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BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (260 x 210mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely handcoloured eng...
EUR 1,500.00

BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (265 x 215mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved hand-coloured frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely h...
EUR 2,500.00

BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (280 x 225mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely hand-coloured en...
EUR 1,200.00

BEWICK, T.
History of British Birds. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick.
Newcastle, Printed by Sol. Hodgson/ Edward Walker, 1797-1804. 2 volumes. 8vo (210 x 125mm). pp. (2), xxx, 335, (1), with 208 wood-engravings; pp. x...
EUR 5,500.00

BLACKWALL, J.
A history of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland.
London, Printed for the Ray Society, 1860-1864. 2 volumes. Folio (365 x 265mm). pp. vi, 384, with 29 handcoloured lithographed plates. Later half c...
EUR 1,300.00

BRANDER, G.
Fossilia Hantoniensia collecta, et in Musaeo Britannico deposita.
Londini 1766. 4to (270 x 215mm). pp. (2), vi, 43, with 9 engraved plates and 1 engraved title vignette. Contemporary marbled boards, later half cal...
EUR 1,800.00

BROWN, T.
Illustrations of the recent Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland, with the description and localities of all the species, marine, land, and fresh-water.
Second edition, greatly enlarged. London, Smith, Elder, and Co., (1844). Folio (315 x 255mm). pp. xiii, (1), 144, with 62 hand-coloured engraved pl...
EUR 2,500.00

CAMBRIDGE, O.P.
The spiders of Dorset, with an appendix containing short descriptions of those British species not yet found in Dorsetshire.
From the "Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club". Edited by J. Buckman. Sherborne, L.H. Ruegg, 1879. 8vo. pp. xlii, ...
EUR 450.00

COSTA, E.M. DA.
Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, the British Conchology; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain andIreland.
La Conchologie Britannique. London, printed for the Author..., 1778. 4to. pp. xii, (2), 254, viii, with 17 engraved plates. Recent half brown moroc...
EUR 1,400.00

COSTA, E.M. DA.
Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, the British Conchology; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain andIreland./ La Conchologie Britannique...
London, printed for the Author..., 1778. 4to (300 x 235mm). pp. xii, (2), 254, vii, (1) with 17 engraved hand-coloured plates. Contemporary calf, o...
EUR 1,900.00

CURTIS, W.
Flora Londinensis: containing a history of the Plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by figures of the natural size.
A new edition, enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker. London, Henry G. Bohn, [1817-]1835. 5 volumes. Large-folio (481 x 290mm). With...
EUR 20,000.00

DIXON, F.
The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex.
London, printed for the author, 1850. Large-4to. pp. xvi, 422, (1), with 1 coloured frontispiece and 44 (2 handcoloured) lithographed or engraved p...
EUR 1,300.00

DONOVAN, E.
The Natural History of British Insects; explaining them in their several states, with the periods of their transformations ... together with the history of such minute insects as require investigation by the microscope.
London, printed for the author, 1792-1813. 16 volumes, bound in 8. Royal-8vo (235 x 145mm). With 576 engraved plates of which 569 beautifully handc...
EUR 7,000.00

FORBES, E. & HANLEY, S.
A history of British Mollusca, and their shells.
London, J. van Voorst, 1853. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo. pp. lxxx, 486; viii, 557, (1); x, 616; vi, 301, (1), with 203 lithographed plates. Original clot...
EUR 1,300.00

FROHAWK, F.W.
Natural History of British Butterflies.
A complete, original, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occuring in the British Islands, together with their habits, time of...
EUR 850.00

GOULD, J.
The Birds of Great Britain.
London, Taylor and Francis by the Author, [1862] - 1873. 5 volumes. Folio (555 x 380mm). With 367 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates, many heig...
EUR 85,000.00

GREVILLE, R.K.
Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English botany.
Edinburgh, Maclachlan & Stewart, 1823-1828. 6 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 150mm). With 360 fine hand-coloured engraved plates and descriptive text. C...
EUR 4,500.00

HARVEY, W.H.
Phycologia Britannica: or a history of British Sea-Weeds, containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of Algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands.
London, Reeve and Benham, 1846-1851. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (235 x 145mm). With 360 hand-coloured plates (some double-page). Later green half morocco...
EUR 1,900.00

JARS, G.
Metallurgische Reisen zur Untersuchung und Beobachtung der vornehmsten Eisen=, Stahl=, Blech= und Steinkohlen=werke in Deutschland, Schweden, Norwegen, England, und Schottland, vom Jahr 1757 bis 1769.
Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von D.C.A. Gerhard. Berlin, C.F. Himburg, 1777-1785. 4 volumes. 8vo. pp. (32), 384; (...
EUR 1,900.00

JEFFREYS, J.G.
British Conchology, or an account of the Mollusca which now inhabit the British Isles and the surrounding seas.
London, J. van Voorst, 1862-1869. 5 volumes. 8vo. With 147 (107 handcoloured) engraved and lithographed plates. Publisher's cloth, gilt lettering o...
EUR 1,800.00

JEFFREYS, J.G.
British Conchology, or an account of the Mollusca which now inhabit the British Isles and the surrounding seas.
London, J. van Voorst, 1904-1869. 5 volumes. 8vo (195 x 125mm). pp. cxiv, 341; xiv, 465; 393; 486; 258, with 147 (107 handcoloured) engraved and li...
EUR 1,800.00

LEACH, W.E.
Malacostraca Podophthalmata Britanniae; or, descriptions of such British species of the Linnean genus Cancer as have their eyes elevated on footstalks. Illustrated with figures of all the species, by James Sowerby.
London, printed by B. Meredith, published and sold by James Sowerby, 1815. 4to (295 x 230mm). pp. (4), (96), with 47 (5 folded or double-page) hand...
EUR 4,500.00

