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BUTLER, A.G.
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of New Zealand.
London, E.W. Janson, 1874. 4to. pp. 25, with 3 lithographed plates. Original half cloth, printed boards.
EUR 250.00

BUTLER, A.G.
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum.
London, Printed by order of the Trustees, 1877-1893. 9 volumes. 4to (320 x 250mm). With 176 beautifully handcoloured lithographed plates, and descr...
EUR 3,000.00

CANTENER, L.P.
Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères Rhopalocères ou Papillons Diurnes, des départemens des Haut et Bas Rhin, de la Moselle, de la Meurthe et des Vosges.
Paris, Roret/ Levrault, 1834. 8vo (210 x 125mm). pp. 166, with 39 lithographed plates. Contemporaryred half calf, gilt ornamented and lettered spine.
EUR 550.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

FISCHER DE WALDHEIM, J.G.
Entomographia Imperii Russici./ Entomographie de la Russie.
Moscou, Société Impériale des Naturalistes/ Imprimerie Semen, 1820-1828. Volumes I-III (of 5). 4to (260 x 210mm). With 4 hand-coloured engraved fro...
EUR 7,500.00

FREYER, C.F.
Neuere Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde mit Abbildungen nach der Natur.
Augsburg, beim Verfasser/ in Kommission bei der C. Kollmann'schen Buchhandlung/ in Kommission bei der Matth. Rieger'schen Buchhandlung, (1827) 1833...
EUR 23,000.00

GAY, C.
Historia fisica y politica de Chile: ATLAS ZOOLOGIA.
Paris, Thunot, 1854. Folio (360 x 285mm). With 133 (of 135) engraved or lithographed plates. Recentbrown half calf, gilt lettered spine.
EUR 2,900.00

GAY, C.
Historia fisica y politica de Chile: ATLAS ZOOLOGIA.
Paris, en casa del autor/ Chile, en el Museo de Historia Natural de Santiago, (1848). Folio (370 x 290mm). With 135 engraved or lithographed plates...
EUR 8,500.00

GODART, J.B.
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France.
Tome troisième: DIURNES. Crépusculaires. Paris, Crevot, 1822. 8vo. pp. (4), 192, with 12 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth, spi...
EUR 250.00

GODART, J.B.
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France.
Tome troisième: DIURNES. Crépusculaires. Paris, Crevot, 1822. 8vo. pp. (4), 192, with 12 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half cloth, spi...
EUR 200.00

GODMAN, F. DU CANE & SALVIN, O.
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta: LEPIDOPTERA-RHOPALOCERA.
London 1879-1901. 3 volumes. 4to (305 x 245 mm). pp. xl, 487; 782, with 113 lithographed plates. Contemporay blue cloth, gilt lettered spines.
EUR 1,500.00

GOEDAERT, J.
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes selon leurs differentes Metamorphoses,
La Haye, Adrien Moetiens, (1700). 3 volumes. 8vo (155 x 90mm). pp. (16), 238, with engraved frontispiece portrait and 1 engraved title-page and 79 ...
EUR 1,000.00

GRAY, G.R.
Descriptions and Figures of some new Lepidopterous Insects chiefly from Nepal.
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 8vo (215 x 135mm). pp. 16, with 16 engraved plates of which 14 beautifully handcoloured. Contemp...
EUR 750.00

GROSE SMITH, H. & KIRBY, W.F.
Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies.
London, Gurney & Jackson, 1887-1902. 3 volumes. Large-4to (284 x 220mm). With 180 hand-coloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Contempor...
EUR 9,500.00

HARRIS, M.
L'Aurelien: ou histoire naturelle des Chenilles, Chrysalides, Phalenes et Papillons Anglois;
avec les plantes dont ils se nourissent; et le detail exact de leurs differents changemens, des endroits qu'ils frequentent dans l'etat ailé, et de...
EUR 20,000.00

HEEGER, E.
Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde oder Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer Sicilianischer Schmetterlinge.
Wien, J.P. Sollinger, 1838. 4to (280 x 220mm). pp. 7, with 1 hand-coloured lithographed plate. Publisher's printed wrappers.
EUR 500.00

