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Cranwell, T.

New Zealand ferns. Prepared and mounted by T. Cranwell.

Auckland (Parnell), T. Cranwell, no date [before 1877]. Small folio 27.0 x 21.6 cm). 30 sheets with mounted ferns, each with a small, mounted label with the Latin name. Original leather spine and carved wood-panels. Marbled endpapers. Contained in recent...

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1.750,00
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A very rare, large format, dried fern album with wooden panels

Hochstetter, [C. G.] F. [Ritter] von

Reise der oesterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Geologischer Theil....

Wien, Karl Gerold's Sohn, 1864-1865. In two volumes. 4to (31.0 x 24.2 cm). Volume 1 (1864): Half-title and title page; tissue-guarded frontispiece; xlvii, 274 pp.; two unnumbered chromolithographed plates (tissue-guarded); six large, folded, full-colour...

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The complete New Zealand earth sciences of a famous expedition

Hochstetter, F. von and A. Petermann.

The geology of New Zealand: in explanation of the geographical and topographical atlas of New Zealand by Dr. F. Von Hochstetter and Dr. A. Petermann, from the Scientific...

Auckland, T. Delattre, 1864. 8vo (21.0 x 13.6 cm). Title page, 113 pp. Original grained red cloth with gilt title on the front board.

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Rare early geological work on New Zealand

Hooker, J. D.

Handbook of the New Zealand flora: a systematic description of the native plants of New Zealand and the Chatham, Kermadec's, Lord Auckland's, Campbell's, and...

London, Lovell Reeve, 1867. Thick 8vo (22.0 x 14.0 cm). 15, lxviii, 798 pp. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine and gilt vignette on the front board.

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A very good copy of the first flora of New Zealand

Jäger, G. [E.]

Bericht über ein fast vollständiges Skelet von Palapteryx ingens . Über dessen Restauration und die davon angefertigsten Gypsabgrüsse; mit einigen...

Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1863. Folio (32.5 x 24.7 cm). Title page, 12 pp., two large, mounted albumen photos (26.3 x 19.3 cm), tissue-guarded. Original printed wrappers; protective translucent sleeve.

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First fine illustrations of the extinct Giant Moa of New Zealand

Lesson, R. P.

Histoire naturelle de Buffon. Mammifères. Oiseaux. [Atlas].

Paris, Pourrat Frères, [?1833-1834]. In three volumes. 8vo (22.2 x 14.4 cm). Two title pages, two frontispiece portraits, 327 plates on 325 sheets. Uniform early 19th century embossed calf. Spines rich gilt with floral vignettes, and titles. Gilt monogram on...

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Lloyd, T.

Trevor Lloyd's sketchbooks of New Zealand.

New Zealand, ca. 1925. In two volumes. Folio (35 x 25 cm, and 36 x 33 cm). The first of white paper, with his name handwritten on the second leaf, and (68 groups of) illustrations, mostly on leaf rectos only, a few using both sides of a leaf. The second,...

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The base of the artist's fine etchings and hilarious cartoons

Phillip, A.

Arthur Phillips Reise nach der Botany-Bay, nebst Auszügen aus den Tagebüchern der neuesten Brittischen Entdecker in der Südsee.

Hamburg, Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1791. 8vo (20.4 x 11.1 cm). [xiv], viii, [9]-264 pp., one engraved portrait as a frontispiece, one engraved title vignette, eight engraved plates and one hand-coloured folded map. Contemporary mottled half calf over marbled...

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"An exceedingly important and valuable work" (Cox)

Vancouver, G.

Georg Vancouvers Reisen nach dem nördlichen Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englisch übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh....

Berlin, Voss, 1799-1800. Two volumes in two. 8vo (20.4 x 12.6 cm). Title pages to each volume, 796 pp. [(1)-386; (v)-viii, (3)-406; including half-title to second volume]. Two large double-folded aquatinted views, one very large, multi-folded engraved map....

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German translation of the results of Vancouver's important exploration of the northernmost part of the Pacific Ocean