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The Insects of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from naure, with the Natual History of each species,...

The Insects of Great Britain, systematically arranged, accurately engraved, and painted from naure, with the Natual History of each species,... by W. Lewin [William Lewin]

London : J Johnson, 1795 A good copy of this scarce title, with 46 superb hand coloured plates. William Lewin (1747-1795) intend...

£1,950.00
Icones Helminthum systema Rudolphii entozoologicum illustrantes. [AND:] Entozoorum synopsis cui accedunt mantissa duplex et indices locupletissimi.

Icones Helminthum systema Rudolphii entozoologicum illustrantes. [AND:] Entozoorum synopsis cui accedunt mantissa duplex et indices locupletissimi. by Bremser, Johann Gottfried (Joannes Godofredus); Karl Asmund Rudolphi (Carolo Rudolphii)

Berlin, (Berolini), Augusti Rücker, 1819; Vienna (Viennae), Antonii Strauss, 1824.. Two volumes. I. Atlas: Folio (420x290 mm)....

€1,800.00
Naturhistorischer Atlas zum Gebrauch beim Unterricht. Säugethiere. 30  Tafeln nach der Natur und nach ausgestopften Exemplaren gezeichnet.

Naturhistorischer Atlas zum Gebrauch beim Unterricht. Säugethiere. 30 Tafeln nach der Natur und nach ausgestopften Exemplaren gezeichnet. by August Luben & Heinrich Leutemann

Leipzig & Vienna: Georg Wigand. Very Good. [1858]. Loose in folio. Light moisture mark to lower left margin; light foxing (s...

$1,800.00
The Natural History of British Shells including figures and descriptions of All the Species Hitherto discovered in Great Britain Systematically Arranged in the Linnean Manner with scientific and general observations on each. Vols I-V

The Natural History of British Shells including figures and descriptions of All the Species Hitherto discovered in Great Britain Systematically Arranged in the Linnean Manner with scientific and general observations on each. Vols I-V by Edward Donovan

London : Rivington and Co, 1799 A fair copy of Edward Donovan's work on British Shells, in contemporary half morocco binding...

£1,300.00
The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus exemplified by Various Specimens of English Insects drawn from Nature/Les Genres des Insectes de Linne; constates pars divers echantillons d'Insectes de l'Angleterre, copies d'apres Nature

The Genera Insectorum of Linnaeus exemplified by Various Specimens of English Insects drawn from Nature/Les Genres des Insectes de Linne; constates pars divers echantillons d'Insectes de l'Angleterre, copies d'apres Nature by J Barbut

London : J Dixwell, J Sewell, 1781 A very good copy of this scarce work with frontispiece, 20 hand coloured plates, one of which...

£1,000.00
Exposition of English Insects. Including the Several Classes of Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, & Diptera, or Bees, Flies & Libellulae

Exposition of English Insects. Including the Several Classes of Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, & Diptera, or Bees, Flies & Libellulae by Moses Harris

London : Mr White, Bookseller on Fleet Street, & Mr Robson, in New Bond Street, 1782 A good copy with hand coloured frontisp...

£900.00
A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland by John Blackwall

LONDON : Ray Society, 1861 An exceptional copy. Complete in 2 volumes - rebound - brown leather spines with raised bands and gol...

£800.00
The Larvae of the British Butterflies and Moths Vols I-IX

The Larvae of the British Butterflies and Moths Vols I-IX by William Buckler, H T Stainton and Geo T Porritt [editors]

London : The Ray Society, 1886 The complete set of this work in 9 volumes in the original Ray Society decorative cloth bindings ...

£750.00
An Introduction to the Study of Conchology: including Observations on the Linnaean Genera and on the arrangement of M Lamarckk; a Glossary, and a Table of English Names

An Introduction to the Study of Conchology: including Observations on the Linnaean Genera and on the arrangement of M Lamarckk; a Glossary, and a Table of English Names by Samuel Brookes

LONDON : John and Arthur Arch, 1815 A good copy of the 1st edition of this extremely rare work, with 11 plates, 9 of which are h...

£700.00
British Zoology in Four Volumes

British Zoology in Four Volumes by Pennant T

London: Wilkie & Robinson, 1812. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Wilkie and Robinson; L...

£640.00
Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum Ad Illustrem Virum Carolum Dati. Accedit J. Frid. Lachmund De Ave Diomedea Dissertatio [Vol I]

Opusculorum pars prior, sive experimenta circa generationem insectorum Ad Illustrem Virum Carolum Dati. Accedit J. Frid. Lachmund De Ave Diomedea Dissertatio [Vol I] by Francisci [Francesco] Redi

Amstelaedami [Amsterdam] : Henricum Wetstenium, 1686 A good copy of Volume I of the 2 volume latin translation of Redi's cla...

£600.00
Miscellanea Zoologica quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur

Miscellanea Zoologica quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur by P S Pallas

The Hague: Petrum van Cleef, 1766 A good to very good copy of the first edition of this extremely rare work by the naturalist Pe...

£600.00
Conchologia Iconica. Monograph of the Genus Patella

Conchologia Iconica. Monograph of the Genus Patella by Lovell Reeve

London : L REEVE & CO., 1855 A rare original copy of Lovell Reeve's Monograph on the Genus Patella, which formed part of...

£500.00
Memoirs of British Quadrupeds, illustrative principally of their Habits of Life, Instincts, Sagacity, and Uses to Mankind. Arranged according to the system of Linnaeus

Memoirs of British Quadrupeds, illustrative principally of their Habits of Life, Instincts, Sagacity, and Uses to Mankind. Arranged according to the system of Linnaeus by Rev W Bingley

LONDON : Darton and Harvey; J. Walker; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; J. Harding; J. Richardson; B Scholey; and Sherwood, Neele...

£500.00



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