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In brightest Africa, by Carl E. Akeley, illustrated from photographs

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Beiträge zur Insecten-Fauna von Neu-Granada und Venezuela

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Plates bound in separate volume.

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A student's text-book of zoology, by Adam Sedgwick ..

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Monograph of the Sesiidæ of America, north of Mexico. By William Beutenmüller

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Monographs of the Diptera of North America. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution

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Publications 141, 171, 256, and 219.

Part I: By H. Loew, edited, with additions, by R. Osten Sacken. 1862.

Part II: By H. Loew, edited by R. Osten Sacken. 1864.

Part III: By H. Loew. 1873.

Part IV: By R. Osten Sacken. 1869.

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Copy 3 (Ent.) 4 v. in 2.

ENT copy 39088007227101, pt. 1 with: Catalogue of the described Diptera of North America / prepared for the Smithsonian Institution by R. Osten Sacken. Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1858.

The conservation of the wild life of Canada, by C. Gordon Hewitt ..

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Catalogue of American historical portraits and engravings : including rare Revolutionary prints and unique New York views

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Cover title: American portraits and views.

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Account of the skeleton of the mammoth, a non-descript carnivorous animal of immense size, found in America. By Rembrandt Peale ..

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Newspaper clippings inserted.

Du sternum et de ses connexions avec le membre thoracique : dans la série des mammifères / par Raoul Anthony

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At head of title: Travaux du laboratoire d'anatomie de la faculté de mèdecine de Lyon.

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Holmes anniversary volume; anthropological essays presented to William Henry Holmes in honor of his seventieth birthday, December 1, 1916, by his friends and colaborers

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"Two hundred copies printed."

F.W. Hodge, editor.

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ANTHREF copy 39088009468224 is no. 7 of 200.

ANTHREF copy 39088009468224 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift from the library of John C. Ewers.

Revision of the Tenebrionidae of America , north of Mexico / by Geo. H. Horn

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Caption title.

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Revision of the Tachinidae of America north of Mexico. A family of parasitic two-winged insects. By D. W. Coquillett

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Originally issued with 154 p. A corrected index was issued in Dec.1897.

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Statical essays: containing Vegetable staticks; or, an account of some statical experiments on the sap in vegetables ... Also A specimen of an attempt to analyse the air by a great variety of chymiostatical experiments

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Vol. 2 of the Statical essays is entitled: Haemastatics; or an account of some ... experiments made on the blood and blood-vessels of animals. 1733.

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Exhibition of portraits, miniatures, color sketches, and drawings by Thomas Sully

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Ioannis Antonii Scopoli ... Flora Carniolica : exhibens plantas Carnioliae indigenas et distributas in classes, genera, species, varietates, ordine Linnaeano

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Engraved title vignettes, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials.

"This edition has binary names and is written in the Linnaean tradition in all other respects as well"--Stafleu & Cowan/TL-2.

Also issued with volume 1 imprint date 1771 (Stafleu & Cowan 11546a, designating this, the more common issue, as 11546b).

Signatures: volume 1. a⁸(-a8; a1+1[=a8?]) b-d⁸ e⁴, A-2E⁸ [$5 (-e4) signed]; 260 leaves, pages [72 unnumbered] [1-3] 4-448 + plates 1-21 22* 22-32 -- volume 2. pi1 A-2I⁸ [$5 signed]; 257 leaves, pages [2 unnumbered] [1-3] 4-496 [16 unnumbered] + plates 33-65.

Sixteen of the 66 plates (i.e. roughly a quarter) are signed "Rein sc. A.V." (Augustae Vindelicorum, i.e. Augsburg); cut lines and vestigial lettering (A-R) indicate that the engravings were printed for the most part 4-up, in general with Rein's signature in one engraving per plate. The plates are captioned with species numbers and names.

Addenda and errata: leaves 2I7r-8v.

Stafleu, F.A. Taxonomic literature (2nd ed.), 11546

Pritzel, G.A. Thesaurus literaturae botanicae omnium gentium (1872-1877 edition), 8553

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SCNHRB copy (39088002697399, 39088004445300) has bookplate: Library of A.S. Hitchcock and Agnes Chase.

SCNHRB copy stamped on title pages: Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C.

SCNHRB copy has plate 8 bound following plate 9; some of the plates are folded and hinged to pages of text.

SCNHRB copy has occasional pencilled manuscript markings to text.

SCNHRB copy bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine.

