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74 2141 Dendrology  Krüssmann G 74 2141 Dendrology Krüssmann G
74/2141 [Dendrology]. Krüssmann, G. Handbuch der Nadelgehölze. Berlin, P. Parey, 1983, 2nd ed., (6),396p., num. (col.) ills., orig. gilt cl. w. dustwr., sm. 4to (fine). - AND 1 other, i.a. L. BEIßNER, Handbuch der Nadelholzkunde (ibid., 1909, ills., orig. hmor.).
€ (70-90) 90
74 2142 Dendrology  Schneider C K 74 2142 Dendrology Schneider C K
74/2142 [Dendrology]. Schneider, C.K. Illustriertes Handbuch der Laubholzkunde. Charakteristik der in Mitteleuropa heimsichen und im Freuen angepflanzten angiospermen Gehölz-Arten und Formen mit Ausschluß der Bambuseen und Kakteen. Jena, Gustav Fisher, 1906-1912, 3 vols., (8),IV,810; V,(3),1070,(2); VII,(1),136p., ills., orig. unif. hmor., large 8vo.

- Trifle soiled; one textp. w. sm. repaired tear in upper blank margin. Spine-ends trifle rubbed.

€ (100-150) 110
74 2143 Dendrology  Wiselius S I 74 2143 Dendrology Wiselius S I
74/2143 [Dendrology]. Wiselius, S.I. Houtvademecum. (Deventer), Kluwer Techniek, 1994, 7nd impr. ed., 380p., ills., orig. boards (fine). - AND 4 others, i.a. S.I. WISELIUS, Houtvademecum (The Hague, 2011, 10th ed., ills., orig. boards).
€ (30-50) 60
74 2144 Engineering  Bemmelen A van 74 2144 Engineering Bemmelen A van
74/2144 [Engineering]. Bemmelen, A. van. Inleiding tot de waterbouwkunde, bevattende de voornaamste gronden der beweeg- waterweeg- en waterloopkunde. Leyden, A. and J. Honkoop, 1793, XVI,202,(2)p., 4 engr. fold. plates, 9 typogr. tables, contemp. gilt hcalf w. black mor. letterpiece.

- Outer corners of plate 1 cut off, not affecting image; small hole in upper margin of plate 2; contemp. owner's annot. on final free endpaper. Binding sl. worn.

€ (50-70) 60
74 2145 Engineering  Röntgen G M 74 2145 Engineering Röntgen G M
74/2145 [Engineering]. Röntgen, G.M. Verhandeling over de Stoombooten. Utr., Joh. Altheer, 1825, (4),70p., 24 ills. on 4 fold plates, modern mor., sm. 8vo. - BOUND WITH: 10 modern information lvs.

- Sm. vague stamp on title-p.; sl. foxed; final two textlvs. repaired w. sellotape at lower blank margin; one plate w. sm. waterstain. Covers trifle rubbed.

= This book was published by the ''Provinciaal Utrechts Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen'', who awarded Roentgen in 1823 with a gold medal for his work on steamboats.

€ (50-70) 50
74 2146 Entomology  Hölldobler B and Wilson E O 74 2146 Entomology Hölldobler B and Wilson E O
74/2146 [Entomology]. Hölldobler, B. and Wilson, E.O. The Ants. Berlin a.o., Springer-Verlag, 1990, XII,(2),732p., num. (col.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to (fine). - AND 3 others, i.a. H. TURIN, De Nederlandse loopkevers. Verspreiding en Oecologie (Utr., 2000, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to).
€ (50-70) 50
74 2147 Entomology  Mader J 74 2147 Entomology Mader J
74/2147 [Entomology]. Mader, J. Raupenkalender, oder Verzeichnis aller Monate, in welchen die von Rösel und Kleemann beschriebene und abgebildete Raupen nebst ihrem Futter zu finden sind. Nürnb., C.F.C. Kleemann, 1777, 120p., contemp. hcalf.

- Partly sl. waterstained in lower half; owner's entry and vague libr. stamp on title-p.; libr. ticket on upper endpaper. Paper over covers rubbed/ worn.

