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FINE & RARE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTS WITH A FOCUS ON NATURAL HISTORY

Stoll, C.

Natuurlyke en naar 't leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde afbeeldingen en beschryvingen der cicaden, in alle vier waerelds deelen Europa, Asia, ...

Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, [1780]-1788. Two parts in one. Large 4to (30.5 x 24.0 cm). pp. [ii], 124, with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 29 hand-coloured engraved ...

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3.600,00

Seder, A.

Das Thier in der decorativen Kunst. I. Serie. Die Wasserthiere [AND] II. Serie. Vögel. [Complete]. Together with two amazing original wat...

Wien, Gerlach & Schenk, 1896. Two large folio portfolios (57.9 x 44.3 cm) with one page of text, one frontispiece and 29 stunning chromolithographed plates showing animals i...

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16.000,00

Descourtilz, M. E.

Flore pittoresque et médicale des Antilles, ou histoire naturelle des plantes usuelles des colonies Françaises, Anglaises, Espagnoles et ...

Paris, Privately published by Descourtilz (1827-1829, 1833). In eight volumes. 8vo (20.2 x 12.8 cm). Half-titles, title pages, 2810 pp., 600 hand-coloured engraved plates. Beaut...

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12.000,00

Buc'hoz, [P. J.] [Buchoz]

Les dons merveilleux et diversement coloriés de la nature dans le règne animal ou collection d'animaux précieusement coloriés.

Paris, chez l'auteur, 1782. Large folio (42.7 x 27.9 cm). Engraved title page, [iv] pp. (explanations to plates 1-100, present twice]; 156 finely engraved and exquisitely hand-c...

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15.000,00

Fitzinger, L. J. [F. J.]

Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte der Amphibien in ihren Sämmtlichen hauptformen.

Vienna, Kaiserlich-Königliche Hof-und Staatsdruckerei, 1864. Folio (32.9 x 25.0 cm). Title page and 109 plates (two plain and 107 in chromolithography). Contemporary morocco ove...

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1.800,00

Marsigli, L. F. Comte de Marsilli, L. Graave van

Danubius Pannonico-Mysicus. Observationibus geographicis, astronomicis, hydrographicis, historicis, physicis perlustratus.

Hagae Comitum [The Hague] Gosse, Alberts, & de Hondt; Amsterdam, Uytwerf & Changuion, 1726. Six volumes in six. Imperial folio (58.0 x 40.5 cm). Titles printed in red an...

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30.000,00

Matte La Faveur, S.

Pratique de chymie, divisée en quatre parties, par S. Matte La Faveur, distillateur & demonstrateur ordinaire de la chymie en la facu...

Montpelier, Daniel Pech, 1671 [1672]. Small 8vo (15.7 x 9.8 cm). [x], 360, 10 (explanatory leaves), [xxxii] pp. Engraved (armorial) frontispiece, 14 engraved plates on 12 large,...

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14.000,00

[Renault]

Unique photo album of Renault cars 1918-1935-[1938].

France [?], no publisher, 1935-[1937]. Oblong folio (22.3 x 26.7 cm). 57 original photographs with typescript captions, mounted. Black, gilt-bordered half morocco over dark gree...

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2.400,00

Vaillant, L. [L.] and M. [F.] Bocourt

Mission scientifique au Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale. Recherches zoologiques pour servir à l'histoire de la faune d'Amérique Centr...

Paris, Mission du Mexique et dans l'Amérique Centrale, 1874-[1915]. Large 4to (35.5 x 27.5 cm). Title to the Zoology section, title to part IV, half title to the ichthyology, [i...

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12.500,00

Kaempfer, E.

De beschryving van Japan, behelsende een verhaal van den ouden en tegenwoordigen staat en regeering van dat Ryk.

The Hague, P. Gosse and J. Neaulme; Amsterdam, Balthasar Lakeman, 1729. Folio (37.5 x 25.0 cm). 500 pp. Half-title, title page explanation, frontispiece (engraved title) by I. C...

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12.000,00

Breetvelt, H. L. A.

[Art Nouveau]. Two designs for vases.

Delft, unpublished, 1900-1902. Two very large watercolour drawings in two (59.0 x 18.5 cm; and 59.0 x 28.3 cm). Uniform silver-grey frames (95.0 x 48.0 cm; and 95.0 x 61.5 cm).

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10.000,00

Mayr, H. von

Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient, gesammelt auf der Reise Sr. Hoheit des Herrn Herzogs Maximilian in Bayern nach Nubien, Aegypten, Pal...

München, Heinrich von Mayr, 1839-1840. Oblong elephant folio (39.4 x 51.7 cm). Ten instalments, each of six finely lithographed and hand-coloured plates with one explanatory tex...

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18.000,00

Rösel van Rosenhof, A. J.

De natuurlyke historie der insecten; voorzien met naar 't leven getekende en gekoleurde plaaten.Volgens eigen ondervinding beschreeven, d...

Haarlem, Amsterdam, C. H. Bohn en Zoon, H. Gartman, [1764-1783]. Four volumes and two supplements in ten. Large 4to (21.5 x 27.8 cm). Three engraved and hand-coloured frontispie...

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12.500,00

Silvestri, O.

Etna. Eruzione e terremoti del Maggio-Giugno 1879. Fotografie fatte per incarico del R. Governo Italiano sotto la direzione del Prof. Ora...

[Catania], A. T. Tagliarini, "1879" [1880]. Oblong folio, with 30 (of 33 or 34?) original albumen prints of slightly variable size, on average 17.5 x 32.0 cm (plates 1-22), or f...

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26.500,00

Anthropology

All works on humankind, its cultures, artefacts, history, tales and more

Botany

All works on flowering plants, algae, mosses, fungi, trees, etc

Earth Sciences - Geology

Including general geology, mineralogy, volcanology, etc

Entomology

All works on insects, butterflies, beetles, spiders, scorpions, etc

General Natural History

Works with a broad(er) view; philosophical, practical, multiple subjects

Herpetology

All works on lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, newts, turtles, etc

Hunting

All works on hunting by humans, hunting techniques and the hunted

Ichthyology

All works on extant and extinct fishes, and on angling & fishing

Invertebrates

All invertebrates except molluscs, insects, spiders and allies

Malacology

All works on shells, snails, slugs, bivalves, cephalopods, etc

Mammalogy

All works on mammals from mammoths to mice, extinct and/or living

Manuscripts and Letters

The original works of scientists and travellers, written and/or drawn

Ornithology

All works on birds and birders, including oology, nidology, etc

Palaeontology

All works on fossil plants, animals and their traces and tracks

Photography and Nature Printing

Images worth a thousand words, and nature telling its own story

Prints and Portraits

Portraits of scientists such as Darwin and decorative prints on many subjects

Science

The hard sciences, including physics, (bio)chemistry, and mathematics

Travel and Exploration

Including exploration, adventure and discoveries – imaginary and real

Varia

From colour plate books to medicine, art to topography, non-books to cookie tins

Zoology

All works on any animal or groups of animals

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