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Amos Binney (1803-1847) and William G. Binney (1825-1909) are two scientists who played significant roles in 19th century conchology

BINNEY, A. & BINNEY, W.G. Terrestrial Air-Breathing Mollusks of the United States and the adjacent territories of North America: described and illustrated by Amos Binney. Edited by August A. Gould.

Boston, Charles C. Little/ Cambridge, printed for the Museum, 1851-1892. 5 volumes and 4 supplements bound in 7. 8vo (232 x 145mm). With 237 (83 ha...

EUR 7,500

BOERHAAVE, H. Index alter Plantarum quae in Horto Academico Lugduno-Batavo aluntur.

Leiden, Jansson Vander Aa, 1727. 2 vols (bound in one). 4to (225 x 175 mm). pp. (xxxviii, without blank *4, as is always the case), 320; (ii), 270,...

EUR 3,500

The scarcest book on American Game-Birds

BROWN, T. Illustrations of the Game Birds of North America Chiefly the size of Nature.

Edinburgh, Frazer & Co.; Dublin, William Curry Jnr. & Co.; Glasgow, John Smith & Son; London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1834. Folio (546 x 410mm). With ...

EUR 38,000

French translations by a famous French conchologist of important publications on conchology in the English language

CHENU, J.C. Bibliothèque Conchyliologiques.

Series I-II (all publ). Paris, A. Franck, 1845-1846. 5 volumes. Small-4to (260 x 170mm). With 195 lithographed or engraved plates. Publisher's blue...

EUR 3,900

The colored plates, or Nature Prints, used in this work, are direct transfers from the insects themselves

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

GESNER, A. Remarks on the geology and mineralogy of Nova Scotia.

Halifax, Gossip and Coade, Times Office, 1836. 8vo. pp. xl, 272, (2), with 1 folded lithographed frontispiece, 1 folded handcoloured geological map...

EUR 600

great classic of American botany

MICHAUX, A. Histoire des Chênes de l'Amérique, ou descriptions et figures de toutes les espèces et variétés de Chênes de l'Amérique Septentrionale, considérées sous les rapports de la Botanique, de leur culture et de leur usage.

Paris, de l'imprimerie de Crapelet, An IX-1801. Folio (415 x 300mm). pp. (4), (56), with 36 engraved plates. Contemporary half green morocco, gilt ...

EUR 9,000

OLDROYD, I.S. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America.

Stanford, Univerity Press, 1924-27. 2 volumes (bound in 4). Royal-8vo. pp. 247; 297, 304, 339 with 165 plates. Recent red half morocco, gilt decora...

EUR 400

Thomas Say (1787-1834), was one of the premier native born American naturalists of the early nineteenth century

SAY, T. American Entomology. A description of the Insects of North America. Edited by John L. Le Conte, M.D. with a memoir of the author, by Georg Ord.

New York, J.W. Bouton, 1869. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo. pp. xxiv, 412; iv, 814, with 54 handcoloured lithographed plates. Publisher's green cloth.

EUR 1,700