HEWITSON, W.C. & MOORE, F.
Descriptions of New Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the collection of the late Mr.
W.S. Atkinson. Rhopalocera by Hewitson (&) Heterocera by Moore. With an introduction by A. Grote. Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1879-1888. 3...
EUR 600.00

[HOEFNAGEL, J.] SADELER, J.
[Archetypa Studiaque Patris Georgio Hoefnagelii]. Venetiis, aput Iust. Sadeler, circa 1614.
A suite of 38 engravings (145 x 210mm) after Hoefnagel's 'Archetypa'. Old boards.
EUR 12,000.00

HÜBNER, J.
Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge (Lepidoptera Exotica). New English fac-simile edition. Edited by P. Wystsman and with additional text by W.F. Kirby.
Brussels, V. Verteneuil & L. Desmet, 1894-1897. 3 volumes. Large-4to (310 x 242mm). pp.(12), (8), (8),172, with 491handcoloured lithographed plates...
EUR 12,000.00

LABRAM, J.D.
Insekten der Schweiz, die vorzüglichsten Gattungen je durch eine Art bildlich dargestellt von J. D. Labram. Nach Anleitung und mit Text von Dr. Ludwig Imhoff.
Basel, bei den Verfassern und in Commission bei C. F. Spittler, 1836-42. 6 volumes bound in 3. 8vo (170 x 107mm). With 436 (of 454) handcoloured li...
EUR 3,500.00

LAPLACE, C.P.T.
Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de Chine exécuté sur la Corvette 'La Favorite' pendant les années 1830-32. (ENTOMOLOGIE).
Paris, A. Bertrand, 1839. 8vo (210 x 145mm). Recent half calf, spine with gilt lettered label.
EUR 2,500.00

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

LUCAS, H.
Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères d'Europe, ouvrage orné de près de 400 figures, peintes d'après nature par A. Noel.
Paris, Paquet/ L. Debure, 1834. 8vo (245 x 155mm). pp. (4), 216, with 1 handcoloured engraved half-title and 80 fine handcoloured engraved plates. ...
EUR 950.00

LUCAS, H.
Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères d'Europe, ouvrage orné de près de 400 figures, peintes d'après nature par A. Noel.
Paris, Paquet/ L. Debure, 1834. 8vo (225 x 135mm). pp. (4), 216, with 80 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf (joints splitti...
EUR 700.00

LUCAS, H.
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères d'Europe.
Ouvrage orné de près de 400 figures peintes d'après nature par A. Noel et gravées sur acier par Pauquet. Paris, L. de Bure, 1845. Royal-8vo (230 x ...
EUR 1,000.00

LUCAS, H.
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères exotiques. Ouvrage orné de 200 figures peintes d'après nature par Pauquet et gravées sur acier.
Paris, Pauquet/ L. Debure, 1835. Royal-8vo (225 x 140mm). pp. (4), 156, with 80 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt orname...
EUR 1,700.00

MÉNÉTRIÉS, E.
Enumeratio Corporum Animalium Musei Imperialis Academiae Scientiarum Petropolitanae. Classis Insectorum ordo Lepidopterorum.
Petropoli, Typis Acad. Scient. Imp., 1855-1863. 3 parts (bound in one). Royal-8vo (228 x 155mm). pp. xv, (1 blank), 97, (1 blank), (4); vi, (4), 67...
EUR 3,500.00

NEUSTÄDT, A. & KORNATZKI, E. VON.
Abbildung und Beschreibung der Schmetterlinge Schlesiens in systematischer Ordnung.
Erster Theil. FALTER ODER TAGSCHMETTERLINGE. Breslau, A. Neustädt, 1842. 4to. pp. (2), viii, 82, with 42 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contempo...
EUR 1,350.00

OBERTHUER, C.
Etudes de Lépidoptérologie comparée, Fasc.
XIbis: OBERTHUER, C., HOULBERT, C. & DODD, F.P. Contributions à l'étude des Grands Lépidoptères d'Australie (Genres Coscinocera et Xyleutes). Renne...
EUR 250.00

PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS, A.M.F.J.
Insectes recueillis en Afrique et en Amérique, dans les Royaumes d'Oware et de Benin, à Saint-Domingue et dans les États-Unis, pendant les années 1786-1797.
Paris, Levrault, An XIII-1805 (-21). Large Folio (460 x 305mm). pp. (4), xvi, 276, with 90 fine colour-printed engraved plates with delicate hand ...
EUR 22,000.00

