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Richly illustrated work covering fruit, vegetables, cereals and numerous other edible plants

WILHELM, Gottlieb Tobias.

Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Des Pflanzenreichs Dritter [-Sechster] Theil.
Wien, gedruckt auf Kosten des Herausgebers, 1814-1817. 4 volumes. 8vo (18 x 11.5 cm). With 4 engraved title-pages and 258 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary boards, with title-labels on spines (volume 3-5); contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine with title (volume 6).

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Extensive catalogue of British butterflies,with 54 hand-coloured engraved plates

WOOD, William. Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue, consisting of 1944 figures of the lepidopterous insects of Great Britain.
London, William Wood (back of title-page: Richard and John E. Taylor), 1839. 8vo (21.5 x 14 cm). With 54 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half morocco, richly gold-tooled spine, with a butterfly in 5 of the 6 compartments. Full description
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Influential essay on Earth before and after the deluge

WOODWARD, John. Geographie physique ou essay sur l'histoire naturelle de la terre.Including: Réponse aux observations du docteur Camerarius, concernant l'essay sur l'histoire naturelle de la terre.Des fossiles de toute espece.
Amsterdam, aux dépens de la compagnie, 1735. 3 texts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a folding engraved plate. Contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and board edges. Full description
€ 750
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Zoological expedition in North America, with 45 lithographed plates

YARROW, Henry Crécy and George Montague WHEELER. Reports upon the zoological collections obtained from portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during the years 1871, 1872, 1873, and 1874.
Washington, Government printing office, 1875. Large 4to (29.5 x 23 cm). With 45 lithographed plates (including 28 chromolithographed). Brown cloth. Full description
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Medical botany, including many American plants, with 26 illustrations on 6 plates

ZORN, Bartholomaeus. Botanologia medica. Seu dilucida et brevis manuductio ad plantarum et stirpium tam patriarum, quam exoticarum in officinis pharmaceuticis usitatarum cognitionem.
Berlin, Johann Christoph Pape [printed by Ulrich Liebpert or his heirs?], 1714. 4to. With 26 botanical illustrations on 6 numbered engraved plates. Half vellum (ca. 1790?). Full description
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