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ORNITHOLOGY, viz. HUMMING BIRDS, 2 vols. 12mo. 68 coloured plates, portraits of Linnæus and Pennant, cloth, 10s Edinb. 1834-36 PEACOCKS, PHEASANTS, &c. 12mo. 30 coloured plates, with portrait of Aristotle, cloth, 5s ib. 1836 BIRDS OF THE GAME KIND, 12mo. 30 coloured plates, with portrait of Sir S. Raffles, cloth, 5s ib. 1834 COLUMBIDE (Pigeons), 12mo. 32 coloured plates, with portrait of Pliny, cloth, 5s ib. 1835 PARROTS, 12mo. 32 coloured plates, with portrait of Bewick, cloth, 5s ib. 1836 BIRDS OF WESTERN AFRICA, 2 vols. 12mo. 68 coloured plates, with portraits of Bruce and Le Vaillant, cloth, 10s ib. 1837 FLY CATCHERS, 12mo. 33 coloured plates, with portrait of Baron Haller, cloth, 58 ib. 1838 BRITISH BIRDS, 4 vols. 12mo. 135 coloured plates, with portraits of Sir R. Sibbald, W. Smellie, and Dr. Walker, cloth, £1. ib. 1838-43 SUN-BIRDS, 12mo. 30 coloured plates, with portrait of Willughby, cloth, 5s ib. 1843 KLEIN (Jac. Theod.) Historiæ Avium Prodromus, accessit Historia Muris Alpini, et Vocabularium Animalium, with 7 plates, Lubeca, 1750-Ejusd. Ova Avium plurimarum ad natur. magnitudinem delineata, 21 coloured plates, Lips. 1766—2 vols. in 1, 4to. neat in calf, £1. 1s
KLEIN (J. T.) Systemata Avium, accedunt No
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Pigeons, le texte par C. J. Temminck, imperial
• One of the most superb books on Ornithology. LATHAM'S Natural History, or General Synopsis of Birds, with the Supplements and the Index Ornithologicus, the first edition, 10 vols. 4to. coloured plates, very neat in old russia, bright gilt backs, £9 98 1781-1801 LATHAM'S GENERAL HISTORY OF BIRDS, being the Natural History and Description of all the Birds (above four thousand) hitherto known or described by Naturalists, with the Synonymes of preceding Writers; the second enlarged and improved edition, comprehending all the discoveries in Ornithology subsequent to the former publication, and a General Index, 11 vols. 4to. with upwards of two hundred exquisitely coloured plates, elegantly hf. bd. morocco, £12. 12s
This celebrated work was published at twenty-five guineas in boards, with the plates coloured in a very inferior manner. The present copies are all COLOURED LIKE HIGHLY FINISHED DRAWINGS, with studious accuracy, under the direction of several eminent Ornithologists, and most of the subjects have been compared with living or preserved specimens in the Museums and Gardeus of London. Copies coloured in this manner would not have been published at less than FIFTY GUINEAS. Indeed the few copies of the old edition formerly coloured by Miss Stone, similar in execution but inferior in accuracy to the present, have been sold as high as from fifty to one hundred guineas at the sales of Col. Stanley, John Dent, Esq. and Sir Mark Sykes. "No scientific works on Natural History ever obtained so much celebrity as those of our venerable Countryman Dr. Latham. His General History of Birds, which is an enlargement of his Synopsis, is undoubtedly the MOST USEFUL AND VALUABLE WORK OF ITS CLASS THAT HAS YET APPEARED, as it contains exact scientific descriptions of every bird known at the time."-Neville Wood.
