natural history

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Rensch, Bernhard
Neuere Probleme der Abstammungslehre. Die transspezifische Evolution.
Stuttgart, Ferdinand Enke, 1947, pp. vii, 407, 102 text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth-backed boards.
€ 30
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Russell, E.W. (editor)
The natural resources of East Africa.
Nairobi, D. A. Hawkins & East African Literature Bureau, 1962 , pp. 144, text-illustrations, plates and enclosed maps (7 in colour and folding in pocket), small 4to (182 × 245 mm), plastic cover. Cancelled library stamps.
€ 25
Schrepfer, Hans
Finnland. Natur, Mensch, Landschaft.
Freiburg im Breisgau, Herder, 1929, pp. ]vi], 143, 28 photo-plate illustrations and 10 plate-illustrations (mainly maps), 8vo, decorated wrappers. Probably one map missing.
€ 25
Sebrechts, Jan
Beginselen van Mendelisme.
Brecht, L. Braeckmans, 1928, pp. 234, 8vo, uncut, wrappers. Library stamps and numerals.
€ 20
Sirks, M.J.
Handboek der algemeene erfelijkheidsleer.
‘s-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1922, 1. edition, pp. x, 494, 5 colour-plates and 127 text-illustrations, large 8vo, decorated cloth.
€ 35
Sirks, M.J.
Handboek der algemeene erfelijkheidsleer.
‘s-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1933, 2. edition, pp. xi, 603, 8 colour-plates and 196 text-illustrations, large 8vo, decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 40
Sleen, W.G.N. van der (editor)
Natuur en vernuft. Verrassende uitkomsten van des menschen speurzin en vindingrijkheid.
Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1930, new edition, 2 parts in 1 volume, pp. [iii], 344; [i], 344; numerous text-illustrations and plates (some in colour), 4to, illustrated cloth.
€ 60
Smith, Malcolm
The British amphibians & reptiles.
London, Collins, 1951, 1. edition, pp. xiv, 318, (4, adv.), text-illustrations and plates (partly in colour), 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket. The naturalist. One plate repaired with cellotape, otherwise a fine copy.
€ 30
Stahn, Ludwig
Im Kreislauf des Jahres. Bilder aus dem Naturleben.
Berlin, Allgemeiner Verein für Deutsche Literatur, 1910, pp. [vii], 296, (8, adv.), 7 plates, 8vo, uncut, colour-illustrated wrappers.
€ 25
Stoppelaar, R.J. de
Blinkende verten. Met illustraties van H. Verstijnen.
Amsterdam, L.J. Veen, [ca. 1935], pp. 267, text-illustrations (line-drawings), 4to (185 x 237 mm), illustrated cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 30
Stoppelaar, R.J. de, Jan P. Strijbos & A.B. Wigman
Een jaar natuurleven. Lente. Zomer. Herft. [&] Winter.
Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema, (1936), 2. edition, 4 volumes, pp. 192; 192; 192: 192; numerous photo-plate illustrations, 4to, uncut, decorated cloth. Well preserved set.
€ 50
Strijbos, Jan P.
Waar de stilte spreekt. Natuurleven van Holland’s blanke stranden en blonde duinen. Geïllustreerd door S. Kuperus. Met een inleiding van dr. Jac.P. Thijsse.
Amsterdam, H.J.W. Becht, [n.d.], pp. [iii], 211, (1, adv.), text-illustrations, 8vo, gilt-illustrated cloth.
€ 20
Swanson, Carl P.
Cytology and cytogenetics.
Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1960, 3. impression, pp. x, 596, text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth.
€ 30
Täuber, Hugo
Die Bakterien und Kleintiere des Süßwassers.
Stuttgart, K.G. Lutz, 1909, pp. 64, (6), 12 chromolithographed plates, 8vo, cloth. Cancelled library stamp and numerals.
€ 25
Thijsse, Jacobus Pieter
De levende natuur. Het levenswerk van dr. Jac.P. Thijsse weerspiegeld in een bloemlezing.
Amsterdam, Ploegsma, 1947, 1. impression, pp. 332, portrait-frontispiece, text-illustrations and photo-plates, large 8vo, decorated cloth.
€ 25
Thijsse, Jacobus Pieter
De levende natuur. Het levenswerk van dr. Jac.P. Thijsse weerspiegeld in een bloemlezing.
