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ADANSON, M.
Histoire naturelle de Sénégal. COQUILLAGES.
Paris, chez Claude-Jean-Baptiste Bauche, 1757. 4to (292 x 222mm). pp. (8), 190, xcvi, 275, with 1 folded engraved map and 19 engraved plates. Conte...
EUR 2,800.00

ALTEN, J.W. VON.
Systematische Abhandlung über die Erd- und Flussconchilien welche um Augsburg und der umliegenden Gegend gefunden werden. Als ein Beytrag zur vaterländischen Naturgeschichte.
Augsburg, Gedruckt auf Kosten des Verfasser, 1812. 8vo (210 x 135mm). pp. xvi, 120, with 14 hand-coloured engraved plates. Recent cloth, spine with...
EUR 2,200.00

ANNALES DE POMOLOGIE BELGE ET ÉTRANGÈRE
publiées par la Commission Royale de Pomologie, instituée par S.M. le Roi des Belges. 8 volumes. Bruxelles, F. Parent 1853-1860. Large-4to (340 x...
EUR 24,000.00

BELON, P.
De arboribus coniferis, resiniferis, aliis quoque nonnullis sempiterna fronde virentibus, cum earundem iconibus ad vivum expressis....
Paris, E. Corrozet, 1553. 4to (198 x 148mm). ff. (8), 32 with 8 woodcuts in the text. Recent marbled boards.
EUR 2,700.00

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 7,500.00

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 1,200.00

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 1,000.00

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 850.00

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

BUONANNI, P.
Musaeum Kircherianum sive Musaeum A.P. Athanasio Kirchero in Collegio Romano Societatis Jesu iam pridem incoeptum nuper restitutum, auctum, descriptum, & Iconibus illustratum.
Romae, Typis G. Plachi, 1709. Folio (357 x 245mm). pp. (xii), 522, including the portrait frontispiece and 172 engraved plates. Contemporary vellum...
EUR 7,500.00

BUTLER, A.G.
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum.
London, Printed by order of the Trustees, 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

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 12,000.00

COOKE, M.C.
Illustrations of British Fungi (Hymenomycetes), to serve as an atlas to the "Handbook of British Fungi". London, Williams and Norgate, 1881-1891. 8 volumes.
Royal-8vo (228 x 145mm). With 1198 chromolithographed plates. Uniformly bound in green half calf, spines with gilt lettering.
EUR 4,500.00

DEN GROTEN HERBARIUS
MET AL SIJN FIGUREN DIE ORTUS SANITATIS GENAEMT IS OM DIE CRACHTEN VÃ ALLE CRUYDEN TE WETENÉ?.
Antwerpen, (Claes) de Grave, June 1526. Folio (270 x 195mm). 188 Leaves, with over 400 woodcuts. Early 20th century red morocco, richly gilt decora...
EUR 29,000.00

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

DESCRIPTION DE L'EGYPTE,
ou recueil des observations et des recherches, qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Seconde édition. Dédiée au Roi. Publiée par C.L.F. Panckoucke. HISTOIRE NATURELLE, Tome Premier, ATLAS.
Paris, C.L.F. Panckouke, 1826. Elephant-folio (70 x 53 cm.). pp. (2), with 62 splendid engraved plates. Contemporary green half morocco, spine in 7...
EUR 8,800.00

DILLENIUS, J.J.
Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum icones et nomina Joh. Jac. Dillenio, M.D. descriptarum Elthami in Cantio, in Horto... Jacobi Sherard... additis denominationibus Linnaeanis.
Lugduni Batavorum, C. Haak, 1774. 2 volumes (bound in one). Folio (410 x 250mm). Leaves (6); 1, with engraved frontspiece portrait and 325 etched p...
EUR 13,000.00

DODONAEUS, R.
Cruydt-Boeck ... volgens sijne laetste verbeteringe: Met Biivoegsels achter elck Capittel, vvt verscheyden Cruydtbeschryvers: Item in't laetste een Beschrijvinge vande Indiaensche Gewassen, meest getrocken wt de schriften van Carolus Clvsivs.
Leyden, inde Plantijnsche Druckerije van F. van Ravelingen, 1618. Folio (350 x 215mm). pp. (32), 1495, (56), with engraved pictorial title and 1470...
EUR 7,500.00