LATHAM'S Index to the General History of Birds, 4to. bds. 10s 6d Winchester, 1828 This volume being published two years after the others, is wanting to many of the subscribers' sets. LATHAM'S Index Ornithologicus, sive Systema Ornithologiæ, complectens Avium Divisiones in Classes, etc. adjectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, 2 vols. 4to. cloth bds. scarce, £1. 10s LATHAM'S Allgemeine Uebersicht der Vögel, Deutsch von J. M. Bechstein, 2 vols. 4to. with coloured plates, bds. 10s 6d Nurnberg, 1793 In Vol. I. is a MS. letter from Bechstein to Latham, in high commendation of his History of Birds. LATHAM'S (Simon) Falconry: or the Faulcon's Lure and Cure, handsomely inlaid into a 4to. vol. expensively bound in green morocco, richly gilt, with oak boards, tooled leather joints, and gilt edges, by T. Gosden, £2. 2s 1633
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1832 LESSON, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux Mouches, des Colibris, et des Trochilidées, 3 vols. royal 8vo.containing 216 most beautifully coloured plates, red mor. gilt edges, £7. 17s 6d Paris, 1829-32 LESSON, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux Mouches,
royal 8vo. containing 82 most beautifully coloured plates of Birds, (pub. at £4.10s) £2. 2s ib. 1829 LESSON, les Trochilidées, ou les Colibris et les Oiseaux-Mouches, suivis d'un Index général des Oiseaux du Genre Trochilus, royal 8vo. with 66 beautifully coloured plates, (pub. at 70 francs) in a portfolio, £1. 16s ib. 1832 LESSON, Histoire Naturelle des Colibris, suivie d'un Supplément à l'Hist. Nat. des Oiseaux Mouches, 8vo. with 26 finely coloured plates, calf extra, marbled edges, £2. 2s ib. 1831
LESSON, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis, des Séricules et des Epimaques, roy. 8vo. with 45 finely coloured plates, (pub. at 65 francs) in a portfolio, £1. 16s ib. 1835
VAILLANT, HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES OISEAUX D'AFRIQUE, 6 vols. imp. 4to. containing 300 beautifully coloured plates, red morocco, borders, gilt edges, an original and fine set, £17. 17s ib. 1799-1808 the same, 6 vols. imp. 4to. coloured plates, hf. bd. blue morocco, marbled edges, £9. 9s
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Published at £80. without the binding, which cost £18. 18s. additional.
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LE VAILLANT, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux | LORD'S (Thos.) New System of Ornithology, or de Paradis et des Rolliers, suivie de celles des Toucans et des Barbus, 2 vols. imperial folio, LARGE PAPER, 113 beautifully coloured plates, red morocco, gilt edges, £10. 10s Paris, 1806
Published at £35. without the binding, which cost £6. 6s. additional.
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This singularly magnificent book is published at £120. LE VAILLANT, Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets, 2 vols. imp. folio, LARGE VELLUM PAPER, 138 beautifully coloured plates, (pub. at £36. in Nos.) French bds. £12. 12s ib. 1801-5 the same, 2 vols. imp. folio, LARGE Vellum PAPER, coloured plates, hf. bd. morocco, uncut, £15. 15s ib. 1801-5 the same, 2 vols. atlas folio, LARGEST PAPER, coloured plates, French bds. £18. 18s ib. 1801-5 LE VAILLANT, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux nouveaux et rares de l'Amérique et des Indes, Vol. 1. imp. folio, (the only volume published), LARGE PAPER, 49 fine plates, with a duplicate set coloured, French bds. £5. Paris, 1801
the same, imp. folio, with a duplicate set of the 49 plates, plain and coloured, but a few of the plates and leaves are inlaid, £3. 3s ib. 1801
Le Vaillant was an enthusiastic traveller, and a most accurate observer of nature. The plates to his works are exquisite, having been made from the drawings of Barraband, the best ornithological painter France has ever produced.
LEWIN'S (W.) BIRDS OF GREAT BRITAIN, with
their Eggs, accurately figured, 7 vols. imp. 4to. consisting of 323 BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED DRAWINGS, with descriptive text, hf. bd. russia, uncut, £18. 18s 1789-94
Lewin made several sets of these beautiful drawings, at fifty guineas the set. Col. Stanley's copy sold for £48. 65.
the same work, second edition, 8 vols. in 4, royal 4to. coloured plates, hf. bd. russia, £4. 14s 6d
1795 the same, 8 vols. in 4, imp. 4to. LARGE PAPER, coloured plates, bound in blue morocco, with gold borders, and gilt edges, £8. 8s
the same, new edition, 8 vols. in 4, 4to. 1800 coloured plates, bds. £4. 4s LEWIN'S (J. W.) NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIRDS
OF NEW SOUTH WALES, collected, engraved, and faithfully painted after Nature, by JOHN WILLIAM LEWIN, late of Paramatta, New South Wales; third greatly improved edition, with an Index of the Scientific Names and Synonymes to the present time (1838), contributed by Mr. Gould, Mr. Eyton, and other scientific gentlemen, folio, with 26 plates, beautifully coloured, (pub. at £4. 4s) neatly hf. bd. morocco, £2. 2s
This beautiful and interesting volume, although now offered at a reduced price, has for a long time been very scarce. The colouring of the present copies is so infinitely superior to what have hitherto been sold, as scarcely to be recognised for the same plates.
