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Volta, [G. S.]

Ittiolitologia Veronese del Museo Bozziano ora annesso a quello del conte Giovambattista Gazola e di altri gabinetti di fossili Veronesi con la versione Latina.

Verona, Giuliari, 1796-1809. Folio (54.7 x 38.6 cm). lii, cccxxiii pp., 76 plates (19 double-sized, five multiple folded). Contemporary style half calf over marbled boards; spine with gilt ornaments and title.

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A magnificent work on spectacular fossil fish

Wade, H. T.

With boat and gun in the Yangtze valley (second edition) by Henling Thomas Wade (with special chapters by valued contributors).

Shanghai, Shanghai Mercury, 1910. 4to (27.9 x 21.5 cm). vi, 284 pp., eight maps and plates, numerous text figures. Contemporary - perhaps original - full cloth. Spine with gilt bands and title.

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A very detailed and nicely illustrated work

[Wall chart]

Crocodile [Very large print, framed].

Leipzig, [Leipziger Schulbilderverlag von F. E. Wachsmuth, ca. 1878]. Giant lithographed plate. Oblong. Glass-framed with plain late 20th century wooden frame. Frame size 71.0 x 92.5 cm.

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A fine early, and "unknown" Wachsmuth plate

[Wall chart]

Nursehound Shark [Very large print, framed].

Leipzig, Leipziger Schulbilderverlag von F. E. Wachsmuth, 1878. Giant lithographed plate. Glass-framed with plain late 20th century wooden frame. Frame size 71.0 x 92.5 cm.

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A fine, very large zoological plate - truly shark-sized

Wallace, A. R.

Die geographische Verbreitung der Thiere, nebst einer Studie über die Verwandtschaften des lebenden und ausgestorbenen Faunen in Ihrer Beziehung zu den früheren...

Dresden, R. v. Zahn, 1876. Two volumes. 8vo (21.3 x 13.8 cm). Double title pages (for the work, and for the two volumes); 1266 pp. [xxix, 579; viii, 658]; seven [5; 2] full-colour maps (several folded), 20 [13; 7] wood-engraved plates. Uniform half calf over...

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First German edition, pubished in the same year as the first English edition

Walton, I. [J. Crawhall, illustrator]

Izaak Walton: his wallet booke.

London, Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, 1885. 8vo (19.4 x 12.5 cm). 116 pp., numerous hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary half vellum over blue paper-covered boards. Gilt title on the spine.

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Charmingly illustrated and finely hand-coloured

Washington, M. Baron Von

Landwirtschaftliche Tafeln. XXV. Schweinezucht. Zusammengestellt und beschrieben von Max Baron v. Washington.

Wien, Anton Hartinger & Sohn, 1871. Very large, oblong folded, chromolithographed sheet (58.7 x 71.3 cm) in printed pocket (20.5 x 12 cm).

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Rare large plate on mid-19th-century hog farming

Weber, M. and L. F. de Beaufort

The fishes of the Indo-Australian archipelago I-XI. (complete).

Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1911-1962. 11 parts in 11. 8vo (23.4 x 15.9 cm). with over 5,200 pp., three portraits, 1,093 text figures. Uniform contemporary (publisher's) full cloth with gilt title on the spines and front boards.

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A nice set of the rare original edition of this most important ichthyological work

Wenzel, G. J. [= Wenzel, G. I.]

Nieuwe ontdekkingen van Gottfried Immanuel Wenzel, omtrent de spraak der dieren, volgens nieuwe ontdekkingen, op reden en ondervinding gegrond. Uit het Hoogduitsch.

Den Haage, J. C. Leeuwenstijn, [1802]. 8vo (16.1 x 10.5 cm). Title page, xvi, 196 pp. Original printed boards.

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Animal(s) talk: translated into German and then into Dutch

Wilde, [W.] O.

Die Pflanzen und Raupen Deutschlands. Versuch einer lepidopterologischen Botanik. Erster Theil. Systematische Beschreibung der Pflanzen, unter Angabe der an denselben...

Berlin, E. S. Mittler und Sohn, 1860-1861. Two volumes in one. 8vo (19.2 x 12.4 cm). xiii, 223; vii, 494 pp., ten engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum over paper covered boards, spine with red morocco label with gilt title.

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A unique, complete copy of a very rare work with several original hand-coloured drawings of caterpillars tipped in

Willis, B. (ed.)

Research in China. In three volumes and atlas. 1(1). Descriptive topography and geology; 1(2). Petrography and zoology; 2. Systematic geology; 3. The Cambrian faunas of...

Washington, DC, The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1907-1913. In five parts (four text and plate volumes, one atlas). 4to (29.8 x 24.0 cm). Text with 101 plates, including six chromolithographs of birds, and geological maps; folio atlas (52.7 x 45.0 cm)...

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A very good, complete set including the rare atlas

Wolff, J. F.

Abbildungen der Wanzen mit Beschreibungen. Erstes -Fünftes Heft. Mit einem Register über die fünf Hefte. [Complete].

Erlangen, Johann Jakob Palm, 1800-1811. Five parts in one. 4to (24.0 x 20.9 cm). [2], [2], viii, 208 pp., five title pages, 20 engraved plates of which two partly hand-coloured. Each plate has a handwritten explanatory text leaf. Early 20th century full,...

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A rare work, especially in a complete state