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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

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

AMYOT, C.J.B. & AUDINET SERVILLE, (J.G.).
Histoire Naturelle des Insects: Hemiptères.
Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1843. Royal-8vo (215 x 140mm). pp. lxxvi, 675, (1), 6, with 12 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contem...
EUR 1,200.00

AUDINET SERVILLE, (J.G.).
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. ORTHOPTÈRES.
Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1839. Royal-8vo (205 x 130mm). pp. xviii, 776, (2), 4, with 14 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, ...
EUR 450.00

AUDINET SERVILLE, (J.G.).
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. ORTHOPTÈRES.
Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1839. Royal-8vo (205 x 130mm). pp. xviii, 776, (2), 4, with 14 engraved plates of which 13 finely handco...
EUR 750.00

AUDINET SERVILLE, (J.G.)
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. ORTHOPTÈRES.
Paris, Roret, 1839. 8vo (205 x 125mm.). pp. xviii, 776, (2), 4, with 14 engraved plates of which 13hand-coloured. Recent black half morocco, spine ...
EUR 450.00

BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (260 x 210mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely handcoloured eng...
EUR 1,200.00

BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (265 x 215mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved hand-coloured frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely h...
EUR 1,400.00

BARBUT, J.
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus, exemplified by various specimens of English Insects drawn from nature./ Les Genres des Insectes de Linné; constatés par divers échantillonsd'Insects d'Angleterre copiés d'après nature.
Londres, J.Dixwell ..., 1781. 4to (280 x 225mm). pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), with 1 engraved frontispiece, 20 (1 folded) finely hand-coloured en...
EUR 1,000.00

BAZIN, G.A.
Abregé de l'Histoire des Insectes. Pour servir de suite à l'Histoire Naturelle des Abeilles.
Paris, Freres Guerin, 1747-1751. Small-8vo (170 x 100mm). 4 volumes. pp. xx, 328; (4), 298, (4); (8), 424; (8), 446, with 53 fine engraved folded p...
EUR 850.00

BLACKWALL, J.
A history of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland.
London, Printed for the Ray Society, 1860-1864. 2 volumes. Folio (365 x 265mm). pp. vi, 384, with 29 handcoloured lithographed plates. Later half c...
EUR 1,300.00

BRADLEY, R.
A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature.
Endeavouring to set forth the several Gradations Remarkable in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Parts of the Creation. Tending to the Composition...
EUR 1,000.00

BRENCHLEY, J.L.
Jottings during the cruise of H.M.S. Curaçoa among the South Sea Islands in 1865.
London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1873. Large 8vo (255 x 175 mm). pp. xxviii, 487, with 1 folded coloured frontispiece, 58 plates of which 42 handc...
EUR 1,900.00

BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ IMPÉRIALE DES NATURALISTES DE MOSCOU.
Tome Premier. Partie ENTOMOLOGIQUE. Tome I à VI,- Année 1829 à 1833.
Lequien Fils, 1823. 8vo (215 x 130mm). pp. (4), xxviii, 386, with 13 (10 hand-coloured) engraved plates. Contemporary cloth, spine with gilt letter...
EUR 1,500.00

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

BUTLER, A.G.
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum.
London, Printed by order of the Trustees, 1879-1893. Volumes 3, 5, 6 and 7 (of 9). 4to (320 x 250mm). With plates 41-60, 78-100, 101-120, 121-138, ...
EUR 500.00

CAMBRIDGE, O.P.
The spiders of Dorset, with an appendix containing short descriptions of those British species not yet found in Dorsetshire.
From the "Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club". Edited by J. Buckman. Sherborne, L.H. Ruegg, 1879. 8vo. pp. xlii, ...
EUR 450.00

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

CLERCK, C. (Ed.)
Nomenclator extemporaneus rerum naturalium: Plantarum, Insectorum. Conchyliorum, secundum Systema Naturae Linnaeanum.
Stockholm, typis L.L. Grefingii, 1759. 8vo (220 x 122mm). pp. (4), 67, (13). New blue wrappers.
EUR 450.00

COQUEBERT, A.J.
Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae.
Paris, Petrus Didot..., Anno VII (1799)- XII (1804). 3 parts bound in one. 4to (274 x 233mm). pp. 1-44; (2), 45-90; (4), 91-142, with 30 engraved p...
EUR 2,000.00

COQUEBERT, A.J.
Illustratio iconographica insectorum quae in musaeis parisinis observavit et in lucem edidit Joh. Christ. Fabricius praemissis ejusdem descriptionibus; accedunt species plurimae, vel minus aut nondum cognitae.
Paris, Petrus Didot..., Anno VII (1799)- XII (1804). 3 parts bound in one. 4to (320 x 250mm). pp. 1-44; (2), 45-90; (4), 91-142, with 30 fine hand-...
EUR 2,500.00