Ecumenical History of British Birds, folio, 114 plates, very beautifully and correctly coloured; green morocco extra, richly tooled on the back and 1791 sides, and gilt edges, scarce, £7. 17s 6d MACGILLIVRAY'S (Wm.) History of British Birds, indigenous and migratory, 3 vols. 8vo. with numerous wood engravings, (pub. at £2. 8s) 1837-40 bds. £1. 10s MARTINET, Ornithologie, royal folio, 174 plates of Birds engraved by Martinet, Father and Son, FINELY COLOURED; russia, gilt edges, rare, £3. 3s Paris, 1792
These plates form a very desirable companion to the Planches Enluminées of Buffon, and are executed by the same artists in exactly the same style; but the figures are drawn from different subjects.
MEYER'S (H. L.) Illustrations of British Birds, 78 parts, 4to. containing 327 plates, beautifully coloured, (pub. at £48. 16s) £28. 1835-41 MONTAGU'S (G.) Ornithological Dictionary, or Alphabetical Synopsis of British Birds, with Supplement, 3 vols. 8vo. 24 plates, in calf neat, 1802-13 very scarce, £1. 10s the same, with the Supplement, 3 vols. 8vo. bds. £1. 4s 1802-13 MONTAGU'S (G.) Ornithological Dictionary, second edition, with many new articles and original Observations, by Professor Rennie, 8vo. 28 wood-cuts, (pub. at £1. 1s) cloth bds. 16s 1831
MUDIE'S (Robt.) HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS, or the Feathered Tribes of the British Islands, 2 vols. 8vo. second edition, the plates beautifully coloured, (pub. at £1. 8s) extra cloth bds. elegantly gilt on the backs, 16s 1835
the same, 2 vols. green morocco extra, gilt edges, richly gilt with birds, £1. 10s
"This is, without any exception, the most truly charming work on Ornithology which has hitherto appeared, from the days of Willoughby downwards. Other authors describe, Mudie paints; other authors give the husk, Mudie the kernel. We most heartily concur with the opinion expressed of this work by Leigh Hunt (a kindred spirit) in the first few numbers of his right pleasant London Journal. The descriptions of Bewick, Pennant, Lewin, Montagu, and even Wilson, will not for an instant stand comparison with the spirit-stirring emanations of Mudie's living pen,' as it has well been called. We are not acquainted with any author who so felicitously unites beauty of style with strength and nerve of expression-be does not specify, he paints."-Wood's Ornithological Guide.
"The Feathered Tribes' is indeed an EXQUISITE WORK, and unquestionably the best that has yet appeared on the habits of our native birds, in that it is scarcely second to those of Wilson and Audubon. Mudie is the most accurate observer of nature,-Selby excepted, and he treats not exclusively of habitsconsequently the Feathered Tribes' deserves a distinguished place on the shelves of the philosophic ornithologist."—Ornithologist's Text Book."