Amsterdam, Ploegsma, 1947, 1. impression, pp. 332, portrait-frontispiece, text-illustrations and photo-plates, large 8vo, gilt-illustrated cloth.
€ 30
Thijsse, Jacobus Pieter
Onze duinen.
Amsterdam, Allert de Lange, 1943, 1. edition, pp. 85, text-illustrations and photo-plate illustrations, small 8vo, cloth-backed illustrated boards, dust-jacket. Heemschutserie.
€ 25
Thijsse, Jacobus Pieter
Texel. Te illustreren met Verkade’s plaatjes, naar teekeningen van L.W.R. Wenckebach, C. Rol, J. Voerman jr en Sam van Beek. Samenstelling van het album door Jac.J. Koeman. Bandversiering en teekeningen in den tekst van C. Rol. Plaatjes in offsetdruk van L. van Leer & Co. Druk- en bindwerk van Blikman & Sartorius.
Zaandam, Verkade, 1927, pp. [i], 96, text-illustrations and mounted colour-plates, 4to, cloth-backed colour-illustrated boards. Scrap-book. Nice copy.
€ 35
Tiemann, F. & A. Gärtner
Die chemische und mikroskopisch-bakteriologische Untersuchung des Wassers. Zum Gebrauche für Chemiker, Ärzte, Medicinalbeamte, Pharmaceuten, Fabrikanten und Techniker. Zugleich als dritte vollständig umgearbeitete Auflage von Kubel-Tiemann’s Anleitung zur Untersuchung von Wasser, welches zu gewerblichen und häuslichen Zwecken sowie als Trinkwasser benutzt werden soll.
Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg, 1889, pp. xxxii, 705, (1), folding table, wood-engraved text-illustrations and chromolithographed plates, 8vo, half cloth with marbled boards and gilt-decorated spine. Library stamp on title-page and foxing, but a nice copy.
€ 75
Vries, Hugo de
Naar Californië I-II. Reisherinneringen.
Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1906-1907, 2. + 1. edition, 2 volumes, pp. viii, 494, text-illustrations and photo-plates; viii, 426, double-page map and photo-plates; 8vo, embossed cloth. Some foxing but well preserved set.
€ 60
* Stafleu & Cowan 16.382.
  
Vries, Hugo de
Afstammings- en mutatie-leer.
Baarn, Hollandia-drukkerij, 1907, pp. 36, small 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Levensvragen.
€ 30
Vries, Hugo de
Darwin’s bezoek aan de Galapagos-eilanden. [&]
Hubrecht, A.A.W.

Darwin en de afstamming van den mensch. Charles Darwin ter herinnering aan 24 November 1859.
[n.p.], 1909, pp. 28, 8vo, uncut, printed wrappers. Reprint De Gids.
€ 30
Vries, Hugo de
Het Yellowstone-park. [+] Experimenteele evolutie.
Amsterdam, G. Schreuders, (ca. 1904), pp. 203, (3, adv.), 4 photo-plates, 2 works in 1 volume, small 8vo, decorated cloth. Wereldbibliotheek.
€ 45
Vries, Hugo de
Van amoebe tot mensch. Laatste les aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op 13 Juni 1918 gegeven.
Utrecht, A. Oosthoek, 1918, pp. 18, fine portrait, large 8vo, stiff wrappers.
€ 35
* Stafleu & Cowan VI p. 788: Farewell address on retirement.
Waddenzee
Waddenzee. Natuurgebied van Nederland, Duitsland en Denemarken.
Harlingen & ‘s-Graveland, Landelijke Ver. tot Behoud van de Waddenzee & Ver. tot Behoud van Natuurmonumenten in Nederland, 1976, pp. 368, 425 text-illustrations in colour and 3 enclosed aerial folding maps, large 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Wagstaffe, Reginald & J. Havelock Fidler
The preservation of natural history specimens. Volume one Invertebrates.
London, H.F. G. Witherby, 1957, 2. impression, pp. xiii, 205, 139 text-illustrations, 4to, gilt-lettered embossed cloth. Library stamp on endpaper. Fine copy.
€ 50
White, Gilbert
The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton. Edited by Thomas Bell.
London, John van Voorst, 1877, 2 volumes, pp. lix, 507, (1), engraving on half-title, frontispiece, facsimile plate, text-illustrations and 2 plates; [ii], 410, engraving on half-title, frontispiece, 3 plates (1 in colour) and facsimile plate; large 8vo, uncut, later endpapers, gilt-lettered embossed cloth (spines skilfully repaired).
