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DARWIN (CHARLES, 1809-1882).
Important Cabinet Portrait by [Herbert Rose] Barraud (1845-1896), , albumen print cabinet card photograph
A rare copy with the plates in two states. Probably the finest Dutch large colour-plate book on birds.
KYOSAI, Toiku Kawanabe
[Tokyo, 1866-80], First edition 5 vols., (part 1, vols. 1-3: part 2, vols. 1-2), stitched Japanese-style into orig. yellow paper wrappers
Cosmographie,in four books. Containing the chorographie and historie of the whole world, and all the principal kingdoms
One of the most important iconography on fishes of the world ever published.
JEAN-BAPTISTE NICOLAS DENIS
69 engraved maps or coastal views, some double-page mainly by Alexander Dalrymple
Leiden: Pierre van der Aa., 1707. 8 volumes bound in 4, 8vo, engraved titles, 241 engraved copper-plate, double-page plates and maps
Log book of the ship Australia of Salem, MA on a journey from New York to Sumatra and back.
Amsterdam Jacob van Meurs 1676. Folio (330 x 220mm), Contemporary blind stamped vellum over wooden boards
SIEBOLD, P.F. VON.
First and only edition of this magnificent publication depicting for the first time on a large scale the ethnography and geography of Japan
ANNE MARIE TRECHSLIN
LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY TRECHSLIN, COGGIATTI AND THE PUBLISHER
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life