PANZER, G.W.F. & GEYER, C.
Faunae Insectorum Germanicae Initia oder Deutschlands Insecten.
Nürnberg, in der Felseckerschen Buchhandlung, 1793-1813. 110 parts, loose in old wrappers and preserved in 9 boxes. Oblong small-8vo (125 x 95mm). ...
EUR 19,000.00

RAMBUR, P.
Catalogue systématique des Lépidoptères de l'Andalouse.
Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1858. Royal-8vo. pp. (4), 412, ix, (3), with 22 handcoloured engraved plates. Recent cloth, spine with gilt lettered label.
EUR 1,000.00

ROESEL VON ROSENHOF, A.J.
Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung ...
Nürnberg, Raspischen Buchhandlung/ J.J. Fleischmann/ C.F.C. Kleemann, (1746-1761). 4 volumes. 4to (212 x 168mm). With 1 engraved portrait of Roesel...
EUR 12,000.00

ROESEL VON ROSENHOF, A.J.
Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung ...
Nürnberg, bey den Röselischen Erben/ J.J. Fleischmann/ zu finden bey dem Verfasser, (1755-1761). 4 volumes. 4to (197 x 165mm). With 1 engraved port...
EUR 8,200.00

ROESEL VON ROSENHOF, A.J.
Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung ...
Nürnberg, Raspischen Buchhandlung/ J.J. Fleischmann/ C.F.C. Kleemann, 1746-1761. 8 volumes (4 text-& 4 atlas volumes). 4to (208 x 173mm). With 1 en...
EUR 3,800.00

ROMANOFF, N.M.
Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères.
Rédigés par N.M. Romanoff. Tomes I-VII & IX. St. Pétersbourg 1884-1897. 8 volumes. 4to (295 x 185mm). pp. (8), 181; (6), 262; (6), 419; xvii, 575, ...
EUR 10,000.00

SAALMÜLLER, M. & HEYDEN, L. VON.
Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Neue und wenig bekannte Arten zumeist aus der Sammlung der Senckenberg'schen naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Frankfurt am Main unter Berücksichtigung der gesammten Lepidopteren-Fauna Madagascars.
Frankfurt am Main, Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft /M. Diesterweg, 1884-1891. 2 volumes (bound in one). 4to (290 x 225mm). pp. 531, with 1 portrait, ...
EUR 1,200.00

SAY, T.
American Entomology. A description of the Insects of North America. Edited by John L. Le Conte, M.D. with a memoir of the author, by Georg Ord.
New York, J.W. Bouton, 1869. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo. pp. xxiv, 412; iv, 814, with 54 handcoloured lithographed plates. Publisher's green cloth.
EUR 2,500.00

SCHAEFFER, J. C.
Elementa Entomologica. Cum CXXXV. Tabulae aere excusae floridisque coloribus distinctae. Einleitung in die Insectenkenntnis. CXXXV. ausgemahlte Kupfertafeln.
Regensburg, gedruckt mit Weissischen Schriften, 1766. 4to (298 x 235mm). With 135 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf...
EUR 5,500.00

SCHOTT, J.J.
Schmetterlingskalender oder systematisches Verzeichnis aller Schmetterlinge, welche in Deutschland bekannt sind.
Frankfurt am Main, P.S. Guilhauman, 1830. 8vo (218 x 135mm). pp. vi, (2), 500, 52, with 7 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary boards .
EUR 300.00

SCRIBA, L.G.
Beiträge zu der Insekten-Geschichte.
Frankfurt, Varrentrapp & Wenner, 1790-1793. 3 parts (bound in 1 volume). Small-4to (205 x 170mm). pp. (8), 280, with 18 handcoloured engraved plate...
EUR 2,000.00

SCRIBA, L.G.
Beiträge zu der Insekten-Geschichte.
Frankfurt, Varrentrapp & Wenner, 1790-1793. 3 parts (bound in 1 volume). Small-4to (193 x 165mm). pp. (8), 280, with 18 hand-coloured engraved plat...
EUR 1,900.00

