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Crespon, J.

Faune méridionale ou description de tous les animaux vertébrés vivans et fossiles, sauvages ou domestiques qui se rencontrent toute l'année ou qui ne sont que de...

Nimes, chez l'auteur, and Montpellier, M. Lebrun, 1844. Two volumes of text and one atlas in three. 8vo (text volumes 21.5 x 13.0 cm; atlas 21.6 x 15.2 cm). 714 pp. [xxviii, 320, (2); ix, 354 (1)], 74 lithographed plates (one double-sized and double present)....

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1.500,00
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A rare French zoological monograph with the often missing atlas

Dawson, W. L. and J. H. Bowles

The birds of Washington. A complete scientific and popular account of the 372 species of birds found in the state. Illustrated by more than 300 original half-tones of...

Seattle, WA, The Occidental Publishing Co., 1909. In two volumes. Large 4to (31.5 x 24.5 cm). xv, iii, 1,012 pp.; 45 plates including two frontispieces (original photo, mounted and with printed tissue guard), and including 16 colour plates after watercolours...

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500,00
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The true first large paper edition

Milne Edwards, A. and A. Grandidier and L. Lavauden [in A. Grandidier...

Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar. XII. Histoire naturelle des oiseaux.

Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, Société d'Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, and Tananarive, Imprimerie Officielle, 1876-1937. In five volumes (texte, atlas I-III, and supplément). Uniform dark blue cloth over marbled boards. Spines with two...

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8.500,00
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A very good complete set with all the fine Keulemans plates

Nozeman, C., M. Houttuyn and J. C. Sepp

Nederlandsche vogelen; volgens hunne huishouding, aert, en eigenschappen beschreeven.

Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1770. Large oblong folio. Printed surface 31.0 x 43.3 cm. Hand-coloured copper-engraved plate of a nest of Ardea stellaris . In modern passe-partout (42.9 x 56.2 cm).

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200,00
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A fine egg and nest plate from the best Dutch bird book

Rosenius, P.

Sveriges Fåglar och fågelbon med fågelbilder utförda i Färgljustryck efter original målningar av fil. D:R Gustaf Swenander.

Lund, Gleerup, 1926-1949-[1954]. Six volumes in six. Large 4to (34.3 x 24.5 cm). Text with 807 plates (146 coloured). Publisher's uniform, limited edition brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines.

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3.800,00
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A rare, fine set with unrecorded plates

Wright, M., von, and W. von Wright, and F. von Wright and E. Lönnberg

Svenska fåglar, efter naturen och på sten ritade. Första delen. Tättingar, Gökfåglar, Hackspettfåglar, Blåkråkfåglar, Skärrfåglar, och Ugglor. Andra delen....

Stockholm, Ivar Baarsen, Forlaget Svenska Fågler, 1924-1929. In three volumes. Folio (37.3 x 27.8 cm). 940 pp. [I(1924): 9, 295; II (1929): 10, 296-546; III (1929): 16, 547-902]; 364 fine full colour plates after watercolours mostly by W. von Wright....

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750,00
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A fine set of this extremely well-illustrated work on birds