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SWAN WATCH

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Delacorte Press, (1975).: (1975).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4541


New York: Delacorte Press, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Large octavo, green paper covered boards backed with blue cloth titled in silver on the spine with the title stamped in blue on the front board, in a dust wrapper. The boards are dampstained. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. [xi], 147 & [4] pages. Profuse color & black-and-white photographic illustrations by Geraldine Brooks. The contents are very good. First edition.Nicely inscribed on the verso of the ha... View more info

LIVES OF THE HUNTED, Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings.

By: Seton-Thompson, Ernest.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901.: 1901.

Seller ID: 35567


- Octavo, pictorial brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover with an illustration stamped in black within a decorative gilt frame on the front cover, a circular vignette in black on the rear cover & decorations in black on the spine. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed & the rear cover is faded with some brown staining. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. 360 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates & vignettes by the author. There is occasion... View more info

IN MY FAMILY TREE: A Life with Chimpanzees

By: Siddle, Sheila

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Grove Press, (2002).: (2002).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26949


New York: Grove Press, (2002).. (2002).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. xiii, 281 & [2] pages. Near fine. Uncorrected proof.The book was written with journalist Doug Cress, a member of the board of trustees of Siddle's Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. The foreword is by Jane Goodall.From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid in is a form letter on "Friends of Chimfunshi" letterhead from Doug Cress asking Matthiessen for a "jack... View more info

AMERICAN TRUFFLES: A Thanksgiving Fantasia. (Reprinted from Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. XVI, No. 4, November, 1944)

By: Sigerist, Henry E

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Baltimore, MD]: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1944.: 1944.

Seller ID: 16716


[Baltimore, MD]: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1944.. 1944.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light blue wrappers. The wraps are bumped with their edges darkened. Pages 402-409. Very good. After some ruminations on the history of the truffle in France, the author speculates on the likelihood of getting the government to finance an American truffle industry. View more info

HORSES ROUND THE WORLD

By: Slaughter, Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 22399


Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1955).. (1955).. Good. - Small quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is darkened, rubbed, chipped & soiled with tears & pieces out. 87 & [1] pages, including profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good in a fair dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE MUSHROOM HUNTER'S FIELD GUIDE. Revised and Enlarged

By: Smith, Alexander H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 1543


Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Tall octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. There is a tear to the paper along the rear joint. [viii] & 264 pp. plus section of 187 color illustrations. Also with profuse B&W illustrations. Very good. Second printing. View more info

NISSEQUOGUE: Volume One / A Journey

By: Stock, Thomas Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Long Island, NY: Street Press, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 23105


Long Island, NY: Street Press, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black, white & magenta wraps. The wraps are rubbed & lightly bumped. 63 & [1] pages. The top corner of the title page [probably an owner's name] has been excised. Numerous black-and- white illustrations & and maps. Very good. "From tiny trickles, a river is born".Scarce. View more info

CAUGHT IN THE FADING LIGHT: Mountain Lions, Zen Masters, and Wild Nature

By: Thorp, Gary,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Walker and Company, (2002).: (2002).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32604


New York: Walker and Company, (2002).. (2002).. Fine. SIGNED BY GARY THORP AND WITH AN AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. xvii & 187 pages. Black-and-white pictorial section titles. Near fine. First edition.Signed by Gary Thorp on the title page. Also with an autograph note laid in from the author to Peter Matthiessen: "Dear Peter:/ Lee Swenson suggested you might like to see this-- / All the best, / Gary".In the form of a literar... View more info

SELECTIONS FROM THREE ESSAYS BY RICHARD WAGNER with Comment on a Subject of Such Importance to the Moral Progress of Humanity that it Constitutes an Issue in Ethics and Religion

By: Wagner, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (The Millennium Guild, 1954).: 1954).

Seller ID: 11832


(The Millennium Guild, 1954).. 1954).. Good. - Octavo, light gray cloth titled in purple with a music stave in purple on the front cover. The covers are soiled & lightly bumped and the spine slightly stained. 144 pages, illustrated with a black & white portrait of M. R. L. Freshel. The stamp of the "Anti-Vivisection Society of N.Y." is stamped on the front endpaper. There is some craking to the hinges. Good. Third edition.Writings by Wagner on the subject o... View more info

LIVING RESOURCES OF THE SEA: Opportunities for Research and Expansion. A Conservation Foundation Study. Lionel A. Walford / Chief, Branch of Fishery Biology / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

By: Walford, Lionel A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Ronald Press Company, (1958).: (1958).

