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Histoire naturelle

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The insect

T. Nelson and sons, London 1875, 17x26cm, relié.

English first edition with 140 illustrations by Hector Giacomelli.
Bound in red half morocco with corners, back with five nerves set with golden dots and adorned with double gilded boxes richly decorated with gilt typographic motifs and a central incision of sand mosaic morocco, date golden [...]

450 €

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Zoologie Tomes I, II , III & IV. Complet en quatre volumes

Gallimard, Bilbiothèque de La Pléiade, Paris 1963-1974, 10,5x18cm, 4 volumes en reliures de l'éditeur.

Edition of the library of La Pléiade printed on Bible paper.
Binders publisher in full green grained sheep, blue heads, smooth backs adorned with gilded nets, complete copies of their rhodoïds and their jackets (except for Volume II without jacket and without rhodoïd).
Nice complete set [...]

100 €

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Théorie pour l'exercice et les manoeuvres de l'infanterie. Ordonnance du 4 Mars 1831. Ecole du ...

C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Paris 1848, 7,5x12,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

New augmented edition of the service in the posts.
Binding in half brown sheepskin with small corners, smooth discolored back adorned with a gilt typographic floret, marbled paper plates with some scratches, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled edges, Contemporary [...]

60 €

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Charles DARWIN

De l'origine des espèces par sélection naturelle ou des lois de transformation des êtres ...

C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Paris s.d. (1885), 11,5x18cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

Fifth edition of the French translation review based on English stereotype, with additions of the author.
Binding of the publisher full green percaline, smooth back decorated with nets and black typographic floret, framing of triple black nets on the boards, guards and contreplats of handmade [...]

50 €

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Jean-Etienne BERCE

Faune entomologique française : Papillons (lépidoptères). Description de tous les papillons qui ...

Deyrolle, Paris 1867-1878, 11x18cm, 7 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Binding half brown sheepskin, back slightly discolored five nerves adorned with golden floral motifs, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled edges, bindings of the time.
Illustrated book of 74 plates inset of which 67 hand-colored.
Our [...]

600 €

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Charles DARWIN

La descendance de l'homme et la sélection sexuelle

C. Reinwald, Paris 1872 - 1873, in-8 (14,5x23,5cm), 452pp. et 494pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First french edition, translated from the English by Moulinié. Foreword by Carl Vogt. 76 figures on wood in-text. In fine in volume I, 24 pages of catalog of the Reinwald bookstore.
Cartonnage of the publisher in green grained percaline, signed in tail Lenègre. Smooth back with roulette head [...]

1 000 €

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Jean Charles CHENU

Ornithologie du chasseur. Histoire naturelle - moeurs - habitudes - chasse des oiseaux de plaine, ...

J. Rothschild, Paris 1870, 17x27,5cm, relié.

First Edition illsutré 50 boards in chromo-typography.
Binding of the publisher in half red shagreen, back with four nerves ends adorned with double gilded and decorated boxes, a rubbed bit, framing of cold nets on the plates of red cardboard, guards and contreplats of white moire silk [...]

500 €

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Jacques Christophe VALMONT DE BOMARE

Minéralogie, ou nouvelle exposition du regne minéral

Chez Vincent, A Paris 1774, In-8 (13x20cm), LXII (2) 590pp. (2) et (2) 640pp. (4 pp.), 2 volumes reliés.

Mention second edition, after the first published in 1762, with 14 unfolding tables (most copies' nen annoking only 13).

Binding full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. title label in red morocco, piece of tomaison in black morocco. Headdress of volume I [...]

800 €

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