Naturwissenschaften, Technik

Natural Science and Technology

Only copy known

Hippopotamus. La Virtu dell'Hippopotamo, over Caval Marino. - Perugia, Jesi, Rimini, Milano & Mantova, (c.1610) 1 sheet.
Only known copy of this extremely rare broadside.

EUR 4.500,-

One of Becher’s main works

BECHER, Johann Joachim - Natur-Kündigung der Metallen. Frankfurt am Main, Johann Wilhelm Ammon und Wilhelm Serlin, 1661. Vellum. With engraved title.
Rare first edition.
EUR 1500,-

The birth of neurochemistry

BORRI, Francesco Giuseppe - Epistolae Duae I. De Cerebi ortu & Usu Medico. II. De Artificio oculorum humores restituendi. Ad Th. Bartholinum. Copenhagen, Daniel Paulli, 1669. (4), 68 pages, with engraved title vignette and 7 woodcuts in the text. 4to, Contemporary vellum.
EUR 2500,-

Extremely rare set of engravings after Wenceslaus Hollar

Franz Ertinger (1640-1710); after Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) - Diversité d'Animaux de Fleurs de Fruits et d'Insectes deßinez d'apres Nature par W. Hollar. / Animalium Florum Fructuum et Insectorum icones variae omnes ad vivum delineatae per W. Hollar. Paris, Langlois, c.1700. Oblong 4to. 11 (of 12) numbered engravings.
EUR 3.500,-

18th century scientific watercolor drawings of butterflies and insects

Müller, Johann Jacob (1743 - nach 1802)) - 595 aquarellierte Federzeichnungen von Schmetterlingen, deren Raupen und anderen Insekten auf 92 Blatt. Hanau, c.1778-1780
Original Vorzeichnungen zu Bergsträßers Nomenclatur und Beschreibung der Insecten in der Grafschaft Hanau-Münzenberg und J.L. Christ's Hymenoptera.
EUR 45.000,-

Rare Atlas of the Baudin expedition to Australia

PERON, Francois Auguste, Charles Lesueur and Nicolas Petit - Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes executé par ordre de S.M. l'Empereur et Roi. Partie historique rédigée par M.F. Péron. Atlas par MM. Lesueur et Petit. Paris, (1824). Extremely scarce second edition of this important atlas of the official account of the Baudin voyage to the Pacific. With 25 more plates than the first edition.
EUR 12.500,-

Important manuscripts on firearms

AUDOIN, E. - Mecanismes d'Armes. Pistolets automatiques. / Revolvers. France, 1936-1937. 2 volumes. Folio. With 327 drawings. Contemporary half leather bindings.

These exceptional manuscripts contain an important source of information on firearms from the second half of the 19th and early 20th-century. Both volumes include descriptions of 148 firearms of the most important contemporary manufacturers.

EUR 7.500,-