Natural History

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  • [On Okapia, A New Genus of Giraffidae, From Central Africa]

    By E. Ray Lankester

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112130317
    • Publisher: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London
    • Published: 1901
    [London]. [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London]. (1901). 4to. Extract from 'Transactions of the Zoological Society of London', pp. 279-[315]. With three plates, including one in color. Bound into blue cloth covers with gilt title to spine. Mild rubbing to rear cover. VG.
  • A History Of British Birds

    By William Yarrell

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112147056
    • Publisher: John Van Voorst
    • Published: 1871-1874
    4 volumes. 8vo. 4th edition. Ex-library with associated markings and stamps throughout. Rubbing and wear to extremeties of covers; approximately a one inch split to head of spine of volume one. Some foxing to leaves, more heavily to edges of text bock of volume one. VG. THE SET:
  • A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

    By Oliver Goldsmith

    Our Price: $450.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112000139
    • Publisher: A. Fullarton and Co.
    • Published: 1853
    2 volumes. 4to. Later printing, with hand-colored engraved title pages in each volume and 72 plates total. Bound in full calf, spines decorated in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Sporadic shallow indentations to covers. Some rubbing to leather at raised bands and edges, lightly exposing boards at forecorners. Some plates lacking tissue guards. Stitching exposed at gutter of pl. XLI (long-eared owl) in vol. 2. VG. THE SET:
  • A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

    By Oliver Goldsmith

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112016291
    • Publisher: A. Fullarton and Co.
    2 volumes. 4to. Later printing. General wear to boards, with gentle bumping to corners. Scuffing to leather of spines, with tearing to ends. Top of rear joint of vol. 1 starting. Cracking to gutter of frontis of vol. 2, with a few neat notes to plates. Small closed tear to top edge of p. 487 of vol. 1. Faint offsetting from plates. Good. THE SET:
  • Allegemeine Erdkunde; Borlesungen an der Universitat zu Berlin Gehalten

    By Carl Ritter

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111221559
    • Publisher: Drud und Verlag von Reimer
    • Published: 1862
    8vo. Early rebinding of paper over boards and new endpapers Text in German. Leaves toned. Ex-libris copy with (German) check out slip at rear free endpaper and pocket affixed to rear pastedown endpaper. At least 8 (German) exlibris stamps at front flyleaf and title page. Paper residue at bottom of spine, most likely due to the removal of an early library label. VG
  • Annual Report of the New Jersey State Museum

    By Whitmer Stone

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110080539
    • Publisher: MacCrellish & Quigley
    • Published: 1911
    Thick 8vo. INSCRIBED by the author of the report, WHITMER STONE, with color folding map attached to paste-down. Spine slighly loose from tender joints/hinges. Spine slightly darkened with lightly edgeworn boards and some staining. Slight musty smell. VG.
  • Audubon's Birds Of America

    By John James Audubon

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112172249
    • Publisher: The Easton Press
    Thick folio. A couple light stains at front board. First few leaves tightly connected at gutters. Some toning to margins of leaves. VG.
  • Audubon's Birds of America (The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio)

    By John James Audubon

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110427112
    • Publisher: Abbeville Press
    • Published: 1981
    (1981). Folio. Contents clean. Minor soiling to edges of leaves. Very minor rubbing, toning, and slight soiling to dust jacket, with a little rippling to spine. VG/VG.
  • Bibliographie Ornithologique Francaise

    By Rene Ronsil

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199638298
    • Publisher: Maurizio Martino Publisher
    • Published: N.D.
    8vo. LIMITED EDITION, limted to 150 facsimile copies of the original 1948 edition. Text in French. Minor rubbing to boards. VG.
  • Biggle Orchard Book Fruit And Orchard Gleanings FromBough To Basket Gathered And Packed Into Book Form

    By Jacob Biggle

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112170894
    • Publisher: Wilmer Atkinson Co.
    • Published: 1908
    12mo. Some staining and rubbing to cloth at front board. Light foxing to leaves; previous owner's name and notation inked to rear pastedown. VG.
  • Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region (Part V)

    By William Procter

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499078411
    • Publisher: Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology
    • Published: 1933
  • Birds of New York : New York State Museum Memoir 12 (2 Volumes)

    By Elon Howard Eton

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111485159
    • Publisher: The University of the State of New York
    • Published: 1910 / 1914
    2 volumes. Thick 4tos. Light edgewear. With previous owner's small ink stamp to front free endpaper of each volume. VG. THE SET:
  • British Birds with Their Nests and Eggs

    By Arthur G. Butler

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111832182
    • Publisher: Brumby & Clarke
    6 volumes. Folio. 1st edition. With 24 chromolithographic plates, and many more in black and white. Rebound in half morocco, with wear to joints and spine ends. T.e.g. Toning and minor soiling to edges of leaves. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Repair to front hinge of vol. 5. VG. THE SET:
  • Bully For Brontosaurus Reflections in Natural History

    By Stephen Jay Gould

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112162806
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Minor staining to cloth and paper over board. Some smudging to edges of text block. Impressions, light edgewear and a little fading to d.j. VG/VG.
  • C. Fred's Story

    By Barbara Bush

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111937955
    • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1984
    4to. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Barbara Bush. Light edgewear to boards. Some soiling to dust jacket, with dampstain to bottom edge of rear panel. Miniscule chipping and tearing to edges of dust jacket. VG/VG.

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