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BASILEWSKY, S. Ichthyographia China Borealis.

Moscou, Société Impériale des Naturalistes , (1855). 4to (280 x 205 mm). pp. 215-263, with 9 fine chromolithographed plates by Bachmann. Recent...

EUR 900

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

BLEEKER, P. & POLLEN, F.P.L. Recherches sur la Faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendances ... Vol. IV: Poissons et Pêches.

Leyde, E.J. Brill, 1875. 4to (305 x 230 mm). pp (8), 104, (2); (2), 89, with 21 fine chromolithographic plates. In publisher's half cloth portfolio...

EUR 1,500

The small 12mo edition of Bloch's famous folio work on fishes, the most sumptuous and beautifully produced work on the subject

BLOCH, M.E. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, avec les figures dessinées d'après nature. Ouvrage classé par ordres, genres et espèces, d'après le systême de Linné; avec les caractères génériques; par René Richard Castel.

Paris, Chez Deterville, An IX (1801). 10 volumes. 12mo (133 x 80mm). With 160 beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, ...

EUR 3,500

BLOCH, M.E. Naturgeschichte der Ausländischen Fische.

Berlin, Auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1785-1795. Text volumes to parts I, II, III, IV, V, VIII, IX. 4to. (290 x 240mm). pp. (8), 136; (8), 160; x, (2)...

EUR 1,200

BLOCH, M.E. Oeconomische Naturgeschichte der Fische Deutschlands.

Berlin, Auf Kosten des Verfassers..., 1782-1784. 3 text-volumes. 4to (290 x 240mm). pp. (16), 258; (8), 192; (8), 234. Later marbled boards, spines...

EUR 1,000

interesting association copy from the library of Jean Baptiste Verany

BONAPARTE, C.L. Catalogo metodico dei Pesci Europei.

Napoli, Stamperia e Cartiere del Fibreno, 1846. 4to (315 x 220mm). pp. 97, (3), vignette of fisheson title. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettering...

EUR 1,900

scarce American contribution on fishes of Japan

BREVOORT, J.C. Notes on some figures of Japanese Fish taken from recent specimens by the artists of the U.S. Japan Expedition.

(Washington 1856). 4to (295 x 220mm). pp. 36, with 10 fine handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary cloth, gilt lettered spine.

EUR 1,300

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

The very rare German first edition of Catesby's masterpiece with excellent colouring of the plates

Copies of the above survey of the animal kingdom of Southern Italy are extremely rare

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

the famous 'Disciples Edition', which eclipses all others for scientific accuracy and beauty of embellishment

CUVIER, G.1 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 (2707 x 190mm). With 994 engraved plates, alm...

EUR 9,500

DAY, F. British and Irish Salmonidae.

London/ Edinburgh, Williams and Norgate, 1887. 8vo (260 x 175mm). pp. viii, 298, (2), with 12 (9 chromolithographed) plates and 52 figures. Contemp...

EUR 850

one of the finest works on fishing and fisheries in any language

DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, H.L. & DE LA MARRE, L.H. Traité Général des Pesches, et histoire des Poissons qu'elles fournissent, tant pour la subsistance des hommes, que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce.

Paris, Saillant & Nyon/ Desaint, 1769-1782. 4 volumes bound in 12. Folio (445 x 290mm). With 250 folding engraved plates. Later half calf, gilt orn...

EUR 18,000

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

The excellent woodcuts show snakes, amphibia, scorpions, fish, a dog suffering from rabies, poisonous plants etc.

A large section is devoted to microscopic animals

KANGETSU (SHITOMO) Illustrator. Nihon Sankai Meisan Zue [Illustrations of the Noted Products of Mountain and Sea].

Osaka, Shioya Chobei, 11th year of Kansei, 1799. 5 volumes. 8vo (250 x 175mm). With double-page woodblock illustrations throughout. Contemporary st...

EUR 4,500

The colouring is bright and splendid; the fine plates were drawn and engraved by the author himself, who was a miniature-painter, engraver and art-dealer at Nürnberg

The vertebrate section of the famous Austrian expedition around the world

NOVARA- Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 (B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair). ZOOLOGISCHER THEIL, Erster Band (Wirbelthiere).

Wien, Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1869. 4to (285 x 230mm). [Contains:] Zelebor, J. Säugethiere. pp. 42, with 3 (2 coloured) ...

EUR 1,500

pioneer work on the marine fauna of the Adriatic, especially the Gulf and Lagoons of Venice

PERUGIA, A. Elenco dei pesci dell'Adriatico.

Milano, Ulrico Hoepli, 1881. Folio (325 x 230mm). pp. viii, 60, with 7 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 1,000

the first book dedicated to botany to include North American plants and according to Sabin of 'extreme rarity'

ROBIN, J. Histoire des plantes, nouvellement trouvées en l'isle Virgine et autres lieux, lesquelles ont esté prises et cultivées au jardin de Monsieur Robin Arboriste du Roy.

Paris, Guillaume Macé, 1620. 16mo (110 x 70mm.). 16 pp, title within woodcut printed border with plants and animals, with 14 woodcuts of flowering...

EUR 12,000

the most important work on fishes published in the 16th century

RONDELET, G. La première (-seconde) partie de l'histoire entière des Poissons. Composée premierement en Latin... Avec leurs pourtraits au naïf.

Lion, M. Bonhome, 1558. 2 parts in one volume. Folio (278 x 203mm). pp. (12), 418, (14); pp.(4), 181, (1 blank), (10), with woodcut portrait of Ro...

EUR 7,900

beautifully produced work on poisonous fishes

SAVTSCHENKO, P. Atlas des Poissons Vénéneux descriptions des ravages produits par eux sur l'organisme humain, et des contre-poisons à employer,

St. Petersburg, Balasheva, 1886. 4to (345 x 250mm). pp. (10), 53, (2), with 10 (9 coloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary green cloth, spine wi...

EUR 1,200


SEBA, A. Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam.

Amsterdam, J. Wetsten, Gul. Smith, and Jansson-Waesberg (volumes 1 and 2); Jansson-Waesberg (volume3); H. C. Arkesteum and H. Merkum, Peter Schoute...

EUR 115,000

SHAW, G. General Zoology or Systematic Natural History: PISCES.

London, G. Kearsley, 1803-1804. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (212 x 132mm). pp. v, (2), 1- 192; xiii, (2),193-632; v, (2), 1- 250; vi, (2), 251-463, with 4...

EUR 1,200

SONNINI, C.S. Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt, undertaken by order of the old government of France. Illustrated by engravings, consisting of portaits, views, plans, antiquities, plants, animals... Translated from the French.

London, J. Debrett, 1800. 4to (267 x 200mm). pp. xl, 730, (12), 1, with frontispiece portrait of the author, 1 folded engraved map of Egypt by Danv...

EUR 550

intended as a supplement to Agassiz's 'Recherches sur les poissons fossiles'

THIOLLIÈRE, V.J. DE L'ISLE. Description des poissons fossiles provenant des gisements coralliens du Jura dans le Bugey...

Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1854-73. 2 livraisons. Folio (544 x 360 mm). pp. (iv), 26, (2); 70, with 26 lithographed plates, 24 coloured and 7 double-p...

EUR 3,900

YARRELL, W. On the growth of the Salmon in Fresh Water. With six coloured illustrations of the fish, of the natural size, exhibiting its character and exact appearance at various stages during the first two years.

London , John van Voorst, 1839. Oblong-folio (310 x 435mm). pp. (2), 3, (1), with 3 fine hand-coloured engraved plates showing 6 salmon. Publisher'...

EUR 1,200