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 25,000.00

CURTIS, W.
Fundamenta Entomologiae: or, an introduction to the knowledge of insects being a translation of the Fundamenta Entomologiae of Linnaeus, farther illustrated with Copper Plates and Additions.
London, for the Author, 1772. 8vo (210 x 135mm). pp. viii, 87, (2), with 2 engraved plates. Later green half cloth, gilt lettering on spine, marble...
EUR 750.00

CUVIER, G.L.
Tableau élémentaire de l'histoire naturelle des animaux.
Paris, Baudouin, An 6 (1798). 8vo (200 x 125mm). pp. xvi, 710, with 14 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf (part of head of spine missing).
EUR 700.00

CUVIER, G.
Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée.
Paris, Deterville, 1817. 4 volumes. 8vo (203 x 130mm). pp. xxxvii, 540; pp. xviii, 532; pp. xxix, 653; pp. viii, 255, with 15 engraved plates. Cont...
EUR 1,950.00

CUVIER, G.
Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée.
Paris, Deterville, 1817. 4 volumes. 8vo (200 x 125mm). pp. xxxvii, 540; pp. xviii, 532; pp. xxix, 653; pp. viii, 255, with 15 engraved plates. Rece...
EUR 1,200.00

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 engrav...
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

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 500.00

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 1,250.00

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 1,200.00

DENTON, S.F.
As Nature shows them. Moths and Butterflies of the United States East of the Rocky Mountains. With over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life.
Boston, Bradlee Whidden, (1897-) 1900. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (245 x 170mm). pp. x, (6), 1-161; pp. xiv, (3), 164-361, with 56 transfers of species f...
EUR 2,900.00

DISTANT, W.L.
A monograph of oriental Cicadidae. Published by order of the trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta.
London, King & Co/ Calcutta, Indian Museum, 1889-1892. 7 parts. Large-4to. pp. 157, (1), ix, (5), with 15 partly handcoloured lithographed plates. ...
EUR 1,300.00

DISTANT, W.L.
A monograph of oriental Cicadidae. Published by order of the trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta.
London, King & Co/ Calcutta, Indian Museum, 1889-1892. 7 parts. Large-4to. pp. 157, (1), ix, (5), with 15 partly handcoloured lithographed plates. ...
EUR 1,300.00

DISTANT, W.L.
A monograph of oriental Cicadidae. Published by order of the trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta.
London, King & Co/ Calcutta, Indian Museum 1889-1892. 7 parts. Large-4to. pp. 157, (1), ix, (5), with 15 partly handcoloured lithographed plates. O...
EUR 1,300.00

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

DUFOUR, L.
Recherches anatomiques et physiologiques sur les Diptères, accompagnées de considerations relatives à l'histoire naturelle de ces insectes.
(Paris 1851). 4to (258 x 210mm). pp. 171-360, with 11 engraved plates. Later half calf, spine with red gilt lettered label.
EUR 350.00

DUMERIL, C.
Entomologie Analytique.
Paris 1860. 4to (255 x 215mm). pp. xxii, 1339, with numerous wood-engravings in the text and one folding table. Contemporary half calf, spine with ...
EUR 450.00

DUPONCHEL, P.A.J. & GUÉNÉE, A.
Iconographie des Chenilles, pour faire suite à l'ouvrage intitulé: Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères, ou Papillons de France.
Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1832-1837. 31 parts. 8vo (225 x 145mm). With 93 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Publisher's printed wrappers, preserv...
EUR 2,900.00

ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNÉ DES SCIENCES, DES ARTS ET DES MÉTIERS...
Publié par Diderot et d'Alembert: 46 planches d'Histoire Naturelle.
Paris 1762(?). Folio (430 x 280mm). 43 fine engraved plates and descriptive text. Recent half calf,spine with gilt lettered red label.
EUR 1,500.00

ENGRAMELLE, M.D.J.
Papillons d'Europe, peints d'après nature par M. Ernst, gravé par M. Gerardin et coloriés sous leur direction ... Décrits par le R.P. Engramelle.
Paris, Delaguette/ Basan & Poignant, 1779-1792 (-1793). 8 volumes, bound in 6. Large-4to (320 x 245mm). With 3 (2 hand-coloured) engraved frontispi...
EUR 21,000.00

ENGRAMELLE, M.D.J.
Papillons d'Europe, peints d'après nature par M. Ernst, gravé par M. Gerardin et coloriés sous leur direction ... Décrits par le R.P. Engramelle.
Paris, Delaguette/ Basan & Poignant, 1779-1792 (-1793). 8 volumes, bound in 4. Large-4to (295 x 235mm). With 3 (2 hand-coloured) engraved frontispi...
EUR 13,500.00

