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 , An Act of Purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts; and for providing One General Repository for the better Reception and more convenient Use of the said Collections; and of the Cottonian Libr
An Act of Purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts; and for providing One General Repository for the better Reception and more convenient Use of the said Collections; and of the Cottonian Libr
Thomas Baskett 1753 331-366, . . Unbound. Lighly soiled. Vg.. This 1753 act of Parliament was the inception of the British Museum. Later in 1881 the natural history collections were transferred to the British Museum (Natural History), in South Kensington..
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Book number: A43475
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Keywords: British Museum; PBFA

 , Australian Heritage Drawings Portfolio Number 1
Australian Heritage Drawings Portfolio Number 1
BM(NH) 1988 500x310, 4 plates. . PB. Wrapper a little worn.. Introductory text to accompany reproductions of four watercolours of images concerned with the First Fleets to Australia from the Library of the Natural History Museum, London. Plates depict Entrance at Rio; The wreck of HMS Sirius; Goverment farm; East side of Sydney .
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Book number: S13685
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Keywords: B8382; First Fleets; History of Australia; HMS Sirius; Sydney

 [Soulsby, B.H.], A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus preserved in the Libraries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) and the British Museum (Natural History)
[Soulsby, B.H.]
A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus preserved in the Libraries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) and the British Museum (Natural History)
BM(NH) 1933 xi, 246, 68, 7 plates. 4to. HB. 4to, orig. cloth. Neat institutional ink stamps to verso of plates and occasionally to text. Article on Linnaeus from a Spanish Encyclopedia pasted to verso of frontis.. .
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Book number: S14715
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Keywords: B9258; Catalogue; Linnaeus

 [Steele, R.], A Catalogue of the Library of the Chemical Society, arranged according to Authors, with a Subject Index
[Steele, R.]
A Catalogue of the Library of the Chemical Society, arranged according to Authors, with a Subject Index
Gurney & Jackson 1903 324, . . HB. 8vo, cloth, minor wear. Good. With bookplate of the Herbert Lister Bowman Library, Laboratory of Mineralogy, University of Oxford. Bowman (1874-1942) was Waynflete Professor of Mineralogy and Crystallography.. .
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Book number: S44213
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Keywords: Chemistry; Library Catalogue

 , Collection of 11 short obituaries of English entomologists
Collection of 11 short obituaries of English entomologists
, . . . Vg. Includes Edward Cockayne (1880-1956); John Craske ( -1958); Percy Cue (1877-1971); Reginald Jackson (1890-1969); William Kaye (1875-1967); John Howard ( -1961); Robert Ellison ( -1959); William Rait-Smith (1875-1958); Geoffrey Stoughton-Harris (1894-1966); Kenneth Self (1885-1967); Ian Heslop (1904-1970). Reprints from The Entomologist's Record and The Entomologist..
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Book number: R33663
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 , La Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes. Catalogue de la Bibliothèque Fasc. 1-8
La Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes. Catalogue de la Bibliothèque Fasc. 1-8
La Feuille des jeunes naturalistes 1887-1890 80; 52; 62; 60; 62; 43; 39; 47, . . PB + Slipcase. 4to (276x194mm), orig. wrappers, worn, with some loss (Fasc 1 lacks front cover, rear cover detached, paper browned and brittle). Withdrawn from an institutional library, a few ink stamps, in a later attractive green buckram solander case.. Text French. Scarce. A catalogue of the library available to the subscribers of the periodical La Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes..
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Book number: S54910
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 , In memoriam Sir Gordon Gordon-Taylor 1878-1960
In memoriam Sir Gordon Gordon-Taylor 1878-1960
64, 2 photographic plates. . HB. Cloth. Vg. two small marks to front board. . A compilation of tributes from other publications and his funeral service.
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Book number: S14737
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Keywords: B9277; History of Medicine; Surgery

