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DARWIN, Charles. The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection… 41st thousand. London: John Murray, 1891. Sixth edition, 8vo (187 x 117mm.) 1 folding plate. (Browning, minor spotting to preliminaries, some uncut leaves.) Original green cloth, blind-stamped, gilt lettering to spine (lightly

Los #: 3001

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection… twenty-eighth thousand. London: John Murray, 1885. Sixth edition, 8vo (188 x 120mm.) 1 folding plate. (Extensive hand-written annotation to all preliminaries and from pp.421-429, spotting to rear blank.) Original blind-stamped

Los #: 3002

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. Journal of Researches into Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World… ten thousand. London: John Murray, 1860. 8vo (197 x 114mm.) 32pp. of publisher's advertisements to rear. (Browning and some spotting to preliminaries

Los #: 3003

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Power of Movement in Plants… second thousand. London: John Murray, 1880. First edition, 8vo (188 x 117mm.) Numerous illustrations, 32pp. publisher's advertisements to rear. (Light spotting to fore-edge, pencil ticks against list of works verso of the half-title.) Original

Los #: 3004

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication… fifth thousand. London: John Murray, 1885. 2 vols., second edition, 8vo (188 x 117mm.) 32pp. of publisher's advertisements to rear of volume 1 dated January 1885. (Mild toning, light spotting to preliminaries.) Original

Los #: 3005

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. Insectivorous Plants… sixth thousand. London: John Murray, 1893. Second edition, 8vo (188 x 118mm.) (Uncut pages, some loss to corner of title, browning to margins.) Original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering to spine (bumped to spine ends, some damp-spotting to covers

Los #: 3006

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom. London: John Murray, 1891. Third edition, 8vo (188 x 118mm.) Numerous tables, 32pp. of publisher's advertisements to rear. (Light spotting to preliminaries.) Original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt lettering to

Los #: 3007

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects… fifth thousand. London: John Murray, 1890. Second edition, 8vo (188 x 117mm.) Numerous illustrations. (Mild toning.) Original blind-tooled green cloth, gilt lettering to spine (mark to upper cover). - And two more

Los #: 3008

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection… 34th thousand. London: John Murray, 1890. 2 vols., sixth edition, 8vo (190 x 119mm.) 1 folding plate. (Mild toning, uncut leaves to volume 2.) Original grey cloth blind-stamped, gilt lettering to spine (extremities bumped

Los #: 3009

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex… tenth thousand. London: John Murray, 1874. Second edition, 8vo (183 x 114mm.) Numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Spotting to pastedowns and preliminaries, browning.) Original green cloth, blind-tooled, gilt lettering to spine

Los #: 3010

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Francis (editor). The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, including an Autobiographical Chapter. London: John Murray, 1887. 2 vols., first edition, 8vo (219 x 129mm.) 2 portrait frontispieces (lacking frontispiece from volume 3). Original teal cloth, gilt lettering to spines (bumped to spine

Los #: 3011

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles. The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs. London: John Murray, 1889. Third edition, 8vo (189 x 118mm.) 3 plates on 2 folding leaves. (Light spotting to pastedowns.) Original blind-stamped cloth (spine darkened, titles faded). - And three related volumes on natural history

Los #: 3012

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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WALLACE, Alfred Russel. Darwinism, an Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection. London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. Third impression, 8vo (198 x 124mm.) Portrait frontispiece, numerous illustrations, 1 folding map in colour. (Spotting to margins of frontispiece and preliminaries.) Original green

Los #: 3013

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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BATES, Henry Walter. The Naturalist on the River Amazons. London: John Murray, 1884. Fifth edition, 8vo (187 x 118mm.) Numerous illustrations. (Moderate spotting to front and rear leaves.) Original blind-stamped green cloth with pictorial gilt to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine (lightly bumped

Los #: 3014

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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[WAKEFIELD, Patricia]. Letters on Entomology, intended For the Amusement and Instruction of Young Persons. London: Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. First edition, 12mo (186 x 105mm.) 3 hand-coloured plates. (Heavy spotting pp.1-26, thereafter moderate, plates unaffected.) Later paper-backed boards (small

Los #: 3015

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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JARDINE, William (editor). The Naturalist's Library. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1834-1845. 40 vols., 8vo (172 x 100mm.) 40 engraved portrait frontispieces, additional pictorial titles, some hand-coloured, 1269 hand-coloured plates with tissue-guards. (Browning to margins, some uncut leaves.) Original

Los #: 3016

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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NEW NATURALIST. - Eric SIMMS. British Larks, Pipits and Wagtails. London: Harpercollins, 1992. First edition, 8vo (214 x 142mm.) Numerous illustrations. (Mild toning.) Original green cloth, dust-jacket. - And twenty-one more volumes from the New Naturalist series (including Proctor, Yeo and Lacks's

