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ISBJORNLIV

By: Larsen, Thor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Oslo): J. W. Cappelens Forlag, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 24198


(Oslo): J. W. Cappelens Forlag, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped. 173 & [1] pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white maps & 16 pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. An account of an expedition to look at polar bears in the Arctic. The text is in Norwegian. Dust jacket present. View more info

KATAHDIN SKYLINES.

By: Leavitt, H. Walter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orono, ME: University of Maine Press, June 1946.: June 1946.

Seller ID: 33756


Orono, ME: University of Maine Press, June 1946.. June 1946.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with some light creasing. The lower half of the front wrap is detached & the spine is darkened with the head chipped & a piece out of the tail. xiii, [i] & 99 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, 2 folding maps in the rear, of which 1 is in color, & 2 extra folding maps laid in. The contents are very g... View more info

INTRODUCTION A L'HISTOIRE, ou Recherches sur les dernieres revolutions du globe, et sur les plus anciens peuples connus. Par M. E. G. Lenglet, Ex-L

By: Lenglet, E[tienne]. G[ery]. (1757-1834)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris: Verdiere, libraire, 1812.: 1812.

Seller ID: 1465


Paris: Verdiere, libraire, 1812.. 1812.. Good. - Octavo, gray wraps. The book is nearly disbound; the binding is loose & the front wrap is lacking. x, 341 & [3] pp. Page 207 is skipped in numbering with no loss of text. Illustrated with 2 folding tables, 1 of them a genealogical table, & 1 B&W plate. A good copy, well worth binding. First edition.Very scarce. First Edition. View more info

INTRODUCTION A L'HISTOIRE, ou Recherches sur les dernieres revolutions du globe, et sur les plus anciens peuples connus. Par M. E. G. Lenglet, Ex-L

By: Lenglet, E[tienne]. G[ery]. (1757-1834)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris: Verdiere, libraire, 1812.: 1812.

Seller ID: 32691


Paris: Verdiere, libraire, 1812.. 1812.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in gray wrappers. The book is disbound and the front wrapper is lacking. x, 341 & [3] pp. Page 207 is skipped in numbering with no loss of text. Illustrated with 2 folding tables, 1 of them a genealogical table, & 1 B&W plate. A good copy, well worth binding. First edition.Very scarce. First Edition. View more info

on the senses, instincts, and intelligence of animals / With Special Reference to Insects

By: Lubbock, Sir John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1888.: 1888.

Seller ID: 30224


New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine with decorations in black. The binding is rubbed & spotted & the cloth is chipped along a section of the front edge of the rear cover. xxix & 202 pages plus a 10-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white drawings & diagrams. Good. First American edition.The International Scientific Series, Volume LXIV. First Edition. View more info

THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE SEA

By: Maury, M.F

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856.: 1856.

Seller ID: 29971


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856.. 1856.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette of a ship in gilt on the front cover. The covers are rubbed, bumped and stained with some fading, particularly to the spine. The corners and head and tail of the spine are slightly worn and there are small ink stains to the joints. 348 pages, illustrated with 4 textual illustrations (referred to as "plates") and 9 folding plates, including charts and... View more info

SA MAJESTE LE CHAT. Avec 32 planches hors texte

By: Mery, Fernand

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: Editions Denoel, (1956).: (1956).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1332


Paris: Editions Denoel, (1956).. (1956).. Fine. - Octavo, natural limp buckram titled in orange on spine with vignettes on the front cover. 188 pages & [2] leaves and numerous pages of delightful photographic illustrations depicting cats. Near fine. First edition. Presentation copy with a 5-line inscription by Mery in blue ink on the half-title. Cleverly signed by Mery within the body of a cat observing birds which he has sketched at the bottom of his inscription. Fir... View more info

WILD SANCTUARIES: Our National Wildlife Refuges -- A Heritage Restored. Foreword by Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior

By: Murphy, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 8109


New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.. 1968.. Fine. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. There is a small dent to the spine. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with the head of its spine lightly chipped. 288 pages. Profusely illustrated with maps & wirh photographic illustrations in black & white & color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

FOUR CENTURIES OF CAT BOOKS: A Bibliography, 1570-1970

By: Necker, Claire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 17348


Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1972.. 1972.. Very good. - Octavo, light green cloth titled in black. Lightly soiled with light stains to front cover; spine & extremities slightly faded. 511 pp. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE LIFE OF INLAND WATERS: An elementary text book of fresh-water biology for American students

By: Needham, James G.; and Lloyd, J. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY: The Comstock Publishing Company, 1916.: 1916.

Seller ID: 36329


- Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. The covers are rubbed with a few small stains & with the cloth chipped at the corners. The head of the spine is torn & the tail chipped & the titling on the spine is completely faded. 438 pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white. There is some light foxing to the preliminary pages & the bottom edge with a bookselller's label on the title page. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

CRUSOE'S ISLAND: A Bird-Hunter's Story

By: Ober, Frederick A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: George H. Doran Company, (1898).: (1898).