€ (50-70) 80
74 2148 Entomology  Merian M S 74 2148 Entomology Merian M S
74/2148 [Entomology]. Merian, M.S. Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium. 1705. Ed. M. van Delft and H. Mulder Tielt/ The Hague, Lannoo/ Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 2016, 200p., num. (col.) ills., Dutch and English text, orig. boards, slipcase, folio.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Amst., 1705.

€ (50-70)
74 2149 Entomology  Merian M S 74 2149 Entomology Merian M S
74/2149 [Entomology]. Merian, M.S. Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium. 1705. Ed. M. van Delft and H. Mulder. Tielt/ The Hague, Lannoo/ Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 2016, 200p., num. (col.) ills., Dutch and English text, orig. boards, slipcase, folio.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Amst., 1705.

€ (50-70)
74 2150 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J 74 2150 Entomology Rösel van Rosenhof A J
74/2150 [Entomology]. Rösel van Rosenhof, A.J. De Natuurlyke Historie der Insecten. Voorzien met naar 't Leven getekende en gekleurde Plaaten. Haarlem/ Amst., C.H. Bohn/ H. de Wit, (1764-1788), 5 parts in 9 vols. (incl. supplement), engr. portr. of the author, 3 diff. contemp. handcol. frontisp. and 344 plates (3x fold.), early 19th cent. unif. hcl., large 4to.

- Vol. III, IV, V and IX a few lvs. loose(ning); bookplates on upper pastedowns. Covers sl. worn. A very fine and clean set on large paper (27,1x21,1 cm.).

= Including the "Vervolg" w. more pages (240p.) than the 192p. that Landwehr calls for at the most. Hagen II, 84; Junk, Rara 162; Nissen, ZBI 3467; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 161. One of the finest and most celebrated works on insects, translated from the original German edition (1740-1746) by C.F.C. Kleemann, the son-in-law of the author, with the same plates. This Dutch edition is unanimously considered to be preferable to the German edition: (much) larger size on thicker paper and superior colouring by Kleemann and his wife Katharina Barbara Rösel von Rosenhof. Our copy has 2 more plates than called for in Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 161. From the library of Dutch landscape architect H. Hartogh Heys van Zouteveen with owner's ticket on title-pages. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII.

€ (2.000-3.000) 6000
74 2151 Entomology  Swammerdam J 74 2151 Entomology Swammerdam J
74/2151 [Entomology]. Swammerdam, J. Bybel der Natuure of Historie der Insecten. Utr./ Goudriaan, De Banier/ De Groot B.V., 1980, 2 vols., (61),550; (3),551-910,(36),124p., num. (fold.) plates, orig. unif. artificial gilt leather, sm. folio.

= Facs. reprint of ed. Leyden, 1737.

ADDED: Besler, B. Hortus Eystettensis (...). Grünwald, Konrad Kölbl, 1964, no pagination, num. ills., orig. artificial leather, 4to.

= Facs. reprint of ed. by J. Antonius (probably Nuremberg), 1713.

€ (60-80) 70
74 2152 Gardens and gardening  Grohmann J G  ed  74 2152 Gardens and gardening Grohmann J G ed
74/2152 [Gardens and gardening]. Grohmann, J.G. (ed.). Ideenmagazin für Liebhaber von Gärten, Englischen Anlagen und für Besitzer von Landgütern um Gärten und ländliche Gegenden, sowohl mit geringem als auch grossem Geldaufwand, nach dem originallsten Englischen, Gothischen, Sinesischen Geschmacksmanieren zu verschönern und zu veredeln. Part 1-12. Leipsic, F.G. Baumgärtner, 1796-1797, 12 issues in 1 vol., 108 (of 120) engr. plates (a few handcol.), contemp. boards, 4to.

- Lacks 12 plates; foxed/ sl. yellowed. Binding rubbed and worn.

= Dochnahl p.78. A complete series consists of 60 issues.

