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604 WILLKOMM (M.). Die Wunder des Mikroskops oder die Welt im kleinsten Raume. Sm. 4to., illustrations; half calf Leipzig, 1856 605 WOOD (J. G.). Common Objects of the Microscope. 12mo., coloured plates by Tuffen West; cloth 606 Mineralogy. KURR (J. G. v.). Das Mineralreich in Bildern. Folio, 22 plates containing numerous coloured figures; bds.
Stuttgart und Eisslingen, 1858 Mining and Metallurgy: 607 AGRICOLE (G.) de re Metallica libri XII. . . Folio, very many woodcuts representing Mining and Smelting Operations; calf or vellum Basiler, 1657 608 CLOWES (F.). The Detection and Measurement of Inflammable Gas and Vapour in the Air. Cr. 8vo., coloured frontispiece and other illustrations; cloth (pub. 5s net)
609 KIRKALDY (D.). Results of an experimental inquiry into the Mechanical Properties of Steel, of different degrees of hardness, and under various conditions, manufactured by C. Aspelin. 4to., plates and woodcuts; 1873
610 PETTUS (Sir J.). Fleta Minor. The Laws of Art and Nature, in
A work still in great request. The first part contains the Assays of Lazarus
611 RICHARDS (J. W.). Aluminium: its History, Occurrence, Properties, Metallurgy and Applications, including its Alloys. 8vo., illustrations; cloth (pub. 21s)
612 SCHLUTER (C. A.).
Gründlicher Unterricht von HÜTTE-WERKEN. nebst einem vollständigem PROBIER-BUCH... Folio, frontispiece, and numerous folding plates of forges and kindred appliances; hf. bd. Braunschweig, 1738 613 SPERGES (J. von). Tyrolische Bergwerksgeschichte. 8vo., portrait; half calf Wien, 1765 614 ZOPPETTI (V.). Arte Siderurgica. Nozioni sulla Produzione della Ghisa, del Ferro e dell' Acciaio. 2 vols., roy. 8vo., 158 woodcuts; 8d. Milano, 1883 615 MIVART (St. George). Essays and Criticisms. 2 vols., 8vo., cloth (pub. 32s) Mollusca:
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619 FLEMING (J.). plates; cloth
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616 ALDER and HANCOCK'S Monograph of the British Nudibranchiate Mollusca. 7 parts complete, folio, with 82 plates, most of them coloured; bds.
1845-55 1 10 0 another copy, folio, hf. calf 1845-55 1 12 0 617 ALLMAN (George James). Monograph of the Fresh-Water Polyzoa, including all the known species. Folio, with 11 coloured plates; bds. Ray Society, 1856 1 10 0 618 BROOKS (W. K.). The Oyster. Cr. 8vo., illustrations; cloth Baltimore, 1891 036 Molluscous Animals, including Shell Fish. 8vo., Edinburgh, 1837 620 FORBES (E.) and S. HANLEY. History of British Mollusca, and their Shells. 4 vols., 8vo., more than 200 plates; half calf 1853 310 0 the same. 4 vols., roy. 8vo., LARGE PAPER; the plates coloured; half brown morocco neat, gilt tops 1853 621 KOBELT (W.). Studien zur Zoogeographie. Die Mollusken der Palæ arktischen Region. Impl. 8vo., sd. Wiesbaden, 1879 622 OYSTER Culture in relation to Disease. Roy. 8vo., sd. (pub. 8s 6d) 1896 The Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the Local Government Board, 1894-95.
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623 PHILPOTS (J. R.). Oysters, and all about them. 2 vols., cr. 8vo., 1890-91 624 REEVE (Lovell). The Land and Freshwater Mollusks indigenous to, or naturalized in, the British Isles. 8vo., woodcuts; half red morocco, gilt top 1863
625 WOODWARD (S. P.). Manual of the Mollusca; or rudimentary treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells. 12mo., plates and woodcuts; calf 1851-56 626 NATURAL HISTORY (Dictionary of); or, Complete Summary of Zoology. 18mo., with a very large number of coloured figures; half calf 1802 627 NATURALIST (A) on the Prowl, or, in the Jungle. By Eha. Cr. 8vo., 80 illustrations; cloth 1894
628 WILD NORWAY: with Chapters on the Swedish Highlands, Jutland, and Spitzbergen. By ABEL CHAPMAN, Author of "Wild Spain," etc. 8vo., with seventeen full-page illustrations and numerous smaller ones by the Author and Charles Whymper
It is hoped that this book may become a standard work on Norwegian Sport. It is the result of many years' personal experience of all kinds of sport-Stalking, Fishing, Shooting, and Elk-hunting. The author is well known as a naturalist, and his interesting remarks on the habits of birds and animals are those of a close and careful observer.
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629 NEW YORK. NATURAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW
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Vol. I. MAMMALIA, by De Kay. 33
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Vol. VIII. MINERALOGY, by Beck.
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Emmons, Vanuxen, and Mather.
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630 Novara. The Voyage round the World.
