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The diary in form of a sketchbook in chronological order of Freiherr Ernst von Bibra's well-known voyage to South America

[BIBRA, ERNST VON.] Zur Südamerikanischen Reise. 1849-1850.

German manuscript, title with motto and 139 illustrated leaves, mostly pencil or brown pen drawings, about 20 with handcolouring, some grey-, brown...

EUR 28,000

BLUM, J.R. Lithurgik oder Mineralien und Felsarten nach ihrer Anwendung in ökonomischer, artisticher und technischer Hinsicht systematisch abgehandelt.

Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, 1840. 8vo (204 x 130 mm). pp. vi, 501, with 3 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards, spine with red gilt lettered ...

EUR 900

BOCCONE, P. Natuurkundige Naspeuringen op proef- en waerneemingen ... Groey der planten ... wonderbare versteeningen van verscheide lighamen; De wording van het Corael,

de Star-steenen, de Mynstoffige Bezoar en het verschil van deeze met de dierlijke, de versteende Vis-tanden, Ammon-hoorn, Schelpen, enz... Brandend...

EUR 400

A well preserved set, of this great classic on natural history, dealing almost exclusively with zoology

BUFFON, (G.L.L.) & LACEPEDE, (B.G.E.). Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Roy .

Paris, l' Imprimerie Royale, Hôtel de Thou, Plassan, 1749-1804. 44 volumes. 4to (245 x 192mm). With1 engraved portrait of Buffon, 4 folded tables,...

EUR 36,000

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840.

Text-volumes only:
Zoologie.
Vol. 1. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 404. Publisher's printed blue boards.
Vol. 2. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 384. Publishe...


EUR 1,800

The folio edition of probably the most attractive work published on volcanology

His descriptions of the neighbourhood of Naples, and still more his account of the ejected rocks of Vesuvius, are among the finest scientific writings of the eighteenth century

FERBER, J.J. Briefe aus Wälchland, über natürliche Merkwürdigkeiten dieses Landes an den Herausgeber derselben Ignatz Edlen von Born.

Prag, Wolfgang Gerle, 1773. 8vo (220 x 145mm). pp. (6), 407, (1), with engraved title vignette. Contemporary boards.

EUR 1,200

the most important scientific expedition to Scandinavia

GAIMARD, P. Voyage en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838-1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, commandée par M. Fabvre. Publiés par ordre du Roi sousla direction de M. Paul Gaimard.

Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). 17 text-volumes (bound in 16). 8vo (220 x 140mm). & 5 atlases (bound in 3), with 449 (76 hand-coloured) plates. Fo...

EUR 39,000

because of his numerous merits he was called 'father of mineral chemistry'

because of his numerous merits he was called 'father of mineral chemistry'

HUMBOLDT, A. VON. Kleinere Schriften.

Erster Band: Geognostische und physikalische Erinnerungen (all published!). Stuttgart/ Tübingen, J.G. Cotta'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1853. 2 volu...

EUR 1,800

The first major contribution towards the Geology of Tasmania

JOHNSTON, R.M. Systematic account of the Geology of Tasmania.

Hobart, J. Walch & Sons, 1888. Large-4to. pp. (4), 6, xxii, (2), 408, with folded coloured geological map of Tasmania, 57 mostly tinted lithographe...

EUR 1,900

The work of Marbodus is the earliest lapidary of the middle ages

MITSCHERLICH, E. Über die vulkanischen Erscheinungen in der Eifel und über die Metamorphie der Gesteine durch erhöhte Temperatur. Herausgegeben von J. Roth.

Berlin, Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1865. 4to. pp. (2), 77, (1), with 4 folded tables and 5 (3 folding) coloured maps. Original printed b...

EUR 1,200

Johan Jacob Scheuchzer (1672-1733; physician and scientist in Zurich) was the first to travel in Switzerland with mathematical and physical instruments

SPALLANZANI, L Nouvelles recherches sur les découvertes microscopiques, et la génération des corps organisés. Ouvrage traduit de l'Italien... par M. de Needham

Londres & Paris, Lacombe, 1769. 2 parts bound in one. 8vo (193 x 122mm).pp. (2), ii, liv, (2), 298;pp. (4), xvi, 293, (3), with 9 engraved folded p...

EUR 600