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864

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(BLUSSÉ, P.). De zijdenteelt en kweeking v.d. moerbeziënboom of volledige beschrijving v.d. zijwurmen, (…). 1798. W. 2 engr. fold. plates. Cont. brds., uncut. (Volled. Beschrijv. v. alle Konsten, 15). -- Added: N. GAUCHER. Handboek der ooftbouwkunde in woord en beeld. Bew. d. A.C. Ide. (1906). W. 200 wood-engr. in text. Ocl. -- H. DAVIDIS. Tuinboek. Voor Nederland bew. d. H. Witte. 2e herz. dr. (1868). Cont. hcf. -- Z. KAMERLING. Leerboek der plantkunde voor Nederlandsch-Indië. 1915. Cl. -- And 6 o. (10).
estimate EUR 80
result EUR 130


865

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BURGERSDIJK, L.A.J. De dieren, afgebeeld, beschreven en in hunne levenswijze geschetst. Leiden, D. Noothoven v. Goor, (1862-73). 3 vols. (2), xxxii, 566, (6); x, 555; xxii, iv, 828 pp. W. 245 cold. lithogr. Lge-8º. Or. (!) green hcf. w. gilt dec. spines. (Spines a bit chafed and a bit dam. in places, vol. 3 loosening, but a complete set).
estimate EUR 200
result EUR 240
¶ Vol. 1: Zoogdieren; vol. 2: Vogels; vol. 3: Kruipende dieren, visschen, ongewervelde dieren. - Landwehr, Bks. w. cold. plts., 47.


866

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CHEVALIER, F.F. Flore générale des environs de Paris, selon la méthode naturelle. Description de toutes les plantes agames, cryptogames et phanérogames qui y croissent spontanément; (…). Par., 1826-27. 3 vols. W. 18 plain steel-engr. plates at end of vol. 3. Fine cont. hcf. w. marbled sides, spines in compartments and gilt. (Small part of top end spine of vol. 2 a bit dam., some age-toning throughout, but a fine set).
estimate EUR 160
result EUR 110
¶ Stafleu/Cowan, 1101; Pritzel, 1691.


867

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CURTIS, W. Flora Londinensis; containing a History of the Plants Indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by Figures of the natural Size, Accompanied by Scientific Descriptions in Latin and English, with Observations on their peculiar Qualities and Uses in Agriculture, Rural Oeconomy, Medicine, and Commerce. New (2nd) ed., enlarged and continued by G. Graves and W.J. Hooker. (Vol. I-IV). Lond., R. & A. Taylor for J. Harding, etc., (1817-21). Tog. 56 (of 72) odd instalments from the first 4 volumes, loose as issued. W. tog. 332 (of 336) engr. plates, all beautifully cold. by hand. Lge-fol. All instalments in owrps., uncut.
estimate EUR 2.000
result EUR 2.500
¶ Present: 24 instalments of (the first) series (numbered 1-24), containing 142 (of 144) unnumbered plates w. accompanying texts (2 plates missing in instalments 2 and 5). Also present: 32 instalments of the New series (numbered 1-14 and 17-34), containing the now numbered plates 1-84, 97-122, 124-197, 199-204 (plates 135 and 171 occurring twice and w. seemingly incorrect numbering). In instalment 24 of the New series a title-page has been loosely added of the 4th volume, dated 1821. The work apparently started to appear in 1815, because the first instalment of the first series is dated 1815 on the cover. In very good condition and in beautiful colouring. A complete run of this rare work should have 659 plates on 647 leaves. Henry Bohn took over the remaining copies of this second edition and issued them in 1835 with new title-pages, carrying the date 1835. - Nissen, BBI 440; Stafleu & Cowan, 1286.


868

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DARWIN, Ch. De afstamming van den mensch, en de seksueele teeltkeus. Uit het Engelsch vert. d. H. Hartogh Heijs v. Zouteveen. Delft, 1872. 2 vols. xii, 536; viii, 540, (4) pp. W. 127 wood-engr. in text. Lge-8º. Fine cont. blind tooled and gilt dec. hcf. (Text a bit age-toned as usual, but a fine copy).
estimate EUR 70
result EUR 100


869

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DRYANDER, J. Catalogus Bibliothecæ Historico-Naturalis Josephi Banks. (Photomech. reprint of the ed. 1798-1800). 1966. 5 vols. Ocl. -- C.E. PIERCE, (a.o.). The Drake manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan Library. Histoire naturelle des Indes. (1996). 4º. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- H. McBURNEY. Mark Catesby's Natural History of America. The watercolors from the Royal Library Windsor Castle. (1997). 4º. Obrds. w. dust-j. -- K.E. MANTHORNE. Tropical Renaissance. North American Artists Exploring Latin America, 1839-1879. (1989). 4º. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- And 1 smaller work. (9).
estimate EUR 60
result EUR 70