€ 230
A work on natural history by "the prince of observers" (1729-1793) which has attained the rank of an English classic. There have been nearly one hundred different editions and issues. The first edition is of 1789. This is one of the best 19th century editions and edited by Thomas Bell. The illustrations are for the greater part very detailed steel-engavings.
White, Gilbert
The natural history of Selborne. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by E.M. Nicholson. Illustrated from engravings on wood by Eric Daglish.
London, Thornton Butterworth, (1929), 1. edition thus, pp. 416, 2 portrait-plates, text-illustrations, 16 mounted wood-engravings with captions on tissue guards and a folding map, 4to (190 x 248 mm), unopened, cloth-backed illustrated boards with ruled and illustrated spine (slightly darkened and lower corner of front cover waterstained). Fine, unopened and attractive copy.
€ 300
A work on natural history by "the prince of observers" (1729-1793) which has attained the rank of an English classic. There have been nearly one hundred different editions and issues. The first edition is of 1789. This is the first edition by E.M. Nicholson, very well designed and with splendid wood-engravings.
Wiebach, Fritz
Untersuchungen an Süsswasser-Bryozoen aus Zentralafrika.
Tervuren, Koninklijke Museum voor Midden-Afrika/Musée royal de l’Afrique Centrale, 1964, pp. [v], 42, text-illustrations and12 plates with text, large 8vo, printed wrappers. Annalen …
€ 25
Willis, John Christopher
Age and area. A study in geographical distribution and origin of species.
Cambridge, The University Press, 1922, 1. edition, pp. x, 259, (1), text-illustrations, 8vo (142 × 220 mm), uncut, cloth. Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 25
Willis, John Christopher
Age and area. A study in geographical distribution and origin of species.
(Cambridge, 1922), Vaals, A. Asher, 1970, reprint, pp. x, 259, text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth.
€ 30
Wimmer, J.
Geschichte des deutschen Bodens mit seinem Pflanzen- und Tierleben von der keltisch-römischen Urzeit bis zur Gegenwart. Historisch-geographische Darstellungen.
Halle a.S., Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses, 1905, pp. viii, 476, (4, adv.), half cloth with marbled boards.
€ 55
Witte, Heinrich
Voorjaarsgroen en najaarsbruin.
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1876, pp. [vii], 420, 8vo, plain wrappers with mounted front wrapper. Ex-library copy with faint stamp on title-page.
€ 25
Chapters on various subjects: Een pelgrimage in België, In de schaduw, Een Siebold-monument, etc.
Wooldridge, S.W. & Frederick Goldring
The weald.
London, Collins, 1953, 1. edition, pp. x, 276, (2, adv.), text-illustrations and plates (partly in colour), 8vo (143 × 215 mm), cloth. The New Naturalist. Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 20
Wurm, W.
Waldgeheimnisse.
Stuttgart, C. Krabbe, 1895, 2. edition, pp. xvi, 232, text-illustrations by Ch. Votteler, small 8vo, finely colour-illustrated cloth-backed boards. Nice copy.
€ 35
Zandstra, Evert (editor)
Het Princehof.
Amsterdam, Het Hollandsche Uitgevershuis, 1948, pp. 260, map, a few text-illustrations and photo-plate illustrations, 4to, decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 30
With contributions of G.A. Brouwer, D. Dijkstra, N. Ottema, D.T.E. van der Ploeg, H.K. Schippers, P. Sipma, J. Vlieger and M. Wiegersma on the natural history of the peat-district in the northern part of the Netherlands.
Zinderen Bakker, E.M. van
De West-Nederlandsche veenplassen. Een geologische, historische en biologische landschapsbeschrijving van het water- en moerasland.
Amsterdam, A. de Lange, 1947, pp. 136, photo-plates and text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket. Heemschut bibliotheek.
€ 30
Zinderen Bakker, E.M. van
Het Naardermeer. Een geologische, historische en botanische landschapsbeschrijving van Nederlands oudste natuurmonument. Met een voorwoord van dr. Jac.P. Thijsse.
Amsterdam, Allert de Lange, 1942, pp. 256, plates and text-illustrations, large 8vo, cloth-backed illustrated boards.
€ 30