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THE ANIMAL KINGDOM: Illustrated Catalogue of an Exhibition of Manuscript Illuminations, Book Illustrations, Drawings, Cylinder Seals, and Bindings

By: (Pierpont Morgan Library)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, [1940].: [1940].

Seller ID: 23219


NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, [1940].. [1940].. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. Very lightly soiled with a short tear. 70 pp. Illustrated with B&W plates. Very good. Printed at the Plantin Press. View more info

THE ROADMENDER

By: (Taylor, Will F.). Fairless, Michael [Barber, Margaret Fairless]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 26827


New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1922.. 1922.. Good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide], dark green cloth with a vignette in gilt on the front cover. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed with a stain to the vignette. ix, [iii] & 121 pages. 20 black-and- white photographic illustrations by Will F. Taylor tipped onto gray stock. The pages are somewhat rippled & the versos of the pages of gray stock are darkened. The rear endpaper is darkened & there is off... View more info

WALDEN REVISITED: A Centennial Tribute to Henry David Thoreau

By: (Thoreau, Henry David). Whicher, George F

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Packard and Company, (1945).: (1945).

Seller ID: 904


Chicago, IL: Packard and Company, (1945).. (1945).. Good. - 8vo, light gray cloth (lightly bumped; lightly spotted & soiled; stain to tail of spine & adjoining corners of covers) titled in dark green on spine with printed dark green label mounted on front cover. 93 pp. (staining to bottom inside corners of endpapers, prelims & last 10 pages of text, with light staining to remaining text pages; offsetting to front endpaper with owner's ink name & date). Good. "Noth... View more info

ALEXANDER WILSON: NATURALIST AND PIONEER. A Biography

By: (Wilson, Alexander). Cantwell, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 3120


Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Quarto, green cloth titled in gilt within black rectangles on front cover & spine, in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The covers are bumped with rubbing & slight fraying along the bottom edges. There is a tiny hole in the cloth of the rear cover. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & frayed. The dust jacket is soiled & chipped with a number of pieces out. 318 & [1] pages. Illustrated with... View more info

BIRDS OF THE CARIBBEAN

By: Allen, Robert Porter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: The Viking Press, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 328


NY: The Viking Press, (1961).. (1961).. Very good. - 4to, light green cloth (lightly bumped; extremities slightly faded; scoremark to rear cover) titled in gilt with vignettes of birds stamped in gilt on front cover, in dw (rubbed & lightly chipped; stain to front panel; scoremark to rear panel; price-clipped). 256 pp. with text printed on variously colored stocks. Profuse color illustrations, many full-page. Fine internally. First edition. Dust jacket present. First ... View more info

Image for SOME ACCOUNT OF THE POISONOUS AND INJURIOUS HONEY OF NORTH AMERICA. By Benjamin Smith Barton. [From the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume V"].

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE POISONOUS AND INJURIOUS HONEY OF NORTH AMERICA. By Benjamin Smith Barton. [From the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume V"].

By: Barton, Benjamin Smith (1766-1815). American botanist, naturalist, and physician.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: [Philadelphia: Printed by Budd & Bartram for Thomas Dobson], [1802].: [1802].

Seller ID: 37020


- Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Unbound signatures from the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society". 20 deckle-edged pages in all, with large uncut & untrimmed margins, consisting of pages 51 through 70. There is some scattered foxing throughout and the edges of several leaves are chipped. Very good. Unbound sheets from volume 5 of the "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society". According to Barton, hunters in South ... View more info

WILD LIFE IN THE BLUE MOUNTAIN FOREST. By Ernest Harold Baynes. Revised and Edited by Raymond Gorges. Foreword by Austin Corbin. With Illustrations from Photographs by the Author and Louise Birt Baynes.

By: Baynes, Ernest Harold.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931.: 1931.

Seller ID: 36314


- Octavo, light brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine with an illustration of a hare mounted on the front cover. A Dewey decimal number is penned in white ink on the spine. The covers are slightly bumped. viii, [ii] & 140 pages, profusely illustrated from photographs by the author and Louise Birt Baynes, including several full-page. Ex-library, withdrawn from the "Frank L. Boyden Library / Deerfield Academy" with their withdrawal stamp over ... View more info

BENEATH TROPIC SEAS: A Record of Diving Among the Coral Reefs of Haiti

By: Beebe, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York/London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 29488


New York/London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.. 1928.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with the head of the spine slightly chipped. xiii & 234 pages. Color frontispiece after a painting by Zarh Pritchard with a printed tissue guard and black-and-white photographic illustrations. Some bottom page corners are bumped. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED BY AMERICAN NATURALIST, ORNITHOLOGIST AND EXPLORER WILLIAM BEEBE.

By: Beebe, William (1877-1962). American naturalist, ornithologist and explorer.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: May 28, 1926.: 1926.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35655


- The words "Why not?" are penned by Beebe on an approximately 2 inch high by 3-1/4 inch wide cream card. Signed and dated "William Beebe / May 28 / 1926". Very good. William Beebe [1877-1962] was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer and author. He is best remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere and his prolific scientific writ... View more info

MARVELS OF THE ANIMAL WORLD

By: Berridge, W. S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, (1922).: (1922).

