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ABBOT, J. & SMITH, J.E.
The Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia.
London, T. Bensley for J. Edwards, Cadell and Davies, and J. White, 1797. 2 volumes. Folio (405 x 315mm). pp. (8), xvi, (1), 1-98; pp. (4), 99-208,...
EUR 65,000.00

ALBIN, E.
Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, ornée de 306 Estampes, qui les représentent parfaitement au Natural... et augmentée de notes & de remarques curieuses, par W.Derham.
La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1750. 3 volumes. 4to (293 x 235mm). With 306 fine engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated spines in 6 c...
EUR 4,300.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
De Animalibus Insectis. Libri septem.
Bononiae, apud C. Ferronium, 1638. Folio (340 x 225mm). pp. (8), 767, (1), (44), with engraved title and about 700 woodcuts. Contemporary vellum, s...
EUR 4,800.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
De Animalibus Insectis. Libri septem.
Bononiae, apud C. Ferronium, 1638. Folio (352 x 223mm). pp. (14), 767, (1), (44), with engraved title and about 700 woodcuts. Contemporary vellum, ...
EUR 3,500.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
De Qvadrvpedibvs Solidipedibvs volvmen integrvm.
I.C. Vterverivs ... collegit, & recensuit. H. Tambvrinvs in lucem edidit ... Cum indice copiosissimo. Bononiae, N. Tebaldini, 1639. Folio (340 x 23...
EUR 2,500.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
De Reliquis Animalibus exanguibus libri quatuor, post mortem eius editi: Nempe de Mollibus, Crustaceis, Testaceis, et Zoophytis...
Bononiae, J.B. Ferroni, 1642. Folio (355 x 232mm). pp. (8, including one blank leaf)), 593, (29), including an engraved allegorical title and about...
EUR 3,900.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
Quadrupedum omnium bisulcorum historia ...
Bononiae, I. Baptista Ferronius, 1642. Folio (340 x 230mm). pp. (6), 1040, (12), with engraved allegorical title-page and 89 (some full-page) woodc...
EUR 3,900.00

ALDROVANDI, U.
Serpentum, et Draconum Historiae libri duo...
Bononiae, apud Clementem Ferronium, 1640. Folio (340 x 232mm). pp. (10), 427, (1), (28), with engraved frontispiece and 61 woodcuts in the text of ...
EUR 3,800.00

ANSLIJN, N.
Afbeelding der Artsenij-Gewassen, welke in de Nederlandsche Apotheek als zoodanige vermeld zijn. Naar de beste Uitlandsche Afbeeldingen geteekend en op steen gebragt.
Leyden, Du Mortier en Zoon, 1832-1838. 4 volumes bound in two. Folio (340 x 240mm). With 265 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary ha...
EUR 6,800.00

AUBLET, F.
Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise ...
Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (253 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, ...
EUR 10,000.00

AUBLET, F.
Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise ...
Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (250 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, ...
EUR 17,000.00

AUBLET, F.
Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise ...
Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (250 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, ...
EUR 15,500.00

AYLESFORD COUNTESS- BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS- (Louisa Finch, Countess of Aylesford, 1760-1832).
Two albums of original botanical watercolours. 2 volumes. Large folio (500 x 390mm), c. 1790-1820.
Comprising: GRASSES, 1 page manuscript index and 99 original watercolours mounted within watercolour borders & CLASS V. ORDER 2 TO 6, 1 page manusc...
EUR 12,000.00

BATEMAN, J.
A Second Century of Orchidaceous Plants.
Selected from the subjects published in 'Curtis' Botanical Magazine since the issue of the 'First Century'. London, L. Reeve & Co., 1867. Large-4to...
EUR 7,800.00

BAUHIN, J.
Historia novi et admirabilis fontis balneique Bollensis in Ducatu Wirtembergico ad acidulas Goepingenses... Adijciuntur plurimae figurae novae variorum fossilium, stirpium, &
insectorum, quae in & circa hunc fontem reperiuntur. Montbéliard, (J. Foillet), 1598. 4 parts in one volume, 4to (197 x 150 mm). pp. (42), 291, (...
EUR 13,000.00