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Iconografia della fauna italica : per le quattro classi degli animali vertebrati / di Carlo L. principe Bonaparte, principe di Canino

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Originally issued in 30 fascicles.

A bibliographic account of this work by Tommaso Salvadori, giving collation, date of publication of the various parts, and index of the species illustrated, appears in Bollettino dei Musei di zoologia ed anatomia comparata della R. Università di Torino, vol. III, no. 48 (June 20, 1888).

Illustrators include Alex. Capalti, Pietro Quattrocchi, Car. Ruspi, and Const. Squanguerillo. Plates lithographed by Battistelli, Rosi, Santarelli, and Wieller.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, Bd. 1, Nr. 459

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 66-67

Anker, J. Bird books and bird art, 48

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CHMRB has 1 copy; SCNHRB has 2 copies (1 complete and 1 incomplete).

The CHMRB copy (accession nos. 8168-8170) has a printed correction label pasted over part of the text, obscuring a few words, on the 1st p. of the introduzione in t. 1.

The CHMRB copy has an old half-vellum binding with black cloth-covered boards, a gilt-tooled spine; raised bands; and red and black leather spine labels.

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088009224551; 39088009226002; 39088009225863) has provenance stamp on t.p.'s: Castellucci.

SCNHRB c. 1 has an old (contemporary?) dark quarter-leather binding with embossed-cloth-covered boards; gilt-tooled spine; marbled endpapers; re-backed.

SCNHRB c. 2 has t. 2 (39088010317410; transfered from REPT), t. 3 (39088000959114; transfered from FISH), and a portfolio of apparently related class tables (39088006372551), only.

SCNHRB c. 2 of t. 2 is imperfect: plates 59 and 81 are wanting; the text for Bufo vulgaris (plate 82) is also wanting. SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate: Library of Congress (Smithsonian Deposit); a prospectus ([2] p.) dated "28 Novembre 1832" is bound in at the end. Old brown half-leather binding with embossed cloth-covered boards; raised bands; gilt-lettered spine label; and marbled endpapers.

SCNHRB c. 2 of t. 3 is imperfect: plates 135, 151, 154, and some related text pages are wanting. The original printed paper cover from the back of fasc. 7 is bound in after plate 11; a typed translation of part of Atherina hepsetus is laid in.

SCNHRB c. 2 has a separate portfolio with 4 folded "class tables" for I. Mammalia (double leaf); II. Aves (quadruple leaf); III. Amphibia (double leaf) and IV. Pisces (quadruple leaf). Each class table has a running footer printed at the bottom that reads "Icon. Faun. Ital. Caroli L. Bonaparte." These class tables are not mentioned in the bibliographical sources consulted and may be a supplemental part issued with only a few copies of the work. The class tables are in an old portfolio of gilt-tooled green half-morocco with marbled paper boards and a handwritten label pasted on the front. The class tables have a few handwritten notes in pencil, and are stamped: U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Mar. 30, 1882; accession no.: 124883. The tables also have a red ink stamp for S.F. Baird.

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CHMRB preservation buckram enclosures supported by the Collections Care and Preservation Fund (CCPF) in 2014.

A natural history of birds : illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life / published by the author Eleazar Albin ; and carefully colour'd by his daughter and self, from the originals, drawn from live birds

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First edition.

John Clarke is not included in the imprint of v. 3.

Each volume includes a list of subscribers.

The word "curiously" is omitted from the title in volumes 2 and 3.

Woodcut title vignettes, initials, tail-pieces.

Plates are hand-colored.

"The following observations I received from Dr. Derham"--p. [1]-[2], 3rd page group of v. 1.

Errata: p. [2], 3rd paging group of v. 1.

Includes indexes (v. 1 & 2) and "A catalogue of the birds in the third volume".

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 3

ESTC T64477, T64478, T64475

Wood, C.A. Vertebrate zoology p. 184

Anker, J. Bird books, no. 4

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SCNHRB copy (39088015703853, 39088015703895, 39088015703937) with bookplates of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Marcia Brady Tucker.

SCNHRB copy with a ms. "Willoughby" or "Willughby" no. by each description of a bird in v. 1.

SCNHRB copy with 10 additional plates v. 1; 1 plate v. 2. (for a total of 317 plates).

SCNHRB copy bound in calf with gilt rolls at edges (rebacked), marbled endpapers, with bookseller's ticket: Dulau & Co., London.

Entwicklung der männlichen genitalien bei Lepidopteren / von Carl Spichardt

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Thesis--Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, 1886.

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