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P.F. Dejean was called 'the first great coleopterist'

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 engrav...

EUR 3,500

P.F. Dejean was called 'the first great coleopterist'

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

DEJEAN, P.F. Catalogue de la collection de Coléoptères de M. le Baron Dejean.

Paris, Crevot, 1821. 8vo (205 x 125mm). pp. (6), viii, 136. Recent half calf, spine with gilt lettered label.

EUR 500

A letter from Dejean to Boisduval dated Paris, november 30th, 1834 is bound in

DEJEAN, P.F. Species général de Coléoptères, de la collection de M. le Comte Dejean.

Paris, chez Crevot/ Méquignon-Marvis, 1825-1831. 5 volumes. Royal-8vo (197 x 125mm). pp. xxx, 463; viii, 501; vii, 556; vii,520; viii, 883. Contem...

EUR 1,250

A complete set with the rare 6th volume by Ch. Aubé

DEJEAN, P.F. Species général des Coléoptères, de la collection de M. le Comte Dejean.

Paris, chez Crevot/ Méquignon-Marvis, 1825-1838. 6 volumes (bound in 7). Royal-8vo (200 x 130mm). pp. xxx, 463; viii, 501; vii, 556; vii, 520; vii...

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

he spent more than ten years in South America, partly in company with the famous A.R. Wallace

GODMAN, F. DU CANE & SALVIN, O. Biologia Centrali-Americana, or contribution to the knowledge of the Fauna and Flora of Mexico and Central America: COLEOPTERA by H.W. Bates, D. Sharp and others.

London 1881-1911. 7 volumes bound in 18. 4to (305 x 245mm). pp. x, 316; xv, 824; xii, 717; xii, 432; xv, 690; xii, 372; xxxiv, 572; x, 494; vi, 354...

EUR 7,000

one of the principal sources of seventeenth century still life painting

[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

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, 1785-1790. Volumes 1-3 (of 10). 8vo (195 x 120mm). With 1 engraved hand-coloured frontispiece and 3 hand-coloured title-vignettes...

EUR 800

The plates of the present work are probably the finest ever made for a work on coleoptera

This contains a number of plates of beetles, some very splendid

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

This contains a number of plates of beetles, some very splendid

MULSANT, E. Opuscules Entomologiques.

Paris 1852-1875. Volumes 1-4, 7-16 (bound in 4). Royal-8vo (230 x 155mm). pp. 2759, with 12 portraits and 12 plates. Recent brown cloth.

EUR 800

NOVARA- REISE DER OESTERREICHISCHEN FREGATTE NOVARA UM DIE ERDE IN DEN JAHREN 1857, 1858, 1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. v. Wüllerstorf-Urbair. ZOOLOGISCHER THEIL. Zweiter Band. 1 Abt. (Entomologie).

Wien 1868. 4 parts bound in one. 4to (300 x 225mm). With 15 (4 hand-coloured) plates. Later half calf, spine with 2 black gilt lettered labels.

EUR 500

Its fine plates, depicting thousands of various species of Coleoptera

OLIVIER, G.A. Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des Insectes, avec leurs caractères génériques et spécifiques, leur description, leur synonymie et leur figure enluminée. COLÉOPTÈRES.

Paris, Baudouin/ Lanneau, 1789-1795. Volumes 1-3 (of 6). Large-4to (297 x 240mm). With 1 colour-printed engraved frontispiece and 190 hand-coloured...

EUR 6,000

PAYKULL, G. Fauna Svecica. Insecta.

Upsaliae, J.F. Edman, (1798-1800). 3 volumes bound in two. 8vo (200 x120 mm). pp. (10), 358, (2); (2), 234; 459. Contemporary half calf, spines wit...

EUR 650

PAYKULL, G. Fauna Svecica. Insecta.

Upsaliae, J.F. Edman, (1798-1800). 3 volumes bound in two. 8vo (200 x 120 mm). pp. (10), 358, (2); (2), 234; 459. Contemporary half calf, richly gi...