BENNETT, J.W.
A selection of rare and curious Fishes found upon the coast of Ceylon. From drawings made in that island and coloured from life.
London, printed for the Author, 1851. 4to (296 x 240mm). pp. viii, with 30 splendidly hand-colouredengraved plates all heightened with gum arabic e...
EUR 5,800.00

BERINGER, J.B.A.
Lithographiae Wirceburgensis, ducentis lapidum figuratorum, a potiori insectiformium, prodigiosis imaginibus exornatae specimen primum.
Wirceburgi, apud P.W. Fuggart, 1726. Folio (310 x 200mm). pp. (12), 96 (recte 98), with engraved frontispiece and 21 engraved plates. Contemporary ...
EUR 10,000.00

BETTONI, E.
Storia naturale degli Uccelli che nidificano in Lombardia, ad illustrazione della raccolta ornitologica dei fratelli Ercole ed Ernesto Turati. Con tavole litografate e colorate prese dal vero da O. Dressler.
Milano, coi tipi del Pio Istituto del Patronato, 1865-1868. 2 volumes. Large folio (443 x 314mm). With a chromo-lithographed frontispiece and 120 c...
EUR 22,000.00

BLAAUW, F.E.
A Monograph of the Cranes. Illustrated by 22 coloured plates (the greater number drawn under the immediate superintendence of the late Dr. G.F. Westerman) by Heinrich Leutemann and J.G. Keulemans
Leiden/ London, E.J. Brill/ R.H. Porter, 1897. Folio (450 x 360mm). pp. viii, 64, with 22 chromo-lithographed plates. Recent green half morocco, sp...
EUR 6,500.00

BLACKWELL, E.
Herbarium Blackwellianum.
Vermehrtes und verbessertes Blackwellisches Kräuter-Buch das ist Elisabeth Blackwell Sammlung der Gewächse die zum Arzney-Gebrauch in den Apothecke...
EUR 48,000.00

BLEEKER
Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises. Publié sous les auspices du Gouvernement Colonial Néêrlandais.
Amsterdam, F. Muller, 1862-1865. Volumes 1-5 (of 9) volumes. Folio (450 x 295 mm). With 240 plates of which 238 superbly chromo-lithographed. Later...
EUR 14,000.00

BLUME, C.L.
Collection des Orchidées les plus remarquables de l'Archipel Indien et du Japon.
Ouvrage dédié à sa Majesté Guillaume I Roi de Wurtemberg. Amsterdam, C.G. Sulpke, 1858. Folio (454 x 290mm). pp. (6), vi, 190, with hand-coloured l...
EUR 10,000.00

BLUME, C.L.
Flora Javae et insularum adjacentium nova series. Tomus primus: ORCHIDEAE.
Leiden, by the author/ Amsterdam, Sulpke, 1858. Folio (425 x 265mm). pp.(8), vi, 162, with a frontispiece portrait of Blume and 70 lithographed pla...
EUR 5,500.00

BLUME, C.L.
Flora Javae nec non insularum adjacentium ... adjutore J.B. Fischer.
Bruxellis, J. Frank, 1828 (-1851). 10 parts, preserved in 4 folding boxes. Folio (448 x 285mm). With 1 frontispiece and 238 lithographed plates of ...
EUR 18,500.00

BOCK, H.
De Stirpium, maxime earum, quae in Germania nostra nascuntur... His accesserunt a fronte praefationes duae: altera D. Conradi Gesneri... rei herbariae scriptorum, qui in huncusque; diem
scripserunt, catalogum complectens: altera ipsius Authoris, herbariae cognitiones laudes... Adiectus est Benedicti Textoris Segusiana de stirpium d...
EUR 14,000.00

BONAPARTE, C.L.J.L.
(Prince of Canino). Iconografia della Fauna Italica per le quattro classi degli animali vertebrati.
Mammiferi e Uccelli, Anfibi, Pesci. Roma, Tipografia Salviucci, 1832-1841. 3 volumes. Folio (378 x 270mm). pp. (1104), with 180 very fine hand-colo...
EUR 28,000.00

