Category: Natural History


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Naturalists and Society; the Culture of Natural History in Britain, 1700-1900.

By: ALLEN, David Elliston.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Aldershot et al:, Ashgate, (2001).: 2001

Seller ID: BL3207

ISBN: 0860788636

Variorum Collected Studies Series. 8vo. various paginations. Frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped blue-teal cloth. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0860788636 View more info

The colours of flowers as illustrated in the British flora. With illustrations.

By: ALLEN, Grant.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1882.: 1882

Seller ID: S1497

Nature series. Sm. 8vo. vi, [2], 119, [ads. 2] pp. 45 figs. Original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine; a bit rubbed. View more info

Generation of Animals; with an English translation by A.L. Peck.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: BL1693

ISBN: 0674994035

Reprint. Loeb Classical Library, no. 366. Small 8vo. lxxvi, 607 pp. Olive cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0674994035 Dust jacket present. View more info

The Grandeur of Life; a celebration of Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species. An exhibition of rare books from the history of science collection. Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology.

By: Ashworth, William B., Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Louis,, 2009.: 2009

Seller ID: S10085

Ob 8vo. 92 pp. Color illus. throughout. Color printed wrappers. New. Fine. View more info

A History of the British Stalk-Eyed Crustacea.

By: BELL, Thomas.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London:, John van Voorst, 1853.: 1853

Seller ID: S8478

First edition. 8vo. lxv, 386, [ads.] 4 pp. 174 text engravings; occasional light foxing. Original blue cloth, gilt spine. Early ownership rubber stamp of A. A. Baker. Very good. SCARCE. First Edition. View more info

Sertum Anglicum 1788. Facsimile with Critical Studies and a Translation.

By: BRUTELLE, Charles-Louis l'Heritier de.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh:, Hunt Botanical Library, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: S8491

4to. xcviii, 36 pp. Color frontis., facsimile of 1788 edition with all 34 plates reproduced, index. Parchment backed marbled boards, gilt spine. FINE. LIMITED EDITION of 2000 copies. Handsome facsimile of this botanical study with all 34 plates splendidly reproduced, a translation, & a lengthy introduction. View more info

Las Ciencias Naturales en la Universidad de Buenos Aires: Estudio Historico.

By: CAMACHO, Horacio H.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires:, Eudeba Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires, (1971).: 1971

Seller ID: S11291

Series: Temas de Eudeba: Ciencias Naturales. 8vo. xvi, 150 pp. Printed wrappers; rear cover scuffed. Bookplate of Burndy Library. SCARCE. Very good. View more info

Die Naturwissenschaften in ihrer Entwicklung und in ihrem Zusammenhange. Zweite auflage. Erster Band [I]. Von den Anfangen bis zum Wiederaufleben der Wissenschaften. II. Band, Von Galilei bis zur Mitte des XVIII Jahrhunderts. Bd. III. Das Emporblu?hen der modernen Naturwissenschaften bis zur Aufstellung des Energieprinzipes. Bd. IV. Das Emporblu?hen der modernen Naturwissenschaften seit der Entdeckung des Energieprinzips.

By: DANNEMANN, Friedrich (1859 - 1936).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Wilhelm Engelmann 1920-28.: 1920

Seller ID: BL3743

Dedicated to Eilhard Wiedemann, Josef Wurschmidt, Edmund O. von Lippmann. 4 volumes. XII, 486; X, 508; XI, 434; XII, 630 pp. Frontispieces (Aristotle, Galileo, Gauss, Hemholtz), 64, 132, 65 + 74 illus., index. Original black-stamped gray cloth; hinges with some splitting, some fraying at spine ends. Rubber-stamp on title of E.H. Johnson. Good. George Sarton, A Guide to the History of Science, states "this is still today the largest history of science available in any language. It is elementary and imperfect, yet DANNEMANN was a pioneer and deserves our gratitude. Wolf's work is partly der... View more info

A History of Luminescence: From the Earliest Times until 1900.

By: HARVEY, E. Newton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: BL2381

FIRST EDITION. Series: Memoirs of the APS, Vol. 44. 8vo. xxiii, 692 pp. Plates, indexes. Beige cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles. Burndy bookplate. Fine. First Edition. View more info

The Mark of the Beast: The Medieval Bestiary in Art, Life, and Literature.

By: HASSIG, Debra (ed.).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Routledge, 1999.: 1999

Seller ID: S12997

ISBN: 041592894X

8vo. xxi, 219 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Near fine. The medieval bestiary was the culmination and apogee of allegorical functions for animals, assembling stories and pictures of beasts and birds for purposes of moral instruction and courtly entertainment. It is indisputable that the bestiaries were an important medieval contribution to didactic religious literature. But far from comprising an isolated, specialist's genre available only to the religious and literate elite, bestiaries addressed concerns central to virtually all walks of Christian life. ISBN 10: 041592894X View more info

Regeling der Ademhaling bij Insecten en Spinnen.

By: HAZELHOFF, Engel Hendrik.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Utrecht:, van Boekhoven, 1926.: 1926

Seller ID: S2540

8vo. 127 pp. Illus. Brown leather; rubbed. View more info

The Development of Natural History in Tudor England.


