honingbij - De honingbijënteelt, behelzende een volledig onderricht van de natuur en huishouding der honingbijën, derzelver voordeelige behandeling en onderhoud, benevens der onderscheiden soorten van korven, enz. enz.
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Agrell, Ivar
Zur Ökologie der Collembolen. Untersuchungen im Schwedischen Lappland.
Lund, Entomologiska Sällskapet i Lund, 1941, pp. vii, 236, some text-illustrations, large 8vo, partly unopened, printed wrappers. Opuscula entomologica.
€ 25
Agrell, Ivar: Zur Ökologie der Collembolen. Untersuchungen im Schwedischen Lappland.
Assmuss, Eduard
Naturgeschichte und Zucht der gemeinen und italienischen Honigbiene. Nach dem neuesten Standpunkte der Theorie und Praxis kurtz und leichtfaßlich dargestellt.
Leipzig, Wigand, 1868, 2. edition, pp. xi, 91, (1), 13 lithographed plates, large 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Browned, foxed and library stamps.
€ 75
Assmuss, Eduard: Naturgeschichte und Zucht der gemeinen und italienischen Honigbiene. Nach dem neuesten Standpunkte der Theorie und Praxis kurtz und leichtfaßlich dargestellt.
Backlund, Helge O.
Wrack fauna of Sweden and Finland ecology and chorology.
Lund, Entomologiska Sällskapet i Lund, 1945, pp. 237, text-illustrations and 6 plates with several photos, large 8vo, unopened, printed wrappers. Opuscula entomologica. Fine copy.
€ 35
Berg, C.C. & J.T. Wiebes
African fig trees and fig wasps.
Amsterdam, etc., North-Holland, 1992, pp. 298, 70 text-illustrations, large 8vo, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers. Verhandelingen Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen.
€ 70
Berlepsch, A. von
Bienenzucht nach ihrem jetzigen rationellen Standpunkte.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1940, 8. edition by Eduard Knoke, pp. vii, 140, 42 text-illustrations, 8vo, decorated cloth. Library stamp on title-page.
€ 35
Berthoud, Henry
Le monde des insectes. Dessins de Yan’ Dargent.
Paris, Garnier, [ca. 1880], 1. edition, pp. [v], 487, numerous wood-engraved text-illustrations, frontispiece and 7 plates, large 8vo, gilt edges, embossed cloth, morocco spine, richly gilt-decorated with raised bands (small strip of upper board missing). Some foxing.
€ 70
bijënhouders
Beknopte handleiding voor bijënhouders. Behelzende eene korte onderrigting omtrent het vermeerderen en plaatsen der bijën, derzelver zwermen en ziekten, over de wijzelloosheid en derzelver herstel, over het persen van den honig en het was, middelen ter genezing van den bijënsteek, en opgave van een middel ter voorkoming van denzelven, enz. enz.
Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, 1835, pp. viii, 134, small 8vo, uncut, old wrappers (neatly rebacked). Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 150
Blaschke, Paul
Die Raupen Europas mit ihren Futterpflanzen. Ein vollständiger Raupenkalender nebst einer lepidopterologischen Botanik.
Annaberg, Grasers Verlag (R. Lieschke), (1914), 2 parts in 1 vol., pp. [xvi*], xxix, (1), 264, 6 chromolithographed plates with numerous caterpillars; (1), 75, 28 chromolithographed plates with several plants, (4, adv.); large 8vo, illustrated cloth. Fine copy of this nicely illustrated work.
€ 240
Blaschke, Paul: Die Raupen Europas mit ihren Futterpflanzen. Ein vollständiger Raupenkalender nebst einer lepidopterologischen Botanik.
Bonne, C. & J. Bonne-Wepster
Mosquitoes of Surinam. A study on neotropical mosquitoes.
Amsterdam, Koninklijke Vereeniging het Koloniaal Instituut te Amsterdam & De Bussy, 1925, pp. 558, a few text-illustrations and 84 figures (line-drawings on plates), 8vo, half cloth (neat private binding). Mededeeling afdeeling Tropische hygiëne.
€ 60
Brande, J. van den
Algemeene insectenleer.