BORN, I. VON.
Testacea Musei Caesarei Vindobonensis.
Vienna, J.P. Kraus, 1780. Large folio (485 x 295mm). pp. xxxv, 442, (18), with 1 engraved title-vignette, 11 engraved vignettes, 18 handcoloured en...
EUR 12,000.00

BOURGUIGNAT, J.R.
Malacologie de l'Algérie, ou histoire naturelle des animaux Mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles, recueillis jusqu'à ce jour dans nos possessions du Nord de l'Afrique.
Paris, Challamel ainé, (1863-) 1864. 2 volumes. Folio (362 x 270mm). pp. xii, 294; 380 with 58 (10 fully or partly hand-coloured) lithographed plat...
EUR 7,500.00

BOUSSUET, F.
De Natvra Aquatilivm Carmen.
In vniuersam Gvlielmi Rondeletii ... quam de Piscibus marinis scripsit historiam: Cum viuis eorum imagnibus, Opusculu nunc primum in luce emissum. ...
EUR 7,500.00

BROWN, T.
Illustrations of the Game Birds of North America Chiefly the size of Nature.
Edinburgh, Frazer & Co.; Dublin, William Curry Jnr. & Co.; Glasgow, John Smith & Son; London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1834. Folio (546 x 410mm). With ...
EUR 38,000.00

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

BRUNFELS, O.
Herbarium Vivae Eicones ad naturae imitationem ...
Strassburg, J. Schott, 1532. [with:] Novi Herbarii Tomvs II. Strassburg, J. Schott, 1536. Folio (320 x 205mm). pp. (viii), 266, (66, including fina...
EUR 18,000.00

BRY, J.T. DE.
Anthologia Meriana CXV. continens plantarum, florum maxime, egregie sculptas tabulas, addito indice, in quo tum antiquiora illarum, tum etiam Linnaeana occurrunt nomina. Editio nova.
Francofurti et Lipsaie, apud Joann. Georg. Fleischer, 1776. Folio (353 x 227mm). pp. 6, with 115 (4folded) engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, sp...
EUR 35,000.00

BUFFON, (G.L.L.).
Histoire Naturelle, générale et partriculière.
Aux Deux-Ponts, chez Sanson & Compagnie, 1785-1791. 54 volumes. 8vo (180 x 110mm). With one engraved portrait, 4 engraved maps and 324 engraved pla...
EUR 9,800.00

BULLIARD, P.
Herbier de la France, ou Collection complette des Plantes Indigènes de ce Royaume; avec leurs détails anatomiques, leurs propriétés, et leurs usages en Médecine.
Paris, chez l'Auteur, Didot Jeune..., 1780-(1793). 15 volumes. Folio (345 x 255mm). With 1 colour-printed frontispiece and 602 colour-printed engr...
EUR 15,000.00

BUONANNI, F.
Recreatio Mentis et Oculi in observatione Animalium Testaceorum curiosis naturae inspectoribus ... nunc denuò ab eodem Latine oblata, centum additis Testaceorum Iconibus ...
Romae, Typographia Varesii, 1684. 4to (220 x 160 mm). 2 parts (in one volume). pp. (16), 270, (10),with engraved frontispiece, 7 engraved plates to...
EUR 5,000.00

CANDOLLE, A.P. DE.
Icones Plantarum Galliae Rariorum nempè incertarum aut nondum delineatarum. Fasciculus I, cum tabulis 50 aeneis.
Paris, (H. Agasse & Bernard), 1808. Folio (360 x 272mm). pp. viii, 16 with 50 engraved plates by Turpin (some by Poiteau) and engraved by Plée and ...
EUR 1,800.00

