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AUDUBON, John James Laforest (1785-1851) The Birds of Americ...

AUDUBON, John James Laforest (1785-1851). The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United States and their Territories . New York and Philadelphia: E.G. Dorsey for J.J. Audubon and [vols I-V] J.B. Chevalier, [1839-]1840-1844.
AUDUBON, John James Laforest (1785-1851). The Birds of America

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ARCUSSIA, Charles d' (1545-1628) Falconaria, das ist, eigent...

ARCUSSIA, Charles d' (1545-1628). Falconaria, das ist, eigentlicher Bericht und Anleytung wie man mit Falcken und andern Weydtvoegeln beitzen soll . Frankfurt: Nicolaus Hoffmann the elder for Lukas Jennis, 1617.
ARCUSSIA, Charles d' (1545-1628). Falconaria, das ist, eigentlicher Bericht und

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BARBOSA RODRIGUES, João (1842-1909) Palmae mattogrossenses n...

BARBOSA RODRIGUES, João (1842-1909). Palmae mattogrossenses novae vel minus cognitae . Rio de Janeiro: Typographia Leuzinger, 1898. Text in Portuguese. Half-title, title printed in red and black, corrigenda slip tipped onto title margin. 28 lithographic plates by and after Barbosa Rodrigues

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BROOKSHAW, George (c 1751-1823) Groups of Flowers with full...

BROOKSHAW, George (c. 1751-1823). Groups of Flowers ... with full directions for the young artist . -- Groups of Fruit . -- Six Birds . London: Turner and Hadley, Minerva Press for Thomas McLean, 1819.
BROOKSHAW, George (c. 1751-1823). Groups of Flowers ... with full directions for the young artist

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BUONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725) Recreatio mentis, et oculi in ...

BUONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Recreatio mentis, et oculi in observatione animalium testaceorum curiosus naturae inspectoribus . Rome: Typographia Varesii, 1684.
BUONANNI, Filippo (1638-1725). Recreatio mentis, et oculi in observatione animalium testaceorum curiosus naturae inspectoribus . Rome

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CURTIS, William (1746-1799, vols I-XIV) and John SIMS (1749-...

CURTIS, William (1746-1799, vols I-XIV) and John SIMS (1749-1831, vols XV-XLII). The Botanical Magazine . London: Stephen Couchman for W. Curtis [vols I-XIV], T. Curtis [vols XV-XXVI], H.D. Symonds [XXVII-XVIII], and Sherwood, Neely, & Jones [XXIX-XLII], 1793-1815.
CURTIS, William (1746-1799, vols

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DARWIN, Charles Robert (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species ...

DARWIN, Charles Robert (1809-1882). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life . London: W. Clowes and Sons for John Murray, 1859.
DARWIN, Charles Robert (1809-1882). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837) The Natural History of British S...

DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837). The Natural History of British Shells . London: Bye & Law for the author and F.C. and J. Rivington, [1799]-1804.
DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837). The Natural History of British Shells . London: Bye & Law for the author and F.C. and J. Rivington, [1799]-1804. 5 volumes, 8°

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EDWARDS, Sydenham Teast (c1768-1819) The Botanical Register ...

EDWARDS, Sydenham Teast (c.1768-1819). The Botanical Register . London: James Ridgeway, 1815-1844.
EDWARDS, Sydenham Teast (c.1768-1819). The Botanical Register . London: James Ridgeway, 1815-1844. Volumes I-VIII, XIV-XIX, XXI-XXII, and XXIV-XXX (only, of 33), 8° (250-229 x 154-148mm). 1,871

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ELLIOT, Daniel Giraud (1835-1915) A Monograph of the Tetraon...

ELLIOT, Daniel Giraud (1835-1915). A Monograph of the Tetraoninae, or, Family of the Grouse . New York: the author, 1865.
ELLIOT, Daniel Giraud (1835-1915). A Monograph of the Tetraoninae, or, Family of the Grouse . New York: the author, 1865. 2° (580 x 455 mm.). One-page subscriber's list. 27

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FLORILEGIUM--A botanical album of British flowers [Sl]: c178...