DREVES, J.F. & HAYNE, F.G.
Choix de Plantes d'Europe, décrites et dessinées d'après nature.
Leipzig, Voss et Compagnie, 1802. 5 volumes. 4to (295 x 230mm). pp. xii, 40; xii, 44; xii, 44; xii,40; x, 38, with 125 fine hand-coloured engraved ...
EUR 4,200.00

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

EHRENBERG, C.G.
Symbolae Physicae seu Icones et Descriptiones Avium quae ex itinere per Africam Borealem et Asiam Occidentalem Friderici Guilelmi Hemprich et Christiani Godofredi Ehrenberg... edidit Dr. C.G. Ehrenberg.
Berlin, ex Officina Academica, 1829. Folio (510 x 355mm). With 10 hand-coloured lithographed platesnumbered 11-20. Unbound in original printed port...
EUR 2,800.00

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

FISCHER, P. & GOSSE, H.
Études sur les Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles du Mexique et du Guatemala.
Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, (1870)-1902. 3 volumes (2 text vols & atlas). Folio (345 x 255mm). pp.(4), 702; pp. (6), 731; pp. (6), with 72 lithogr...
EUR 6,500.00

FORSSKAL, P. & NIEBUHR, C.
Flora AEgyptiaco-Arabica. Sive descriptiones plantarum, quas AEgyptum inferiorum et Arabiam felicem.
Hauniae, ex Offina Mölleri, 1775. 4to (255 x 205mm). pp. 32, cxxvi, (2), 219, (1), with hand-coloured engraved map of Yemen by J. Haas after Niebu...
EUR 5,800.00

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 39,000.00

GALLE (PHILIPS, PUBLISHER). 119
Icones illustrium feminarum veteris testamenti, a Philippo Gallaeo collectae atque expressae? (The celebrated Women of the Old Testament?).
Antwerp (1590-1595). 4to (215 x 168mm). Engraved title-page and 20 engravings by Jan Collaert II, after Maarten de Vos. Contemporary vellum.
EUR 4,800.00

GESSNER, C.
Vogelbüch. Darin die Art, Natur und Eigenschafft aller Vöglen sampt irer waren Contrafactur angezeigt wirt...
Zürich, Conrad Froschauer, 1557. Folio (383 x 250mm). Leaves (6), cclxii (of cclxiii), (1, blank),with over 200 woodcuts in the text, some full-p...
EUR 1,500.00

GLEADALL, E. E.
The Beauties of Flora with botanic and poetic illustrations, being a selection of flowers drawn from nature, arranged emblematically with directions for colouring them.
Heath Hall near Wakefield, E.E. Gleadall, 1834-36. 2 volumes. 4to (335 x 250mm). With 2 hand-coloured lithographed titles and 41 hand-coloured lith...
EUR 7,000.00

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

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

GREW, N.
The Anatomy of Plants. With an Idea of a Philosophical History of Plants. And several other lectures read before the Royal Society.
London, W. Rawlins, for the Author, 1682. Folio (316 x 193mm). pp. (16), (6), 24, (10), 1-212 & (217)-304, 19 index, 1 blank and 83 (5 double-page)...
EUR 5,500.00

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

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

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

KIENER, L.C.
Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, comprenant la collection du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, la collection Lamarck, celle du Prince Masséna et les découvertes récentes des Voyageurs.
Paris, Rousseau/ Baillière, (1834)-1880. 11 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 155mm). With 903 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Later half blue calf, s...
EUR 16,000.00

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

LACEPEDE, B.G. DE.
Histoire Naturelle des Poissons.
Paris, Plassan, an VI-VIII (1798-1800). 2 volumes (of 5). 4to (252 x 195mm). With 45 engraved plates and 1 engraved vignette. Contemporary calf, sp...
EUR 750.00

LACEPEDE, (B.G.E.).
Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares et des Serpens. Tome Premier: Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Ovipares.
Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1788. 4to (255 x 190mm). pp. 17, (1), 651, with 1 (of 2) large folded tables,1 engraved vignette and 41 engraved plates. Con...
EUR 750.00

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

LINNAEUS, C. - (HOUTTUYN, M.).
Natuurlijke Historie of uitvoerige beschrijving der dieren, planten en mineraalen, volgens het samenstel van den Heer Linnaeus. Eerste deels, vijftiende stuk: DE SCHULPDIEREN.
Amsterdam, Erven van F. Houttuyn, 1771. 8vo (205 x 120mm). pp. (6), 630, (10), with 11 folded engraved plates. Recent half cloth, marbled sides.
EUR 250.00

