DANIEL GIRAUD ELLIOT
A Monograph of the Pittidae, or, Family of Ant Thrushes.
MERIAN. Maria Sibylla
First Dutch edition. Originally this work was published as "Der Raupen wunderbare Verwandelung and sonderbare Blumennahrung
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
One of the most important iconography on fishes of the world ever published.
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life
STREETER, EDWIN WILLIAM
FIRST EDITION, 9 chromolithographed and tinted lithographed plates, one folding lithographed map,
62 plates of original drawings, of which 35 in full colour and 27 monochrome, and 20 monochrome vignettes in the text.
First edition, an exceptionally fine and very large, uncut copy of one of the most beautiful and distinctive flower books