Büchner, Ludwig: Natur und Geist. Gespräche zweier Freunde über den Materialismus und über die real-philosophischen Fragen der Gegenwart.
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Afrique
Livre blanc. Apport scientifique de la Belgique au développement de l’Afrique centrale. II. Sciences naturelles et médicales.
Bruxelles, Académie royale des Sciences d’Outre-Mer, 1962, pp. [i], 210-956, xvi, large 8vo, stiff wrappers.
€ 30
Afrique - Livre blanc. Apport scientifique de la Belgique au développement de l’Afrique centrale. II. Sciences naturelles et médicales.
Bade, E.
Handbuch für Naturaliensammler. Ein Praxis der Naturgeschichte.
Berlin, F. Pfenningsdorf, [ca. 1920], pp. xii, 613, (3, adv.), 12 colour-plates after paintings, 31 plain plates and 465 text-illustrations, 8vo, gilt-lettered boards (a bit rubbed).
€ 55
Bertsch, Karl
Sumpf und Moor als Lebensgemeinschaft.
Ravensburg, Otto Maier, 1947, pp. 142, (2, adv.), 50 text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth-backed illustrated boards.
€ 25
Besemer, A.F.H., Kees Hana, N. Tinbergen & J. Wilcke (editors)
In het voetspoor van Thijsse. Een reeks bijdragen over veldbiologie, natuurbescherming en landschap.
Wageningen, H. Veenman, 1949, pp. 413, numerous text-illustrations, large 8vo, gilt-decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Blaauw, Anton Hendrik
De tropische natuur in schetsen en kleuren.
Amsterdam, Koloniaal Instituut, 1917, 2. edition, pp. xi, 191, 4 folding maps, 35 text-illustrations (photos) and 28 photo-plates in colour (with captions on flimsies), large 8vo, wrappers (new front wrapper and spine with part of backstrip preserved).
€ 60
With an extensive discussion on photography in colour in the tropics.
Blaauw, Anton Hendrik
De tropische natuur in schetsen en kleuren.
Amsterdam, Koloniaal Instituut, 1917, 2. edition, pp. xi, 191, 4 folding maps, 35 text-illustrations (photos) and 28 photo-plates in colour (with captions on flimsies), large 8vo, half calf, gilt-lettered half cloth with marbled boards. Slightly dampstained.
€ 55
With an extensive discussion on photography in colour in the tropics.
Bölsche, Wilhelm
Het leven der liefde in de natuur. Eene ontwikkelingsgeschiedenis der liefde. Met talrijke versieringen. Naar het Duitsch van W. Bölsche. Voor Nederland bewerkt door dr. A.J.C. Snijders.
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, (1899), pp. x, 413, ornamental text-illustrations, 8vo, illustrated cloth. Nice copy.
€ 30
Bölsche, Wilhelm
Natuurgeheimen. Voor Nederland bewerkt door C.P.F. ter Kuile.
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, [ca. 1905], pp. [iii], 322, (2, adv.), 8vo, uncut, decorated cloth.
€ 25
Bölsche, Wilhelm
Uit den Sneeuwkuil. Gedachten van een natuuronderzoeker. Vertaald onder toezicht van dr. B.C. Goudsmit.
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, (1903), pp. iv, 356, 8vo, uncut, decorated cloth.
€ 25
Bölsche, Wilhelm
De mensch. Eene ontwikkelingsgeschiedenis der liefde. Met talrijke versieringen. Vervolg op De liefde in de natuur naar het Duitsch door W. Bölsche. Voor Nederland bewerkt door dr. A.J.C. Snijders.
Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, (1901), 2. impr., pp. viii, 427, text-illustrations, 8vo, uncut, decorated cloth.
€ 25
Boitard
Nouveau manuel complet du naturaliste préparateur. Première partie contenant les classifications d’histoire naturelle, la recherche et l’emballage des objets d’histoire naturelle, ainsi que les meilleurs procédés pour la conservation des collections.
Paris, Roret, 1895, new edition, vol. 1 (only of 2), pp. viii, 336, 32 text-illustrations, small 8vo, unopened, printed wrappers. Manuels-Roret.
€ 30
Bolus, L., S.H. Skaife et al. (editors)
Nature notes.
Cape Town, Wild Flower Protection Society, University & Wynberg, The Specialty Press, [1923-1925], volume 1-3, 32 issues, pp. [iii], 96, text-illustrations and 16 colour-plates; [iii], 80, text-illustrations and 14 colour-plates; [iii], 80, text-illustrations and 20 colour-plates; 4to, half cloth with marbled boards, spines with gilt lettering. Fine set.
€ 230
A total of 9 volumes were published of this rare monthly, intended for students and teachers. The nice colour-plates (mostly of flowers) after paintings by Dorothy Barclay mounted on thick paper.
Boschère, Jean de
Le chant des haies. Flore et faune des Lisières. Illustré par l’auteur. Avec des photos hors-texte.
Paris, Éditions de la Paix, 1952, pp. 177, (1), text-illustrations and photo-plates, small 4to, boards, colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 30
Bremekamp, Cornelis Eliza Bertus
The various aspects of biology. Essays by a botanist on the classification and main contents of the principal branches of biology.
Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandse Uitg., 1962, pp. 199, large 8vo, wrappers, dust-jacket. Verhandelingen der Kon. Ned. Akademie van Wetenschappen. Canceled library stamps and labels.
€ 25
Brieger, Friedrich
Selbststerilität und Kreuzungssterilität im Pflanzenreich und Tierreich.
Berlin, Julius Springer, 1930, pp. xi, 395, (1), 118 text-illustrations, 8vo, lettered cloth. Monographien auf dem Gesamtgebiet der Physiologie der Pflanzen und der Tiere. Library stamps, but well preserved copy.
