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ANDREWS, H.C.
The Botanist's Repository, comprising colour'd engravings of new and rare plants only, with botanical descriptions in Latin and English after the Linnaean system...
London, T. Bensley, for the author, 1797 (-1815). 10 volumes. 4to (270 x 210mm), with 10 engraved titles and 664 (many folded or double-page) hand-...
EUR 28,000.00

AYLESFORD COUNTESS- BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS- (Louisa Finch, Countess of Aylesford, 1760-1832).
Two albums of original botanical watercolours. 2 volumes. Large folio (500 x 390mm), c. 1790-1820.
Comprising: GRASSES, 1 page manuscript index and 99 original watercolours mounted within watercolour borders & CLASS V. ORDER 2 TO 6, 1 page manusc...
EUR 12,000.00

BENNETT, J.W.
A selection of rare and curious Fishes found upon the coast of Ceylon. From drawings made in that island and coloured from life.
London, printed for the Author, 1851. 4to (296 x 240mm). pp. viii, with 30 splendidly hand-colouredengraved plates all heightened with gum arabic e...
EUR 5,800.00

BOISSIER, E.
Flora Orientalis sive enumeratio plantarum in Oriente a Graecia et Aegypto ad Indiae fines hucusque observatarum.
Basileae, H. Georg, 1867-1888. 6 volumes (including supplement). Royal-8vo (235 x 145mm). pp. xxxiv, 1017; 1159; 1033; 1276; 868; xxxiii, 466, with...
EUR 2,500.00

BOTANICAL MANUSCRIPT.
A mid-17th century German Flower manuscript with 118 watercolours brightly painted in gouache on 117 leaves.
(Saxony ca. 1650). Folio (315 x 200mm). Contemporary vellum, upper cover with gilt lettered monograph H. H. and Date 1665.
EUR 30,000.00

BOURGUIGNAT, J.R.
Malacologie de l'Algérie, ou histoire naturelle des animaux Mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles, recueillis jusqu'à ce jour dans nos possessions du Nord de l'Afrique.
Paris, Challamel ainé, (1863-) 1864. 2 volumes. Folio (362 x 270mm). pp. xii, 294; 380 with 58 (10 fully or partly hand-coloured) lithographed plat...
EUR 7,500.00

BUFFON, (G.L.L.) & LACEPEDE, (B.G.E.).
Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Roy .
Paris, l' Imprimerie Royale, Hôtel de Thou, Plassan, 1749-1804. 44 volumes. 4to (245 x 192mm). With1 engraved portrait of Buffon, 4 folded tables, ...
EUR 36,000.00

CAMPER, P.
Description anatomique d'un éléphant mâle.
Publiée par son fils, A.G. Camper. Paris, H.J. Jansen, 1802. Folio (530 x 350mm). pp. xii, 108, with engraved portrait (of P. Camper) and 20 engrav...
EUR 1,500.00

CARNIOLA (KRAIN)- FLOWERS OF CARNIOLA. BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS
A collection of watercolours of local flora made for presentation to Franz Joseph I, to celebrate 600 years of Habsburg rule of Carniola.
Folio (550 x 390mm). 30 sheets of original watercolours by ? A. Guaiz, the first with the arms of the Duchy of Carniola (Krain) surmounted by the i...
EUR 18,000.00

CRESCENTIIS, P. DE.
New Feldt und Ackerbaw, darinen deutlich begriffen wie man auss rechtem Grund der Natur auch langwiriger erfahrung in 15 Bücher beschrieben...
Franckfurt am Mayn, durch Peter Schmid in verlegung Sigmund Feyrabends, 1583. Folio (333 x 210mm). pp. (12, last leaf blank), 566, (12), title prin...
EUR 9,500.00

CUVIER, G.
Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux.
Paris, Fortin, Masson et Cie, (1836-1849). 20 volumes (10 text-volumes & 10 atlas-volumes). Royal-8vo (269 x 188mm). With 993 engraved plates, apar...
EUR 10,000.00

DODONAEUS, R.
Histoire des Plantes, en laquelle est contenue la description entiere des herbes, c'est à dire, leurs especes, forme, noms, temperament, vertus... nouvellement traduite de bas Aleman en François par Charles de l'Escluse.
Anvers, Iean Loë, 1557. Folio (280 x 195mm). pp. (24), 584. (36), with c. 800 woodcuts in the text.Early 18th century full red morocco, sides with ...
EUR 9,000.00

DRESSER, H.E.
A monograph of the Meropidae, or family of the bee-eaters.
London, published by the author, 1884-1886. Folio (380 x 280mm). pp. xix, (1), 1-40, 40a, 40b, 41-144, with 34 hand-coloured lithographs by J.G. Ke...
EUR 15,000.00