€ (150-250) 475
74 2153 Gardens and gardening  La Court van der Voort P de 74 2153 Gardens and gardening La Court van der Voort P de
74/2153 [Gardens and gardening]. La Court van der Voort, P. de. Byzondere aenmerkingen over het aenleggen van pragtige en gemeene landhuizen, lusthoven, plantagien en aenklevende cieraeden: waer by gevoegt is Eene Verhandeling aengaende het snoeijen en voortteelen van Vrugt- en Wilde Boomen: inzonderheid eene nette Beschryving om jaerlyks overvloedig Druiven in de open Lucht; ook by vervroeging in stook- en andere warme kassen, voort te brengen. Als mede Om onfeilbaer ananas-vrugten, ook citroen-, limoen-, oranje-boomen en andere Gewassen van Warmer Luchtstreek onder onze koude voort te queeken en te vermenigvuldigen. (...). Amst., K. van Tongerlo and F. Houttuin, 1763, 2nd ed., 2 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, 7 (of 16) (fold.) engr. plates, 1 textill., modern cl., 4to.

- Lacks 9 plates, title-p., p.III-IV and 479-522; (water)stained/ soiled. Sold w.a.f.

= One of the most famous Dutch works on the planning and cultivation of country gardens, with much attention given to fruit- and kitchen-gardens. This was the work with which De la Court introduced successful pineapple-growing in Europe, as a result of which the pineapple became a popular fruit in Europe. Kat. Orn. Berlin 3406; Springer p.42-43; Oldenburger-Ebbers/ Stehouwer, Doc.18E., no. 40, p.6-7: "(...) tot nu toe vroegst bekende verhandeling over het aanleggen van tuinen in Holland. In dit werk getuigt Pieter de la Court van een oorspronkelijke visie op de vormgeving van tuinen, waarbij hij uitgaat van de Hollandse situatie (...)". First published 1737.

€ (50-70) 50
74 2154 Gardens and gardening  Laar G van 74 2154 Gardens and gardening Laar G van
74/2154 [Gardens and gardening]. Laar, G. van. Magazijn van tuin-sieraaden. Of verzameling van modellen van aanleg en sieraad, voor groote en kleine lust-hoven, voornamelijk van dezulke die, met weinig kosten, te maaken zijn (...). Zaltbommel, J. Noman en zoon, n.d. (1819), 2nd ed., (4),IV,100p., engr. title w. vignette, 190 contemp. handcol. plates, contemp. hcalf w. vellum letterpiece, 4to.

- Textlvs. sl. browned w. a few foxed spots; one plate w. some offsetting. Lower joint splitting, otherwise fine.

= Springer 68; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 101. Beautifully coloured Dutch garden atlas, with hundreds of illustrations, depicting buildings, cottages, follies, garden plans, furniture, sculpture, bridges, gates, leisure activities etc. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII.

€ (1.500-2.500)
74 2155 Gardens and gardening  Ottolander K J W  Eeden A C van and Berg J T van den 74 2155 Gardens and gardening Ottolander K J W Eeden A C van and Berg J T van den
74/2155 [Gardens and gardening]. (Ottolander, K.J.W., Eeden, A.C. van and Berg, J.T. van den). Verzameling van tuinsieraden, bevattende (...) Modellen voor Schetsen van Plattegronden, met en zonder Waterwerken, tot het aanleggen van Tuinen en Buitenplaatsen; benevens (...) Voorbeelden om op de minst kostbare wijze, volgens van Laar, Koepels, Tuinhuizen, Priëeltjes, Bruggen, Zitbanken, Tuinstoelen enz. enz. te doen vervaardigen. Gouda, G.B. van Goor, n.d. (1867), (2),51 textp., 100 lithogr. plates w. opposite explanatory text, contemp. hcalf, spine richly gilt w. green mor. letterpiece, folio.

- Occas. sl. foxed. Shelf ticket on spine. A fine copy.

= Springer p.68. Rare, the final 60 plates taken from the 1802 edition of Magazijn van Tuin-Sieraden by G. van Laar. Contains useful plates and plans with garden designs (w. paths, bridges and ponds) and i.a. examples of garden furniture, fences and summer- and ice-houses.

€ (150-250) 300
74 2156 Gemmology  Feuchtwanger L 74 2156 Gemmology Feuchtwanger L
74/2156 [Gemmology]. Feuchtwanger, L. A Treatise on Gems, in reference to their practical and scientific value; a useful guide for the jeweller, lapidary, artist, amateur, mineralogist, and chemist; accompanied by a description of the most interesting American gems, and ornamental and architectural materials. New York, A. Handford, 1838, 1st ed., 178p., woodcut ills., contemp. giltlettered hcl. w. use of orig. cl. boards.

