Instructor: Leila Hernandez

Spring 2001

Insects, Arachnids, and Botany

Materials from the Rare Book Collection


Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?
De animalibus insectis libri septem, cum singulorum iconibus advivum expressis.
Bonon : Apud Ioan. Bapt. Bellagambam cum consensu Superiorum, 1602.
595.7 A365d Oversize

Albin, Eleazar, fl. 1713-1759.
A natural history of spiders, and other curious insects : illustrated with fifty three copper plates, engraved by the best hands / by Eleazar Albin.
London : Printed by John Tilly for R. Montague [etc.], 1736.
76 p., 53 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
QL451 .A4 1736

Latreille, P. A. (Pierre Andre),d1762-1833.
Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere des crustaces et des insectes : Ouvrage faisant suite aux Oeuvres de Leclerc de Buffon, et partie du cours complet d'Histoire naturelle, redige par C. S. Sonnini ... / Par P. A. Latreille.
Paris, Impr. de F. Dufart [1802-1805]
14 v. c pl., fold. tab. 20 cm.
595 L362h 1802

Koch, C. L. (Carl Ludwig), 1778-1857.
Die Arachniden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und , beschrieben. Von C. L. Koch ...
Nurnberg, In der C. H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung, 1831-48.
16 v. DLXIII col. pl. 22 cm.
QL 451 .K63

Drury, Dru, 1725-1803.
Illustrations of exotic entomology, containing upwards of six hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of foreign insects, interspersed with remarks and reflections on their nature and properties. / By Dru Drury. A new ed., brought down to the present state of the science, with the systematic characters of each species, synonyms, indexes, and other additional matter. By J. O. Westwood.
London, H. G. Bohn, 1837.
3 v. 151 pl. (150 col.) 30 cm.
QL466 .D79

Walckenaer, C. A. (Charles Athanase), 1771-1852.
Histoire naturelle des insectes : apteres / par M. le baron Walckenaer.
Paris : Librairie encyclopedique de Roret, 1837-1847.
5 v. in 4 : ill., plates ; 21 cm.
QL463 .W27

Packard, A. S. (Alpheus Spring), 1839-1905
Guide to the study of insects and a treatise on those injurious and beneficial to crops, for the use of colleges, farm-schools, and agriculturists, by A. S. Packard, jr., M. D. With fifteen plates and six hundred and seventy wood- cuts.
8th ed.
New York, H. Holt and Company; Boston, Estes & Lauriat, 1883.
1 p. l., -xii, 715 p. illus., 15 pl. (incl. front.) 24 cm.
418 P119g8


Dodoens, Rembert, 1517-1585.
A nievve herball; or, Historie of plantes: wherein is contayned the vvhole discourse and perfect description of all sortes of herbes and plantes: their diuers and sundry kindes ... and that not onely of those which are here growyng in this our cuntrie of Englande but of all others also of forrayne realmes commonly used in physicke. First set foorth in the Doutche or Almaigne tongue, by that learned D. Rembert Dodoens ... and now first translated out of French into English, by Henry Lyte.
London, G. Dewes, 1578.
12 p.., 779, [25] p. illus. (incl port.) 30 cm.
451.7 D643n Oversize

Plumier, Charles, 1646-1704.
Description des plantes de l'Amerique avec leurs figures. Par le r. p. Charles Plumier ...
Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1693.
4 p. ., 94, [9] p. CVIII pl. 43 cm.
581.9729 P734d Folio

Volkamer, Johann Christoph, 1644-1720.
Nurnbergische Hesperides, oder, Grundliche Beschreibung der edlen Citronat- Citronen- und Pomeranzen-Fruchte, ... in vier Theile eingetheilet und mit nutzlichen Anmerckungen erklaret ... herausgegeben von J. C. V. ...
Nurnberg, Johann Andrea Endters, 1708-1714.
2 v. fronts., plates (part fold.) 37 cm.
QK41 .V6 1708 Oversize

Hill, John, 1714?-1775.
The British herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty. By John Hill, M.D.
London : Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's- Inn; J. Hodges, near London-Bridge; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; B. Collins; and S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster-Row, MDCCLVI [1756]
2 p.l., 533, [3] p. front., 75 pl. 39 cm.
QK41 .H6 1756 Folio

Bulliard, Pierre, 1752-1793.
Histoire des champignons de la France; ou, Traite elementaire renfermant dans un ordre methodique les descriptions et les figures des champignons qui croissent naturellement en France, par M. Bulliard.
Paris, l'auteur, 1791.
5 v. plates (part col.) 33 cm.
589.2 B937h Oversize

Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716
Icones selectae plantarum, quas in Japonia collegit et delineavit Engelbertus Kaempfer; ex archetypis in Museo Britannico asservatis.
Londini, 1791.
2 p. l., 3 p. 59 plates (partly double) 45 cm.
580 Klli Folio

Chandler, Alfred, 1804-1896.
Illustrations and descriptions of the plants which compose the natural order Camellieae and of the varieties of Camellia japonica, cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain / the drawings by Alfred Chandler ; the descriptions by William Beattie Booth.
London : J. and A. Arch, 1831.
xii, 48 p., 40 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 39 cm.
583.166 B725i Oversize

Paxton's magazine of botany, and register of flowering plants.
London : Orr and Smith, 1834-1849.
v. 1-16; 1834-1849.
QK1 .P31

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. By Charles Darwin.
London, J. Murray, 1862.
vi, 365, [1] p. illus., fold. pl. 20 cm.
QK926 D24 1862

Elwes, Henry John, 1846-1922.
A monograph of the genus Lilium;
London, Printed by Taylor and Francis, 1877-80.
3 p.l., xv, [83] p. front. (phot.) 48 col. pl. 55 cm.
584.32 E52m Folio

The orchid album, comprising coloured figures and descriptions of new, rare, and beautiful orchidaceous plants. Conducted by Robert Warner, and Benjamin Samuel Williams. The botanical descriptions by Thomas Moore. The coloured figures by John Nugent Fitch.
London, B.S. Williams, 1882-97.
11 v. 528 col. pl. (1 fold.) port. 32 x 25 cm.
QK495.O64 O5 Oversize

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