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Image for Contributions to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika, 1896 - 1905

Contributions to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika, 1896 - 1905

By: Boulenger, G. A

Price: £1,500.00

Inventory number: 979603

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Comprising : Report on the Collection of Fishes made by Mr J.E.S. Moore in Lake Tanganyika during his Expedition, 1895-96, 6 plain & 2 chromo-lithographed plates - bound with - Second Contribution to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika, 1898, 2 plain & 1 chromo-lithographed plates - bound with - Third Contribution to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika, 1899-1900, 9 plates - bound with - Fourth Contribution to the Ichthyology of Lake Tanganyika, 1904-1905, 11 plain & 1 chromo-lithographed plates.Boulenger's Contributions to the Icthyology of ... View more info

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Catalogue of the Fresh-Water Fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History)

By: Boulenger, G. A

Price: £150.00

Inventory number: 979604

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Volumes 1-4, 1906-1916, original cloth very neatly rebacked, spines relaid, new endpapers, good condition. Zoological Society of London Library copy.This set presented to the Zoological Society of London by Major S.S. Flower, OBE, FZS, August 21st 1929, presentation bookplates tipped in. View more info

Image for New Tables for Computing the Weight of Cattle By Measurement, The Quantity of Hay in Stacks or Ricks, Round or Oblong, The Valuing of Land, with Other Practical Tables, and Directions for Using Them

New Tables for Computing the Weight of Cattle By Measurement, The Quantity of Hay in Stacks or Ricks, Round or Oblong, The Valuing of Land, with Other Practical Tables, and Directions for Using Them

By: Christison, John

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000007

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Stirling, Kenney & Co., Edinburgh, first edn., 1839. 18cm. Pp.[viii],72. 4 figures. Original cloth, contents somewhat foxed.New Tables for Computing the Weight of Cattle By Measurement. View more info

Image for The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Fishes

The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Fishes

By: Day, F

Price: £295.00

Inventory number: 979737

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Taylor and Francis, 1889. 2 volumes. 26cm. Pp.xviii, 548 ; xiv, 509. Text figures. Original cloth, gilt, good set.The scarce original issue. View more info

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The American Characidae

By: Eigenmann, C. H

Price: £115.00

Inventory number: 000252

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


1918-1927. 3 volumes. 31cm. 74 plates. Original wrappers.Eigenmann's The American Characidae Volumes 2, 3 and 4 (only of 5, lacks vols. 1 & 5), fine condition original part set.Volume 4 pictured. View more info

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On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans

By: Holt, Ernest W. L

Price: £185.00

Inventory number: 004555

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Sci. Trans. Roy. Dublin Soc., Vol.V. (Series II.), Part 2. 1893. 28cm. Pp.5-121. 15 plates (some folding). Contemporary half calf, spine worn with loss, labels off, marbled boards, ends & edges. Good ex-library, bookplate and blindstamp, rear board detached, no external markings.On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans, from the library of Joe Eastman. Title page pictured, further images available on request. View more info

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Die Verbreitung des elenthiers im europaischen Russland

By: Koppen, Fr. Th

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000316

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Beitrage zur Kenntniss des Russischen Reiches und der angrenzenden Lander Asiens, Zweite Folge, Band VI. Serial part. St. Petersburg, 1883. Pp.105-260. Map. Disbound, loose, but uncut & untrimmed. Prelims aside the text block is in clean condition.Die Verbreitung des elenthiers im europaischen Russland, rare, even in this state. View more info

Image for Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, in, Oeuvres du Compte de Lacepede, Nouvelle Edition dirige par M. A. G. Desmarest

Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, in, Oeuvres du Compte de Lacepede, Nouvelle Edition dirige par M. A. G. Desmarest

By: Lacepede, B. G. E. de

Price: £3,700.00

Inventory number: 979605

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Oeuvres du Compte de Lacepede, Nouvelle Edition, Volumes 1-12, 1826-1834, 184 (mostly) hand-coloured plates, neat contemporary half blue calf over marbled boards, ends & edges, raised bands, gilt, nice set, almost entirely devoted to the fishes.Histoire Naturelle des Poissons occupies vols.5-11 and includes the notable "Memoires sur plusiers animaux de la Nouvelle-Hollande dont la description n'a pas encore publiee" in vol.7, pp.473-506. French text, Latin nomenclature. View more info

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Untersuchungen Zur Physiologischen Morphologie Der Thiere. I. Ueber Heteromorphose. II. Organbildung Und Wachstum

By: Loeb, J

Price: £50.00

Inventory number: 000057

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Hertz, Wurzburg. 1891. 2 vols in 1. 23cm. Pp.80 ; 82. 3 plates, figures. Cloth, spine off-colour otherwise a nice copy.Untersuchungen Zur Physiologischen Morphologie Der Thiere. View more info

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Notes and Observations on Fish Life in British Guiana. A Popular Guide to Colonial Fishes. With an Appendix comprising "The Fisheries of British Guyana" by Prof. H.H. Brown.

By: Roth, V

Price: £325.00

Inventory number: 000303

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


1943. 21cm. Pp.[vi],282. Large folding frontispiece of freshwater fishes in natural colour, numerous BW illustrations mostly from drawings by the author, glossary, gazetteer, illustrated endpapers. Original printed wrappers.Notes and Observations on Fish Life in British Guiana, the original work. Roth died in the year of publication aged just 36. View more info

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The Natural History of the Fishes of Guiana

By: Schomburgk, R. H

Price: £200.00

Inventory number: 979567

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


1841-1843. 2 volumes. 18cm. Pp.xvi,[i],17-263 ; xvi,i,17-214. Portrait & Memoir of Schomburgk, Portrait & Memoir of Burckhardt, 2 vignettes, 1 plain & 60 finely hand coloured plates of fishes (1 double page), the additional plate of fishing implements, errata slip bound in. Original cloth, heads to both spines a little worn but both volumes are tight and clean. View more info

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Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particulière des Poissons

By: Sonnini, C. S

Price: £3,000.00

Inventory number: 979733

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Dufart, Paris, 1802-1804. 13 volumes (complete). 80 engraved plates. Finely rebound about 20 years ago in modern cream calf with red leather labels, spines gilt, raised bands, the original wrappers (Arthus Bertrand, bookseller) retained and in fine condition.Issued a quarter of a century prior to Cuvier & Valenciennes, one of the classic treatises on fishes. Published during the Napoleonic era this copy was shelved untouched for virtually 200 years until acquired by us and subsequently sold in 1997.A uniquely fine set. View more info

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Das Peripherische Nervensystem der Fische, Anatomisch und Physiologisch Untersucht

By: Stannius, H

Price: £130.00

Inventory number: 000293

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Stiller'sche Hofbuchhandlung, Rostock, 1849. 26cm. Pp.iv,156. 5 plates. Old wrappers, at one time extracted from a bound volume of similar items.Das Peripherische Nervensystem der Fische, very good condition. View more info