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The natural history of the amphibious carnivora, including the walrus and seals, also of the herbivorous cetacea, &c.
The natural history of the amphibious carnivora, including the walrus and seals, also of the herbivorous cetacea, &c.
33 items
Livre de divers animaux pour dessus de portes par les meilleurs maitres.
Livre de divers animaux pour dessus de portes par les meilleurs maitres.
12 items
Moths and butterflies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains; with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life, by Sherman F. Denton
Moths and butterflies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains; with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life, by Sherman F. Denton
163 items
Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions
Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions
499 items
The birds of eastern North America; with original descriptions of all the species which occur east of the Mississippi River, between the Arctic circle and the Gulf of Mexico, with full notes upon their habits, etc.
The birds of eastern North America; with original descriptions of all the species which occur east of the Mississippi River, between the Arctic circle and the Gulf of Mexico, with full notes upon their habits, etc.
33 items
The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium
The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium
13 items
The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium
The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium
13 items
The deer of all lands; a history of the family Cervidae living and extinct,
The deer of all lands; a history of the family Cervidae living and extinct,
28 items
The fishes of North America that are captured on hook and line. With eighty colored plates made from oil portraits of living fishes before their color tints had faded. By William C. Harris ... Volume I.
The fishes of North America that are captured on hook and line. With eighty colored plates made from oil portraits of living fishes before their color tints had faded. By William C. Harris ... Volume I.
44 items
The natural history of Washington territory and Oregon, with much relating to Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Utah, and California ... being those parts of the final reports on the survey of the Northern Pacific Railroad route, relating to the natural his...
The natural history of Washington territory and Oregon, with much relating to Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Utah, and California ... being those parts of the final reports on the survey of the Northern Pacific Railroad route, relating to the natural his...
60 items
The natural history of fishes of the perch family.
The natural history of fishes of the perch family.
36 items
The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang: under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher during the years 1843-46
The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang: under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher during the years 1843-46
56 items
Thesaurus imaginum piscium testaceorum; quales sunt cancri, echini, echinometra, stellae marinae, &c. ut et cochlearum ... quibus accedunt conchylia, ut nautilus, cornu Ammonis, & conchae univalviae et bivalviae ... denique mineralia ...
Thesaurus imaginum piscium testaceorum; quales sunt cancri, echini, echinometra, stellae marinae, &c. ut et cochlearum ... quibus accedunt conchylia, ut nautilus, cornu Ammonis, & conchae univalviae et bivalviae ... denique mineralia ...
63 items
Voyage autour du monde sur la fregate la Venus, pendant les annees 1836-1839: publie par ordre du roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine
Voyage autour du monde sur la fregate la Venus, pendant les annees 1836-1839: publie par ordre du roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine
112 items
Wild animals and birds: their haunts and habits
Wild animals and birds: their haunts and habits
48 items
Zoological researches in Java, and the neighbouring islands
Zoological researches in Java, and the neighbouring islands
74 items
Butterflies of North America
Butterflies of North America
161 items
Cabinet du petit naturaliste, par Mad. D*** ...
Cabinet du petit naturaliste, par Mad. D*** ...
14 items
Catalogue of the chiroptera
Catalogue of the chiroptera
31 items
Characteristic sketches of animals, principally from the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park
Characteristic sketches of animals, principally from the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park
35 items
Die Blumenpolypen der süssen Wasser, beschrieben und mit den Blumenpolypen der salzigen Wasser verglichen von Jacob Christian Schäffer. Nebst drey kupfertafeln mit figuren in farben.
Die Blumenpolypen der süssen Wasser, beschrieben und mit den Blumenpolypen der salzigen Wasser verglichen von Jacob Christian Schäffer. Nebst drey kupfertafeln mit figuren in farben.
5 items
Die grunen armpolypen : die geschwanzten und ungeschwanzten zackigen wasserflohe, und eine besondere art kleiner wasseraale
Die grunen armpolypen : die geschwanzten und ungeschwanzten zackigen wasserflohe, und eine besondere art kleiner wasseraale
5 items
Engravings of lions, tigers, panthers, leopards, dogs, &c., chiefly after the designs of Sir Edwin Landseer, by his brother, Thomas Landseer. Printed from the original plates, pub. between 1823 and 1828
Engravings of lions, tigers, panthers, leopards, dogs, &c., chiefly after the designs of Sir Edwin Landseer, by his brother, Thomas Landseer. Printed from the original plates, pub. between 1823 and 1828
40 items
Exotic moths
Exotic moths
34 items
Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America : containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N.
Fauna boreali-americana, or, The zoology of the northern parts of British America : containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N.
118 items
Friends worth knowing; glimpses of American natural history
Friends worth knowing; glimpses of American natural history
16 items
Groups of cattle, drawn from nature, by T.S. Cooper. 1839.
Groups of cattle, drawn from nature, by T.S. Cooper. 1839.
33 items
Histoire naturelle des mammiferes, avec des figures originales, coloriees, dessinees d'apres des animaux vivans; publie sous l'autorite de l'administration du Museum d'histoire naturelle, par M. Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire ... et par M. Frederic Cuvier....
Histoire naturelle des mammiferes, avec des figures originales, coloriees, dessinees d'apres des animaux vivans; publie sous l'autorite de l'administration du Museum d'histoire naturelle, par M. Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire ... et par M. Frederic Cuvier....
361 items
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers, suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus: par Francois Levaillant....
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers, suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus: par Francois Levaillant....
116 items
Histoire naturelle des poissons
Histoire naturelle des poissons
42 items