Natural History

BEWICK, Thomas. A history of british birds. Printed by Charles Henry Cook, for R. E. Bewick. 1832.
In two volumes. xl, 386; xxii, 424pp. With 320 engraved illustrations of birds, 302 engraved tail-pieces, and 14 figures in the text. Contemporary calf, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Slight wear to marbled endpapers, private ink-stamps to FFEPs, occasional spotting.
£ 150.00
PULTENEY, Richard. Historical and Biographical Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England, from Its origin to the Introduction of the Linnaean System. In Two Volumes. Printed for T. Cadell. 1790. First Edition.
Two volumes. xvi, [4], 360; [8], 352pp, [34]. Handsomely bound in contemporary polished calf, two contrasting morocco lettering-pieces to each volume, spines richly gilt. Some chipping to extremities and cracking to joints, else an attractive copy. Peter Du Cane's copy, with his bookplate to FEP of each volume.
£ 275.00
RUPPELL, Dr. Eduard. Beschreibung Und Abbildung Von 24 Arten Kurzschwanzigen Krabben, Als Beitrag Zur Naturgeschichte Des Roten Meeres. Gedruckt Und in Commission Bei Heinrich Ludwig Bronner. 1830. First Edition.
28pp. With six lithographic plates. Uncut and unopened, in original publisher's buff wraps. Extremities a trifle chipped. Light spotting to text/plates.
£ 300.00