SEITZ, A.
Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der Gross-Schmetterlinge der ganzen Welt.
Stuttgart, Kernen Verlag, 1909-1954. 20 volumes (bound in 30). 4to (315 x 250mm). Text and 1458 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's uniform half...
EUR 22,500.00

SEITZ, A.
Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine systematische Bearbeitung der Gross-Schmetterlinge der ganzen Welt.
Stuttgart, Kernen Verlag, 1909-1954. 20 volumes (bound in 36). 4to. Text and 1458 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's near uniform half calf, gi...
EUR 15,000.00

SEITZ, A.
Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe. Révision systématique des Macrolépidoptères connus jusqu' à ce jour.
Stuttgart, Kernen, 1911-1945. 20 volumes (bound in 27). Large 4to (320 x 248mm). With 1364 chromo-lithographed plates. 21 volumes uniformly bound i...
EUR 7,500.00

SEPP, J.C.
Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen.
Of Nederlandsche Insecten, naar hunne aanmerkelijke huishouding, verwonderlijke gedaantewisseling en andere wetenswaardige bijzonderheden ... Amste...
EUR 14,000.00

SPULER, A.
Die Schmetterlinge Europas.
Dritte Auflage von Prof. E. Hoffmann's Werk: Die Gross-Schmetterlinge Europas (and:) IDEM. Die Raupen der Schmetterlinge Europas. Zweite Auflage vo...
EUR 1,100.00

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

SULZER, J.H.
Die Kennzeichen der Insekten, nach Anleitung des Königl.
Schwed. Ritters und Leibarzts Karl Linnaeus. Mit einer Vorrede des Herrn Johannes Gessners. Zürich,Heidegger und Comp., 1761. 4to. pp. xxviii, 203,...
EUR 2,500.00

TEMMINCK, C.J.
Verhandelingen over de Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen, door de Leden der Natuurkundige commissie in Indie en andere schrijvers. Uitgegevenop last van den Koning door J.C. Temminck: ZOOLOGIE.
Leiden 1839-1844. Folio (434 x 300mm). pp. (6), 228, 72, 72, 26, 250, with 3 double-page tables and102 lithographed plates of which 84 beautifully ...
EUR 9,800.00

TEMMINCK, C.J.
Verhandelingen over de Natuurlijke Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche overzeesche bezittingen, door de Leden der Natuurkundige commissie in Indie en andere schrijvers. Uitgegevenop last van den Koning door J.C. Temminck: ZOOLOGIE.
Leiden 1839-1844. Folio (415 x 270mm). pp. (6), 228, 72, 72, 26, 250, with 3 double-page tables and100 lithographed plates of which 81 beautifully ...
EUR 3,500.00

VERITY, R.
Rhopalocera Palaearctica, iconographie et description des Papillons Diurnes de la région paléarctique.
Florence, Roger Verity, 1905-1911. Folio (338 x 245 mm). 2 volumes. pp. lxxxvi, (2), 368; xii, with86 (41 coloured) plates and 2 (1 coloured) maps....
EUR 2,400.00

VERITY, R.
Rhopalocera Palaearctica, iconographie et description des Papillons Diurnes de la région paléarctique.
Florence, Roger Verity, 1905-1911. Folio (330 x 245mm). 2 volumes (bound in one). pp. lxxxvi, (2), 368; xii, with 86 (41 coloured) plates and 2 (1 ...
EUR 2,000.00

VOGEL, C.F.
Chronologischer Raupen-Kalender oder Naturgeschichte aller europäischer Raupen, wie Sie der Zeit nach in gewissen Monaten in der Natur zum Vorschein kommen.
Vierte Auflage. Berlin, C. Grobe, 1852. 8vo (215 x 127 mm). pp. 160, 12 folded (Systematisches Verzeichniss der europaeischen Schmetterlinge) wi...
EUR 550.00

WARD, C.
African Lepidoptera, being descriptions of new species.
London, Longmans, Green & Co. (1873-1875 ?). 3 parts. 4to. pp. 16, with 18 (12 handcoloured) plates. Unbound in original printed wrappers.
EUR 1,500.00

WARD, C.
African Lepidoptera, being descriptions of new species.
London, Longmans, Green & Co. (1873-1875 ?). 3 parts. 4to (295 x 230mm). pp. 16, with 18 (12 hand-coloured) plates. Unbound in original printed wra...
EUR 1,500.00

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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