FLORILEGIUM--A botanical album of British flowers. [S.l.]: c.1788-98.
FLORILEGIUM--A botanical album of British flowers. [S.l.]: c.1788-98. 4° (273 x 295 mm). 96 botanical drawings on 63 leaves of laid paper on rectos only, in pencil and watercolour, some heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic

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FLORILEGIUM--A set of 3 albums of wild mountain flowers, tit...

FLORILEGIUM--A set of 3 albums of wild mountain flowers, titled thus on the upper boards: Wild Flowers of the Pyrenees ; Wild Flowers of the Alps ; Wild Flowers of Switzerland . [S.l.: third quarter of the 19th century.
FLORILEGIUM--A set of 3 albums of wild mountain flowers, titled thus on the

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GEOFFROY SAINT-HILAIRE, Étienne (1772-1844) Autograph manusc...

GEOFFROY SAINT-HILAIRE, Étienne (1772-1844). Autograph manuscript entitled 'Nouvelles considerations sur la nature des glandes abdominals des monotremes par Mr Geoffroy S-Hilaire', including autograph cancellations and emendations, endorsed 'Deposé le 1er juillet 1833', 12½ pages, 8vo , stitched

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GOULD, John (1804-1881) and Richard Bowdler SHARPE (1847-190...

GOULD, John (1804-1881) and Richard Bowdler SHARPE (1847-1909). A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Family of Humming-Birds ... completed after the author's death by R. Bowdler Sharpe. Supplement . London: Taylor and Francis for Henry Sotheran & Co., [1880]-1887.
GOULD, John (1804-1881) and Richard

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GOULD, John (1804-1881) The Birds of Great Britain London: t...

GOULD, John (1804-1881). The Birds of Great Britain. London: the author, 1 August 1862-1 December 1873.
GOULD, John (1804-1881). The Birds of Great Britain. London: the author, 1 August 1862-1 December 1873. 25 original parts, 2° (562 x 380mm). 367 hand-coloured lithographic plates, most heightened

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The Gun at Home and Abroad London: The Arden Press for The L...

The Gun at Home and Abroad . London: The Arden Press for The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912-1915.
The Gun at Home and Abroad . London: The Arden Press for The London & Counties Press Association Ltd., 1912-1915. 4 volumes, 4° (315 x 255mm). Titles printed in red and black, initials

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HILL, Sir John (c 1714-1775) The Vegetable System Or, The In...

HILL, Sir John (c. 1714-1775). The Vegetable System. Or, The Internal Structure, and the Life of Plants . London: the author, 1770-1775.
HILL, Sir John (c. 1714-1775). The Vegetable System. Or, The Internal Structure, and the Life of Plants . London: the author, 1770-1775. 26 volumes in 13, 2° (448

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LEVAILLANT, François (1753-1824) Histoire naturelle des perr...

LEVAILLANT, François (1753-1824). Histoire naturelle des perroquets . Sydney: The Lord McAlpine of West Green and Brian Chester-Imprimé, 1989.
LEVAILLANT, François (1753-1824). Histoire naturelle des perroquets . Sydney: The Lord McAlpine of West Green and Brian Chester-Imprimé, 1989. 2 volumes

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LINNAEUS, Carolus (1707-1778)--Elias Magnus FRIES (1794-1878...

LINNAEUS, Carolus (1707-1778)--Elias Magnus FRIES (1794-1878) and Emma SCHENSON (1837-1913, photographer). In memoriam Caroli a Linné . [Uppsala]: s.n., [c.1864].
LINNAEUS, Carolus (1707-1778)--Elias Magnus FRIES (1794-1878) and Emma SCHENSON (1837-1913, photographer). In memoriam Caroli a Linné

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LOBEL, Matthias de (1538-1616) Plantarum seu Stirpium Histor...

