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Avril, P.

Reizen door verscheidene staten van Europa en Asia, als Turkyen, Persien, Armenien, het Zuider-Tartaryen, Muscovien, Poolen, beide de Pruissens en Moldavien, gedaan...

Uytrecht [Utrecht], Anthony Schouten, 1694. Near square 4to (19.8 x 15.3 cm). Engraved title page, letterpress title page with woodcut vignette, [x], 191, [vi] pp., engraved plates. Later marbled wrappers, paper label with script title on the spine.

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Rare Dutch edition with a fine, new frontispiece

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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Fine illustrations of new Chinese fish

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

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Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East

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

Camus, E. and P. Bergon and A. Camus.

Monographie des orchidées de l'Europe, de l'Afrique septentrionale, de l'Asie mineure et des provinces Russes transcaspiennes.

Paris, Jacques Lechevalier, 1908. 4to (27.2 x 21.0 cm). 484 pp., 32 lithographed plates. Cloth with gilt-titled morocco label on spine, marbled flyleaves. Original printed wrappers bound in.

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A peculiar and little-known work on orchids

Cole, R. V.

British trees, drawn and described by Rex Vivat Cole and text revised by Dorothy Kempe. Subscribers' edition with 13 proof photogravures limited to 150 copies.

London, Hutchinson, 1907. Two parts in two. Large 4to (30.3 x 23.5 cm). 723 pp., 430 reproductions of original drawings and paintings by the author including 13 proof photogravures. Uniform publisher's green buckram with gilt-titled calf spine mounted. All...

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Rare, limited "deluxe" edition with additional plates

Fischer de Waldheim, [J.] G. and E. [von] Eversmann

Entomographie de la Russie. Tome V. Lepidoptères de la Russie. I. Nymphalides.

Moscow, Société Imperiale des Naturalistes, 1851. 4to (30.5 x 24.2 cm). Half title, title page, dedication page; ii, 151 pp., 16 finely engraved plates, all hand-coloured and occasionally heightened with Gum Arabic. Original printed wrappers.

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Final part of the most beautiful work on Russian entomology and one of the greatest rarities in entomology

Fouquier, M. and A. Duchêne

Des divers styles de jardins. Modèles de grandes et petites résidences. Sur l'art décoratif des Jardins. Jardins Européens et jardins orientaux.

Paris, Emile Paul, 1914. Large 4to (31.3 x 24.3 cm). Title in red and black; [vi], 216, [i] pp., one fine frontispiece showing King Louis XIV with De Louvois and Le Nôtre, in Versailles in 1690 by E. Allegrain. Numerous fine phototypes. Original full cloth...

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Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I. and F. Cuvier

Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Ours - Bears - Bären.

Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1842. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). Ten plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.

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From the largest and finest series of illustrations of mammals ever published

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I. and F. Cuvier

Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Écureuils - Squirrels - Hörnchen.

Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1842. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). 15 hand-coloured lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.

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From the largest and most influential publication on mammals: the fine large plates of totally cute Squirrels

Guettard, J. E.

Histoire de l'Academie Royale des sciences, Année MDCCLI [1751], avec les mémoires de mathématique & de physique, pour la même année. Tirés des registres de...

Paris, l'Imprimerie Royale, 1755. 4to (25.1 x 18.9 cm). 738 [202, 536] pp, 23 mostly large, folded plates. Contemporary full tree-calf. Spine with five raised bands, gilt title and gilt vignettes. Marbled endpapers. Red edges.

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The very FIRST mineralogical/geological map of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East

Lashkarev, A. Y.

Illustrirovannaya klassifikashya glavnishikh sortov Lugovikh Trav. S kratkim opisaniem kazhdoi travy v otdel`nosti. [Illustrated classification of the main cultivated...

St. Petersburg, Department of State Papers, 1898. Folio (33.8 x 25.5 cm). half title and title page in red and black; [iii], xi pp.; 108 coloured chromolithographed plates, each accompanied by one or more explanatory text leaves. Contemporary diced Russia...

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A rare, large, finely illustrated atlas