- Sl. foxed; hinges starting; inner margin title strengthened; endpapers stained. Corners showing; boardedges worn.

= From the John Crerar Library with his bookplate on upper pastedown (incl. cancellation stamps and 2x perforated owner's mark).

€ (200-300) 200
74 2157 Gemmology  Keverne R  ed  74 2157 Gemmology Keverne R ed
74/2157 [Gemmology]. Keverne, R. (ed.). Jade. New York, Anness Publishing, 1991, 376p., num. col. ills., orig. boards w. dustwr., folio. Ottens, B. China. Mineralien - Fundstellen - Lagerstätten. Munich, C. Weise, 2008, 552p., num. col. ills., orig. boards, 4to. Zazoff, P. and H. Gemmensammler und Gemmenforscher. Von einer noblen Passion zur Wissenschaft. Ibid., C.H. Becke, 1983, XII,285,(2)p., 48 plates, ills., orig. boards w. dustwr. - AND 8 others on different minerals, incl. one Russian specimen book.
€ (50-70) 50
74 2158 Goldsmith O 74 2158 Goldsmith O
74/2158 Goldsmith, O. A history of the Earth and Animated Nature. London etc., A. Fullarton and Co., n.d. (±1860), 2 vols., LIV,536; (2),541,(1)p., engr. frontisp. portrait, 2 handcol. title-pages and 71 (of 72) handcol. plates, contemp. unif. gilt darkblue calf, 4to.

- Lacks 1 plate; plates occas. (sl.) soiled. Bindings rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities.

= Cf. Nissen, ZBI 1621. Attractive handcol. plates of i.a. birds, butterflies, an elephant, insects, shells, tropical fish and a whale.

€ (50-70) 60
74 2159 Guyot E G 74 2159 Guyot E G
74/2159 Guyot, E.G. Nieuwe natuur- en wiskonstige vermaaklykheden, Betreklyk den Zeilsteen, de Getallen, de Gezigtkunde, de Scheikunde en eene meenigte anderen nooit voor dezen in 't licht gegeeven. Rott., R. Arrenberg, 1771-1775, 4 vols., 74 (fold.) engr. plates, 3 fold. engr. tables, 5 (1x fold.) tables, num. vignettes, contemp. unif. hcalf w. gilt letterpiece, sm. 8vo.

- Three plates w. sm. tear; all vols. occas. (sl.) waterstained; a few plates sl. frayed along outer margin. Backstrip of vol. III loosening, joints of other vols. splitting.

= Vol. 1 with the additional plate XIV*. Waller 650; Bierens de Haan 1856; cf. Caillet 4900 (French ed. 1782), Clarke/ Blind p.34. Nice collection of mathematical and physical curiosities, i.a. on optical illusion, magical lanterns, electricity, secret codes etc.

€ (150-250) 350
74 2160 Haeckel E 74 2160 Haeckel E
74/2160 Haeckel, E. Kunstformen der Natur. Leipsic/ Vienna, Bibliographisches Institut, (1899-1904), 1st ed., without pagination, 11 parts in 2 vols. (incl. the separate supplement section), 100 mainly col. (lithogr.)/ tinted plates w. descriptive textpages in orig. unif. wr. kept in orig. unif. dec. cl. boxes, folio.

- All plates in very fine condition (one monochr. plate (no. 71) sl. creased), with 35 of the tissue guards of the plates present; lacks the divisional title-p. to part 8; one textp. sl. creased; a few wrappers splitting on spine/ sl. chipped at foot of spine. Both boxes some sm. stains and spots on both covers; upper joints of boxes partly split; one box lacks lower edge.

= Complete set. Nissen, ZBI 1783. "Charakteristisch für H. sind seine künstlerischen Bestrebungen, die auch die Abb. in den wissenschaftl. Werken beeinflußt haben, (...) [daraus] erwuchs der Leitsatz seiner 'Monistischen Naturreligion' vom 'Wahren, Guten u. Schönen', den auch das Tafelwerk 'Kunstformen der Natur' illustriert." (NDB VII, p.425). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLVIII.

€ (2.000-3.000) 2750