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Three-flowered Styphelia of New Holland.

Three-flowered Styphelia. Andrews, Henry C. Three-flowered Styphelia. " Styphelia triflora." London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, No 5 Knightsbridge. 1797-1815
Original coloured engraving of the Three-flowered Styphelia from Henry Andrew's " The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants" .
The plate shows the Three-flowered Styphelia a native of Australia Printed in black and coloured by hand by Andrews; plate number and upper part of image, shaved at top, due to size of image.
Haworth (ESTC); Dunthorne 8, Nissen 2382. 267 by 210mm (10½ by 8¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2404 - Natural History full description

The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia of the West Indies.

The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia Andrews, Henry C. The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia "Cordia Sebesten." London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, No 5 Knightsbridge. 1797-1815
Original coloured engraving of theWaved-flowered Brunsfelsia from Henry Andrew's " The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants".
The plate shows the Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia a native of the West Indies. Printed in green and coloured by hand by Andrews; some minor spots; upper margin shaved: no plate number.
Haworth (ESTC); Dunthorne 8, Nissen 2382. 267 by 210mm (10½ by 8¼ inches).    €100
Stock No. 2412 - Natural History full description

Toads.

Common Toad; European Green Toad ;  Greek Newts Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Common Toad; European Green Toad ; Greek Newts " 1.Crapaud des palmes, Bufo palmarum Cuv; 2.Crapaud vert, bufo viridis. Daud..; 3. Trion Abdominal, Triton abdominalis. Lat.." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Toads from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."

The image shows 3 toads; the Common Toad & the European Green Toad,(Bufo viridis) male & female with 2 Greek Newts. Very light toning; scattered spotting colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate; light creases to upper right corner.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 469 by 293mm (18½ by 11½ inches).    €200
Stock No. 2849 - Natural History full description

Tsipoúra, Sea Bream.

Black Sea Bream. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Black Sea Bream. "1.Scathare Grec. Scatharus Grecus. Cuv. 2. Canthere Breme. Cantharus Brama." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Fish from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows 2 varieties of the sea bream, with outline details of heads and profiles.
The species Scatharus graecus [Fam. Sparidae] from South Greece (French Exp. Moree) was described by Valenciennes (1830). It was never found again and the type is now lost (Hureau & Monod, 1973).
S.graecus probably is a synonym of Spondyliosoma cantharus. Very light toning; scattered spotting colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 465 by 287mm (18¼ by 11¼ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2851 - Natural History full description

The Golden Jackal of the Morea.

The Golden Jackal Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt.- Impre. de Langlois. The Golden Jackal "Chacal de Moreé. Canis aureuc. var moreotica." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Golden Jackal from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The Golden Jackal was first described by French naturalist Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire during the Morea expedition. Although earlier travel narratives had mentioned its presence, these were not considered trustworthy. Moreover, the species seen and described by the French was endemic to the region. Bory de Saint-Vincent brought back pelts and a skull.

The image drawn by J.G Prêtre shows the Jackal above a diagram of it's skull . Generally bright and clean; small spot to upper edge.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 466 by 290mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €450
Stock No. 2834 - Natural History full description

The Little Gull, Dressed for Love.

The Little Gull Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Migneret sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. The Little Gull "Mouette pygmée en plumage d'amour." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Little Gull from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.." Toned; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 457 by 291mm (18 by 11½ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2839 - Natural History full description

Viper and Legless Lizards.

European legless lizards, Horned Viper. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. European legless lizards, Horned Viper. " 1. Scheltopusik de Pallas, Pseudopus Pallasii. cuv; 2.Scheltopusik de Durville, Psuedopus Durvilii.Cuv.; 3. Vipère ammodyte, Vipera ammodytaes Daud." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Legless lizards & the Viper from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."

The image shows 3 creatures: 2 varieties of Legless lizards and the Horned viper, considered the most dangerous viper in Europe, with outline details of their heads . Light toning ; scattered spotting colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 474 by 292mm (18¾ by 11½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2846 - Natural History full description

Lacertidae: Green Lizards.

Green Lizard; Wall Lizard; Peloponnese Wall Lizard; Algyroides moreoticus. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Green Lizard; Wall Lizard; Peloponnese Wall Lizard; Algyroides moreoticus. " 1. Lézard vert. Lacerta virides. Daud.; 2 Lézard des murailles. Lacerta murales. Latr.; 3.Lézard des murailles, femelle.; 4. Lézard du Péloponèse .Lacerta Peloponesica. Bib. et Bory.;5. Algyroide Moreotique. Algyroïdes Moreoticus. Bib. et Bory." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows 5 lizards with outline details of heads and legs.

The European green lizard Lacerta viridis is a large lizard distributed across European midlatitudes from Slovenia and eastern Austria to as far east as the Black Sea coasts of Ukraine and Turkey. It is often seen sunning on rocks or lawns, or sheltering amongst bushes.

The wall lizard Podarcis muralislives in the old walls , piles of stones, rocks, quarries, waste dumps , stumps and especially appreciates the rails or less frequented stations docks. This lizard is much more urban than other species.

The Peloponnese Wall Lizard, Podarcis peloponnesiacus was first described by Bibron & Bory de Saint-Vincent and as it name suggests is endemic to the Peloponnese

The Algyroides moreoticus first described by Bibron & Bory de Saint-Vincent, is endemic to Greece, occuring in the Peloponnese and the Ionian islands of Zakynthos to Kefalonia and Ithaca, its natural habitats are temperate forests and shrublands and plantations. Very light toning; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate; crease to upper right corner.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 466 by 287mm (18¼ by 11¼ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2844 - Natural History full description

Freshwater Turtles: Greek and European Pond Turtles.

Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. -Dequevauviller sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Greek and European Pond Turtles. [Emys orbicularis; Emys orbicularis ssp. hellenica] " 1 et 1a Emyde européen. Emrys europea. Schw.
2 et 2a Emyde hellenique. Emrys hellenica. Val"
Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Greek and European Pond turtles from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows the 2 pond turtles and outline profile details.

Emys orbicularis turtles prefer to live in wetlands surrounded by a large proportion of natural, wooded, landscape. Specimens of Emys orbicularis are also found in upland environments for feeding. Emys orbicularis is usually considered semi-aquatic, as their terrestrial movements can span 1000 meters, and occasionally found traveling up to 4000 meters, away from the water. Very light toning; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 464 by 295mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2842 - Natural History full description

The Greater Short-toed Lark & The Black-headed Bunting

Greater Short-toed Lark.  Black-headed Bunting Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Migneret sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Greater Short-toed Lark. Black-headed Bunting "Alouette calandrelle. Allouda arenaria. Vieille(ot) variété. 2. Bruant mélanocéphale. Emberiza melanocephala.Scop(oli)." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Short toed Lark and the Black headed Bunting from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows two birds. Evenly toned; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 457 by 291mm (18 by 11½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2838 - Natural History full description


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