Los #: 3017

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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NEW NATURALIST. - Edward A. ARMSTRONG. The Folklore of Birds. London: Collins, 1958. First edition, 8vo (215 x 143mm.) Numerous illustrations. (Moderate spotting to preliminaries.) Original green cloth (spotting to lower corners), dust-jacket (light spotting to rear panel). Provenance: Margaret

Los #: 3018

Schätzpreis: 30 £ - 50 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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GRUBB, Roy. Selected Orchidaceous Plants. Caterham, Surrey: R. Grubb, 1961. Limited edition, being one of 1450 copies, 4to (249 x 184mm.) Numerous illustrations by the author. (Mild toning.) Contemporary brown half-morocco boards bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, five raised bands to the spine with

Los #: 3019

Schätzpreis: 40 £ - 60 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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NATURAL HISTORY. Anales de Historia Natural. Madrid: for D. Pedro Julian Pereyra, 1800-1829. 5 vols. only (lacking volume 3), 8vo (192 x 118mm.) 32 engraved plates, 8 folding leaves of tables. (Damp-stain to margins of volume 6.) Later speckled calf with two red morocco lettering pieces to the

Los #: 3020

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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DARWIN, Charles, Robert FITZROY, and Philip Parker KING. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, Between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America and The Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. London: Henry

Los #: 3021

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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BELL, Thomas. A History of British Quadrupeds, including the Cetacea. London: John van Voorst, 1874. Signed by the author's assistant E.R. Alston to Captain H.W. Feilden, second edition, 8vo (219 x 133mm.) Numerous illustrations, a 4pp.extract from 'Mammalia of Norfolk' by Frank Norgate tipped-in

Los #: 3022

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 70 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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[WITHERING, W]. Botanical Sketches of the Twenty-Four Classes in the Linnaean System. London: J. Hatchard and Son., 1825. 8vo (192 x 114mm.) 50 hand-coloured plates. (Browning.) Original blue cloth (label residue to upper cover, wear to top of spine, damp-stains to pastedowns). - And one other

Los #: 3023

Schätzpreis: 30 £ - 50 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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CRUSTACEANS. - G. Stewardson BRADY. A Monograph of the Free and Semi-Parasitic Copepoda of the British Islands. London: the Ray Society, 1878. 3 vols., 8vo (213 x 131mm.) 91 plates, 7 hand-coloured, 15pp. list of subscriber's to rear of volume 1. (Occasional spotting.) Contemporary tree-calf, five

Los #: 3024

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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[CHAMBERS, Robert]. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation. London: John Churchill, 1860. Eleventh edition, 8vo (198 x 118mm.) Numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Spotting to preliminaries and margins.) Original blind-stamped cloth (bumped to extremities). Note: scarce. An early work on

Los #: 3025

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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NAPIER, John. A Plaine Discovery of the Whole Revelation of St. John. London: John Norton, 1611. 4to (172 x 123mm.) Title and text with black borders, italicised annotation within borders, engraved initials and ornaments. (Some gatherings loose, some leaves torn, lacking initial blank, rear blank

Los #: 3026

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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WHISTON, William. A New Theory of the Earth… wherein the Creation of the World, the Universal Deluge, and the General Conflagration as Laid Down in the Holy Scriptures, are shown to be Perfectly Agreeable to Reason and Philosophy. London: R. Roberts, 1696. First edition, 8vo (186 x 111mm.) Engraved

Los #: 3027

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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[VIRGIL]. Publius Virgilius MARO. The Thirteene Bookes of Aeneidos, the first twelve being the worke of the divine Poet Virgil Maro, and the thirteenth, the Supplement of Maphaeus Vegius… translated into English by Thomas Phaer. London: Thomas Creede, 1596. Small 4to (172 x 128mm.) Engraved

Los #: 3028

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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ALDINE PRESS. - [VIRGIL]. Publius Virgilius MARO. Bucolica Ecloga… Georgicon… Aeneid. Venice: Sons of Aldus, 1541. 8vo (156 x 86mm.) Italic letter, woodcut Aldus device to title and also to verso of last leaf, EE8, and with rear blank after colophon, EE7, and a second later rear blank after the

Los #: 3029

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 21.05.2019

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ALDINE PRESS. - Marcus Annaeus LUCANUS. Civilis Belli. Venice: Aldus, April 1502. 8vo (132 x 84mm.) Italic type, title, dated to colophon at rear, two rear blanks, with colophon at S4. (Marginal damp-stain a1-G4, text mostly unaffected, the date '1502' in a contemporary hand on the title.) 18th

Los #: 3030

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 21.05.2019