CARNIOLA (KRAIN)- FLOWERS OF CARNIOLA. BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS
A collection of watercolours of local flora made for presentation to Franz Joseph I, to celebrate 600 years of Habsburg rule of Carniola.
Folio (550 x 390mm). 30 sheets of original watercolours by ? A. Guaiz, the first with the arms of the Duchy of Carniola (Krain) surmounted by the i...
EUR 18,000.00

CARRICHTER, B.
Horn des heyls menschlicher blödigkeit. Oder Kreütterbuch darinn die Kreütter des Teutschen lands ausz dem Liecht der Natur nach rechter art der himmelischen einfliessungen beschiben. Durch Philomusum Anonymum...
Strassburg, C. Müller, 1576. Folio (305 x 195mm). ff. (14, one blank), 188, (13), with 58 contemporary hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary limp ve...
EUR 15,000.00

CHARPENTIER, T. DE.
Libellulinae Europaeae descriptae ac depictae.
Lipsiae, Leopold Voss, 1840. Large-4to (315 x 235mm). pp. (4), 180, with 48 lithographed plates of which 46 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary ...
EUR 5,800.00

CHARPENTIER, T. DE.
Orthoptera descripta et depicta. Cum tabulis LX coloratis.
Lipsiae, L. Voss, 1841-1845. Large-4to (290 x 225mm). pp. iv, (124), with 60 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary green half morocco, sp...
EUR 5,800.00

CHIAIE, S. DELLE.
Hydrophytologiae Regni Neapolitani. Algarum Regni Neapolis descriptiones et Icones.
Neapoli, ex Typographia Cataneo et Fernandes, 1829. Folio (408 x 255mm). pp. (2), 16, 11, (1), withhand-coloured engraved title, and 100 hand-colou...
EUR 4,500.00

CHINA- TEA CULTURE AND CULTIVATION.
A collection of 12 finely executed Chinese original drawings on rice paper around 1850.
All drawings are framed and glazed. The drawings (200 x 320mm) are superbly executed and exceptionally colourful and show the various stages of pic...
EUR 5,800.00

CIRILLO, D.
Plantarum Rariorum Regni Neapolitani Fasciculus Primus.
Neapoli 1788. Folio (375 x 245mm). pp. xxxix, (i), with woodcut vignette on title and 12 fine handcoloured engraved plates drawn by the author. Rec...
EUR 3,900.00

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

COSTA, O.G & COSTA, A.
Fauna del regno di Napoli, ossia enumerazione di tutti gli animali…
Napoli, Tramater, (1829) 1832-1859. 11 volumes. 4to (270 x 220mm). With 377 mostly hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half vellum, gilt ornamente...
EUR 39,000.00

CRAMER, P. & STOLL, C.
Papillons exotiques des trois parties du monde l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amerique/ De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie werelddeelen Asie, Africa en America.
Amsterdam, S.J. Baalde/ N.T. Gravius, 1779-1791. 4 volumes & supplement (bound in 5). Large-4to (287 x 225mm). With 3 (2 handcoloured) engraved fro...
EUR 38,000.00

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

CURTIS, W.
The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden displayed: in which the most ornamental foreign plants, cultivated in the open ground, the green-house, and the stove, are accurately represented in their natural colours...
London, S. Couchman, 1793-1814. 40 volumes, bound in 20. 8vo (235 x 140mm). With 1684 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform red ...
EUR 20,000.00

CURTUS, F.
Ad vivium exprimebat.
Bologna, Guiseppe Longhi and Franciscus Curtus, c.1644. Small folio (275 x 200mm). With engraved title within a garland of flowers and ribbons, 31 ...
EUR 18,000.00

CUVIER, G. & VALENCIENNES, A.
Histoire Naturelle des Poissons.
Paris, F.G. Levrault, 1828-1849. 22 volumes. 4to (254 x 210mm). With 657 (70 plain) beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Later blue cloth, gil...
EUR 9,000.00

CUVIER, G.
Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux.
Paris, Fortin, Masson et Cie, (1836-1849). 20 volumes (10 text-volumes & 10 atlas-volumes). Royal-8vo (269 x 188mm). With 993 engraved plates, apar...
EUR 10,000.00