FRIES, B.F. & EKSTRÖM, C.U.
Skandinaviens Fiskar, målade efter lefvande exemplar och ritade på sten af Wilh. von Wright, med text af B. Fr. Fries och C.U. Ekström. & Bihang innefattande beskrifningar öfver de i Skandinavien bruklige Fiskeredskap med figurer.
Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1836-(1857). 4to (295 x 245mm). pp. (2, Praemonenda), iv (Inledning), 222, with 60 lithographed plates of which 5...
EUR 7,500.00

GAY, C.
Historia fisica y politica de Chile: ATLAS BOTANICA.
(Paris, en casa del autor ..., 1854). Folio (345 x 265mm). With 98 (of 103) lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettered l...
EUR 1,800.00

GAY, C.
Historia fisica y politica de Chile: ATLAS ZOOLOGIA.
Paris, en casa del autor/ Chile, en el Museo de Historia Natural de Santiago, (1848). Folio (370 x 290mm). With 135 engraved or lithographed plates...
EUR 8,500.00

GESSNER, C.
Icones Animalium Quadrupedum Viviparorum et Oviparum, quae in Historiae Animalium Conradi Gesneri Libr. I. et II. describuntur... Editio Tertia. Novis Eiconibus non paucis…. Die figuren und contrefacturen von allerley vierfüssigen Thieren.
Heidelberg, A. Cambier, 1606. Folio (360 x 240mm). pp. 127, (1, blank), (6, indices), with woodcut printer's device and 141 woodcuts. [With:] Icone...
EUR 17,000.00

GESSNER, C.
Thierbuch. Das ist ein kurtze Bschreybung aller vierfüssigen Thieren, so auff der Erden und in Wassern wonend, sampt jrer waren conterfactur... Zurich, Conrad Froschauer, 1563.
[with:] Vogelbuch, darin die Art, Natur und Eigenschafft aller Voglen sampt jrer waren Contrafacturangezeigt wirt... Zurich, Conrad Froschauer, 155...
EUR 125,000.00

GRAY, J.E.
Illustrations of Indian Zoology. Chiefly selected from the collection of Major-General Hardwicke.
London, Treuttel, Wurtz, Treuttel, jun. and Richter, 1830-1834 (-1835). 2 volumes. Folio (343 x 480mm). pp. (6), (6), with 1 lithographed frontispi...
EUR 39,000.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820 (-1840). Folio (485 x 335mm, 2 text vols & 525 x 355mm, atlas). 22 parts bound in 3 vol...
EUR 7,500.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820. Vol. I (Atlas). Folio (520 x 345mm). 30 stipple engraved plates, printed in colours an...
EUR 850.00

HOFFMANNSEGG, J.C. & H.F. LINK.
Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en Portugal.
Berlin, Charles Fréderic Amelang for the authors, 1809-1820. Vol. I (Atlas). Folio (540 x 360mm). With printed floral wrapper to the 14th part and ...
EUR 1,000.00

ITÔ IHEI.
Chikinsõ.(Summary of earth's beauty, Illustrated treatise of flowers, including maple leaves).
Edo, 1733. 3 series published in 20 volumes. 8vo (155 x 110mm). With numerous splendid woodcuts anddescriptive text. Original stitched blue wrapper...
EUR 4,800.00

JAUBERT, H.F. & SPACH, E.
Illustrationes Plantarum Orientalium.
Paris, Roret, 1842-1857. 5 volumes. Large-4to (350 x 260mm). With 500 engraved plates. Contemporaryhalf calf, spines with 2 black gilt lettered lab...
EUR 7,500.00

JORDAN, A. & J. FOURREAU.
Icones ad floram Europae novo fundamento instaurandam spectantes.
Paris, Savy, 1866-1903. 3 volumes. Folio (400 x 305mm). With 501 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary uniform half calf, spines in 5 ...
EUR 15,000.00

KERNER, J.S.
Abbildung aller Oekonomischen Pflanzen. Siebenter Band.
Stuttgart, gedruckt in der Herzoglichen Buchdrukerei, 1794. 4to (290 x 235mm). With hand-coloured engraved title vignette and 100 fine hand-coloure...
EUR 1,000.00

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 récent des Voyageurs.
Paris, Rousseau/ Baillière, (1834-1880). 11 volumes (bound in 12). Royal-8vo (240 x 160mm). With 902 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporar...
EUR 22,000.00

KLOTZSCH, F. & A. GARCKE.
Die botanischen Ergebnisse der Reise seiner königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Waldemar von Preussen in den Jahren 1845 und 1846. Durch Dr. Werner Hoffmeister, Leibarzt S.K.H. auf Ceylon, dem Himalaya und an den Grenzen von Tibet gesammelte Pflanzen.
Berlin, Verlag der Königlichen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei (R. Decker), 1862. Folio (338 x 265mm). pp. (8), 164 with 100 lithographed plates. La...
EUR 4,000.00

KÜTZING, F.T.
Tabulae Phycologicae oder Abbildungen der Tange.
Nordhausen, gedruckt auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1845-1871. 19 volumes. 8vo (215 x 135mm). With 1900(one plate is a drawing) lithographed plates, pr...
EUR 7,500.00

