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Natural History of British Butterflies Vols I & II

Natural History of British Butterflies Vols I & II by F W Frohawk

LONDON: Hutchinson and Co., 1914 A good copy of this classic and authoritative work - dating from 1914 but not published until a...

£290.00
Herpetologia Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae

Herpetologia Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae by Wiegmann, Arend Fridericus Augustus

Marginal page repair on leaf 53/54 and plate I (very minor, see photos). Foxing on endpapers with a few spots on the titlepage a...

$15,000.00
History of the Earth and Animated Nature 4 volume set

History of the Earth and Animated Nature 4 volume set by Oliver Goldsmith

Glasgow: archibald Fullerton & Co , 1833. first thus . Hardcover. fair/no dj. 1,2,3,4. unsigned. 4 volume, published in 1833, ...

$350.00
An Account of the Indian Triaxonia collected by the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship Investigator

An Account of the Indian Triaxonia collected by the Royal Indian Marine Survey Ship Investigator by Franz Eilhard Schulze

Calcutta: Printed by Order of the Trustees of the Indian Museum , 1902 First english edition - translated from the german by Rob...

£100.00
On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth

Cambridge at the University Press, 1917. First edition. A few illustrations within the text, thick octavo, pp xvi, 793, a small...

£1,750.00
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
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
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 Natural History of Foreign Butterflies; The Naturalist's Library, Entomology, Volume V

The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies; The Naturalist's Library, Entomology, Volume V by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine, editor

Edinburgh: W H LIZARS, 1837 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the publisher's brown (originally purple) cloth binding w...

£250.00
The Naturalist's Library, Entomology Vol. VII, Exotic Moths

The Naturalist's Library, Entomology Vol. VII, Exotic Moths by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine (editor)

EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1841 A very good copy of the 1st edition of Exotic Moths in the original publisher's cloth binding. W...

£220.00
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
GALAPAGOS: WORLD'S END (INSCRIBED COPY)

GALAPAGOS: WORLD'S END (INSCRIBED COPY) by Beebe, William

New York, London: G. P. Putnam's. Very Good+. 1925. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Clean blue cloth with gilt ti...

$385.00
Man and apes an exposition of structural resemblances and differences bearing upon questions of affinity and origin.

Man and apes an exposition of structural resemblances and differences bearing upon questions of affinity and origin. by MIVART, St George Jackson

1873 1ed Mivart Man & Apes DARWIN EVOLUTION Zoology Illustrated Gorilla CatholicA first edition account of George Mivart's react...

$750.00
The Arcturus Adventure

The Arcturus Adventure by William Beebe

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1926. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. Copyright date 1926, first edition, f...

$160.00



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