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Image for 80 Original Specimens of Seaweeds and Algae.

80 Original Specimens of Seaweeds and Algae.

By: ZOOPHYTES

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Hastings, c. 1830.,


Cloth covered drop down box containing approximately 80 specimens of seaweeds and algae, each one individually mounted preserved within a paper folio, lettered with Latin name, sub-class and order together with place of collection. [Mostly Hastings, but also Torbay, Atlantic Ocean, Giant's Causeway, etc.] All the specimens are in perfect condition, with occasional offsetting onto the mounting sheets. Although there is a most attractive leather title label identify... View more info

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Harmonia Ruralis; or, an Essay Towards a Natural History of British Song Birds.

By: BOLTON, James publisher

Price: £4,000.00

Publisher: W.T. Gilling, 1824.,


2 volumes. 4to. pp. [4], xxiv, 66: 96; 81 hand coloured plates. Original publisher's half sheep with gilt decorated spine and original printed paper labels to the upper covers [Price five guineas]. Covers a little worn and small piece lacking from the head of the spine of Volume 2. Internally clean and fresh with good margins. View more info

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Index Testarum Conchyliorum Quae Adservantur in Museo...

By: GUALTIERI, Nicolai

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: Florence: Caietani Albizzini, 1742.,


Folio. pp. xxiii, portrait, engraved title page, 110 full page plates each with accompanying page of text, 16 sectional titles with engravings; the title and sectional titles printed in red and black. Library blind stamp on top corner of first four and last five pages, not encroaching onto the printed area; small ink stamp on verso of title page. Modern quarter morocco, internally a fine, fresh, unpressed and uncut copy. A beautifully engraved book. View more info

Image for Pomona Austriaca, ou Arbres Fruitiers d’Autriche, Représentés en Figures, Dessinées et Peintes d’Apres Nature. [Fruit Trees of Austria Represented by figures, drawn and painted from Nature.] Abhandlung von den Obstaumen worinn ihre Gestalt, Erziehung und Pflege angezeigt und beschreiben wird mit 100 sehr feinen Abbildungen in Kupfer gestochen und nach der Natur in Farben dargestellt. [Treatise on Fruit Trees wherein their form, growth and tending will be shown and described, with 100 very fine illustrations engraved in copper, and depicted in their natural colours.]

Pomona Austriaca, ou Arbres Fruitiers d’Autriche, Représentés en Figures, Dessinées et Peintes d’Apres Nature. [Fruit Trees of Austria Represented by figures, drawn and painted from Nature.] Abhandlung von den Obstaumen worinn ihre Gestalt, Erziehung und Pflege angezeigt und beschreiben wird mit 100 sehr feinen Abbildungen in Kupfer gestochen und nach der Natur in Farben dargestellt. [Treatise on Fruit Trees wherein their form, growth and tending will be shown and described, with 100 very fine illustrations engraved in copper, and depicted in their natural colours.]

By: KRAFT, Johann

Price: £35,000.00

Publisher: Vienne [Vien]: A. Baumer and Rudolph Graffer, 1796 - 7 [and 1816?0,


2 volumes. Folio. [365 x 240 mm] pp. 24 [French text], xvi, 45 [35* numbered 8 times] [German text]; hand painted frontispiece of garland of flowers heightened in gilt; 100 hand coloured plates: 20 [French text], [2], 46 [German text]; 100 hand coloured plates. The deluxe edition in folio with the coloured hand painted frontispiece; list of 37 subscribers. Contemporary tree calf with early reback, spines gilt, margin repair to page 7/8 of Volume 1 French text. The final... View more info