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

FABRICIUS, J.C.
Genera Insectorum eorumque characteres naturales secundum numerum, figuram, situm et proportionem ...
Chilonii, F. Bartschii, (1777). 8vo (178 x 110mm). pp. (16), 310. Contemporary calf, spine with redgilt lettered label and ornaments.
EUR 850.00

FABRICIUS, J.C.
Index alphabeticus in J.C. Fabricii Entomologiam Systematicam emendatum et auctam, ordines, genera et species continens.
Hafniae, Proft et Storch, 1796. 8vo (195 x 120mm). pp. 175. Contemporary boards.
EUR 350.00

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 1,200.00

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 750.00

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 750.00

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 1,200.00

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 1,000.00

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 1,000.00

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 500.00

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 800.00

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 500.00

FALLÉN, C.F.
Diptera Sveciae.
Lundae, Berlingianis, 1814-1825 (-1826). 2 volumes (bound in one). 8vo (204 x 165mm). 45 dissertations. Recent red half morocco, richly gilt orname...
EUR 1,900.00

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 ...
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

FUESSLIN, J.C.
Verzeichnis der ihm bekannten Schweizerischen Inseckten mit einer ausgemahlten Kupfertafel: nebst der Ankündigung eines neuen Insecten Werks.
Zürich und Winterthur, bey dem Verfasser, und in Commission bey Heinrich Steiner und Compagnie, 1775. 4to (260 x 212mm). pp. xii, 62, with engrave...
EUR 1,100.00

GEOFFROY, (E.L.).
Histoire abrégée des Insectes, dans laquelle ces Animaux sont rangés suivant un ordre méthodique.
Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, & augmentée d'un Supplément considérable. Paris, Delalain, An 9-1800. 2 volumes. 4to (245 x 195mm). pp. xxv...
EUR 750.00

GERMAR, E.F.
Reise nach Dalmatien und um das Gebiet von Ragusa.
Leipzig and Altenburg, F.A. Brockhaus, 1817. Royal-8vo (208 x 125mm). pp. xii, 323, (1), with 11 engraved plates of which 9 finely hand-coloured, p...
EUR 1,100.00

GODART, J.B. & DUPONCHEL, P.A.J.
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France.
Paris, Crevot/Méquignon-Marvis Fils, 1821-1842. 11 volumes & 4 supplements (bound in 17). 8vo (215 x 130mm). With 546 (545 hand-coloured) engraved...
EUR 7,800.00

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 7,000.00

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 hand-coloured. Contem...
EUR 1,900.00

GRONOVIUS, L.T.
Zoophylacii Gronoviani Fasciculus Primus exhibens Animalia Quadrupeda, Amphibia atque Pisces, quae in Museo suo adservat... [Together with:] Zoophylacii Gronoviani FasciculusSecundus exhibens enumerationem Insectorum quae in Museo suo adservat....
Lugduni Batavorum, sumptibus auctoris, 1763-1764. 2 parts bound in one. Folio (418 x 264mm). pp. (4), 1-136, (4), with 14 engraved plates of fishes...
EUR 2,500.00

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

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 (278 x 220mm). With 180 hand-coloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Contempor...
EUR 7,500.00

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 d...
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

HERBST, J.F.W.
Natursystem der ungeflügelten Insekten.
Berlin, G.A. Lange, 1797-1800. 4 parts (bound in one). 4to (275 x 215mm). pp. viii, 88; pp. iv, 26;pp. (2), 30; pp. (4), 86, with 23 fine handcolou...
EUR 2,500.00

HEROLD, J.M.
Exercitationes de animalium vertebris carentium in ovo formatione. Pars prima. De Generatione Aranearum in Ovo/ Untersuchungen über die Bildungsgeschichte der wirbellosen Thiere im Eie. Erster Theil. Von der Erzeugung der Spinnen im Eie.
Marburg, J.C. Krieger und Comp., 1824. Folio (400 x 255mm). pp. x, x, 63, 63, with 4 (2 handcoloured) engraved plates. Publishers printed blue boar...
EUR 550.00

HEWITSON, W.C.
Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.
London, J. van Voorst, (1851)-1876. 5 volumes. 4to (280 x 215mm). With 300 hand-coloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Contemporary gre...
EUR 12,000.00

HILL, J.
An History of Animals. Containing descriptions of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, and Insects, of the several Parts of the World; and including accounts of the several classes of Animalcules, visible only by the assistance of Microscopes...
London, Thomas Osborne, 1752. Folio (375 x 235mm). pp. (8), 584, (4), with 28 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine in 6 compartments with...
EUR 1,600.00