DALECHAMPS, J.
Histoire générale des plantes, contenant XVIII livres également départis en deux tomes: Tirée de l'exemplaire latin de la bibliothèque de M. Jacques Dalechamps, puis faite françoise par M. Jean Des Moulins... Dernière édition corrigée...
Lyon, P. Borde, L. Arnaud & C. Rigaud. 1653. 2 volumes. Folio (360 x 235mm). pp. (8), 960, (36); (120), 758, (30), with 2752 woodcuts. Contemporar...
EUR 4,900.00

DANCKERTS, J.
Livres de Fleurs.
Amsterdam, c. 1680. Oblong small folio (350 x 190mm). Engraved title within a garland of flowers arranged on a pillar, and 9 engraved plates of bou...
EUR 15,000.00

DECAISNE, J.
Le Jardin Fruitier du Muséum ou iconographie de toutes les espèces et variétés d'arbres fruitier cultivés dans cet établissement, avec leur description, leur histoire, leur synonymie.
Paris, F. Didot, 1862-1875. 9 volumes. Folio (295 x 212mm). With 508 (almost all) colour-printed engraved- or chromolithographed plates finished by...
EUR 14,000.00

DEJEAN, P.F. & BOISDUVAL, J.A.
Iconographie et histoire naturelle des Coléoptères d'Europe.
Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1829-1836 (-1838). 5 volumes. 8vo (230 x 150mm). pp. xiv, 400; 407, (1); 326; 486; 415, (1), with 270 handcoloured engrave...
EUR 3,500.00

DEJEAN, P.F. & BOISDUVAL, J.A.
Iconographie et Histoire Naturelle des Coléoptères d'Europe.
Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1829-1836 (-1838). 5 volumes. 8vo (222 x 140mm). pp. xiv, 400; 407; 326; 486; 415, (i), with 270 beautifully handcoloured ...
EUR 5,000.00

DELAFLEUR,N.G.
[Florilegium], Nicolaus Guillelmus a florae Lotharingus. Fecit Romae 1638.
[Paris], Pierre Mariette, 1638. Small oblong 4to (190 x 290mm). Engraved throughout, title-portraitwithin border of flowers, 12 plates of flowers, ...
EUR 10,000.00

DEMIDOFF, A.
Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie, exécuté en 1837 ... dédié à S.M. Nicolas Ier, Empereur de toutes les Russes: ATLASD'HISTOIRE NATURELLE.
Paris, E. Bourdin, 1842. Folio (435 x 280mm). With 95 engraved plates (including 4 folded maps), ofwhich 84 beautifully hand-coloured. Contemporary...
EUR 25,000.00

DESMAREST, A.G.
Histoire Naturelle des Tangaras, des Manakins et des Todiers.
Paris, Garnery/ Delachaussée, An XII (1805-1807). Large-Folio (535 x 342mm). With 72 colour-printedengraved plates finished by hand. Contemporary g...
EUR 15,000.00

DILLENIUS, J.J.
Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum icones et nomina Joh. Jac. Dillenio, M.D. descriptarum Elthami in Cantio, in Horto... Jacobi Sherard... additis denominationibus Linnaeanis.
Lugduni Batavorum, C. Haak, 1774. 2 volumes (bound in one). Folio (404 x 260mm). Leaves (6); 1, with 325 etched plates. New full mottled calf, spin...
EUR 13,000.00

DODONAEUS, R.
Florum, et Coronariarum Odoratarumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Altera editio.
Antwerp, C. Plantin, 1569. 8vo (157 x 107mm). pp. 311, (9), with Plantin's device on title and 109 mostly full-page woodcuts by Arnaud Nicolai and ...
EUR 5,500.00

DODONAEUS, R.
Florum, et Coronariarum Odoratarumque nonnullarum herbarum historia. Altera editio.
Antwerp, C. Plantin, 1569. 8vo (165 x 107mm). pp. 311, (9), with Plantin's device on title and 109 mostly full-page woodcuts by Arnaud Nicolai and ...
EUR 3,500.00

