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Antiquariaat Schierenberg

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

Dufrenoy, [O. P. A.] and [J. B. A. L. L.] Élie de Beaumont

Explication de la carte géologique de la France. Volumes I-IV (text and atlas), and two maps. [Complete].

Paris, Imprimerie Royale, Imprimerie Nationale, 1841-1879. Four volumes in seven, and a large map in six folded sheets, each ca. 70 x 205 cm (including borders) with linen cover...

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8.000,00

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle

Museum d'Histoire Naturelle: Annales volumes 1-21 (AND) Nouvelles Annales volumes 1-4 (AND) Mémoires volumes 1-20 (AND) Archives volumes ...

Paris, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1802-1897. 84 volumes in100 parts. Large 4to (slightly differing dimensions per series, the largest being the last series, at 32.0 x 25.0 cm)...

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48.000,00

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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2.800,00

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

X-Rays: Friedrich Haller & Söhne Atélier und Laboratorium mit Röntgen'schen Strahlen

Very early applied radiology [Röntgen photographs, X-rays] including the first use of X-rays in authentication of fine art (i.e. painting...

Munich, Friedrich Haller & Söhne, Atélier und Laboratorium mit Röntgen'schen Strahlen, 1897. Loose in folio album. Set of nine extremely early, mint conditioned X-Ray-photog...

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25.000,00

Landor, A. H. S.

27 original 19th century watercolour sketches of Australia.

Australia, not published, [n.d., but 1891]. Mostly ca. 18 x 13 cm, some larger (up to 23 x 14 cm) or smaller (the smallest 17.5 x 6 cm). Some with hand-written captions.

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15.000,00

Mattioli, P. A.

Kreutterbuch jetzt widerumb mit viel schönen neuwen Figuren, auch nützlichen Artzneyen, und andern guten stücken, auss sonderm Fleiss gem...

Frankfurt am Main, Feyerabend, 1586. Large folio (36.8 x 23.5 cm). ff [8], 460, [37, index] pp. (pagination errors: 19 for 18, 198 for 210, 208 for 308, and 405 for 406). Fine 1...

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23.500,00

Fauché, B.

Histoire naturelle, botanique.

[France, unpublished, ca. 1850]. Folio (39.8 x 28.8 cm). Title page with polychrome title and vignette, heightened with gold; 15 plates with watercolour images of fungi (1) and ...

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3.800,00

Bonaparte, L.

Vases etrusques de Lucien Bonaparte Prince de Canino. 1-2 Livraison. [Atlas].

[Viterbo, C. Tosoni], 1830. Elephant folio (76.0 x 53.5 cm). Ten unnumbered chromolithographed and hand-coloured plates. Original portfolio (79.0 x 55.5 cm); boards with printed...

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8.500,00

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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