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Andersen, K.

Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the collection of the British Museum. Second edition. Volume I. Megachiroptera. [All published].

London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1912. Thick 8vo (22.2 x 14.5 x 6.8 cm). ci, 854, 30 pp. Publisher's embossed cloth; spine with gilt title and front board with gilt vignette.

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Rare work on the bats in the British Museum

[Anonymous naturalist]

Naturhistorischer Atlas. Zu Kaisers sowie zu jeder anderen Naturgeschichte. Enthaltend: zahlreiche Abbildungen zum Gebrauche für den anschaulichen naturgeschichtlichen...

Langensalza, Hermann Beyer, [N.D. but ca. 1875]. Oblong folio (42.0 x 34.0 cm). Printed front wrapper, and twelve chromolithographed plates. Contemporary blind, green, pebbled quarter cloth over marbled boards. Later paper label with gilt title mounted on the...

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200,00
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A surprisingly rare and colourful natural history atlas

Audebert, J. B.

Histoire naturelle des singes, peints d'après nature. [AND] Histoire naturelle [des singes et] des makis. [Complete].

Paris, l'Auteur, [AND] H. J. Jansen, 1797-[An 8 = 1799]. Two volumes in one. Folio (49.2 x 31.8 cm). Three half-titles, two title pages; 178 pp. [24, 4, 4, 10, 4, 8, 10, 24, 14, 8, 10, 8, 44, iv, 2]; 63 engraved plates of which 61 finely colour-printed, with...

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Primatology at its most beautiful - by an artist-turned-scientist

Basilewsky, S.

Ichthyographia Chinae borealis scripta a Doctore Medicinae Stephano Basilewsky.

Moscou, Université Imperiale, [1852]-1855. 4to (28.2 x 22.5 cm). Title page to the work, 45 pp. [numbered 218-263]; eighth finely engraved and hand-coloured plates, where appropriate heightened with silver. Later green cloth with the original green, printed...

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975,00
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Fine illustrations of new Chinese fish

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

Bije M. De [After M. Gerards the elder]

Suite of 16 engravings of a brown bear by Marcus de Bije after etchings by Marcus Gerards.

Amsterdam, Nicolaes Visscher, 1664. 16 engravings, each measuring ca. 15.0 x 11.7 cm (size of the printing plates, excluding 2-4 cm margin), and passe-partouts of ca. 28 x 26 cm. They are numbered 1-16 in the lower right corner outside the printed area. The...

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Very rare suite of bears after Marcus Gerards the Elder

Bourguignat, J. R.

Histoire des Felidae fossiles constatés en France dans les dépots de la période quaternaire.

Paris, Jules Tremblay, 1879. Very large 4to (36.3 x 27.8 cm). 54 pp., one large, folded, lithographed plate. Original printed front wrapper, mounted.

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Published in 100 copies only

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

Bremser, [J. G.]

Über lebende Würmer im Lebenden Menschen. Ein Buch für ausübende Aertze. Mit nach der Natur gezeichneten Abbildungen auf vier Tafeln. Nebst einem Anhange über...

Wien, Carl Schaumburg und Comp., 1819. 4to (25.8 x 21.5 cm). Engraved vignette (with the last two words of the title also engraved). xii, 284 pp., and four hand-coloured engraved plates with explanatory text leaves. Original dark grey marbled boards; spine...

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Early, fine illustrations of intestinal worms

Bruin, C., De [De Bruyn or Bruijn]

Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie: verrykt met driehondert kunstplaten, vertoonende de beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten,...

Amsterdam, R. and G. Wetstein, J. Oosterwyk and H. van de Gaete, 1714. Folio (33.3 x 21.1 cm). Allegorical frontispiece (by Picart, dated 1711), title page (in red and black), engraved portrait of de Bruyn (by G. Kneller), [vi], 472, [xii] pp., and 260...

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One of the most richly illustrated voyages through Russia

Buc'hoz [P. J.]

Le Jardin d'Eden, le paradis terrestre dans le jardin de la reine à Trianon ou collection des plantes les plus rares, qui se trouve dans les deux hemispheres. [AND]...

Paris, chez l'auteur, 1781-1795. Nine works in six. Folio (between 42.9 x 27.6 and 46.6 x 31.3 cm). Title pages, half-titles, text, and 612 [200; 40; 51; 45 (three plain); 156; 120] finely engraved plates of which 609 exquisitely hand-coloured. Contemporary,...

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Buc'hoz's complete "Eden"; the largest "Tulipes"; the exceedingly rare "Bouquets" and much more, in fine bindings

Buc'hoz, [P. J.] [Buchoz]

Histoire générale des animaux, des végetaux et des mineraux, qui se trouvent dans le Royaume, representés en gravure et dessinés d'après nature, avec l'explication...

Paris, chez l'auteur et chez Debure l'ainé Libraire, [1776]. Folio (45.5 x 28.9 cm) with 38 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates with engraved text and engraved title. Original printed wrappers. In 20th-century protective cloth box (48.2 x 30.6 x 2.8...

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3.700,00
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Buch’oz betters Buffon: A very rare and fine work on wild and domestic animals