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The work shows first depictions of butterflies and insects collected during the first Cook voyage

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages.

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages.

FABRICIUS, J.C. Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus, genericis, differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus.

Hafniae, C.G. Proft, 1787. 2 volumes. 8vo (195 x 117mm). pp. xx, 382; pp. (2), 348. (Together with:) FABRICIUS, J.C. Philosophia Entomologica. Hamb...

EUR 1,200

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Philosophia Entomologica sistens scientiae fundamenta adiectis definitionibus, exemplis, observationibus adumbrationibus.

Hamburgi et Kilonii, C.E. Bohnii, 1778. 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp. (12), 178, with title-vignette. Newhalf calf, gilt lettered spine.

EUR 750

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Philosophia Entomologica sistens scientiae fundamenta adiectis definitionibus, exemplis, observationibus adumbrationibus.

Hamburgi et Kilonii, C.E. Bohnii, 1778. 8vo (192 x 115mm). pp. (12), 178, with title-vignette. Recent wrappers.

EUR 750

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages.

FABRICIUS, J.C. Species Insectorum exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphosin adjectis observationibus, descriptionibus.

Hamburgi et Kiloni, Imp. C .E. Bohnii, 1781. 2 volumes. 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp. viii, 552; pp. 517. Contemporary marbled boards, spines with black g...

EUR 1,200

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Systema Eleutheratorum secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

Kiliae, impensis Bibliopolii Academici Novi, 1801. 2 volumes. 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp xxiv, 506; pp. 687. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spine...

EUR 1,000

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Systema Eleutheratorum secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

Kiliae, impensis Bibliopolii Academici Novi, 1801. 2 volumes bound in one. 8vo (200 x 116mm). pp xxiv, 506; pp. 687. Contemporary calf, gilt letter...

EUR 1,000

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

Brunsvigae, C. Reichard, 1803. 8vo (200 x 130mm). pp. x, 21, 314, (2). Contemporary marbled boards,spine with red gilt lettered label.

EUR 500

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

Brunsvigae, C. Reichard, 1803. 8vo (200 x 140mm). pp. x, 21, 314, (2). (With:) Index Alphabeticus in I.C. Fabricii Systema Rhyngotorum genera et sp...

EUR 800

In his works Fabricius described many Australian and New Zealand insects brought back by Captain Cook's around -the-world voyages

FABRICIUS, J.C. Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus.

Brunsvigae, C. Reichard, 1803. 8vo. pp. x, 21, 314, (2). Contemporary black boards, gilt lettered spine.

EUR 500

a taxonomic landmark and many of the seeds and fruits derive from Cook's first voyage

GAERTNER, J. De frvctibvs et seminibvs plantarvm.

Accedvnt seminvm centvriae qvinqve priores (continens seminum centurias quinque posteriores). Stuttgart, typis Academiae Carolinae/ Tübingen, typi...

EUR 8,500

one of the most attractive early works on coleoptera

JABLONSKY, C.G. & HERBST, J.F.W. Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten, als eine Fortzetsung der von Büffonschen Naturgeschichte. Nach dem System des Ritters Carl von Linné bearbeitet: KÄFER.

Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806. 5 text-vols (of 10). 8vo (195 x 120mm) and 3 atlas volumes. Oblong-4to(265 x 210mm). With 1 engraved handcoloured fron...

EUR 7,500

The edition is important as it describes numerous species from Cook's voyages

LINNAEUS, C. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae ... Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata.

Cura Jo. Frid. Gmelin, Lipsiae, G.E. Beer, 1788-1793. 3 volumes (bound in 9). pp. (2), x, 1-500; (2), 501-1032; (2), 1033-1516; (2), 1517-2224; (2)...

EUR 2,500

portraying marine shells from all over the world including shells from Cook's voyage into the Pacific

MARTINI, F.H. & CHEMNITZ, J.H. Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet.

Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1769-1795. 11 volumes (including the Index volume by Schröter). 4to (395 x 235mm). With 1 hand-coloured engraved frontispie...

EUR 35,000

One of the most beautiful of all shell books, containing exquisite renderings of shells collected on Cook's three voyages

MARTYN, T. The Universal Conchologist, exhibiting the Figure of every known Shell, accurately drawn and painted after Nature: with a new systematic arrangement by the Author ... London,sold at his house no.

16 Great Malborough Street, (1784-) 1789. 2 volumes bound in one. Large 4to (345 x 280mm). With handcoloured engraved frontispiece of a shell withi...

EUR 28,000

A rare complete set of 'The Universal Conchologist', in the large-format 'deluxe' issue

The 2 fine plates are by Leitner after Gedan and show shells from New Zealand, New Holland, Falklands and Straits of Magellan

ZORN VON PLOBSHEIM, F.A. Beschreibung der auf den Tafeln No. I und II abgebildeten Conchylien, nebst dem Verzeichniss aller derjenigen sogenannten südländischen Conchylien, die in der gesellschaftlichen Sammlung befindlich sind.

Danzig, Wedel, 1778. 4to (232 x 195mm). pp. 247-288, with 2 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorates spine, wit...

EUR 4,800