DODONAEUS, R.
Stirpium Historia pemptades sex, sive libri XXX ...
Antverpiae, ex Officina Plantiniana, apud B. & I. Moretos, 1616. Folio (346 x 230mm). pp. (16), 872, (66), with fine engraved title and 1341 woodcu...
EUR 5,500.00

DONOVAN, E.
Natural History of the Insects of India, containing upwards of two hundred and twenty figures and descriptions.
A new edition by J.O. Westwood. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1842. 4to (300 x 240mm). pp. vi, 102, with 58 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporar...
EUR 6,000.00

DONOVAN, E.
Natural History of the Insects of India, containing upwards of two hundred and twenty figures and descriptions.
A new edition by J.O. Westwood. London, Henry G. Bohn, 1842. 4to (300 x 240mm). pp. vi, 102, with 58 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporar...
EUR 7,000.00

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

DOUBLEDAY, E. & WESTWOOD, J.O.
The genera of Diurnal Lepidoptera: comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habits and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus.
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846-1852. 2 volumes. Folio (375 x 270mm). pp. xi, (1), 1-250; (2), 251- 534, with 86 lithographed pla...
EUR 19,000.00

DRESSER, H.E.
A history of the birds of Europe, including all the species inhabiting the western palaearctic region.
London, published by the author, 1871-1896. 9 volumes (including the supplement). Large-4to (320 x 250mm). With 723 (721 handcoloured) lithographic...
EUR 20,000.00

DRESSER, H.E.
A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the family of the Rollers.
Farnborough, published by the author, 1893. Folio (370 x 285mm). pp. xx, 111, with 27 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates after and by J.G. Keul...
EUR 8,900.00

DRESSER, H.E.
A monograph of the Meropidae, or family of the bee-eaters.
London, published by the author, 1884-1886. Folio (380 x 280mm). pp. xix, (1), 1-40, 40a, 40b, 41-144, with 34 hand-coloured lithographs by J.G. Ke...
EUR 15,000.00

DRURY, D.
Illustrations of exotic Entomology, containing upwards of six hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of foreign insects, interspersed with remarks and reflections on their nature and properties.
A new edition ... by J.O. Westwood. London, H.G. Bohn, 1837. 3 volumes. 4to (285 x 225 mm). With 150 handcoloured engraved plates and 1 plain engra...
EUR 7,200.00

DRURY, D.
Illustrations of exotic Entomology, containing upwards of six hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of foreign insects, interspersed with remarks and reflections on their nature and properties.
A new edition ... by J.O. Westwood. London, H.G. Bohn, 1837. 3 volumes. 4to (280 x 225 mm). With 150 handcoloured engraved plates and 1 plain engra...
EUR 6,000.00

DUBOIS, C.F. & DUBOIS, A. (Fils).
Les Oiseaux de l'Europe.
Bruxelles, Leipzig, Gand, C. Muquardt, 1868-1872. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (18 x 27cm.). With 1 photo-frontispiece of C.F. Dubois and 321 handcoloured ...
EUR 8,200.00

DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, H.L. & DE LA MARRE, L.H.
Traité Général des Pesches, et histoire des Poissons qu'elles fournissent, tant pour la subsistance des hommes, que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce.
Paris, Saillant & Nyon/ Desaint, 1769-1782. 4 volumes bound in 12. Folio (445 x 290mm). With 250 folding engraved plates. Later half calf, gilt orn...
EUR 29,000.00

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.
Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont d'Urville: ATLAS HISTORIQUE.
Paris, J.Tastu, 1833. 2 volumes. Folio (525 x 345mm). With 239 lithographed plates of which 62 hand-coloured 8 (6 double-page) maps of which one co...
EUR 25,000.00

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.
Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont d'Urville: ATLAS ZOOLOGIQUE,
par J.C.R. Quoy et J.P. Gaimard. Paris, J. Tastu, 1833. Large-folio (525 x 345mm). With 192 (185 fine colour-printed and beautifully hand-finished)...
EUR 16,000.00