LINNAEUS, C.
Museum S(veci)ae R(egin)ae M(ajes)tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque &c. &c. &c. In quo Animalia Rariora, Exotica, imprimis Insecta & Conchilia describuntur &
determinantur prodromi instar editum. Holmiae, L. Salius, 1764. (together with:) Museum ... AdolphiFriderici Regis Svecorum ... in quo Animalia Rar...
EUR 2,800.00

MARTINI, F.H. & CHEMNITZ, J.H.
Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet.
Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1769-1795. 11 volumes (including the Index volume by Schröter). 4to (395 x 235mm). With 1 hand-coloured engraved frontispie...
EUR 35,000.00

MARTINI, F.H. & CHEMNITZ, J.H.
Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. Neu hrsg. u. vervollständigt von H.C. Küster. Nach dessen Tode fortges. von Wilh. Kobelt und H.C. Weinkauff.
Nürnberg, Bauer & Raspe, 1837-1920. 23 volumes. 4to (270 x 215mm). With 1533 engraved or lithographed plates almost all finely hand-coloured (5 pl...
EUR 18,000.00

MARTYN, T.
The Universal Conchologist, exhibiting the Figure of every known Shell, accurately drawn and painted after Nature: with a new systematic arrangement by the Author ... London,sold at his house no.
16 Great Malborough Street, (1784-) 1789. 2 volumes bound in one. Large 4to (345 x 280mm). With handcoloured engraved frontispiece of a shell withi...
EUR 28,000.00

MARTYN, W.F.
A New Dictionary of Natural Sciences; or, compleat universal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most curious and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured.
London, Harrisson, 1785. Folio (360 x 235mm), With 71 (of 100) fine hand-coloured engraved plates and a number of text pages lacking. Worn contempo...
EUR 900.00

NISSEN, C.
Kräuterbücher aus fünf Jahrhunderten. 50 Orginalblätter aus deutschen, französischen, niederländischen, englischen, italienischen und Schweizer Kräuterbüchern.
Mit historischer Einleitung und Bibliographie. München/ Robert Wölfle, Zürich/ l'Art Ancien, Olten/Weiss-Hesse, 1956. Folio (500 x 360mm). With ...
EUR 2,500.00

OBERTHÜR, C.
Études d'Entomologie. Deuxième livraison: NOUVEAUX LÉPIDOPTÈRES DE LA CHINE.
Rennes, Imp. Oberthür et fils, 1876. 8vo (300 x 205mm). pp. 34, with 4 lithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers.
EUR 850.00

OLIVIER, G.A.
Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des Insectes, avec leurs caractères génériques et spécifiques, leur description, leur synonymie et leur figure enluminée. COLÉOPTÈRES.
Paris, Baudouin/ Lanneau, 1789-1795. Volumes 1-3 (of 6). Large-4to (297 x 240mm). With 1 colour-printed engraved frontispiece and 190 hand-coloured...
EUR 6,000.00

PANZER, G.W.F.
Kritische Revision der Insektenfaune Deutschlands nach dem System bearbeitet. I-XCVI Heft. I. Baendchen.
Nürnberg, in der Felseckerschen Buchhandlung, 1805. Small-8vo (175 x 105mm). pp. (16), 144. Contempoarary green boards. And: PANZER, G.W.F. Deutsc...
EUR 800.00

PETIT-THOUARS, A. DU.
Voyage autour du Monde sur la Frégrate la Vénus pendant les années 1836-1839. Atlas de Zoologie.
Paris, Gide & Cie, 1846. Folio (540 x 355mm). With 75 engraved plates of which 70 beautifully hand-coloured. Later green cloth, gilt lettered spine.
EUR 7,500.00

PFEIFFER, L. & OTTO, F.120
Abbildung und Beschreibung blühender Cacteen. Figures des Cactées en fleur peintes et lithographiées d'après nature.
Cassel, T. Fischer, (1838-)1843-1850. 2 volumes (bound in 1). Large-4to (330 x 260mm). With 60 partly hand-coloured lithographed plates and explana...
EUR 5,000.00

(REDOUTÉ, P.J.).
A large and very attractive early 19th century non signed watercolour of a Papaver somniferum,
or Opium poppy in the style of Pierre Joseph Redouté.
EUR 1,500.00