Price: $4.00

Publisher: [Charlottesville]:, University Press of Virginia, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: BL2215

ISBN: 0813902630

FIRST EDITION. Series: Folger Booklets on Tudor and Stuart Civilization. 8vo. 60 pp. 20 plates. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Manuscript title inked neatly on spine. Near fine. ISBN: 0813902630 First Edition. View more info

Wilhelm Gratarolus, Benedikt Aretius: Naturwissenschaftliche Beziehungen der Universitat Marburg zur Schweiz im sechzehnten Jahrhundert. Inaugural-Dissertatio zur Erlangung der Doktorwurde der Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultat der Philipps-Universitat Marburg/Lahn.

By: JUTTNER, Guido (b.1939-).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marburg, Germany:, Erich Mauersberger, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: S11346

8vo. ii, 345 pp. Photographs. Original printed wrappers; spine foot torn, holograph ink spine title. Very good. Thesis on Guglielmo Gratarolo (1516?-1568?) and Benedictus Aretius (1505-1574). View more info

Register fur die Monatsberichte der Koniglichen Preufs. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin vom Jahre 1836 bis 1858; [with] Register fur die Monatsberichte der Konigl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin vom Jahre 1859 bis 1873; [with] Register fur der Monatsberichte der Konigl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin vom Jahre 1874 bis 1881.

By: Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Druckerei der Konigl. Akademie der Wissenschaften, G. Vogt, 1860-1884.: 1860

Seller ID: S11159

Three volumes in one. 8vo. [2], 364; [2], 150; [2], 78 pp. Later brown buckram, gilt-stamped spine; extremities lightly rubbed. Very good. View more info

Grosse Naturforscher, eine Geschichte der Naturforschung in Lebensbeschreibungen.

By: LENARD, Philipp.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Munich:, J.S. Lehmanns, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: BL4395

Second edition. 8vo. 332 pp. 70 figs., index. Original beige cloth, brown title stamping. Ownership name on title. Very good. View more info

An Introduction to Botany.

By: LINDLEY, John (1799-1865).

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832.: 1832

Seller ID: BL2863

8vo. xvi, 557, 16 [ads] pp. Six copper-plates and numerous wood engravings, index. Modern gilt-stamped maroon cloth. Boston Society of Natural History blind embossed-stamped on title. Fine. Lindley was a famous botanist and horticulturist and became Professor of Botany in University College, London. He was known for his love of plants in boyhood and on leaving school was sent to Belgium as an agent for a London seed merchant. On returning he again devoted himself to botany and became acquainted with Sir William Hooker, the great 19th Century British botanist. He also became Assistant Librarian... View more info

Sul Ciclo di Sviluppo di due specie Scleroziate.

By: MATTIROLO, Oreste.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rome:, Tipographia della R. Accademia dei Lincei, 1918.: 1918

Seller ID: S7774

Series: Memoire della R. Accademia dei Lincei, fifth series, vol. XII, fasc. XI. 4to. 3 color plates. Printed wrappers; extremities with minor wear. Very good. Features 27 illustrations on 3 colored plates depicting the development of 2 species of mushrooms or toadstools. View more info

Lexikon der Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften biographien, sachworter und bibliographien.


Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vienna:, Bruder Hollinek, (1961-1965).: 1961

Seller ID: S11744

Vols. 2-3, 4/5. [4 vols. in 3]. Sm. 8vo. 129-288; 289-448; 449-704 pp. Original printed wrappers; blue cloth chemise. Fine; almost like new. View more info

A bibliography of American natural history; the pioneer century, 1769-1865; the role played by the scientific societies; scientific journals; natural history museums and botanic gardens; state geological and natural history surveys; federal exploring expeditions in the rise and progress of American botany, geology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology.

By: MEISEL, Max.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Mansfield:, Maurizio Martino, [1994].: 1994

Seller ID: BL3316

Reprint of New York: Premier Publishing, 1924-29, limited to 100 copies. Three volumes. Vol. 1. An annotated bibliography of the publications relating to the history, biography and bibliography of American natural history and to institutions, during colonial times and the pioneer century, which have been published up to 1924; with a classified subject and geographic index; and a bibliography of biographies. – Vol. 2. The institutions which have contributed to the rise and progress of American natural history, which were founded or organized between 1769 and 1844. - Vol. 3. The instituti... View more info

Outlines of the Geography of Plants: with particular enquiries concerning the native country, the culture, and the uses of the principal cultivated plants on which the prosperity of nations is based. Translated by Margaret Johnston.

By: MEYEN, Franz Julius Ferdinand (1804-1840).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Ray Society, 1846.: 1846

Seller ID: BL2866

8vo. x, 422, 16 [list of Ray Society Subscribers] pp. 1 folding table. Original decorative blind and gilt-stamped teal cloth, t. e. g; rebacked, extremities worn. Boston Society of Natural History bookplate, blind emboss-stamped on title and elsewhere, Library regulations on rear pasted end-paper. Very good. Meyen, born in Prussia, studied medicine at the Friedrich Wilhelms Institute for military physicians. He also took zoology lectures from H. Lichtenstein and K.A. Rudolphi, botany from Johann Horkel, K.A. Sehultz, and H.F. Link at the University of Berlin. He knew Humboldt and took a two ye... View more info