NOZEMAN, SEPP, EN HOUTTUYN, Nederlandsche Vogelen (Natural History of the Birds of the Netherlands,) 5 vols. roy. folio, complete, containing 250 engravings of Birds, with their Nests and Eggs, by Christian Sepp and Son, BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED, hf. bd. uncut, £23. Amst. 1770-1829 OLINA (J. P.) Uccelliera, overo Discorso di diversi Uccelli particolare di que' che cantano, 4to. with figures by Tempesta and Villaniena, vellum, 10s 6d Roma, 1622 the same, 4to. morocco, gilt edges, fine copy,
ORNITHOLOGIA, METHODICE DIGESTA, atque Iconibus aeneis ad vivum illuminatis ornata a Xav. Manetti, Lorentio Lorenzi, et Violante Vanni, (the letter-press in Latin and Italian) 5 vols. roy. folio, containing 600 coloured plates, executed in a bold free manner, on faint outlines, so as to have all the appearance of Drawings, hf. bd. uncut, fine copy, scarce, £14. 14s Florentia, 1767-76 PENNANT'S (Tho.) Genera of Birds, 4to. 16 plates, hf. bd. 10s PENNANT'S (Tho.) Indexes to the Ornithologie of Buffon, and the Planches Enluminées, 4to. unbound, £1. 1s 1786 RAII (Jo.) Synopsis methodica Avium et Piscium, 8vo. with 3 plates, calf, 7s RICHARDSON'S (Dr. John) Fauna BorealiAmericana, Part II., the Birds by Wm. Swainson, Esq. and John Richardson, M.D. 4to. with 50 plates, beautifully coloured, and numerous wood-cuts, (pub. at £4. 4s) bds. £2. 2s
1831 the same, 4to. russia extra, marbled edges, £2. 12s 6d 1831 ROUX, ORNITHOLOGIE PROVENÇALE, ou Description de tous les Oiseaux qui habitent constamment la Provence, ou qui n'y sont que de passage, 56 Livraisons, 4to. with upwards of 400 coloured plates, (pub. at £16. 16s) scarce, £12. 12s Marseille, 1825-29 RUSES Innocentes, dans lesquelles se voit comment on prend les Oiseaux passagers et non passagers; et de plusieurs sortes de Bètes. Avec LES PLUS BEAUX SECRETS DE LA PÊCHE, et un Traité trèsutile pour la Chasse, par (Francois Fortin, dit) le Solitaire Inventif; 4to. numerous plates, very neat, 14s Paris, 1688 SALERNE, Ornithologie, qui traite des Oiseaux de Terre, de Mer, et de Rivière, tant de nos Climats que des Pays Etrangers, augmentée sur le Synopsis de Ray, royal 4to. 31 fine plates, comprising numerous figures, neat, 12s ib. 1767 SAVIGNY (J. C.) Histoire Naturelle et Mythologique de l'Ibis, 8vo. with 6 plates, sewed, 7s
ib. 1805 SCHAFFER, Museum Ornithologicum, exhibens enumerationem et descriptionem Avium, 4to. 52 coloured plates, calf, £1. 11s 6d Ratish. 1789 SELBY'S MAGNIFICENT WORK, THE FIGURES OF BRITISH BIRDS, containing an exact and faithful representation, in their full natural size, of all the known species found in Great Britain, 2 vols. elephant folio, 383 Figures in 228 beau. tifully coloured plates, (pub. at £105.) elegantly hf. bd. morocco, full gilt back and gilt edges, with glazed paper to the plates, £31. 10s 1834 the same, whole bound morocco, richly gilt,
the same, plain plates. (pub. at £31. 10s) hf. bd. calf, £15. 15s
the same, 2 vols. elephant folio, the plates on INDIA PAPER, hf. bd. green morocco, full gilt backs, and gilt edges, £21. 1834
The grandest work on Ornithology published in this country, the same for British Birds that Audubon's is
for the birds of America. Every figure, excepting in a very few instances of extremely large birds, is of the full natural size, beautifully and accurately drawn, with all the spirit of life.
"Every individual of the Falcon and Owl Families would make a PERFECT PICTURE OF ITSELF, so beautifully and correctly are they executed: THEY HAVE CERTAINLY NEVER BEEN EQUALLED EVEN BY GOULD AND AUDUBON."—Ornithologist's Text Book.
"The author has been most successful, especially in the larger birds, and it would be impossible to improve
on any of the Raptores, which for fidelity, boldness, and spirit, are unequalled-every feather is distinct, yet beautifully blended."- Wood's Ornithological Guide. SELBY'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY, 2 vols. 8vo. 2nd edition, (pub. at £1. 1s) in bds. 128 1833
the same, 2 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. green morocco extra, gilt edges, £1. Is
This is the most complete Scientific Manual of British Ornithology yet published. Every known British Bird is enumerated, with an ample description of its plamage, habits, etc., the scientific as well as familiar names given by different Naturalists, and references to all those who have figured it.
