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cover of De la Variation des Animaux et des Plantes à l'état domestique ... Traduit sur la seconde édition Anglaise par Ed. Barbier [,] Préface de Carl Vogt

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Paris,: C. Reinwald et Cie, libraires-éditeurs,, 1879-1880.. 2 volumes; xiii, [iii], 494, [ii, blank]; [iv], 523, [i blank], 20 ["Catalogue des livres de fonds C. Reinwald, 1884"] pp. Royal 8vo ( 15 x 23,5 cm.). Original green publisher's buckram, spines gilt lettered and numbered, signed at the bottom "A. Lemère relieur", uncut and partly unopened. With 43 wood engraved… Read more
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cover of Aspects moléculaires de l'Adaptation et de la Phylogénie ;  [Préface de P.P. Grassé]

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Paris,: Masson,, 1966.. vii, [i, blank], 258, [ii] pp. Roy. 8vo (16,3 X 24,2 cm.). Original printed wrappers. With 65 figures. ¶ Florkin, the 'Fouding father of comparative biochemistry' was a pupil of Léon Fredericq. He wrote over 800 scientific papers, and contributed greately to the history of life sciences. An interesting association copy (dated 1 dec.… Read more
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cover of Indisch Natuuronderzoek. Een bekopte geschiedenis van de beoefening der Natuurwetenschappen in de Nederlandsche Koloniën

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Amsterdam,: Het Koloniaal Instituut,, 1915.. xi, 303 pp. 8vo (16,5 x 23 cm.). Original blue decorated cloth. With 23 plates. ¶ The scarce trade edition of Sirks' well-known thesis. -- (Outer edge partly very slightly waterstained, but an excellent copy).
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cover of The zoological work of Petrus Camper (1722-1789) = Het zologisch werk van Petrus Camper (1722-1789) (met een                   samenvatting in het Nederlands)

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Amsterdam,: Rodopi,, 1985.. [vi], 207, [iii] pp. 8vo (15 x 22 cm). Original printed limp wrappers. With 12 illustrations. ¶ pp. 178-199 is a chronological arranged bibliography of Camper's publication 1746-1804 (197 entries). --(Nieuwe Nederlandse bijdragen tot de geschiedenis der geneeskunde en der natuurwetenschappen ; no. 12).
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cover of Pithecologia, sive de Simiarum Natura, Carminum libri duo, In gratiam Reipublicae Literariae. [title-engraving + caption]

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Amstelædami,: Ex Typographia Gerardi Tielenburg (1734-1776), & Soc.,, MDCCLXXIV (1774).. 61, [iii] pp. 8vo (12,6 x 20 cm.). Recently bound in half, dark brown, grained morocco. With a few woodcut vignettes in the text, and illustrated with a most charming engraved frontispiece and title-engraving. ¶ Very uncommon, only a few copies in the WorldCat. A curious, satirical,… Read more
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cover of Van diverse plumage, Tien eeuwen Vogelboeken. Tentoonstellingscatalogus

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(Antwerpen, Den Haag & Brussel, 1968).. viii, 163 pp. Small 4to (18,5 x 25,5 cm.). Original coloured printed wrappers. With 10 figures and 32 plates. ¶ Valuable exhibition catalogue with ample historical and bibliographical information about 146 famous bird books (Mss. & printed, from the 10th. to the 20th. century).
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cover of Geschiedenis van de Bijenteelt met een voorwoord van O. Van Laere

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Brugge,: Heemkring Maurits Van Coppenolle,, 1985.. 206, [ii] pp. Small 4to (18 x 25 cm.). Original cloth with dust-jacket (jacket partly faded and worn a the top). With a coloured frontispiece and numerous illustrations. ¶ Printed in 1100 copies. Anice pictorial history of apiculture, concluded by a brief bibliography and ample indexes.
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cover of Sur quelques modifications à la réproductions des Cloisons des Ammonites par la Photographie

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Nancy,: Berger-Lévrayault,, 1904.. 12 pp. 8vo (16,5 x 24,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers. With one photographic plate. Some modifications to the author's earlier publication "Application de la photographie au dessin des cloisons des ammonites" (Lille 1893). Copy with author;s autograph dedication to Coll. Joly.
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cover of Livre du Centenaire

Livre du Centenaire

by SOCIETE ENTOMOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE (ed.)

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1932.
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Paris,: Au Siège de la Société,, 1932.. [iv], xii, 729, [v] pp. Small 4to (18 x 26 cm.). Original printed wrappers (very slightly dust soiled). With a coloured frontispiece, numerous text illustrations and 32 fine plates (finely coloured or helio engravings). A splendid and finely printed and illustrated volume to celebrate the first 100 years of the Société entomologique… Read more
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cover of De Hond. Historiek, Raskenteekens, Fokken en Africhting

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Antwerpen,: J.-E. Buschmann,, 1916.. xi, [i], 190 pp. 8vo. (14,5 x 23 cm.). Original illustrated printed wrappers (soiled), uncut. With 35 photographic plates & illustrations. ** A charmingly illustrated, and uncommon work.
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cover of Le Chien, psychologie, olfaction mécanisme de l'odorat. Etude expérimentale

