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the finest natural history encyclopaedia ever made for children

BIBRA, FREIHERR VON. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte von Chile.

Wien, W. Braumüller, 1853. 4to (310 x 245 mm) & atlas oblong-folio (307 x 405 mm). pp. 70, with 5 chromo-lithographed plates, 4 showing sceneries ...

EUR 1,600

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

BOWLES, G. Introduction à l'histoire naturelle et à la géographie physique de l'Espagne. Traduite de l'Original Espagnol de Guillaume Bowles, par le Viconte de Flavigny.

Paris, L. Cellot & Jombert Fils, 1776. 8vo (190 x 115mm). pp. xii, 516. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorates spine with red gilt lettered label...

EUR 850

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 work is an attractive illustrated dictionary of agriculture, treating, gardening, botany, hunting, breading of animals, bee-keeping, medicine, vineyards etc.

devoted to exotic plants and animals

CLUSIUS, C. Exoticorum libri decem: quibus animalium, plantarum, aromatum, aliorumque peregrinorum fructuum historiae describuntur: Item Petri Bellonii Observationes...

Leiden, Officina Pantiniana, Franciscus Raphelingius the younger, 1605. Folio (340 x 210mm). pp. (xvi), 378, (10); 52; (28); (xii), 242, (2), with ...

EUR 12,000

The work of father Gumilla is one of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco

"Mikroskopieren" was a fashionable pastime for many of the well-to-do classes

LEDERMÜLLER, M.F. Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung: bestehend in Ein Hundert nach der Natur gezeichneten und mit Farben erleuchteten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung.

Nürnberg, verlegt von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, gedruckt von Christian de Launoy, (1759-62) 1763. 4to (240 x 195mm). pp. (14), 204, (4), with 1...

EUR 3,500

In this edition Linnaeus gives the Swedish names for both animals and minerals

LINNAEUS, C. Systema Naturae in quo naturae regna tria, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, systematice proponuntur. Editio Secunda, auctior.

Stockholm, G. Kiesewetter, 1740. 8vo (185 x 120mm). pp. (4), 80, with a monogram of the publisher on title-page. (Issued with:) LINNAEUS, C. Fundam...

EUR 5,500

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

SPALLANZANI, L. Expériences pour servir à l'histoire de la génération des animaux et des plantes.

Avec une ébauche de l'histoire des ètres organisés avant leur fécondation, par J. Senebier. Genève,B. Chirol, 1785. 8vo. pp. (4), xcvi, 413, (...

EUR 900

In comparison with contemporary scientific thought,Vallisnieri's work has a very modern character

VALLISNIERI, A. Opere fisico-mediche stampate e manoscritte... raccolte da Antonio suo Figliuolo, corredate d'una Prefazione...

Venezia, S. Coleti, 1733. 3 volumes. Folio (355 x 225mm). pp. (2), lxxxii, 469; (4), 551; (4), 676,with 92 engraved plates, 3 engraved title-vignet...

EUR 2,500