870

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EINSTEIN -- COLLECTION of 15 works on the legacy of Einstein/relativity. Or. binds. w. dust-j. (6) and owrps.
estimate EUR 70
result EUR 90
¶ I.a.: GALISON, P.L., (a.o.), eds. Einstein for the 21st c. His legacy in science, art, and modern culture. (2008). -- H. WOOLF, ed. Some strangeness in the proportion. A centennial symposium to celebrate the achievements of Albert Einstein. 1980. -- Th. RYCKMAN. The reign of relativity. Philosophy in physics 1915-1925. 2005. -- A.I. MILLER. Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity. Emergence (1905) and Early Interpretation (1905-11). (1998). -- A. WHITAKER. Einstein, Bohr, and the Quantum Dilemma. (1996).


871

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GHIRARDI, G. Sneaking a Look at God's Cards. Unraveling the Mysteries of Quantum Mechanics. (2004). Ohcl. w. dust-j. -- H. PRICE. Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point. 1996. Ohcl. w. dust-j. -- J.D. BARROW. The Book of Nothing. Vacuums, Voids, and the latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe. (2000). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- E. KLEIN & M. LACHIÈZE-REY. The Quest for Unity, the Adventure of Physics. 1999. Ohcl. w. dust-j. -- And 11 o. (16).
estimate EUR 80
result EUR 110


872

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GIHOUL, L. Culture forestière des arbres résineux conifères. Par., (etc.), 1847. (4), x, 217 pp. W. 9 full-p. cold. lithogr. dep. pine tree specimens. 4º. Cont. h. black mor. (A bit age-toned throughout, but a very good copy).
estimate EUR 80
result EUR 340
¶ Very rare work on pine trees.


873

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HORTICULTURE -- COLLECTION of odd 19th c. periodicals on horticulture, all in French. 1845-91. 7 vols. Diff. sizes. Cont. binds. (6) and owrps.
estimate EUR 80
result EUR 180
¶ Comprising i.a.: REVUE HORTICOLE, journal d'horticulture pratique. All vols. w. numerous full-p. cold. lithogr. plates. Not collated.


874

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JESSE, E. Gleanings in Natural History w. local recollections. To which are added hints for an angler. 3rd ed. 1834-35. 3 vols. W. 3 full-p. plates, incl. front., and 1 fold. plate. Sm-8º. Cont. green mor. (bound by Hatchard & Son), spines gilt and w. red labels. -- Added: P. DUCHASSAING DE FONBRESSIN & G. MICHELOTTI. Spongiaires de la Mer Caraïbe. 1864. W. 25 tinted/cold. full-p. lithogr. 4º. Old brds. (Natuurk. Verhand. v.d. Holl. Mij. der Wetenschappen Haarlem II, 21-2). -- P. HUBERT. Le bananier. 1907. Sm-8º. Ocl. -- P. JOIGNEAUX. Le jardin potager. (1866). W. 92 cold. engr. in text. Sm-8º. Cont. green hcf. -- And 6 o. on natural history. (12).
estimate EUR 100
result EUR 140


875

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MURDOCH, D. Niels Bohr's philosophy of physics. (1987). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- N. BLAEDEL. The life of Niels Bohr. (1988). Obrds. -- R. TORRETTI. The philosophy of physics. (1999). Owrps. -- P. DAVIES. The Goldilocks enigma. (2006). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- And 13 o. (17).
estimate EUR 70
result EUR 120


876

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OMNÈS, R. The interpretation of quantum mechanics. (1994). Owrps. -- Id. Quantum philosophy. Understanding and interpreting contemporary science. (1999). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- M. REDHEAD. Incompleteness, nonlocality, and realism. A prolegomenon to the philosophy of quantum mechanics. 1987. Obrds. w. dust-j. -- H. KRIPS. The metaphysics of quantum theory. 1987. Obrds. w. dust-j. -- L. SMOLIN. Three roads to quantum gravity. (2000). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- M. JAMMER. The philosophy of quantum mechanics. (1974). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- And 8 o. (14).
estimate EUR 50
result EUR 80