LEVAILLANT, F.
Histoire naturelle des Perroquets...
Paris, Levrault, frères, 1801-1805. 2 volumes. Folio (495 x 312mm). pp. (viii), 135, (1, index); (iv), 112, (1, index), with 145 etched plates prin...
EUR 188,000.00

LISTER, M.
Historiae sive synopsis methodicae Conchyliorum et tabularum anatomicarum.
Editio altera. Oxonii, typogr. Clarendoniano, 1770. 4 parts & appendix (bound in 1 volume). Folio (365 x 245mm). pp. iv, (4), 12, 77, 6, 7, with 43...
EUR 28,000.00

MARTINI, F.H. & CHEMNITZ, J.H.
Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet.
Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1769-1788. 10 volumes and 1 index volume. 4to (300 x 230mm). With 1 handcoloured engraved frontispiece, 1 portrait and 367 fi...
EUR 45,000.00

MELLIN, A.W. GRAF VON.
Versuch einer Anweisung zur Anlegung, Verbesserung und Nutzung der Wildbahnen, so wohl im Freyen als in Thiergärten.
Berlin & Stettin, Pauli, 1779. 4to (265 x 220mm). pp. xxii, 356, with handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 117 (one anatomical engraving plain) f...
EUR 3,900.00

MÜLLER, SALOMON - (attributed).
Banded Palm Civet Cat (Viverra boiei). Watercolour on paper 25.4 x 39.1 cm - visible image size; 30.0 x 46.0 cm - actual sheet size; 63.0 x 77.3 cm - frame size. In 19th century burr walnut frame.
Titled by hand in ink 'VIVERRA BOIEI 1/2, (lower centre) and dated by hand in ink 'Freytag, Januar 26, 1849' (lower left).
EUR 2,000.00

OORT, PIETER VAN. (After?).
Buceros plicatus Lath. (Wreathed Hornbill), Watercolour on paper c.1827-1837, 25.5 x 33.5 cm - visible image size, 53.0 x 58.5 cm - frame size, framed under glass.
Titled in pencil in old handwriting (lower centre): Buceros plicatus Lath, Java (Goenong Parang).
EUR 2,500.00

OS, G.J.J. VAN.
Still life with a variety of flowers.
Watercolour, 315 x 250mm., signed 'G.J.J. Van Os f ', in ink in left lower corner, framed.
EUR 3,600.00

PLANTS OF WESTERN JAPAN.
(Chûshoto okonomi no bunezu). Japanese exceptionally long horizontal painted scroll (11.5 meters by 26 cm.) showing 62 species of plants of Western Japan.
End 18th or beginning 19th century. Colour painted on mulberry paper, with Japanese calligraphy, mounted on a wooden roller, endpaper decorated wit...
EUR 28,000.00

SOWERBY, J. DE CARLE & LEAR, E.
Tortoises, Terrapins, and Turtles drawn from life. Text by John Edwards Gray.
London, Sotheran, Baer & Co., 1872. Folio (375 x 272mm). pp. iv, 16, with 60 lithographed plates ofwhich 57 beautifully handcoloured and enhanced w...
EUR 25,000.00

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 (198 x 160mm). pp. (38), 396, (20), with engraved frontispiece,1 folded engraved portrait and 36 (many folded) ...
EUR 15,000.00

THUNBERG, C.P.
Icones Plantarum Japonicarum, quas in insulis Japonicis annis 1775 et 1776 collegit et descripsit...
Uppsala, J.F. Erdman, 1794-1805. Folio (430 x 275mm). Only 10 of 50 engraved plates, loose.
EUR 1,800.00

TRANSACTIONS OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.
First series, volumes 1-7 (all published). London, W. Bulmer/ W. Nicol, 1812-1830. [and] Second series, volumes 1-3 (all published).
London, W. Nicol, 1835-1848. 10 volumes. 4to (282 x 220mm). With 7 engraved titles and 176 engravedplates of which 93 (some double-page) superbly h...
EUR 13,000.00

TULASNE, L.R. & C.
Selecta Fungorum Carpologia, ea documenta et icones potissimum exhibens quae varia fructuum et seminum genera in eodem fungo simul aut vicissim adesse demonstrent.
Parisiis, in Imperiali Typographeo excudebatur, 1861-1865. 3 volumes. Folio (355 x 260mm.). pp. xxviii, 242, with 2 vignettes and 5 engraved plates...
EUR 4,800.00

ZENKER, J.K., SCHLECHTENTHAL, D.F.L. & LANGETHAL, C.E.
Flora von Thüringen... Herausgegeben von Prof. Dr. Zenker, Prof. Dr. v. Schlechtendal und Prof. Dr. Langethal, die Originalzeichnungen gefertigt von Dr. E. Schenk.
Friedrich Mauke, 1855. 144 parts, forming 12 volumes. Small-8vo (168 x 95mm). With 1444 (printed on1440 leaves) very fine hand-coloured engraved pl...
EUR 7,500.00