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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

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

[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]

[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

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

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 (11.1 x 17.0 cm). [xxxii (index)], 448 pp., with 187 woodcut illustrations. Contemporary limp vellum; ink title in an old hand, written on the spine.

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A very wide-margined copy of the first edition

[Bertrand, B. N.]

Elemens d'oryctologie ou distribution méthodique des fossiles.

Neuchatel, Société Typographique, 1773. 8vo (18.8 x 11.5 cm). xxxix, 137, xxii pp., 16 double, folded tables. Contemporary full calf. Spine with four raised bands. Rich gilt floral compartments, red morocco label with gilt title. Edges red.

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Early account on "fossils", in an attractive, contemporary binding

Bianchi, G. P. S. [J. Plancus]

De conchis minus notis liber cui accessit specimen aestus reciproci maris superi ad littus portumque Arimini.

Venetiis (Venice), J. Baptista Pasqual, 1739. 4to (28.1 x 20.1 cm). 88 pp., wood engraved title vignette and five folded engraved plates. Period style half calf over marbled boards, later endpapers.

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A rare, early work on shells, Foraminifera and other Adriatic sea life

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