Seller ID: 5245


New York: The Ronald Press Company, (1958).. (1958).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, spotted & chipped with its spine darkened. xv & 321 pages. Illustrated with maps printed in red, gray & white. There is a small stain to the front pastedown & endpaper & the endpaper is lightly soiled. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

ESSAYS ON NATURAL HISTORY. Edited, with a Life of the Author by Norman Moore

By: Waterton, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Warne & Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford & Co., 1871.: 1871.

Seller ID: 31261


London: Frederick Warne & Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford & Co., 1871.. 1871.. Good. - Thick octavo, cloth. The covers are spotted with their corners chipped & stained. The spine is faded with a small tear to its midsection. Its head & tail are chipped & there is a small piece out of the head. vii & 631 pages. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard. The hinges are just starting & the book is cracked at page 128.... View more info

EASY LESSONS IN VEGETABLE BIOLOGY; Or, Outlines of Plant Life

By: Whythe, Rev. J. H., M.D

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Phillips & Hunt / Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1883.: 1883.

Seller ID: 14606


New York: Phillips & Hunt / Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1883.. 1883.. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream & rust brown wraps. The wraps are rubbed & soiled with a few tiny stains. The spine & extremities are darkened & the lower section of the backstrip is partially detached. 94 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. There are light pencil scribblings to the margins of 1 page. Good. First edition, wraps issue. First Edition. View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 95. Nov. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14097


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped & the head of the spine is slightly chipped. Pages [489]-572, unopened, plus 6 black-and- white plates. Also with black-and-white illustrations in the text. The corners of the leaves are slightly bumped. Very good. The articles include "Two New Lizards from Somaliland" by H. W.... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 17. Tenth Series. No. 99. Mar. 1936. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14098


London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are bumped & the head of the spine is chipped. Pages [329]-412, unopened. The corners of the leaves are lightly bumped. 1 black-and-white plate & black-and-white illustrations in the text. Very good. The articles include "Descriptions and Records of Bees" by T. D. A. Cockerell, "A new Ascarid... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 17. Tenth Series. No. 100. Apr. 1936. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14099


London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are bumped & the head of the spine is lightly chipped. Pages [413]-492, unopened. The corners of the leaves are lightly bumped & there are small creases to the front edges of some leaves. Black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. The articles include "Descriptions and Records of Bees" by ... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 93. Sept. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A.K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14038


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped with a tiny tear to the bottom corner of the front wrap. The head of the spine is chipped. Pages [321]-404, unopened. Illustrated with 1 black-and-white plate & with textual drawings & diagrams. The top page corners are lightly creased & the front edge of 1 leaf is a bit roughed. Very goo... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 92. Aug. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward. Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14139


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are very lightly rubbed & bumped. Pages [161]-320, unopened. The page corners are lightly bumped & the front edges of a few of leaves are slightly creased. 2 black-and-white plates & black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. The articles include "Three New Grasshoppers from South-eastern Tibe... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 96. Dec. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward. Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14140


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped with a small tear to the top corner of the rear wrap. The front edge of the rear wrap is slightly creased & chipped. Pages [573]-652 with an errata slip bound in plus 7-page Vol. 16 index, unopened. The page corners are lightly bumped & the front edges of a few of leaves are roughed. Ther... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 94. Oct. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward. Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14144


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped with a small crease to the bottom edge of the front wrap. The head of the spine is lightly chipped. Pages [405]-488, unopened. The page corners are bumped & there is light offsetting to the first page of the text from an order form laid in. 1 black-and-white plate & black-and-white textua... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 17. Tenth Series. No. 102. June 1936. (Cover title)

By: Woodward. Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14145


London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped with their front edges slightly rippled. The head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. Pages [577]-656 plus 7-page index to Vol. 17, unopened. The page corners are bumped. Black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. The articles include "New and little-known African Bees ... View more info