Antwerpen, etc., Standaard-boekhandel, 1946, pp. [ix], 277, (1), 429 text-illustrations (line-drawings), 4to, cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 25
Calwer, Carl Gustav
Käferbuch. Allgemeine und specielle Naturgeschichte der Käfer Europa’s. Nebst der Anweisung sie zu sammeln and aufzubewahren.
Stuttgart, Krais und Hoffmann, 1858, 1. edition, pp. xxviii, 788, 1 plain engraved plate and 48 hand-coloured engraved plates with numerous figures, large 8vo, contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards, gilt-lettered and ruled spine with raised band (neat repairs). Text-pages slightly foxed, but a nice copy.
€ 450
First edition of this important work on Coleoptera, of which the 6. (last) edition was published in 1916. The figures finely hand-coloured and often varnished. The later editions have chromolithographed plates.
* Nissen ZBI 790.
Calwer, Carl Gustav: Käferbuch. Allgemeine und specielle Naturgeschichte der Käfer Europa’s. Nebst der Anweisung sie zu sammeln and aufzubewahren.
Calwer, Carl Gustav
Calwer’s Käferbuch. Einführung in die Kenntnis der Käfer Europas.
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart, 1916, 6. edition by Camillo Schaufuss, 2 volumes, pp. [v], 88, 1-708; [v], 709-1390; 3 (folding) tables, 254 text-illustrations, 3 plain plates and 48 chromolithographed plates, 4to, contemporary half cloth with marbled boards, gilt-lettered and ruled spine (slightly rubbed and faded). Library stamps.
€ 190
* Nissen ZBI 790.
Calwer, Carl Gustav
Keverboek. Naar de 6e uitgave voor Nederland bewerkt door Dr. P.M. Keer. 51 platen in kleuren- en zwartdruk en 250 afbeeldingen in den tekst.
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, 1930, 2 volumes, pp. [vii], 1-784; [i], 785-1330; text-illustrations, 48 colour-plates and 3 plain plates (2 loosely inserted in wrappers), 4to, half cloth with marbled boards (private binding).
€ 125
Carnes, Edward K.
The Coccidae of California. A descriptive list of the different scale insects found in and reported from California.
Sacramento, W.W. Shannon, State Printing & State Horticultural commission,1906, pp. 70, colour-frontispiece and text-illustrations, 8vo (140 x 226 mm), embossed gilt-lettered cloth.
€ 30
Caustier, E.
Les insectes.
[Paris], Hachette, 1921, pp. 189, (1), 182 text-illustrations and 31 photo-plates, small 8vo, uncut (partly unopened), illustrated wrappers. Bibliothèque des merveilles. Fine copy.
€ 30
Caustier, E.
Les insectes.
[Paris], Hachette, 1921, (11.000), pp. 189, 182 text-illustrations and 31 photo-plates, small 8vo, uncut, illustrated wrappers. Bibliothèque des merveilles. Text slightly browned.
€ 25
Connold, Edward T.
British vegetable galls. An introduction to their study.
London, Hutchinson, 1901, 1. edition, pp. xii, 312, 130 plates and 10 text-illustrations, 4to, uncut, gilt-lettered cloth (slightly rubbed). Library stamps.
€ 65
Cowan, T.W.
Gunstige resultaten, verkregen door de bevruchting van ooftbloesems door bijen. Uit het Engelsch door E.W.C. Plancius.
Amerongen, Bijenstand De Bree, 1911, pp 16, text-illustrations, small 8vo, decorated wrappers.
€ 30
Cowan, T.W.
Gunstige resultaten, verkregen door de bevruchting van ooftbloesems door bijen. Uit het Engelsch door E.W.C. Plancius.
Amerongen, Bijenstand De Bree, 1911, pp 16, text-illustrations, small 8vo, decorated wrappers. Library stamps.
€ 25
Dalla Torre, Karl Wilhelm von & J.J. Kieffer
Hymenoptera. fam. Cynipidae.
Bruxelles, P. Wytsman, 1902, fascicle 1-2, pp. 1-52; 53-84; (1), 3 fine colour-plates with protective tissue, folio, printed wrappers (repaired). Genera insectorum published by P. Wytsman.
