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Kükenthal, W. and R. Hartmeyer

Ergebnisse einer zoologischen Forschungsreise nach Westindien.

Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1908-1916. Four parts (of six) in one. 8vo (23.3 x 15.9 cm). 586 pp., one map, 28 plates and 207 text figures. Near contemporary black pebbled cloth. Gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in rear.

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Lesson, R. P.

Histoire naturelle des zoophytes. Acalèphes.

Paris, Roret, 1843. 8vo (21.3 x 13.6 cm). Half-title with publisher's list of "Suites à Buffon" publications on verso; title page, [v]-viii, 596 pp.; title page to the "Atlas", [ii], 12 chromolithographed plates, with additional hand-colouring. Contemporary...

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A rare and finely illustrated work showing the beauty of jellyfish

Linnaeus, C.

Selectae ex amaenitatibus academicis Caroli Linnaei, dissertationes ad universum naturalem historiam pertinentes, quas edidit, et additamentis auxit (L. B. e S.I.).

Graz, Typis Haeredum Widmanstadii, 1764. 8vo (20.1 x 13.5 cm). [xiv], 316 pp. with three folding engraved plates. Contemporary red boards with gilt vignettes on the spine. Mottled edges.

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A collection of eight dissertations and one oration, all written by Linnaeus

[Marsigli, L. F. Comte de]

Osservazioni naturali intorno al mare, ed alla grana detta Kermes. Brieve ristretto del saggio fisico intorno alla storia del mare. Scritta alla regia accademia delle...

Venezia, Andrea Poletti, 1711. Large 4to (26.6 x 20.6 cm). Half title, title page, 76 pp., four hand-coloured engraved plates on three leaves. Contemporary blind soft boards, spine with later cloth strip.

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Count Marsigli's first edition of his famous work on the history of the seas

Richthofen, [P. W.] F. Freiherr Von

China. Ergebnisse eigener Reisen und darauf gegründeter Studien. Vierter Band. Palaeontologischer Theil. Enthaltend Abhandlungen von Dr. Wilhelm Dames, Dr. Emanuel...

Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1883. 4to. (28.2 x 20.8 cm). xvi, 290 pp.; 15 text engravings, 54 fine, lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Original pictorial cloth. Spine with gilt title and black vignette (Chinese dragon). Front board with gilt and...

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The rare and important palaeontology part of this seminal work on China

Sprengel, J. W. (ed.)

Fauna Chilensis. Abhandlungen zur Kenntniss der Zoologie Chiles nach den Sammlungen von Dr. L. Plate. Erster Band - Vierter Band. [Complete].

Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1898-1913. Four volumes in four. Thick 8vo (23.1 x 15.8 cm). Contemporary uniform grained cloth. Gilt title on spines. Speckled edges.

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A rare, complete set of the best work on Chilean zoology

Vogt, C. [C.]

Recherches sur les animaux inférieurs de la Méditerranée. Sur les siphonophores de la Mer de Nice.

Genève, Kessmann, Éditeur Libraire de l'Institut Genevois, 1854. 4to (31.5 x 24.5 cm). Title, half-title, 164 pp., 21 chromolithographed plates of which several with additional hand-colouring. Original printed wrappers.

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Rare true first edition and dedication copy, signed by the author