planches pour les oeuvres de P. Camper, qui ont pour objet l'histoire naturelle, le physiologie et l'anatomie comparée.

Paris, Theodore Dabo, 1803. Folio (46.0 x 31.0 cm) with one fine engraved portrait by B. Roger and 34 engraved plates. Original blind wrappers.

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Unusual views of the elephant, horses and man by one of the founders of comparative anatomy

Collaert, A.

Animalium quadrupedum omnis generis verae et artificiosissimae delineationes in aes incisae et edita ab Adriano Collardo.

Antwerpen, [ca. 1612]. Oblong 8vo (18.8 x 12.4 cm). 19 beautiful contemporarily hand-coloured engravings including the engraved title page depicting Orpheus charming and taming the birds and beasts of the forest. All are mounted on contemporary paper and...

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An exceptional suite in a contemporary coloured state

Crespon, J.

Faune méridionale ou description de tous les animaux vertébrés vivans et fossiles, sauvages ou domestiques qui se rencontrent toute l'année ou qui ne sont que de...

Nimes, chez l'auteur, and Montpellier, M. Lebrun, 1844. Two volumes of text and one atlas in three. 8vo (text volumes 21.5 x 13.0 cm; atlas 21.6 x 15.2 cm). 714 pp. [xxviii, 320, (2); ix, 354 (1)], 74 lithographed plates (one double-sized and double present)....

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A rare French zoological monograph with the often missing atlas

Dufrenoy, [O. P. A.] and [J. B. A. L. L.] Élie de Beaumont

Explication de la carte géologique de la France. Volumes I-IV (text and atlas), and two maps. [Complete].

Paris, Imprimerie Royale, Imprimerie Nationale, 1841-1879. Four volumes in seven, and a large map in six folded sheets, each ca. 70 x 205 cm (including borders) with linen covers. Large 4to (four text volumes; ca. 27.5 x 21.0 cm); folio (two atlas volumes,...

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Very rare complete set of the famous “Explication de la carte géologique de la France” with two (very) large maps

Escher, M. C.

Reptielen - Reptiles [Fine facsimile print].

Baarn, The Escher Foundation, 2008. Single, large, giclée on high quality paper, measuring 55.0 x 64.5 cm.

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Authorized facsimile. ©2018 The M.C.Escher Company - The Netherlands. All rights reserved: www.mcescher.com

Escher, M. C.

Hagedis - Lizard [Fine facsimile print].

Baarn, The Escher Foundation, 2008. Single, large, giclée on high quality paper, measuring 45.0 x 34.0 cm.

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Authorized facsimile. ©2018 The M.C.Escher Company - The Netherlands. All rights reserved: www.mcescher.com

Fitzinger, L. J. [F. J.]

Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Amphibien in ihren Sämmtlichen hauptformen.

Vienna, Kaiserlich-Königliche Hof-und Staatsdruckerei, 1864. Folio (32.9 x 25.0 cm). Title page and 109 plates (two plain and 107 in chromolithography). Contemporary morocco over marbled boards with ornamental blindstamped edges. Spine with five raised...

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A rare work of large size and with detailed colouring