€ 30
Brouwer, G.A.
De organisatie van de natuurbescherming in de verschillende landen.
Amsterdam, De Spieghel & Nederlandsche Commissie voor Internationale Natuurbescherming, 1931, pp. 201, photo-plates and text-illustrations (mostly maps), 8vo, gilt cloth.
€ 25
Bryan, E.H.
Hawaiian nature notes.
Honolulu, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1935, 2. impression, pp. [iv], 285, text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth.
€ 35
Büchner, Ludwig
Natur und Geist. Gespräche zweier Freunde über den Materialismus und über die real-philosophischen Fragen der Gegenwart.
Frankfurt a. M., Meidinger, 1857, 1. edition, pp. xiv, 300, small 8vo (114 x 169 mm), marbled edges, half calf with marbled boards and finely gilt-decorated and lettered spine. Foxing, but a nice copy.
€ 75
  Büchner, Ludwig: Natur und Geist. Gespräche zweier Freunde über den Materialismus und über die real-philosophischen Fragen der Gegenwart.
Burgersdijk, L.A.J.
School-atlas voor de beoeffening der natuurlijke historie.
Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, 1892, 5. edition, pp. vi, 155, 72 plates with 1070 engraved figures, small oblong folio, contemporary half cloth.
€ 70
Cap, Paul-Antoine (ps. of Paul-Antoine Gratacap)
Le Muséum d'Histoire naturelle. Histoire de la fondation et des développements successifs de l'établissement; biographie des hommes célèbres qui y ont contribué par leur enseignement ou par leurs découvertes, histoire des recherches, des voyages, des applications utiles auxquels le muséum a donné lieu, pour les arts, le commerce et l'agriculture. Description des galeries, du jardin, des serres et de la ménagerie.
Paris, L. Curmer, 1854, 2 parts in 1 volume, pp. [vii], 180; 239, engraved frontispiece with vase of flowers, numerous engraved text-illustrations, 16 portraits of scientists (14 in medal engraving), 15 hand-coloured engraved plates (13 of flowers and 2 of birds), 5 plates with plans of the gardens in different periods (3 double-page) and 4 views, large 8vo (177 × 270 mm), calf-backed marbled boards, spine with gilt-decoration, raised bands and red morocco labels. Some foxing and a few small repairs, but an attractive copy.
€ 380
* Stafleu & Cowan 24.689; Nissen ZBI 809.
Clason, W.E.
Elsevier’s dictionary of metallurgy. In six languages. English / American, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and German.
Amsterdam, etc., Elsevier, 1967, pp. [viii], 634, large 8vo, artificial leather.
€ 35
Darling, F. Fraser
Natural history in the highlands & islands.

London, Collins, 1947, 1. edition, pp. xv, 303, text-illustrations and plates (partly in colour), 8vo (143 × 215 mm), cloth. The New Naturalist. Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 20
Debot, Louis
Proeve van natuurkalender in België.
Brussel, Koninklijk Natuurhistorisch Museum van België, 1945, pp. 316, text-illustrations, small 8vo, decorated wrappers. Fine copy.
€ 30
Deegener, Paul
Der Tag ist mein. Wanderungen mit einem Naturfreunde.
Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1927, pp. xi, 421, (7, adv.), 8vo, cloth. Nice copy.
€ 35
Delage, Yves
l’Hérédité et les grands problèmes de la biologie générale.
Paris, C. Reinwald, Schleicher, 1903, 2. edition, pp. xix, 912, 40 text-illustrations, large 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers (top spine rubbed).
€ 120
Dijksterhuis, E.J.
De mechanisering van het wereldbeeld.
Amsterdam, J.M. Meulenhoff, 1950, pp. xiii, 590, 47 text-illustrations, large 8vo (153 × 238 mm), cloth. Wetenschappelijk-Wijsgerige Bibliotheek.
€ 45
Dobzhansky, Theodosius
Genetics and the origin of species.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1947, 2. edition, 3. impression, pp. xviii, 446, 24 text-illustrations, large 8vo, gilt-decorated embossed cloth. Library stamps.
€ 75
* Stafleu & Cowan 30,955; DSB XVII (Supplement II) p. 233.
Docters van Leeuwen, Willem Marius
Biology of plants and animals occuring in the higher parts of mount Pangrango-Gedeh in West-Java.
Amsterdam, Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers-Maatschappij, 1933, [vii], 278, folding table, 67 text-illustrations and 30 photo-plates, large 8vo (180 × 262 mm), printed wrappers. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, Afdeeling Natuurkunde.
€ 50
* Stafleu & Cowan 31.010.
Elias, B.
Natuurschoon in ‘s-Gravenhage en omstreken.
‘s-Gravenhage, Gemeentebestuur van ‘s-Gravenhage afdeling Onderwijs, 1939, pp. [64], many photo-illustrations, oblong large 8vo, cloth-backed boards. Revised and augmented edition by A.J. de Lorm. Fine copy.
€ 30
Ellegård, Alvar
Darwin and the general reader. The reception of Darwin’s theory of evolution in the British periodical press, 1859-1872.
Göteborg, Elanders Boktryckeri, 1958, pp. 394, 8vo, unopened, printed wrappers. Gothenburg studies in English. Also published as Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis. Göteborgs Universitets Ǻrsskrift.
€ 70
Ernst, Alfred
Festgabe. Zum 70. Geburtstag von Prof.Dr. Alfred Ernst.
Zürich, Art. Institut Orell Füssli, 1945, pp. 568, portrait-frontispiece and many text-illustrations, large 8vo, top-edge gilt, quarter morocco. Archiv der Julius Klaus-Stiftung für Vererbungsforschung Sozialanthropologie und Rassenhygiene.
€ 45