877

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ORNITHOLOGY -- BUTLER, A.G. British birds with their nests and eggs. Lond., Brumby & Clarke, n.d. (1896-98). 6 vols. W. 24 cold. lithogr. and 342 plain plates. Fol. Or. red cl. (Spines a bit sunned, top of spine vol. 5 a bit dam., but a good set). Nissen IVB 167. -- Added: (J.F.) NAUMANN. Naturgeschichte der Vögel Mitteleuropas. Bd II: Grasmücken, Timalien, Meisen und Baumläufer. Gera-Untermhaus, (1897). W. 30 full-p. cold. chromolithogr. Fol. Obrds. (Bind. a bit dam.). -- (7).
estimate EUR 100
result EUR 180


878

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ORNITHOLOGY -- DES MURS, O. Musée ornithologique illustré. Description des oiseaux d'Europe, de leur oeufs et de leur nids. Paris, J. Rothschild, 1886-87. 4 in 5 vols. W. 345 very fine cold. chromotypograph (kind of colour etching) plates under tissue guards. Lge-8º. Cont. red h. mor. binds., dec. gilt spines raised in compartments, marbled endpapers. (Spine vol. 3 skilfully rep., tissue guards causing light stencil marks on plates and preceding pages, else a fine set).
estimate EUR 800
result EUR 600
¶ Classic work on European ornithology depicting the birds in their natural habitat together with their eggs. Comprising vol. 1: Les oiseaux d'eau ou palmipèdes; vol. 2: Les oiseaux de rivage et les coureurs; vol. 3: Les oiseaux des champs et des bois ou passereaux; vol. 4: Les oiseaux de proie ou rapaces. - Nissen IVB 240.


879

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ORNITHOLOGY -- GRAVES, G. British ornithology: being the history (…) of every known species of british birds. Vol. 1-2 (of 3). Lond., for the author by S. Couchman, 1811-13. 2 vols. W. 96 engr. plates of birds, all cold. by hand. Mod. antique style hcf. w. raised bands and marbled brds. (A bit thumbed/soiled in places, repair to small tear in 1 text leaf, but in good condition).
estimate EUR 400
¶ Nissen IVB 386. Lacking the 3rd vol. depicting the eggs.


880

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ORNITHOLOGY -- OORT, E.D. v. Ornithologia Neerlandica. De vogels van Nederland. 's-Grav., 1922-39. 6 vols., incl. index. W. 407 cold. collotype full-p. plates after drawings by M.A. Koekkoek. Fol. & sm-8º. Cont. black h. mor. extra w. raised bands w. dec. gilt backs, t.e.g. (5) and ocl. w. dust-j. The folio volumes in cardboard boxes and in their protective wrappers. (Vol. 1 w. some very small leather scratches in places, a bit age-toned/foxed (as usual) throughout, but in mint condition).
estimate EUR 1.200
result EUR 1.100
¶ Almost impeccable set of this outstanding birdbook. "Ornithologia Neerlandica behoort op internationaal niveau tot de fraaiste vogelboeken uit de periode tussen de twee wereldoorlogen." J. Balis. Van diverse pluimage. Tien eeuwen vogelboeken, p. 149; Nissen IVB 694; Anker 381; Wood 500.


881

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ORNITHOLOGY -- TEMMINCK, C.-J. (& J.C. WERNER). Manuel d'ornithologie, ou tableau systématique des oiseaux qui se trouvent en Europe. 2e éd. Paris, H. Cousin, 1820-48. 4 vols. of text and 2 plate vols. w. tog. 531 fine lithogr. after J.C. Werner, all cold. by hand. Fine cont. green h. mor. w. marbled sides. (Upper inner corner of half-ti. and ti.-p. of first text vol. a bit dam., some blemishes in places (slight foxing/browning in places, some small spots on 7 bird plates in first plate vol., unobtrusive traces of use), but a very fine set).
estimate EUR 2.000
result EUR 5.500
¶ For many years the standard work on European birds. Ex libris Marcel Jeanson and with his bookplate. - Nissen, IVB 979; Anker, 523.


882

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ORNITHOLOGY -- WRIGHT, M., W. & F. von. Svenska fåglar efter naturen och på sten ritade. Med text af E. Lönnberg. Stockholm, (1927-29). 3 vols. W. 364 magnificent lithogr. cold. plates. Fol. Or. gilt marbled cf., marbled edges and endpapers. In the or. boxes w. felt covered interior. (Some very light chafing to binds. in places, but a very good set).
estimate EUR 1.200
result EUR 1.000
¶ The text of this beautiful publication deals with all the species of birds, about 355, occurring in Sweden, casual visitors included, making brief mention of genera and higher groups, and descriptions of the individual forms, with an account of their different plumages, occurrence in Sweden, geographical distribution, habits, breeding places, and nests and eggs. De luxe copy, printed in a limited numbered edition with a printed dedication w. original signature of Verner v. Heidenstam, laureate of the Nobel prize for literature in 1916. - Nissen IVB 1026; Anker 544.