LEWIN, W.
The Birds of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from nature; with descriptions, including the natural history of each bird. Les Oiseaux de la Grande Brétagne, rangés dans un ordre systématique....
London, J. Johnson, 1800-1796-1801. 8 volumes, bound in 4. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 1 handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 335 handcoloured engrav...
EUR 9,000.00

LEWIN, W.
The Insects of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from nature, with the natural history of each species.
Les Insects de la Grande Brétagne rangés dans un ordre systématique, gravés avec soin, et peints d'après nature. London, J. Johnson, 1795. 4to (278...
EUR 3,900.00

MARTYN, T.
The English Entomologist, exhibiting all the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different Species, the Figures which have never before been givento the Public.
The whole accurately drawn & painted after Nature, Arranged and named according to the Linnaean System. London, His Academy for Illustrating and pa...
EUR 2,200.00

MONTAGU, G.
Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, marine, land, and fresh-water, including the most minute: systematically arranged and embellished with figures.
London, J. White, 1803-1808. 3 parts (including supplement) bound in one. 4to (265 x 210mm). pp. (2), xxxvii, (3), 1-291, (1); (2), 293-606, (4); (...
EUR 2,900.00

MONTAGU, G.
Testacea Britannica ou Histoire Naturelle des Coquilles marines, fluviatiles et terrestres d'Angleterre.
Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais. Paris, A. Franck, 1846. Royal-8vo (250 x 165mm). pp. xix, 364, with 14 lithographed plates. Publisher's printed boards.
EUR 700.00

MORLEY, C.
Ichneumologia Britannica.
The Ichneumons of Great Britain. A descriptive account of the families, genera and species indigenous to the British Islands, together with notes a...
EUR 300.00

MORRIS, F.O.
A History of British Birds. Fourth edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged. With three hundred and ninety-four plates coloured by hand.
London, John C. Nimmo, 1895-97. Royal-8vo (265 x 175mm). With 394 fine hand-coloured plates. Publisher's brown cloth, covers with gilt bird ornamen...
EUR 1,200.00

MORRIS, F.O.
A History of British Birds. Second edition.
London, Bell and Daldy, 1870. 6 volumes. Royal-8vo (255 x 175 mm). With 365 fine handcoloured plates. Publisher's green gilt pictorial cloth.
EUR 950.00

PRATT, A.
The Flowering Plants. Grasses, sedges & ferns of Great Britain and their allies the club mosses, horsetails, &c. New edition revised by Edwards Step. Illustrated with three hundred and fiftheen coloured plates figuring upwards of 1500 species.
London, F. Warne & Co., 1899-1900. 4 volumes. Royal 8vo (240 x 160mm). With 319 chromo-lithographedplates and 4 plain plates of botanical details. ...
EUR 500.00

SOWERBY, J.
Coloured figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms.
London, printed by J. Davis and sold by the Author, 1797-1803, (1815). 3 volumes. Folio (320 x 200mm). With 440 hand-coloured engraved plates on 43...
EUR 18,000.00

SOWERBY, J.
English Botany; or Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth...
London, printed for the author by J. Davis, 1790-1814. 36 volumes (bound in 21, including the indexvolume). Royal-8vo (235 x 140mm). With 2592 hand...
EUR 6,500.00

STEPHENS, J.F.
Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a synopsis of indigenous insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions; with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, as far as practicable.
Haustellata (&) Mandibulata. London, Baldwin and Cradock/ Henry G.Bohn, 1828-1846. 12 volumes (including supplement). Royal-8vo (243 x 150mm). With...
EUR 3,500.00

STEPHENSON, J. & CHURCHILL, J.M.
Medical Botany: or, illustrations and descriptions of the medical plants of the London, Edinburgh and Dublin Pharmacopoeias: comprising a popular and scientific account of all those poisonous vegetables, that are indigenous to Great Britain. A new edition edited by Gilbert Burnett.
London, John Churchill, 1834-1836. 3 volumes (235 x 150mm). With 187 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half calf, gilt decorat...
EUR 3,800.00

SWEET, R.
The British Flower Garden; containing figures & descriptions of the most ornamental & curious hardy herbaceous plants, including annuals, biennials, & perennials; with their scientific and English names...
London, W. Simpkin and R. Marshall/ J. Ridgway, 1823-1838. 7 volumes (First and second series). Royal 8vo (232 x 150mm). With 712 fine hand-coloure...
EUR 11,000.00

TURTON, W.
A manual of the land and fresh-water shells of the British Islands, with figures of each of the kinds.
London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840. 8vo. pp. ix, 324, with 12 handcoloured engraved plates. Publisher's gilt cloth.
EUR 200.00

TURTON, W.
Conchylia Insularum Britanicarum.
The Shells of the British Islands, systematically arranged. London, M.A. Nattali, (1822). 4to. pp. xlvii, (1), 279, (1), with 20 handcoloured engra...
EUR 1,300.00

WALKER, F.
Insecta Britannica. Diptera.
London, Reeve and Benham, 1851-1856. 3 volumes. 8vo. pp. vi, 313, (1); vi, 297, (1); ix, 352, with 30 plates. Publisher's cloth, gilt spines.
EUR 350.00

WILKES, B.
Twelve new Designs of English Butterflies: Creatures whose Elegance and Variety of Beauty demand our Admiration ...
London, B. Wilkes, 1742. Folio (410 x 310mm). 13 hand-coloured engraved plates including the dedication. Bound up with: WILKES, B. Directions for m...
EUR 11,000.00


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