EUR 850

excellent colouring of the plates

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

excellent colouring of the plates

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

SPINOLA, M. Essai monographique sur les Clérites, insectes Coléoptères.

Gênes, Imprimerie des Frères Ponthenier, 1844. Royal-8vo (235 x 155mm). Atlas only with 47 handcoloured engraved plates. Loose.

EUR 1,000

beautifully coloured by hand, all after drawings by C.M. Curtis and J.O. Westwood

STURM, J. Catalog der Kaefer-Sammlung.

Nürnberg, gedruckt auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1843. Royal-8vo (220 x 145 mm). pp. xii, 386, with 6handcoloured engraved plates. Recent half calf,...

EUR 550

STURM, J. Catalog meiner Insecten-Sammlung. Erster Theil: Käfer.

Nürnberg, Gedruckt auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1826. 8vo (220 x 125mm). pp. viii, 207, (1), 16, (2),with 4 hand-coloured engraved plates. Recent ha...

EUR 500

THOMSON, J. Arcana Naturae ou Receuil d'Histoire Naturelle.

Paris, chez J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1859. Folio (448 x 320mm). pp. 132, with a beautifully engravedfrontispiece and 13 plates of which 11 finely c...

EUR 1,200

THOMSON, J. Arcana Naturae ou Receuil d'Histoire Naturelle.

Paris, chez J.B. Baillière et Fils, 1859. Folio (390 x 295mm). pp. (2), 132, with a beautifully engraved frontispiece and 13 engraved plates of wh...

EUR 850

Probably one of the nicest frontispieces in the history of entomological illustration

THOMSON, J. Monographie des Cicindélides ou Exposé méthodique et critique des Tribus, Genres et Espèces de cette famille.

Tome I (all published). Paris, Baillière, 1857. 4to (318 x 240mm). pp. xvii, 66, (2), with a splendid handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 10 (9...

EUR 1,500

one of the nicest frontispieces in the history of entomological illustration

THOMSON, J. Monographie des Cicindélides ou Exposé méthodique et critique des Tribus, Genres et Espèces de cette famille.

Tome I (all published). Paris, Baillière, 1857. 4to (305 x 225mm). pp. xvii, 66, (2), with a splendid handcoloured engraved frontispiece heightene...

EUR 1,500

one of the nicest frontispieces in the history of entomological illustration

THOMSON, J. Monographie des Cicindélides ou Exposé méthodique et critique des Tribus, Genres et Espèces de cette famille.

Tome I (all published). Paris, Baillière, 1857. 4to (290 x 230mm). pp. xvii, 66, (2), with a splendid handcoloured engraved frontispiece heightene...

EUR 1,500

The second volume describes insects of Gabon

THOMSON. J. Archives Entomologiques ou recueil contenant des illustrations d'insectes nouveaux ou rares.

Paris, Societé Entomologique de France, 1856-1858. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (262 x 172mm). pp. 514, (2), with engraved frontispiece and 21 engraved pl...

EUR 1,000

The first major iconography on Coleoptera

VOET, J.E. Beschreibungen und Abbildungen hartschaaligter Insecten Coleoptera Linn. Aus dem Original getreu uebersetzt mit der in selbigem fehlenden Synonymie und bestaendigen Commentarversehen von D. Georg Wolfgang Franz Panzer.

Erlangen, J.J. Palm, 1793-1802. 5 volumes, bound in one. 4to (257 x 207mm). pp. xii, 103; (8), 134;(10), 68; (16), 120; (8), 114, (4) with 4 charmi...

EUR 6,500

YARKAND MISSION- SCIENTIFIC RESULTS OF THE SECOND YARKAND MISSION; based upon the collections and notes of the late F. Stoliczka. COLEOPTERA.

Calcutta, Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, 1890. Folio (360 x 255mm). pp. 79, with 2 lithographed plates. Publisher's printed w...

EUR 150