883

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PAIS, A. Inward bound. Of matter and forces in the physical world. 1986. Lge-8º. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- P.C.W. DAVIES. The forces of nature. (1979). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- Id. The search for gravity waves. (1980). Ocl. w. dust-j. -- W. PAULI. Writings on physics and philosophy. Ed. by Ch.P. Enz & K. v. Meyenn. (1994). Obrds. -- R. HEALEY, ed. Reduction, time & reality. (1981). Ocl. w. dust-j. -- J.D. BARROW. The artful universe. 1995. Obrds. w. dust-j. -- And 7 o. (13).
estimate EUR 70
result EUR 90


884

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PENROSE, R. The Road to Reality. A complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe. (2004). -- L.M. LEDERMAN (&) Chr.T. HILL. Symmetry and the beautiful Universe. (2004). -- B. GREENE. The Fabric of the Cosmos. (2004). -- M.D. AKHUNDOV. Conceptions of Space and Time. Sources, Evolution, Directions. (1986). -- P. COLES (&) F. LUCCHIN. Cosmology. The origin and evolution of cosmic structure. 2nd ed. (2002). -- 5 vols. Obrds. w. dust-j. -- And 9 o. (14).
estimate EUR 70
result EUR 80


885

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PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY -- BINSWANGER, L. Drei Formen missglückten Daseins. Verstiegenheit, Verschrobenheit, Manieriertheit. 1956. Obrds. -- Id. Grundformen und Erkenntnis menschlichen Daseins. 5. Aufl. 1973. Ocl. -- Id. Schizophrenie. (1957). Ocl. -- Id. & A. WARBURG. Die unendliche Heilung. Aby Warburgs Krankengeschichte. Hrsg. v. Ch, Marazia & D. Stimilli. (2007). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- R.R. HUNT & J.B. WORTHEN, ed. Distinctiveness and memory. 2006. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- And 5 o. (10).
estimate EUR 60
result EUR 100


886

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SECK, F., Hrsg. Wilhelm Schickard 1592-1635, Astronom, Geograph, Orientalist, Erfinder der Rechenmaschine. 1978. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- O. WEINREICH. Triskaidekadische Studien. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Zahlen. (Nachdr. Ausg. 1916. 1967). Ocl. -- K. MENNINGER. Zahlwort & Ziffer. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Zahl. 2. Aufl. (1958). Prof. ill. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- G. IFRAH. Histoire universelle des chiffres. (1981). Obrds. -- A. SCHIMMEL. The mystery of numbers. 1993. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- And 3 o. (8).
estimate EUR 45
result EUR 90


887

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SILK, J. The infinite cosmos. Questions from the frontiers of cosmology. (2006). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- V.J. STENGER. Timeless reality. Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes. (2000). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- D. CHRISTIAN. Maps of time, an introduction to big history. (2005). Owrps. -- A.H. GUTH. The inflationary universe. (1997). Owrps. -- J.D. BARROW. The anthropic cosmological principle. 1986. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- And 7 o. (12).
estimate EUR 60
result EUR 75


888

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TEMMINCK, C.J. Esquisses zoologiques sur la côte de Guiné. 1e partie: les mammifères (=all publ.). Leiden, Brill, 1853. xvi, 256 pp. Cont. hcf. w. richly dec. gilt back. - Rare.
estimate EUR 80


889

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VERSCHUREN, H.A. De roos, Korte handleiding voor het kweeken en verzorgen van rozen. Cuyk, (1888). v, 155 pp. Sm-8º. Ocl.
estimate EUR 80
result EUR 65
¶ Very rare. Only 2 copies in NCC.


890

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WAGENFELD, L. De bekwame veearts. Volledig handboek der genees- en verloskunde van het vee. Bew. d. W.F. Steygerwalt. 6e verb. dr. Rott., D. Bolle, (1918). vi, 499 pp. W. 9 double-p. plates. Or. lithogr. pictorial wrps., uncut. (Wrps. worn/a bit dam./stained, a bit browned/foxed).
estimate EUR 70


891

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WHITROW, G.J. The natural philosophy of time. 2nd ed. 1980. Ocl. w. dust-j. -- G. FARMELO, ed. It must be beautiful. Great equations of modern science. (2002). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- B.C. v. FRAASSEN. Quantum mechanics, an empiricist view. 1991. Owrps. -- P.J.E. PEEBLES. Quantum mechanics. (1992). Ocl. w. dust-j. -- J. SILK. Cosmic enigmas. (1994). Obrds. w. dust-j. -- And 8 o. (13).
estimate EUR 60
result EUR 70

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