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Weddell's second voyage to South America

WEDDELL, Hugues Algernon. Voyage dans le nord de la Bolivie et dans les parties voisines du Pérou ou visite au district aurifère de Tipuani.
Paris, P. Bertrand & London, H. Baillière, 1853. 8vo. With two lithographed plates, three woodcut illustrations in text (one music) and a folding engraved map. Contemporary red half morocco, gold-tooled spine. Full description
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Butterflies and the axolotl as proof for Darwinism

WEISMANN, August. Studien zur Descendenz-Theorie. I. Ueber den Saison-Dimorphismus der Schmetterlinge.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1875. With 2 chromolithograph plates.
With: (2) WEISMANN, August. II. Ueber die letzten Ursachen der Transmutationen.
Leipzig, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1876. With 5 chromolithograph plates. 2 volumes bound as 1. 8vo. Modern cloth, gold-tooled spine. Full description
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On animal speech

WENZEL, Gottfried Immanuel. Neue auf Vernunft und Erfahrung gegründete Entdeckungen über die Sprache der Thiere.
Vienna, Anton Doll, 1800. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary boards, richly gold-tooled spine. 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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