[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

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 7,500.00

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 800.00

JACQUELIN DU VAL, P.N. & FAIRMAIRE, L.
Manuel Entomologique. Genera des Coléoptères d'Europe comprenant leur classification en familles naturelles, la description de tous les genres, des tableaux dichotomiques destinés à faciliter l'étude, le catalogue de toutes les espèces, de nombreux dessins au trait de caractères.
Paris, A. Deyrolle, 1857-1868. 4 volumes. 4to (275 x 175mm). With 303 (292 fine handcoloured) engraved plates. Recent red cloth, spines with gilt l...
EUR 3,300.00

KIRBY, W. & SPENCE, W.
Einleitung in die Entomologie: oder Elemente der Naturgeschichte der Insecten.
Stuttgart, Cottaissche Buchhandlung, 1823-33. 4 volumes. 8vo (202 x 125mm). pp. xxviii, 582; pp. iv, 604; pp. iv, (2), 760, 29, (2); pp. 665, with ...
EUR 550.00

KLEYNHOFF, C.F.
Bedenkingen over het einde, waartoe de Insecten vermoedelyk geschapen zyn. Voorgedraagen in de Maatschappy Felix Meritis.
Amsterdam, P.J. Uylenbroek, 1805. 8vo (217 x 130mm). pp. (6), 300, (12), with 1 engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, spine with red gilt lettere...
EUR 500.00

KLUG, F.
Entomologische Monographieen.
Berlin, G. Reimer, 1824. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. xiv, 242, with 10 hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half calf, gilt lettered spine.
EUR 950.00

KNOCH, A.W.
Beiträge zur Insectengeschichte.
Leipzig, im Schwickertschen Verlage, 1781-83. 3 parts (bound in one). 8vo (190 x115mm). pp. 10, 98,(4), with 1 engraved title vignette and 6 engrav...
EUR 1,000.00

KOCH, C.L.
Übersicht des Arachnidensystems.
Nürnberg, in der C.H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung, 1837-1850. 5 parts. 8vo (200 x 125mm). pp. vi, 39; 38, 130, (2); 136; 104, with 48 engraved plates o...
EUR 750.00

L'ADMIRAL, J.
Naauwkeurige Waarneemingen omtrent de veranderingen van veele Insekten of gekorvene Diertjes, die in omtrent vijftig Jaaren, zo in Vrankrijk, als in Engeland en Holland, bij een verzameld naar 't Leven konstig afgetekend en in 't Koper gebragt zijn.
Amsterdam, J. Sluyter, 1774. Folio (440 x 265mm). pp. (iv), 34, (2), with 1 handcoloured engraved title-vignette and 33 handcoloured engraved plate...
EUR 3,800.00

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

LATREILLE, P.A.
Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière, des Crustacés et des Insectes. Ouvrage faisant suite aux oeuvres de Leclerc de Buffon, et partie du Cours complet d'Histoire Naturelle rédigé par C.S. Sonnini...
Paris, F. Dufart, An X-XIII (1802-1805). 14 volumes. 8vo (215 x 135mm). With 112 engraved plates and 8 folding charts. Publisher's marbled wrappers...
EUR 850.00

LATREILLE, P.A.
Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière, des Crustacés et des Insectes. Ouvrage faisant suite aux oeuvres de Leclerc de Buffon, et partie du Cours complet d'Histoire Naturelle rédigé par C.S. Sonnini...
Paris, F. Dufart, An X-XIII (1802-1805). 14 volumes. 8vo (217 x 135mm). With 112 engraved plates, almost all coloured apart from a few anatomical p...
EUR 3,800.00

LATREILLE, P.A.
Insectes de l'Amérique Équinoxiale, recueillis pendant le voyage de MM. De Humboldt et Bonpland.
Paris, Schoell/ Smith, 1811-1833. Folio (345 x 260mm). pp. 127-252, with 8 fine handcoloured engraved plates; pp. 9-64 (of 138), with 4 (of 13) fin...
EUR 1,000.00

LEACH, W.E.
The Zoological Miscellany, being descriptions of new and interesting animals.
London, R.P. Nodder & Son, 1814-1817. 3 volumes. 8vo (250 x 155mm). pp. 144; 154, (8); (6), 152, with 150 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporar...
EUR 2,800.00

LEECH, H.J.
Butterflies from China, Japan, and Corea.
London, R.H. Porter, 1892-1894. 3 volumes. 4to (285 x 220mm). pp. lv, (7), 1-298; (2), 297-681; (4), with 48 (43 chromo-) lithographed plates and 1...
EUR 6,500.00

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