"SELBY'S IS THE MOST MASTERLY WORK THAT HAS EVER APPEARED ON THE BIRDS OF BRITAIN, AND IS QUITE INDISPENSABLE TO EVERY ORNITHOLOGIST." Ornithologist's Text Book. SPARRMAN (Andreas) MUSEUM CARLSONJANUM, in quo Novas et Selectas Aves, coloribus ad vivum brevique Descriptione illustratas, exhibet, 2 vols. folio, 100 coloured plates, calf, very neat, fine copy, £4. 4s Holmia, 1786-89 the same, 2 vols. folio, 100 coloured plates, hf. bd. calf, £3.3s ib. 1786-89 SWAINSON'S Natural History and Classification of Birds, 2 vols. 12mo. numerous wood-cuts, bds. 128 1836-37
SWAINSON'S ORNITHOLOGICAL DRAWINGS, being Figures of the rarer and most interesting BIRDS OF BRAZIL. Complete, 7 parts in 1 vol. royal 8vo. CONTAINING SEVENTY-EIGHT BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED PLATES, (pub. at £3. 13s 6d) elegantly hf. bd. morocco, £2. 5s 1841
This exceedingly beautiful work is in very few even of the most complete ornithological libraries, as only 175 copies were printed, and Mr. Swainson refused to sell any excepting to those who had originally subscribed for them.
"Mr. Swainson's name stands so deservedly high, both as an ornithologist and an artist, that, in introducing this splendid work to the notice of our readers, we shall simply say that we consider it in every respect worthy of its author. Farther commendation we feel would be superfluous."-Loudon.
TEMMINCK ET LAUGIER, Nouveau Recueil de Planches Coloriées d'Oiseaux, pour servir de Suite et de Complément aux Planches Enluminées de Buffon, COMPLETE, roy. 4to. 600 finely coloured plates, arranged in four portfolios, £35. Paris, 1820-38
the same, LARGE PAPER, imperial folio, with 600 plates, most beautifully coloured, in 14 thin vols. hf. bd. uncut, £50.
Printed in this size to correspond with the folio edition of the Planches Enluminees of Buffon. Very few copies were taken off in this magnificent manner, the price of which was £76. 108. VIEILLOT (L. P.) Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de l'Amérique Septentrionale, 2 vols. roy. folio, 'with 124 plates, bds. £3. 3s Paris, 1807 the same, 2 vols. royal folio, wanting three plates, bds. £1. 11s 6d ib. 1807
VIEILLOT (L. P.) ET PAUL OUDART, Galerie
des Oiseaux du Cabinet d'Histoire Naturelle du Jardin du Roi, complete in 82 livraisons, 4to. with 301 plates, finely coloured, and 25 plates of beaks, (pub. at £20. 10s) £8. 8s ib. 1821-6 WALCOTT'S (John) Synopsis of British Birds, 2 vols. small 4to. upwards of 250 plates, neat, £1.8s
"I am credibly informed that no more than twentyfive copies of this work were struck off. The plates were subsequently destroyed. The figures I know to be genuine, and to be in general copied from the Birds in the Leverian Museum. I offered £4. 4s. for a copy to Thompson nearly 30 years ago, but I could not then procure it."- MS. Note by the late Mr. Donovan.
