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[Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus.

[Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus. by TREW, Christoph Jakob (1695-1769) - EHRET, Georg (1708-1770)

Nuremberg: Fleischmann, and Adam Ludwig Wirsing, [plates dated 1753-1786]. Folio (18 x 13 inches). 172 fine hand-colored engrave...

$225,000.00
Poissons Ecrevisses et Crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires, que l'on trouve autour des Isles Moluques et sur les cotes des Terres Australes

Poissons Ecrevisses et Crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires, que l'on trouve autour des Isles Moluques et sur les cotes des Terres Australes by RENARD, Louis (1678/9-1746)

Amsterdam: Reinier and Josué Ottens, 1754. 2 volumes in one, folio. (15 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches). Half-title. Title printed ...

$145,000.00
Quadrupeds of North America, the

Quadrupeds of North America, the by Audubon, John J. & Bachman, John

New York: V. G. Audubon. Hard Cover. First octavo edition, 1849-51-54, with all 31 original wrappers present (front and rear), ...

$18,000.00
Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus).

Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus). by Audubon, John James & Bachman, Rev. John

Philadelphia:: Audubon, J.J.,, 1843.. Imperial Folio Edition. Near Fine Condition with rich original hand-coloring. . A Near F...

$15,000.00
On the Flora of Australia, its Origin, Affinities, and Distribution; being an Introductory Essay to the Flora of Tasmania.. Reprinted from the Botany of the Antarctic Expedition, Part III, Flora of Tasmania, Vol. I.

On the Flora of Australia, its Origin, Affinities, and Distribution; being an Introductory Essay to the Flora of Tasmania.. Reprinted from the Botany of the Antarctic Expedition, Part III, Flora of Tasmania, Vol. I. by HOOKER, Joseph Dalton

London: Lovell Reeve, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. London, Lovell Reeve, [November] 1859 [first separate edition]. Large qua...

AUD $20,000.00
Biologia Centrali-Americana: Aves. Set of Volumes I-IV (Birds 1-4)

Biologia Centrali-Americana: Aves. Set of Volumes I-IV (Birds 1-4) by SALVIN, Osbert; Frederick Du Cane GODMAN

London, 1904. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Published by the Authors, 1879-1904. Three text volumes and one plate volume contain...

$13,750.00
Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de la flore et de la pomone de l' Ile de Java peints d'après nature par Madame Berthe Hoola van Nooten. Troisieme edition

Fleurs, fruits et feuillages choisis de la flore et de la pomone de l' Ile de Java peints d'après nature par Madame Berthe Hoola van Nooten. Troisieme edition by HOOLA VAN NOOTEN, Berthe (1840-1885)

Brussels and Leipzig: Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, 1880. Folio. (21 7/8 x 15 3/4 inches). Half-title, title, dedica...

$12,500.00
The American Bisons, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Vol. IV. No. 10)

The American Bisons, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Vol. IV. No. 10) by Allen, J. [Joel] A

Cambridge: University Press (Welch, Bigelow, & Co.,), 1876 246 pages, plus large folding map, plus 12 plates, six of which f...

$7,500.00
British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04

British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04 by Scott, Robert Falcon, et.al

VG+. Volume 1: Geology (Field-Geology: Petrography). Rosove 288-1.A1 Volume 2: Zoology (Vertebrata: Mollusca: Crustacea). ...

$7,500.00
An History Of Fungusses, Growing About Halifax

An History Of Fungusses, Growing About Halifax by BOLTON, James [d. 1799]

Halifax & Huddersfield: Printed For The Author. 1788-89. First Edition of "the earliest British work devoted exclusive...

$6,993.00
The natural history of Barbados. In ten books. By the Reverend Mr. Griffith Hughes, . . . [Large-Paper Issue]

The natural history of Barbados. In ten books. By the Reverend Mr. Griffith Hughes, . . . [Large-Paper Issue] by HUGHES, Griffith (b. 1706 or 1707)

London: printed for the author; and sold by most booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, 1750. First Edition. Three-Quarter S...

$6,850.00
Exotic Ornithology…

Exotic Ornithology… by Sclater, Philip Lutley; & Slavin, Osbert

Folio, modern boards, 98 (of 100) hand colored lithographed plates. Lacking the preliminaries and text, this volume is plates on...

$6,500.00



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