 [Poulton, E.B.], Obituary Notice of Alfred Russel Wallace (with Portrait) 1823-1913
[Poulton, E.B.]
Obituary Notice of Alfred Russel Wallace (with Portrait) 1823-1913
Royal Society 1923 xxxv, portrait frontispiece. . PB. 8vo, orig. wrappers, stitched, some wear to spine, lightly bumped to top corner, small label (partly removed) to front wrapper. From the library of K.G.V. Smith (1929-2017) with his signature to wrapper and occasional light pencil markings/annotations to margins; also with faint name stamp of previous owner.. Offprint from Proceedings of he Royal Society, B. Vol. 95. Obituary notice of the famous explorer and naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), who independently of Charles Darwin, proposed the idea of evolution by natural selection..
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Book number: A51078
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Keywords: ABA12-2023; Alfred Russel Wallace; Evolution; Obituary

 , Professor Hiroyuki Takaoka: In Commemoration of his Retirement
Professor Hiroyuki Takaoka: In Commemoration of his Retirement
Department of Infectious Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University 2010 158, col photos. . PB. Vg. From the library of Roger Crosskey (1930-2017), British dipterist, Natural History Museum, London, specialist on blackflies (Simuliidae). Loosely inserted: a letter from the Department of Infectious Disease Control, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University thanking Crosskey for his contribution to this festschrift; 6-page article (in Japanese) - covering Prof. Takaoka's visit to the Natural History Museum, London in 1990 - inscribed by both Roger Crosskey and 'Hiro' Takaoka.. Text Japanese and English..
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Book number: S39566
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Keywords: Blackflies; Simuliidae; Diptera; Festschrift

 , Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 1936 to 1983, Society for the History of Natural History 1983 to 1990:Index to Publications 1936- 1990
Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 1936 to 1983, Society for the History of Natural History 1983 to 1990:Index to Publications 1936- 1990
Society for the History of Natural History 1991 137, . . PB. Fine.. .
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Book number: S25839
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 Agassiz, Louis, Bibliographia Zoologiae et Geologiae A General Catalogue of all Books, Tracts, and Memoirs on Zoology and Geology. Vol. 1-4
Agassiz, Louis
Bibliographia Zoologiae et Geologiae A General Catalogue of all Books, Tracts, and Memoirs on Zoology and Geology. Vol. 1-4
Thoemmes Press 2001 [4], xxiii, 506; [4], ii, 492; [4], iv, 657; [4], iv, 604, . . HB. 4 vols, 8vo, orig. buckram. Fine - as new.. Reprinted from the original 1848-1854 edition. Complete in 4 vols.. [9781855068971]
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Book number: S53426
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Keywords: Bibliography; Geology; Zoology

 Ali, S., The Fall of a Sparrow
Ali, S.
The Fall of a Sparrow
Oxford University Press 1985 xv, 265, 71 b/w photos. . HB. Vg in d/w. From the library of Keith Hyatt (d. 2021), acarologist at the Natural History Museum, London, and prominent member of the London Natural History Society, with his signature to endpaper.. Autobiography of the Indian ornithologist Salim Ali (1896-1987).. [9780195618372]
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Book number: S49274
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 Allan, M., The Tradescants: Their Plants, Gardens and Museum
Allan, M.
The Tradescants: Their Plants, Gardens and Museum
Michael Joseph 1964 345, col frontis, 35 b/w illus, 1 folding plate. . HB. Vg in d/w (a little minor edge wear).. John Tradescant and his son were royal gardeners in the times of Charles I and Charles II. They are considered the founders of British botany..
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Book number: S33712
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Keywords: Botany; Collecting; Plant Hunting; Travel & Exploration

 Allen, D., Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112)
Allen, D.
Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112)
Collins 2010 498, col + b/w photos. . HB. NEW. . . [9780007240845]
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Book number: N15806
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Keywords: 15805; Britain; Nature; New Naturalist

 Allen, D., Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112)
Allen, D.
Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112)
Collins 2010 498, col + b/w photos. . PB. Vg. Minor spotting to top edge.. . [9780007300174]
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Book number: S46750
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Keywords: Britain; Nature; New Naturalist

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