WERNER, Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets, volume supplémentaire à la publication de Le Vaillant, le texte par Bourjot St. Hilaire, complete in 28 parts, imperial folio, LARGE PAPER, 115 beautifully coloured plates, (pub. at 420 francs) £10. 10s Paris, 1837-38 WILLUGHBY'S Ornithology, enlarged by Ray; to which are added Three Discourses, viz. Of the Art of Fowling-Of the Ordering of Singing Birds-and of Falconry, folio, with 78 fine engravings, containing several hundred figures of Birds, and the two scarce plates of bird-netting, old russia, £1. 1s 1678 WILSON'S AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY, or Natural History of the Birds of the United States, second American edition, with a Sketch of the Author's Life by George Ord, 3 vols. royal 8vo. and 1 vol. atlas 4to. containing 76 beautifully coloured plates on the original large scale, being Wilson's own set of plates, complete, hf. bd. morocco extra, marbled edges, £5. 5s New York, 1828-29
the same, LARGE PAPER, 3 vols. 4to. and 1 vol. atlas 4to. similar to the preceding, hf. bd. morocco extra, marbled edges, £6. 168 6d ib. 1828-29 WILSON'S AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY, OR NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES; WITH A CONTINUATION BY CHARLES LUCIAN BONAPARTE, PRINCE OF MUSIGNANO, New and Enlarged Edition, completed by the insertion of above One Hundred Birds omitted in the original Work, and illustrated by valuable Notes, with an interesting Life of the Author, by SIR WILLIAM JARDINE, Bart., F.R.S.E., F.L.S., 3 vols. 8vo. with a fine portrait of Wilson, and 97 plates, exhibiting 363 figures of Birds accurately engraved on glazed drawing paper, and most beautifully coloured, elegantly hf. bd. morocco, backs gilt, the top edges gilt, £4. 4s 1832
In the present highly finished copies, all the Grounds and Landscapes are likewise coloured. The publication price of copies coloured in the ordinary mauner, on unglazed paper, and the grounds uncoloured, was £6. 168 6d in boards, and of copies finished in the extra style of the present, £10. 10s.
"American Ornithology has uniformly presented a highly interesting subject of investigation to Naturalists | and liberally educated persons of all countries, even when the means of gratifying their curiosity were few and difhcult of attainment. Wilson's invaluable work removed the obstacles to this attractive study, and conferred on him an imperishable renown. His ardent and perspicacious mind enabled him to exhibit the truths he discovered, in that warm, lucid, and captivating language, which never fails to reach the heart of his reader; while the faithfulness of his delineations shew most advantageously the accuracy of his pencil.We may say, without hesitation, that such a work as he has published in a new country, is still a desideratom in any part of Europe."
"The valuable Notes and interesting Life of Wilson added to this new edition are from the pen of Sir William Jardine, a Naturalist of congenial mind in feeling and talent. The plates are well executed, and the greatest possible attention has been paid to accuracy of colouring. Altogether we have rarely seen a more valnable work on Natural History, and not one more entertaining."-Lit. Gazette.
"The most delightful collection of Ornithological Biographies with which we are acquainted."
"This is by far the best edition of the American Ornithology, both on account of the beautiful plates and the interesting notes of the editor. Every ornithologist must, of course, possess the work, and he should if possible procure this edition."-Neville Wood.
WOOD'S (C. T.) Ornithological Guide; in which are discussed several Interesting Points in Ornithology, small 8vo. cloth bds. 4s 6d 1835
"John Abbot was a most assiduous collector, and an admirable draftsman of insects. His work is one of the most beautiful that this or any other country can boast of. The original coloured impressions are seldom met with."-Swainson.
ABEILLES, Hist. Natur. des, (par Bazin), 2 vols. 12mo. with plates, calf, neat, 12s Paris, 1741 ADAMS' (George) Essays on the Microscope, containing a Description of Microscopes, general History of Insects, Description of 379 Animalcula, &c. 4to. with a folio atlas of 32 plates, fine impressions, bds. 16s 1787
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same, 4to. with plates, uncoloured, bds.
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BARBUT'S GENERA INSECTORUM, &c. 1781, 22 coloured plates-GENERA VERMIUM, etc. 1783, 11 coloured plates-GENERA VERMIUM, 2ND PART, containing Testacea, Lithophyta, and Zoophyta Animalia, 1788, 14 coloured plates. ALSO A FOLIO VOLUME OF ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED DRAWINGS of Testacea by Barbut, intended for a continuation of his Genera Vermium,' partly coloured :-in all 3 vols. bound in green morocco, gilt edges, £6. 16s 6d BECHSTEIN (J. M.) und SCHARFENBERG'S Naturgeschichte der Schädlichen Forstinsekten, (Insects destructive of Vegetation), 3 vols. 4to. with 13 coloured plates, hf. bd. calf gilt, 1. 16s
BOISDUVAL (T. A.) Icones Historiques des Lépi- |
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This work is to be completed in 70 parts, each containing 3 coloured plates, at 38 per part. Twenty-six are all that have yet appeared. BOISDUVAL, RAMBUR, et GRASLIN, Col
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