ROEMER, J.J.
Genera Insectorum Linnaei et Fabricii iconibus illustrata.
Vitoduri Helvetorum, H. Steiner et Socios, 1789. 4to (267 x 220mm). pp. viii, 86, (4), with 1 hand-coloured engraved title-vignette and 37 (36 hand...
EUR 6,500.00

RUMPHIUS, G.E.
Thesaurus imaginum Piscium Testaceorum; Quales sunt Cancri, Echini, Echinometra, Stellae Marinae,&c. ut et Conchlearum...
Hagae, P. de Hondt, 1739. Folio (400 x 245mm). pp. (4), 14, 8, with engraved title, engraved portrait of Rumphius and 60 engraved plates. Contempor...
EUR 4,500.00

SCHAEFFER, J.C.
Der fischförmige Kiefenfuss in stehenden Wassern um Regensburg?
Regensburg, E. A. Weiss, 1754. 4to. pp. (4), 20, with 1 folded handcoloured engraved plate (Together with) IDEM. Neuentdeckte Theile an Raupen und ...
EUR 2,500.00

SEBA, A.
Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri accurata descriptio... Description exacte des principales curiositez naturelles du magnifique cabinet de A. Seba ...
Amsterdam, Jansson-Waesberg, Wetsten and Smith (vol. 4 Arksteus, Merkeus, and Schouten). 1734-1765.4 volumes. Folio (51 x 33cm). pp. (xxxiv), 178; ...
EUR 95,000.00

SÉJOURNÉ, A.
Champignons des environs de Blois.
Blois circa 1880. 2 volumes. Folio (360 x 270mm). A collection of 161 very fine watercolours of mushrooms of the Blois area (Loire valley). Loose i...
EUR 12,000.00

SOWERBY, G.B.
The Conchological Illustrations [or coloured figures of all the hitherto unfigured shells].
London, Sowerby, 1832-1841. 8vo (212 x 135mm). With 200 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates and descriptive text. Contemporary red half moroc...
EUR 5,000.00

STERBEECK, F. VAN.
Citricultura oft Regeringhe der uythemsche Boomen en te weten Oranien, Citroenen, Limoenen, Granaten, Laurieren en Andere...
Antwerpen, J. Jacops, 1682. 4to (210 x 160mm). pp. (xl), 1-74, (2), 75-296 (26), with engraved frontispiece, engraved coat-of-arms on inserted leaf...
EUR 4,500.00

STERBEECK, F. VAN.
Theatrum Fungorum oft het tooneel der Campernoelien. Waer inne vertoont wort de gedaente, ken-teeckens, natuere, crachten, voetsel, deught ende ondeught; mitsgaders het voorsichtigh schoonmaken ende bereyden van alderhande Fungien...
Antwerpen, Joseph Jacobs, 1675. 4to (200 x 155mm). pp. (38), 396, (20), with engraved frontispiece,1 folded engraved portrait and 36 (many folded) ...
EUR 15,000.00

VALENTINI, M.B.
Historia simplicium reformata, Musei Museorum titulo antehâc in Vernaculâ edita... Accedit India Literata.
Francofurti ad Moenum, Officina Zunneriana, 1716. Folio (350 x 215mm). 2 parts bound in one. pp. (26), 664, (16), engraved title-vignette and 30 (s...
EUR 4,500.00

VILLERS, C. DE.
Nomenclator Iconum Entomologiae Linneanae.
(Lyon 1789). 4to. 12 folded engraved plates, each with a folded explanatory text leaf. Contemporaryhalf calf, gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartmen...
EUR 950.00

VINCENT, H.A.
Collection de 24 Bouquets de Fleurs. Dessinés et gravés d'après nature...
Paris, chez l'éditeur, 1835. 4to (280 x 210mm). With a fine pictorial title and 24 plates, all stipple engravings, printed in colour with extensiv...
EUR 8,000.00

ZORN VON PLOBSHEIM, F.A.
Beschreibung der auf den Tafeln No. I und II abgebildeten Conchylien, nebst dem Verzeichniss aller derjenigen sogenannten südländischen Conchylien, die in der gesellschaftlichen Sammlung befindlich sind.
Danzig, Wedel, 1778. 4to (232 x 195mm). pp. 247-288, with 2 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorates spine, wit...
EUR 4,800.00