DUPERREY, L.I.
Voyage autour du monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de Sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. ZOOLOGIE par Lesson et Garnot.
Paris, A. Bertrand, 1826-1830. 4 text volumes (bound in 2). Large 4to (295 x 225mm) and 1 folio atlas (492 x 315mm), with 157 (2 plain) beautifully...
EUR 15,000.00

DURET, C.
Histoire admirable des plantes et herbes esmerveillable & miraculeuses en nature: mesmes d'aucunes qui sont vrays Zoophytes, ou Plant-animales, Plantes & Animaux tout ensemble,
pour avoir vie vegetative, sensitive & animale: Avec leurs Portraicts au naturel, selon les histoires, descriptions, voyages, & navigations des anc...
EUR 10,000.00

EERELMAN, O & QUADEKKER, E.A.L.
Paardenrassen. Kunstalbum van een en veertig afbeeldingen naar schilderijen van Otto Eerelman. Met beschrijvingen door E.A.L. Quadekker.
Zutphen, Schillemans & Van Belkum, (1898). Large folio (620 x 470mm). With 41 chromo-lithographed plates of horses and accompanying letterpress te...
EUR 17,000.00

EHRENBERG, C.G.
Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen.
Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. Leipzig, L. Voss, 1838. 2 volumes (text & atlas). Folio (457 x 335mm). pp. xviii, (4), 547, (1...
EUR 6,000.00

EHRENBERG, C.G.
[Symbolae Physicae, seu icones et descriptiones corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum, quae ex itinere per Libyam, Aegyptum, Nubiam, Dongolam, Syriam, Arabiam et Habessiniam ...]. Berlin 1828-1900.
2 original drawings of Antilopes of the above work titled 'Antilope Dama' [by F. Bürde]. The first plate measures 310 x 450mm and is an ink wash dr...
EUR 3,900.00

ENCYCLOPÉDIE MÉTHODIQUE. HISTOIRE NATURELLE:
INSECTES.
Paris, Panckoucke/ H. Agasse/ Veuve Agasse, 1789-(1832). 7 text volumes & 1 atlas. 4to (260 x 205mm). pp. (4), ccclxxiii, 331; (4), 793; (4), 704; ...
EUR 6,500.00

ENDLER, (F.G.) & SCHOLZ, (F.G.).
Der Naturfreund oder Beiträge zur Schlesischen Naturgeschichte.
Breslau, C.F. Barth/ A. Holäufer, 1809-1824. 4to (212 x 185mm). 11 volumes (bound in 7). With 572 beautifully handcoloured engraved plates and 1 pl...
EUR 8,000.00

ES, N.J.A.P.H. VAN.
De hippische sport en het Korps Rijdende Artillerie 1793-1908, I: DE VALKERIJ. Met illustratiën van Hoynck van Papendrecht, Krabbé, Staring en van Es en ornamentatie van Colenbrander en Roskam.
Arnhem, Coers & Roest - G.J. Thieme, (1908). Folio (370 x 290mm). pp. (16), 172, (18), with 45 plates of which 34 beautifully handcoloured, many of...
EUR 9,000.00

ES, N.J.A.P.H. VAN.
De hippische sport en het Korps Rijdende Artillerie 1793-1908, I: DE VALKERIJ. Met illustratiën van Hoynck van Papendrecht, Krabbé, Staring en van Es en ornamentatie van Colenbrander en Roskam.
Arnhem, Coers & Roest - G.J. Thieme, (1908). Folio (370 x 290mm). pp. (16), 172, (18), with 45 plates of which 34 beautifully handcoloured, many of...
EUR 9,000.00

ESPER, E.J.C. & TOUSSAINT VON CHARPENTIER.
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen von Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper. Herausgegeben mit Zusätzen von Toussaint von Charpentier. EuropäischeGattungen.
Leipzig, T.O. Weigel, (1829-1839). 7 volumes (5 volumes of text and 4 supplements bound in 5 & 2 volumes of plates in portfolio). 4to (270 x 215mm...
EUR 17,000.00

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