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Davidson, T.

A monograph of British Cretaceous Brachiopoda. [AND] M. R. Sahni, the Terebratulidae of the British Chalk. [AND] N. E. Pettitt, The Rhynchonellidae of the British Chalk.

London, The Palaeontographical Society, 1854-1953. 4to (27.0 x 20.6 cm). 205 pp., 21 [12, 9] lithographed plates; 62 pp., ten plates; 58 pp., three plates. Later half calf, spine with five raised, gilt bordered bands, and gilt titles on spine. Edges speckled...

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The complete Palaeontographical Society Cretaceous Brachiopoda

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

Ehrenberg, C. G.

Mikrogeologie. Das Erden und Felsen schaffende Wirken des unsichtbar kleinen selbständigen Lebens auf der Erde.

Leipzig, Leopold Voss, 1854. Folio (44.9 x 32.8 cm). Front wrapper pasted on first blank, half-title, title page, dedication leaf, pp. [viii]-xxviii, [1]-374, half-title (to the plates), pp. [1]-31 (index), 41 fine, partly tinted and hand-coloured engraved...

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A rare, massive work on micro-organisms

Ellis, J.

Natuurlyke historie van de koraal-gewassen en andere dergelyke zee-lighamen, die men gemeenelyk vind op de kusten van Groot-Brittanien en Ierland: benevens eene...

's Gravenhage [The Hague], Pieter de Hondt, 1756. 4to (27.6 x 21.5 cm). xvi, 118 pp., with a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece of a beautiful marine scene, a black and red printed title page, and 39 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf binding,...

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A very rare hand-coloured copy

Fischer, P. and D. P. Oehlert

Expéditions scientifiques du Travailleur et du Talisman pendant les années 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883. Ouvrage publié sous les auspices du Ministre de l'Instruction...

Paris, G. Masson, 1891. Large 4to (31.5 x 24.2 cm). 140 pp., 15 text figures, eight fine lithographed plates. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands, gilt title. Patterned endpapers, speckled edges.

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A rare work on recent brachiopods

Haeckel, E.

Kunstformen der Natur. Plate 23. Cristatella - Bryozoa - Moostiere [Bryozoa]

Leipzig and Wien, Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, 1900. Folio-sized sheet, printed on one side (36.3 x 27.3 cm). Chromolithograph.

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Very fine lithograph by Ernst Haeckel, showing the unexpected beauty of moss animals

Jonston, J.

Historiae naturalis e quadrupeditus libri [I], de quadrupetibus, libri II [AND] III de insectis [AND] de serpentibus, libri V de piscubus et cetis [AND] IV, de...

Frankfurt am Main, Matthias Merian, 1650-1653. Six parts in four. Folio (32.6 x 19.6 cm) with 249 engraved plates and six engraved title pages (four resembling frontispieces, engraved by Matthias Merian). Part I (no date, but 1650) 232 [iv] pp., 80 plates;...

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A complete copy of the rare first edition of Johnston's famous "Historiae Naturalis"

Lacaze-Duthiers, [F. J.] H. de

Histoire des ascidies simples des côtes de France. Deuxième partie. Études des espèces.

Paris, [the author], 1877. 8vo (23.9 x 15.2 cm). 220 pp., 14 partly hand-coloured engraved plates. In original green cloth with gilt title on the spine; black printed border and gilt vignette of the author's coat of arms on the front board.

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A rare and beautifully illustrated work on tunicates in a special binding

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

Milne-Edwards, H.

Histoire naturelle des crustacés, comprenant l'anatomie, la physiologie et la classification de ces animaux.

Paris, Roret, 1834-1840. Four volumes in three. 8vo (20.3 x 12.6 cm). 1,674 pp. [I (1834) xxxv, 468; II (1837) 532 pp.; III (1840) ii, 605, 32 pp.], nine folding tables, 44 engraved plates with explanatory text. Contemporary uniform half calf over black blind...

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A nice, rare, complete set of Henri Milne-Edwards "Suite a Buffon" work on crustaceans

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