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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

Carus, J. V.

Icones zootomicae. Mit Originalbeiträgen der Herrn G. J. Allman, C. Gegenbauer, Th. H. Huxley, Aln. Kölliker, H. Müller, M. S. Schultze, C. Th. E. von Siebold und F....

Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1857. Folio (34.1 x 44.0 cm). [ii], iv pp., 23 finely engraved plates, partly in chromolithography with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary half cloth over plain boards. Original paper label with script title on the spine.

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Rare, very large, fine copy of this detailed work on invertebrate anatomy and morphology

Cotteau, [G. H.] and [A.] Peron and [V.] Gauthier

Échinides fossiles de l'Algérie. Description des espèces déja recueillies dans ce pays et considérations sur leur position stratigraphique. I-X. (Complete).

Paris, G. Masson, 1876-1891. Ten volumes in eight. Large 8vo (23.8 x 13.7 cm). 1,259 pp; 85 very finely lithographed plates. Uniform near contemporary crimson roan over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.

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A fine, complete set of one of most important monographs on fossil Echinodermata

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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Gibson-Hill, C. A.

Contributions to the natural history of Christmas Island, in the Indian Ocean.

Singapore, the Raffles Museum, 1947. 8vo (24.5 x 15.5 cm). 182 pp., seven plates, many text figures, including two maps. Original printed wrappers.

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The first monograph on the natural history of this enigmatic island with original observations

Hüpsch, J. W. K. A. Freiherr Von

Naturgeschichte des Niederdeutschlands und anderer Gegenden. I-II (plates)

Nürnberg, Raspe, [1781-]1805. Small folio (28.2 x 22.0 cm). Volume I(I-VII), II(VIII-XV). In new protective wrapper with original wrapper text printed.

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A very rare set of all the plates that were ever published

Klein, J. T.

Naturalis dispositio echinodermatum. Accessit lucubratiuncula de aculeis echinorum marinorum, cum spicilegio de belemnitis.

Gedani [Gdansk, Dantzig], T. J. Schreiber, 1734. 4to (24.5 x 19.9 cm). Title page in red and black; 78, [i] pp.; with engraved title-vignette and wood-engraved decorated letter N in the praefatio [preface], plus 36 engraved plates. 19th century half cloth...

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Jacob Klein's finely illustrated magnum opus on echinoderms

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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Leymerie, A. [F. G. A.]

Description géologique et paléontologique des Pyrenées de la Haute-Garonne accompagnée d'une carte topographique et géologique à l'echelle 1:200.000 et d'un...

Toulouse, Privat, 1878, 1881. In two volumes. Text (1881) 8vo (24.0 x 16.0 cm). Atlas (1878) oblong 4to (23.5 x 31.5 cm). 1,027 pp., 51 lithographed plates of which 11 tinted or coloured (and of which 30 are on fossils), including a large folded transection...

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A scarce and very important geological and palaeontological contribution to the Pyrenees

Orbigny, C. H. d'

Dictionnaire universel d'histoire naturelle servant de complément aux oeuvres de Buffon, de G. Cuvier, aux encyclopédies, aux anciens dictionnaires scientifiques et...

Paris, Charles d'Orbigny, 1849. 16 parts in 16 (13 text volumes, three plate atlases). Large 8vo (23.5 x 15.2 cm). With 288 tissue-guarded, mostly hand-coloured and chromolithographed plates, after Travies and others. A few plates are tinted, or plain, as...

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The rare first edition of the largest and best illustrated natural history encyclopaedia of the 19th-century

Petit-Thouars, A. Du

Voyage autour du Monde sur la frégate La Venus, pendant les années 1836-1839, publié par ordre du roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine. Atlas de Zoologie...

Paris, Gide, 1846-1855. Large folio (54.7 x 36.0 cm). Printed front wrapper; [ii] pp. (Table des planches); half-title "Atlas de Zoologie", 79 engraved plates of which 74 finely hand-coloured; title "Atlas de Botanique", [i] (index), half-title (to the work),...

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The rare complete zoological and botanical illustrations of a famous expedition to the South Seas

Pictet, F.

Traité de Paléontologie où histoire naturelle des animaux fossiles considérés dans leurs rapports zoologiques et géologiques. [Text and atlas, complete].

Paris, Baillière, 1853-1857. Five parts in five. 8vo (four text parts; 20.7 x 12.7 cm) and 4to (Atlas; 30.7 x 23.5 cm). With 110 fine lithographed plates. Later uniform half calf over original green cloth (text volumes) or olive grained calf with...

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A rare, complete set of the 2nd, improved edition