€ 75
Danks, H.V. (editor)
Canada and its insect fauna.
Ottawa, The Entomological Society of Canada, (1978), pp. [iv], 573, (1), text-illustrations, large 8vo, printed wrappers. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. Library stamps.
€ 25
Docters van Leeuwen-Reijnvaan, W. & J.
Einige Gallen aus Java. Siebenter Beitrag.
Semarang, etc., G.C.T. van Dorp, 1914, pp. 68, text-illustrations, large 8vo, wrappers. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg.
€ 30
* Stafleu & Cowan 30.972.
Dongé, E. & P. Estiot
Les insectes et leurs dégâts. Les plantes et leurs ennemis.
Paris, P. Lechevalier, 1931, 2. edition, pp. cclxxxvi, (2, adv.), (1), 148, 210 text-illustrations and 96 plates (mostly in colour after paintings by L. Dongé), 12mo, illustrated cloth. Encyclopédie du naturaliste. Upper strip of title-page cut out.
€ 40
entomology
Transactions of the IXth International Congress of Entomology.
Amsterdam, August 17-24, 1951. Volume I. The congress plenary sessions. Communications at the sectional meetings. Amsterdam, 1952, pp. lxiii, 1115, (1), folding tables and text-illustrations, large 8vo, stiff printed wrappers.
€ 30
Fabre, Jean Henri
Les ravageurs. Récits sur les insectes nuisibles à l’agriculture.
Paris, Delagrave, [ca.1930], (13.000), pp. [iv], 284, text-illustrations and 16 plates with several figures by Paul Méry, 8vo, vellum-backed marbled boards, spine with gilt-lettered label.
€ 60
Fabre, Jean Henri: Les ravageurs. Récits sur les insectes nuisibles à l’agriculture.
Fabre, Jean Henri
Zeden en gewoonten der insecten.
Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema, etc., [n.d.], 1. Dutch edition, pp. 204, portrait-frontispiece and 18 photo-plates by Paul H. Fabre, 8vo, cloth.
€ 25
Fairmaire, L.
Coléoptères.
Paris, É. Deyrolle, 1902, new edition, pp. [viii], 336, 1 text-illustration and 26 fine colour-plates with 311 figures and 1 plain plate, all with captions on flimsies, small 8vo, cloth. Histoire naturelle de la France.
€ 80
Fielitz, Paul
Von den kleinen Freuden des Sommers. Acht Farbdrucke nach Aquarellen von ...
Berlin-Hallensee, L. Simon, [ca. 1950], 8 decorative mounted colour-plates of butterflies on flowers, 4to, illustrated wrappers.
€ 25
Forel, Auguste
Le monde social des fourmis du globe comparé à celui de l’homme.
Genève, Kundig, 1921-1923, 5 volumes, 1. Genèse, formes, anatomie, classification, géographie, fossiles, pp. [iv*], xiv, 192, 30 text-illustrations, 1 plain plate and 2 colour-plates; 2. Sensations, physiologie, fourmis et plantes, hotes, parasites, nids, pp. [iii*], iii, 184, 83 text-illustrations, 3 plain plates and 1 colour-plate; 3. Appareils d’observation. Fondations des fourmilières. Moeurs à l’intérieur des nids. Bétail, jardins, fourmis parasites. Appendice: La guerre des fourmis et des termites, la genèse des instincts expliquée par cette guerre (by Edouard Bugnion), pp. vii, 227, 28 text-illustrations, 8 plain plates and 2 colour-plates; 4. Alliances et guerres. Parabiose, lestobiose, esclavagisme, pp. vii, 172, 11 text-illustrations, 3 plain plates and 1 colour-plate; 5. Moeurs spécialisées. Epilogue, les fourmis. Les termites et l’homme, pp. vi, 174, frontispiece-portrait, 30 text-illustrations and 2 colour-plates (all colour-plates with captions on flimsies), 8vo, illustrated stiff wrappers bound with, decorated boards with gilt-lettered morocco labels on spines. Finely bound set.