LOBEL, Matthias de (1538-1616). Plantarum seu Stirpium Historia, ... Cui annexum est adversariorum volumen [-- Pierre PENA (c.1535-1605) and M. de LOBEL. Nova stirpium adversaria ]. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1576.
LOBEL, Matthias de (1538-1616). Plantarum seu Stirpium Historia, ... Cui annexum

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MAUND, Benjamin (1790-1864) The Botanic Garden London: Maund...

MAUND, Benjamin (1790-1864). The Botanic Garden . London: Maund for Simpkin & Marshall [I], Baldwin and Craddock [II], Simpkin and Marshall and Sherwood and Co. [III-V, and VIII], and Simpkin, Marshall, and Co. and Sherwood and Co. [VI-VII], 1825-[1840].
MAUND, Benjamin (1790-1864). The Botanic

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MATHEWS, Gregory Macalister (1870-1949) The Birds of Austral...

MATHEWS, Gregory Macalister (1870-1949). The Birds of Australia [-- The Birds of Norfolk & Lord Howe Islands and the Australasian South Polar Quadrant with Additions to "The Birds of Australia" ]. London: Witherby & Co. [vol. I, pt 1-vol. VIII, part 4 and 'Supplement' 1] and H.F. & G. Witherby [vol

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MERIAN, Maria Sibylla Dissertatio de generatione et metamorp...

MERIAN, Maria Sibylla. Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium. Dissertation sur la Generation et les Transformations des Insectes de Surinam , French translation by 'Jean Rousset de Missy' [i.e. Baron Ivan Nestesuranoi]. The Hague: Pierre Gosse, 1726.
MERIAN, Maria

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MOORE, Thomas (1821-1887) and Henry BRADBURY (1831-1860, ill...

MOORE, Thomas (1821-1887) and Henry BRADBURY (1831-1860, illustrator). The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland ... Nature-Printed by Henry Bradbury , edited by John Lindley. London: Bradbury and Evans, '1855' [1856].
MOORE, Thomas (1821-1887) and Henry BRADBURY (1831-1860, illustrator). The Ferns of

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PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865) Paxton's Magazine of Botany, ...

PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants . London: Bradbury and Evans for Orr and Smith [vols I-II] and W.S. Orr & Co. [vols. III-XVI], 1834-1849.
PAXTON, Sir Joseph (1803-1865). Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants

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RENARD, Louis (1678/9-1746) Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes, ...

RENARD, Louis (1678/9-1746). Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires, que l'on trouve autour des Isles Moluques, et sur les côtes des Terres Australes . Amsterdam: Louis Renard, [1718 or 1719].
RENARD, Louis (1678/9-1746). Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes, de

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SCHLEGEL, Herman (1804-1884) and Abraham Henrik Verster DE W...

SCHLEGEL, Herman (1804-1884) and Abraham Henrik Verster DE WULVERHORST (1796-1882). Traité de Fauconnerie . Leiden and Düsseldorf: Arnz & Comp., '1844' [?1845]-1853.
SCHLEGEL, Herman (1804-1884) and Abraham Henrik Verster DE WULVERHORST (1796-1882). Traité de Fauconnerie . Leiden and Düsseldorf

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SELBY, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Plates to Selby's Illustrat...

SELBY, Prideaux John (1788-1867). Plates to Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841.
SELBY, Prideaux John (1788-1867). Plates to Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841. 2 volumes, broadsheets (653 x 518mm). 2 engraved titles with

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SHAW, George (1751-1813) and Frederick Polydor NODDER (fl177...

SHAW, George (1751-1813) and Frederick Polydor NODDER (fl.1773-c.1801). Vivarium Naturae ... The Naturalist's Miscellany: or Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; drawn and described immediately from nature . [London: Frederick and Elizabeth Nodder, 1789-c.1804.
SHAW, George (1751-1813) and Frederick

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THORNTON, Robert John (1768-1837) Picturesque Botanical Plat...

THORNTON, Robert John (1768-1837). Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus . London: for the publisher, 1799.
THORNTON, Robert John (1768-1837). Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System of Linnaeus . London: for the

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