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Bruxelles,: Office de Publicité,, (n.d., ca. 1915).. [iv], xii, 167, [i, blank] pp. Large 8vo (16,5 x 23,5 cm.). Orginal printed wrappers (slightly dust soiled). With 42 photographic illustrations. ** One of the few French monographs on the subject.-- (Some scattered light staining).
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cover of Le Chien de Garde, de Défense et de Police. Manuel pratique et complet d'élevage et de dressage du chien destiné à la garde et à la défense du particulier, au service de la police, et à prendre part aux concours pour chiens dits <<de défense et de police>>. 11eme édition

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Bruxelles,: Office de Publicité,, 1947.. 333, [iii] pp. 8vo (13,5 x 20,5 cm.). Original printed wrappers (slightly dust soiled; spine slightly stained), uncut. With numerous illustrations.
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cover of Essai sur la Vie et la Mort

Essai sur la Vie et la Mort

by SABATIER, Armand

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1892.
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Paris,: Babé & Cie,, 1892.. [viii], 282, ii, blank] pp. 12m0 (12 x 18,5 cm.). Original brown publisher's cloth with black lettering. Sabatier was professor of Zoologt at the University of Montpellier and founder of the zoological station "de Sette". In his various works he postulated some interesting views regarding "evolution", but he and his works seem to be… Read more
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cover of Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis. Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier

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Paris,: J. Barbou,, 1780.. [iv, blank], [iv, half-title & title], xxxi, 319, [i, publisher's catalogue], [ii, blank] pp. Small 8vo (9,5 x 16 cm.). A charming contemporary binding: full marbled calf, remnants of gilt rullers on sides, spine in compartments gilt decorated, red morocco title-label, gilt dotted ruller at the outer and inner edges of the sides, gilt edges.… Read more
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cover of Histoire Naturelle Populaire L'Homme et les Animaux

Histoire Naturelle Populaire L'Homme et les Animaux

by BROGNIART, Charles (F.E.)

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(1880).
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Paris,: Librarie Marpon & Flammarion,, (1880).. [viii], 1039, [i] pp. Large 8vo (20.5 x 27.5 cm.). Contemporary half dark blue morocco, spine, with raised bands, gilt lettered (partly slightly rubbed; a bit discoloured). Richly illustrated with 870 plates and figures in wood engraving, and 8 coloured plates (chromolithographs from the press of Lemercier at Paris). A nicelly illustrated general… Read more
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cover of Considération sur les Corps Organisés (Ou l'on a rassemblé en abrége tout ce que l'Histoire Naturelle offre de plus certain & de plus intéressant sur ce sujet)

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A Neuchatel,: Chez Samuel Fauce,, 1779.. 2 volumes, (iv), 468; (ii), 550 pp. 8vo. Contemporary boards (partly slightly rubbed & dam.), entirely uncut. With 1 folded engraved plate. ¶ The last and best edition of this work, being vol. V & Vi of Oeuvres d'Histoire Naturelle et de Philosophie. Including a 6 page addiitional note not to be found… Read more
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cover of A Handbook for the Indentification of Insects of Medical importance. With chapter on Fleas by K. Jordan, and on Arachnids by R.J. Whittick. Third Edition

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London,: British Museum (N.H.),, 1956.. xi, [i blank], 303, [i blank] pp. Small 4to (18,5 x 25 cm.). Original green buckram. With a coloured frontispiece, 178 text figures and 12 plates of which 2 coloured. ¶ A good copy of this classic work.
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cover of Le Buffon illustré a l'usage de la Jeunesse. Contenant une description très-complète des Mammifères, Oiseaux, Poissons, Reptiles, Insectes et Coquilles [vignette]

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Paris,: Théodore Lefèvre,, (n.d.,ca. 1875).. [iv], 384 pp. Large 8vo (17 x 25 cm.). Bound in half green morocco, spine with 4 raised bands, gilt decorated with compartments & rullers , buckram boards, edges gilt (the original publisger's binding, partly slightly rubbed). Title printed in red and black. With about 350 text illustrations and 16 plates, all wood-engravings.… Read more
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cover of Mémoire sur les Orques observés dans les Mers d'Europe (Présenté à la Classe des sciences de l'Académie le 1er mars 1879)

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(Bruxelles,: L'Académie,, 1881).. 32, [ii] pp.Large 4to (23,5 x 29 cm.). Original blue boards (spine damaged). With 4 large fine lithographed plates by G. Severeyns of which one coloured (a young Orca, washed ashore in Oostende, drawn after nature by Van Cuyck). ** An early study on the subject. A clean inner copy with ample margins. Offprinted (or… Read more
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cover of Etudes sur l'Oviologie, fragment de philosophie naturelle

Etudes sur l'Oviologie, fragment de philosophie naturelle

by GRIMAUD DE CAUX, Gabriel (1800- c. 1875)

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1838.
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Paris,: Bureau de Souscripton...,, 1838.. (iv), 171, (i) pp. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, uncut. With 5 very finely engraved folded plates by A. Dumesnil. Not in Wood, nor in the Cat. B.M. (N.H.). Copy with ample margins. The genuine reprint of author's famous article, originally written for E. Guérin-Méneville's Dictionaire pittoresque d'Histoire Naturelle (1833-1839). The plates were engraved after… Read more
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