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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leiden, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Musem, 2006. 8vo (24.2 x 17.0 cm). 211 pp.; 82 (groups of) text figures, including several in full colour. Pictorial softcover. The author's thesis. Published as Scripta Geologica 131. Well-illustrated. An excellent, clean copy. As new. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [Bologna,] Arnaldo Forni, 1936-1966. [REPRINT 1973-1977]. Large 8vo (25.2 x 17.5 cm). 1372 pp. [423; 281; 315; 353]; 184 plates, four maps; numerous text figures (many full-page); 3D "glasses" in pocket. Original, uniform printed wrappers. A massive and surprisingly rare work on the botany of central Italy, in particular the province of Romagna, by the Italian biologist Pietro Zangheri (1899-1983). This is the very good, photomechanical reprint. Even the coloured maps and photos are carefully reprinted. Both the original series and the reprints were published in low numbers over a rather lo... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Palaeontographical Society, 1848. 4to (27.2 x 21.5 cm). 208 pp.; 21 lithographed plates. Contemporary polished half calf over pebbled boards. Spine with five gilt-lined raised bands; red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled edges. The first part of this important and well-illustrated work, covering the gastropods. It includes new species. A bit rubbed, mainly at edges and spine foot. Library plate on front pastedown. Stamps on title; pencilled annotations on the front free endpaper recto. Text clean, but the plates stamped into the figures and therefore on our opinion a medium... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Alfred Hölder, 1881. 8vo (22.0 x 14.3 cm). vi, 212 pp.; several woodcuts. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine. Yellow endpapers; marbled edges. A fine copy of a critical study on Darwin's work on the climbing of plants, by the Austrian botanist Julius Ritter von Wiesner (1838-1916). Publication of this work was followed by an exchange of letters and ideas between Darwin and Wiesner (see Darwin Correspondence Project online). This work by Wiesner is uncommon, but a copy in this near mint state is definitely quite rare. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Nagpur, Shri Lokesh Chandra [The International Academy of Indian Culture], 1949. Thick 8vo (18.2 x 13.6 cm). xxix, 438 pp. Publisher's (?) blind patterned cloth. A rare contribution to Indian ornithology, enumerating English, Hindi, Bengalese, Sind and other names to over 2300 bird species, genera and families, occurring in India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, and in several adjacent countries. Taxonomically arranged, but including an alphabetical index in English. Published as Sarasvati Vihara Series 20. The preface is quite informative. The binding is contemporary, quite possibly original. Old s... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Société Zoologique de France, 1907. 8vo (24.6 x 16.2 cm). xxxii, 174 pp.; one plate and one tissue-guarded portrait. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges. Original printed wrappers bound in. A single volume, however directly subsequent to a fine, uniform set, from the start, of this important zoological magazine which we also have. This volume, however, in a somewhat different binding. With a fine portrait of the great French ichthyologist and ornithologist Léon Vaillant (1834-1914). Papers include... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leningrad, NAUKA, 1972. Large 8vo (25.9 x 17.0 cm). 393 pp., 117 text illustrations. Embossec and silver-lettered brown cloth. Green endpapers with map of the region. A rare dedication copy of a seldom-seen regional flora of Yerevan and surroundings in Armenia. With a large alphabetical list of Latin plant names. This is the revised and enlarged second edition (first 1945). In Russian with Armenian summaries. The first author, Armen Leonovich Takhtajan or Takhtajian (1910-2009) "... was a Soviet-Armenian botanist, one of the most important figures in 20th century plant evolution and systema... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. The present plate is Coquilles 13, dealing with marteaux, peignes, volsulelles, and containing engravings (double valves not counted) of Pectinidae (the majority), Isognomonidae, and ?Mytilidae. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. Accor... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. The present plate is Coquilles 9, dealing with the bivalves, cythérées, bucardes (Veneridae and Cardiidae), and containing 46 engravings (double valves not counted). A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in t... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. The present plate is Coquilles 14, dealing with vulselles, huitres, cames, arrosoirs, and containing 33 engravings (double valves not counted) of bivalves, including Chamidae. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Sav... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. The present plate is Coquilles 12, dealing with crénatulides, and containing 30 engravings (double valves not counted) of mytiloid bivalves (Isogomidae?). A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in the latter g... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The present plate is Coquilles 8, dealing with psammobies, lucines, tellines, donaces, vénus, and containing 57 engravings (double valves not counted). In all the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in the latter group... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The present plate is Gasteropodes 6, erroneously numbered 1, dealing with patelles, fissurelles, émarginules, balanes, gastrochênes, and contains 63 engravings. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in the la... continua a leggere
    • Libreria: Bookshop Antiquariaat Schierenberg (Paesi Bassi)
    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The present plate is Gasteropodes 1, dealing with nudibranchs, titled "Doris" and contains 31 engravings. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in the latter group the numbering was incorrect: 1 was erroneous... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The present plate is Gasteropodes 2, listed as "5", dealing with bulles, nérites, phasianelles, sabots, troques (i.e. mostly "Archeogastropods" and a few Cephalaspidea), and contains no less than 99 separate engravings. In all the following plates were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (de... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1810 ["1809"]. Folio (67.5 x 50.1 cm). Loose leaf, finely engraved. A single very large leaf belonging to the natural history section of the results of the Napoleonic expedition to Egypt. A total of 18 plates were devoted to molluscs, mainly from the Red Sea. The present plate is Gasteropodes 4, dealing with cerithes, Murex, strombes, buccins, and contains 56 engravings. In all, the following were issued: cephalopodes 1, gasteropodes 1-3, coquilles (des diverses classes réunies) 1-14. According to Savigny, in the latter group the numbering was incorrect: 1 was e... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Entomology, 1888-1895. Seven volumes in seven. 8vo (22.2 x 14.4 cm). Uniform full cloth with red morocco label with gilt bands and title on the spines. Very rare complete set, with general index. Index to volume I bound in volume III, probably because of delay in publication. The general index, of 145 pp. renders the other indexes superfluous. It was made after it was decided to discontinue publication. Some wear to the bindings; stamp on front free endpaper rectos, otherwise very good, complete. Not in Horn-Schenkling II. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Gide et J. Baudry, 1852. Large 4to (32.3 x 24.5 cm). 226 pp.; eight plates (of which six finely hand-coloured). Later boards with facsimile of the volume's title page mounted. A very rare paper on deer, this being the general introduction, which is all that was published but it includes plates on antlers (uncoloured), and living animals (full colour). The French zoologist Jacques Pucheran (1817-1894) published more on mammals and accompanied the expedition on the Astrolabe (1837 and 1840), under the command of Jules Dumont d'Urville, together with Jacques Bernard Hombron and Honoré J... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1872. Large 4to (32.5 x 25.2 cm). 10 pp. One beautifully hand-coloured plate by Huët. Original printed wrappers. Rare official offprint of a work with a detailed and extensive description of a little-known bird. In the rear a second, short paper by J. Verreaux on the zoological material collected by David. Uncut, with wide margins. Originally published in the Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle volume 8, pp. 129-138. Uncut. Some very light foxing, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1874. Large 4to (32.5 x 25.2 cm). 5 pp. One beautifully hand-coloured plate by Huët. Original printed wrappers. The extensive description and fine illustration of a new woodpecker, Pitta elliotii from the far east. Uncut, with wide margins. Originally published in the Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle volume 10, pp. 101-105. Uncut. Some very light foxing, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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