Seller ID: 11808


New York: George H. Doran Company, (1898).. (1898).. Good. - Octavo, pictorial green & blue cloth. The binding is rubbed & bumped. There are 2 short tears to the head of the spine & the tail is chipped & slightly frayed. Half-title, title, [x] & 277 pages. Black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece & 2 maps, and full-page & textual illustrations. The book is lightly cracked at page 235. There is dampstaining to the top edges of the rear pastedown & endpaper & index... View more info

BIODIVERSITY: Culture, Conservation and Ecodevelopment. Foreword by E. O. Wilson

By: Oldfield, Margery L.; and Alcorn, Janis B

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1991).: (1991).

Seller ID: 15273


Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1991).. (1991).. Very good. - Octavo, softover bound in decorative greem & black wraps. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped. xviii, [iii] & 349 pages. Some front & rear page corners are bumped. Black-and-white tables, diagrams & photographic illustrations. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BIRDS

By: Pickwell, Gayle

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York/London: Whittlesey House, (1939).: (1939).

Seller ID: 3686


New York/London: Whittlesey House, (1939).. (1939).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in yellow with a vignette in yellow & green on the front cover. The covers are very lightly bumped. xvi & 252 pages. Illustrated with a color frontispiece & 67 black-and-white plates. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE LORE OF THE LYRE BIRD. With a Foreword by the late Sir Colin Mackenzie

By: Pratt, Ambrose

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia: Robertson & Mullens, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 31266


Melbourne, Australia: Robertson & Mullens, 1940.. 1940.. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt with vignette of a lyre bird stamped in gilt on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped; the head of the spine is chipped & slightly frayed & the tail is rubbed. 79 & [1] pp. The front endpapers are somewhat darkened with an owner' s small printed label on the pastedown & ink name & date on the endpaper; the edges of the title are slightly darkened with slight soili... View more info

THESAURUS LITERATURAE BOTANICAE. Omnium Gentium Inde a Rerum Botanicarum Initiis ad Nostra Usque Tempora. Quindecim Millia Operum Recensens. Editionem Novam Reformatam

By: Pritzel, G. A.; editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino, circa (1995).: (1995).

Seller ID: 22230


Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino, circa (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - 4to, dark blue cloth (lightly bumped) titled in gilt. [vi] & 576 pp. Near fine. Limited edition reprint of 150 copies.Originally published Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1872.The text of this botanical checklist, excluding titles in other languages, is in Latin. View more info

ENGLISH NATURALISTS FROM NECKAM TO RAY: A Study of the making of the Modern World

By: Raven, Charles E

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 29782


Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1947.. 1947.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & the extremities & the head & tail of the spine are slightly faded. The book is slightly cocked. x & 379 pages. The fore-edge is foxed and there is light foxing to the bottom edge, the pastedowns & endpapers. There is a previous owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

BIRDS FROM SIAM AND THE MALAY PENINSULA IN THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM COLLECTED BY DRS. HUGH M. SMITH AND WILLIAM L. ABBOTT

By: Riley, J. H

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1938.: 1938.

Seller ID: 10172


Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1938.. 1938.. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in printed gray wraps. The spine & extremities are darkened & the head & tail of the spine are chipped. There is an ink name in the top corner of the front wrap & there are a few tiny brown marks to the rear wrap. iv & 581 pages, partially unopened. Very good. First edition.Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum Bulletin 172. First Edition. View more info

NAHRUNG UND ROHSTOFFE AUS DEM MEER

By: Rudolph, Willi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, M.B.H., 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 1153


Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, M.B.H., 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Octavo, rust cloth backed tan paper covered boards titled in black The boards are warped & there are 2 tiny indentations to the spine. 253 & [1] pp. & 1-page ad. The pastedowns are partially unglued & the rear endpaper & ad are chipped. The pages are slightly darkened and some page corners creased. Illustrated in B&W. Good. A study of "nutrition and raw materials from the sea". The... View more info

TIGER! THE STORY OF THE INDIAN TIGER

By: Sankhala, Kailash

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Simon and Schuster, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 12450


New York: Simon and Schuster, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled. The head of the jacket spine is torn & the top edge of the rear panel is creased. 220 pages. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edge & 1 rear blank is slightly soiled. Black-and-white illustrations from drawings, & color photographic illustrations by the author. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. D... View more info

THE YEAR OF THE WHALE

By: Scheffer, Victor B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 673


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Square 8vo, navy blue cloth (bottom edges of covers slightly faded) titled in silver with vignette of whales stamped in blind on front cover, in dw (darkened & chipped; lightly soiled). viii, [ii], 213 & [1] pp. (owner's blind stamp on half-title). Illustrations in dark blue & white by Leonard Everett Fisher. Very good in good dw. First edition.The author, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic... View more info