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632 CODDINGTON (H.). An Elementary Treatise on Optics. 8vo., folding plates; half calf neat Cambridge, 1823
A Treatise on the Eye and on Optical Instruments. Being
Cambridge, 1830 634 EULER (L.). Dioptricæ pars prima [secunda et tertia]. 3 vols. 4to., plates; old mottled calf Petropoli, 1769-71 635 [LASSERE (F.)]. La Dioptriqve Ocvlaire, ov la Theoriqve, la Positive, et la Mechaniqve, de l'Ocvlaire Dioptriqve en tovtes ses especes. Par le Pere Chervbin d'Orleans . . . Folio, numerous fine plates; old calf Paris, 1671 636 [NEWTON (I.)]. Opticks: or, a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. . . 4to., folding plates; old calf 1704 637 POTTER (R.). Elementary Treatise on Optics. 2 vols., 8vo., cloth; or, bound in 1 vol., half calf
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1851 Physical Optics, or the Nature and Properties of Light. 8vo., woodcuts; half calf 1856 638 SMITH (R.). A Compleat System of Opticks. 2 vols., 4to., plates; hf. Cambridge, 1738 639 ZAHN. Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus sive Telescopium, ex abditis rerum Naturalium & Artificialium principiis protractum novâ methodo, eâque solidâ explicatum ac comprimis è triplici fundamento Physico seu Naturali, Mathematico Dioptrico et Mechanico, seu Practico stabilitum . . . Authore R. P. F. Joanne Zahn . . . 3 pts. in 1 vol., sm. folio, numerous plates; vellum Herbipoli, 1685-86 On p. 181 of part I, is a plate illustrating the idea of a photographic camera. ORNITHOLOGY:
640 ANDERSSON (C. J.). Notes on the Birds of Damara Land and the adjacent countries of S. W. Africa. 8vo., map and 3 plates; cloth 1872 641 ATKINSON (J.). Compendium of the Ornithology of Great Britain. 1820
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642 AUDUBON (J. J.).
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Audubon, by birth an American, was the son of a Frenchman. His indefatigable pursuit of knowledge, his enthusiastic devotion to the science of ornithology, his keenness of insight, have rendered his name for ever famous as that of one of the greatest naturalists the world has seen. With Buffon, Cuvier, and Owen, he occupies a front rank from which no later investigator can dethrone him; and at the same time he holds a position of no small importance as one of the literary celebrities of the New World.
The Companion Work:
643 ELLIOT (D. G.). The NEW and HERETOFore Unfigured SPECIES of the BIRDS of NORTH AMERICA. 2 vols., impl. folio, 72 coloured plates; half green morocco, gilt tops, New York, 1866-69 25 0 0
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644 AUDUBON (J. J.). ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY, or an Account of the Habits of the BIRDS of AMERICA. 5 vols., roy. 8vo., hf. bd.; a bargain; Edinburgh, 1831-39 the same. 5 vols., roy. 8vo., proof portrait (with autograph affixed) inserted; calf extra, by J. Clarke
Author's presentation copy to William Yarrell.
Handbook of European Birds.
648 BAIRD (S. F.), T. M. BREWER, and R. RIDGWAY. AMERICAN BIRDS.
LAND BIRDS. 3 vols., 64 coloured plates and 593 woodcuts
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Boston, 1875 WATER BIRDS. 2 vols., with several hundred woodcuts, mostly coloured by hand Boston, 1884
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8vo., pp. xxii and
History of NORTH
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653 BRUCE (G.). The Land Birds in and around St. Andrews. Cr. 8vo.,
655 BUCHNER und PLESKE.
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OF THE BIRDS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, by R. B. SHARPE, H. SEEBOHM, HANS GADOW, P. L. SCLATER, T. SALVADORI, W. R. OGILVIE GRANT, etc. Vols. I-XXV, and XXVII [Vol. XXVI is not yet published]. 26 vols., 8vo., with some hundreds of fine COLOURED PLATES; nine vols. neatly half bound in calf gilt, one in hf. morocco gilt, the rest in cloth 662 Challenger. Voyage of H.M.S. CHALLENGER, 1873-76: BIRDS, by P. L. SCLATER. Roy. 4to., 30 coloured plates by Smit; sd. 1881 663 CODE (The) of Nomenclature and Check-List of NORTH AMERICAN N. Y., 1886
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664 COUES (Professor Elliott). HANDBOOK of FIELD and GENERAL ORNITHOLOGY. 8vo., many cuts of the Anatomy of Birds (pub. at 10s), cloth Macmillan, 1890
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1896 666 DRESSER (H. E.) [and R. B. SHARPE]. History of the BIRDS of EUROPE, including all the Species inhabiting the Western Palearctic Region. 8 vols., impl. 4to., 633 beautifully drawn and coloured plates; half red morocco extra, gilt tops, uncut; an ORIGINAL SUBSCRIBER'S COPY 1871-81
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668 D'URBAN (W. S. M.) and M. A. MATHEW. The Birds of Devon. 8vo., coloured plates, photographs, and maps; cloth (pub. 21s net) 1892 669 ELLIOT (D. G.). A MONOGRAPH of the PHASIANIDÆ or FAMILY of the PHEASANTS. 2 vols., impl. folio, 84 superb coloured plates; in the five original parts, £30; or, hf. bd. red morocco, RARE
1872 The finest and rarest of all Elliot's celebrated works. 670 GÄTKE (H.). Heligoland as an Ornithological Observatory. The result of fifty years' experience. Translated by R. Rosenstock. Roy. 8vo., portrait and woodcuts; cloth; scarce Edinburgh, 1895 671 GIGLIOLI (E. H.). Notizie d'Indole Generale, migrazioni, nidificazione, Fizenze, 1891
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Primo Resoconto dei Risultati della Inchiesta Ornitologica in Italia. Parte III. 672 GOULD (J.). A CENTURY of BIRDS from the HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS. Impl. folio, 80 coloured plates; half green morocco 673 GOULD. THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA. 7 vols.,
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