€ 540
First edition of the most important work of Auguste Forel (1848-1931), Swiss neuroanatomist, psychiatrist, and entomologist known for his investigations of brain structure and professor of psychiatry at the University of Zürich. Interested in ants from childhood, he became engrossed in the psychology of ants and contributed greatly to the study of their social instincts, leading to this work. He was the first to describe the phenomena of parabiosis and lestobiosis in ants.
Forel, Auguste: Le monde social des fourmis du globe comparé à celui de l’homme.
Frickhinger, H.W.
Gase in der Schädlingsbekämpfung. Eine Zusammenfassung für Amtsärtzte, Desinfektoren, Hygieniker, Kommunalverwaltungen usw.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1933, pp. 87, (5, adv.), 38 text-illustrations, large 8vo, half cloth with marbled boards (library binding). Flugschriften der Deutschen Gesellschaft für angewandte Entomologie. Library stamps.
€ 65
Friederichs, Karl et al.
Die Grundfragen und Gesetzmäßigkeiten der land- und forstwirtschaftlichen Zoologie insbesondere der Entomologie.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1930, 2 volumes, pp. xi, 419, 127 text-illustrations; vi, 463, 166 text-illustrations; large 8vo, cloth (a bit rubbed).
€ 55
Ganglbauer, Ludwig
Die Käfer von Mitteleuropa. Die Käfer der österreichisch-ungarischen Monarchie, Deutschlands, der Schweiz, sowie des französischen und italienischen Alpengebietes. Vierter Band, erste Hälfte. Dermestidae, Byrrhidae, Nosodendridae, Georyssidae, Dryopidae, Heteroceridae, Hydrophilidae.
Wien, Karl Gerold, 1904, pp. [i], 286, 12 text-illustrations, 4to, cloth-backed marbled boards (slightly rubbed). Library stamps.
€ 50
Goot, P. van der
Beiträge zur Kenntnis der holländischen Blattläuse. Eine morphologisch-systematische Studie.
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1915, pp. ix, [i*], 600, 8 folding plates with 76 figures, large 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers (rubbed). Cancelled library stamps.
€ 40
Hernández Triana, Luis Miguel
Systematics of the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) in the new world.
(Wageningen), 2011, pp. ix, 536, (1, theses), numerous plates/text-illustrations (mostly in colour) and folding tables, 4to (210 × 297 mm), stiff colour-illustrated wrappers. Thesis Wageningen University.
€ 25
honingbij
De honingbijënteelt, behelzende een volledig onderricht van de natuur en huishouding der honingbijën, derzelver voordeelige behandeling en onderhoud, benevens der onderscheiden soorten van korven, enz. enz.
Dordrecht, A. Blussé, 1797, pp. [v], 141, (3, adv.), 2 engraved folding plates, 8vo, half cloth with marbled boards and gilt-lettered spine.
€ 190
Forms part 14 of Volledige beschrijving van alle konsten, ambachten, handwerken, fabrieken, trafieken, derzelver werkhuizen, gereedschappen, enz. Ten deele overgenomen uit de beroemdste buitenlandsche werken; en vermeerderd met de theorie en praktijk der beste inlandsche konstenaaren en handwerkslieden.
provenance: Vereeniging tot bevordering der bijenteelt in Nederland. Bibliotheek (library stamps).
honingbij - De honingbijënteelt, behelzende een volledig onderricht van de natuur en huishouding der honingbijën, derzelver voordeelige behandeling en onderhoud, benevens der onderscheiden soorten van korven, enz. enz.
Howard, L.O.
A history of applied entomology (somewhat anecdotal).
Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1930, pp. [v, i], viii, 564, 51 plates with numerous portraits, large 8vo (partly unopened), printed wrappers. Smithsonian miscellaneous collections. Unobtrusive stamps. Very well preserved copy.
€ 55
Howard, L.O.
Mensch en insect. Hun onderlinge strijd. Nederlandsche bewerking door dr. G. Barendrecht.
Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema, [ca. 1920], pp. 253, text-illustrations and 20 plates with several figures, small 4to, uncut, limp boards, colour-illustrated wrappers. Text-pages foxed, otherwise a well preserved copy.
€ 35
Howard, L.O.: Mensch en insect. Hun onderlinge strijd. Nederlandsche bewerking door dr. G. Barendrecht.