Seller ID: 912


Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, (1922).. (1922).. Good. - 8vo, brown cloth (lightly bumped) titled on spine (faded), in dw (soiled & chipped; piece out of top edge of rear panel; dw spine spotted & torn with pieces out of head & mid-section). 253 pp. (light offsetting to endpapers; page edges slightly darkened). B&W frontispiece & B&W illustrations from photographs by the author. Good. This book about the curious habits, dispositions and characteristics of mammals, ... View more info

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BOTANICA: The Definitive Guide to Indoor Blossoming and Foliage Plants

By: Brown, Dennis A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Dial Press, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 24363


New York: Dial Press, (1978).. (1978).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], boards, in a price-clipped dust wrapper.The binding is slightly rubbed & there is some light soiling to the dust jacket. xiv, [ii] & 304 pages, printed in 2 columns. Illustrated in black & white & color. The top edges of the leaves are slightly rippled, probably from humidity. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

WITH JOHN BURROUGHS IN FIELD AND WOOD. Edited by Elizabeth Burroughs Kelley

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Brunswick & NY: A. S. Barnes and Co. / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 1925


South Brunswick & NY: A. S. Barnes and Co. / London: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in green, in dw. The extremities are slightly faded & there is a tiny white stain to the bottom edge of the front cover. The dw is rubbed & lightly chipped with light creasing to the front panel & staining to the bottom edge of the rear panel. 148 pp. B&W photographic illustrations & full-page & textual drawings by Elizabeth Burroughs Kelley... View more info

WINTER SUNSHINE

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1890.: 1890.

Seller ID: 15145


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1890.. 1890.. Good. - Octavo, olive green cloth backed with dark greenish brown cloth & titled in gilt on the spine with a decoration in black on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. [iv] & pages [5]- 255. The top & inner edges of the page are slightly darkened. There is light dampstaining along the bottom inner edges of the pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece... View more info

FRESH FIELDS

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1890.: 1890.

Seller ID: 15148


Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1890.. 1890.. Very good. - Octavo, olive green cloth backed with dark greenish brown cloth & titled in gilt on the spine with a decoration in black on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. There is a small area of bubbling to the cloth of the rear cover with some very light soiling. [iv] & 298 pages. Very good. View more info

THE CHARM OF GARDENS

By: Calthrop, Dion Clayton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., (1910).: (1910).

Seller ID: 12652


London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., (1910).. (1910).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on spine & in dark green on front cover. The covers are bumped & the spine is faded with the head & tail lightly chipped & a small tear along the rear joint. xv, 239 & [1] pp. There is an owner's pencil inscription on the front endpaper & a faded date stamp on the front pastedown; the top page corners in the first half of the book are lightly creased; there are occasional small stai... View more info

BIRDS IN LITERATURE

By: Churchill, Abby P

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA: The Davis Press, Inc., 1911.: 1911.

Seller ID: 31416


Worcester, MA: The Davis Press, Inc., 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The binding is rubbed with some light staining to the covers & with the corners of the covers chipped. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & frayed. 189 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with color plates. The bottom corners of a few pages of the preliminaries are creased. Ex-library with a handwritten label on the spine, library labels removed from the front past... View more info

FAMILIAR BIRDS OF THE PACIFIC SOUTHWEST With Size and Color Key

By: Dickey, Florence Van Vechten

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press / London: Oxford University Press, (1936).: (1936).

Seller ID: 11811


Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press / London: Oxford University Press, (1936).. (1936).. Very good. - Small octavo, decorative green, white & red limp cloth. The covers are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. lviii & 241 pages. Profuse full-page color illustrations, most from photographs by Donald R. Dickey. There is light foxing to the front endpaper & fore-edge. Very good. Second printing. View more info

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CONRAD GESNER, PHYSICIAN, SCHOLAR, SCIENTIST 1516-1565: A quatercentenary exhibit.

By: Durling, Richard J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965.: 1965.

Seller ID: 35506


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored wrappers illustrated in black & white. The edges of the wraps are darkened & the top corner of the rear wrap is creased. [iv] & 20 pages, including 4 full-page illustrations in black & white. The contents are very good. Good. Catalog, published by the Public Health Service of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, for an exhibition marking the quatercentenary of Conrad Gesner held in November and December 1965 ... View more info

WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND

By: Eaton, Walter Prichard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: W. A. Wilde Company, (1936).: (1936).

Seller ID: 9098


Boston, MA: W. A. Wilde Company, (1936).. (1936).. Good. - Small octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The titling on the spine is faded. There are some tiny white marks & a dent to the front cover. The dust jacket is chipped & soiled with a long tear to the upper half of its spine & a piece out of the tail. 124 pages, There is light offsetting to the pastedowns & endpapers. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. Good in a fair dust wrapper. Fi... View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES.

By: Edwards, Everett E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 5812


- Octavo, pebbled brown cloth. 307 pp. Near fine. United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication no. 84.Reprint of the original edition published by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1930. View more info