Rare Books - Natural History

Rare Books - Natural History

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  • Annual Report of the New Jersey State Museum

    By Whitmer Stone

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110080539
    • Publisher: MacCrellish & Quigley
    • Published: 1911
    Thick 8vo. INSCRIBED by author. Color folding map attached to front paste-down. Hinges starting with binding slightly shaken. T.p. and preceding leaves detached. Cloth at head of spine partially detached but no loss of material. Moderate soiling to boards. VG.
  • The Audubon Folio 30 Great Bird Painttings

    By John James Audubon

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • Publisher: NP
    • Published: ND
    Folio. 1st edition, Lacking text pamphlet by George Dock Jr. Pictorial paper-over-cardstock folder housing 30 loose plates. Toning to plates, minor occasional soiling to margins. Bookplate at verso of front panel of portfolio. Wear to upper fore-corners of portfolio; breaks to spine near tail. . Toning to pictorial paper of portfolio, wear to edges. Mere remnants of publisher's original clear unprinted lightweight plastic extra d.j. Good plates in Good portfolio in Good d.j.
  • The Auricula Its History And Character

    By C. Oscar Moreton

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: The Ariel Press
    Folio. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 500 copies. Some toning to leaves, Half title and title leaves affixed to one another and verso of f.f.e.p. about a half inch at gutters. Bumping to spine which radiates through textblock at upper gutters, darkening to head of spine and a couple inches of upper front board adjacent to spine. Minor bowing to boards. Toning, soiling, edgewear with chips, tears and tape repairs to d.j.; dampstaining to spine and adjacent margins of d.j. panels. VG/G.
  • The Battle of Monmouth

    By Samuel Stelle Smith

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110067714
    • Publisher: Philip Freneau Press
    • Published: 1964
    4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. One of 500 copies. Negligible rubbing and bumping to extremities of boards and spine. Minor soiling to red cloth binding. Gentle darkening to stamped title and decoration to front board. Glue burns to both mildly soiled pastedowns and endpapers. Slight toning to leaves throughout. VG.
  • Beija-Flores do Estado do Esprito Santo. Hummingbirds of State of Espirito Santo.

    By Augusto Ruchi

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Estacao Biologica do Museu Nacional U.F.R.J.
    • Published: 1982
    (1982). 1st edition, INSCRIBED by the illustrator. Includes additional Christmas card also INSCRIBED by the illustrator. T.e.g. Edgewear to boards with bumping to forecorners and spine ends. Toning to margins and spine of d.j. with tear to front panel. VG/VG.
  • Bird Familes Of The World: The Hornbills Bucerotiformes

    By Alan Kemp

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: 1995
    Tall 8vo. Ex-libris blindstamp at title page. Fading to spine. NF/VG
  • The Birds Of Africa

    By Leslie H. Brown

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112074512
    • Publisher: Academic Press
    • Published: 1982
    6 volumes. 4to. Minor smudges to a few edges of text blocks. Light edgewear to a few d.js., mild fading to a couple spines. NF/NF. THE SET:
  • The Birds of Africa

    By Leslie H. Brown

    Our Price: $500.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Academic Press
    • Published: 1982
    7 volumes. 4to. Volume 1 SIGNED and volumes 2-4 INSCRIBED by Stuart Keith. Some rubbing to boards of set with light bumping to tail of spine of volumes 1 and 3-7. Some rubbing to dust jackets of set with fading to spines. VG/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. Front boards of volumes 1 and 3 detached. 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:
  • Chronica Botanica Vol. 6

    By Chronica Botanica

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199635679
    • Publisher: Chronica Botanica Co.
    • Published: 1941
    This volume only. 8vo. Wear to spine. Over opening to title page. VG/--.
  • Cosmographei Basel 1550

    By Sebastian Munster

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112490701
    • Publisher: Theatrum Orbis Terrarm Ltd.
    • Published: 1968
    Folio. Facsimile. Introduction in English and German. Splitting to backstrip at hinges. VG.
  • 4to. Text in German. Uncut. Toning to leaves, some foxing to plates. Chip to lower corner at front joint of front wrapper, and to title and foreword leaves at lower gutter. Short tears to edges of wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • Die Welt Der Pflanze

    By Ernst Fuhrmann

    Our Price: $350.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399553292
    • Publisher: AURIGA-VERLAG E.G.M.B.H.
    2 volumes. 8vo. 1st edition. Text in German. Slight wearing, soiling and darkening to boards. VG/--. THE SET:
  • A Discovery Of Infinite Treasure Hidden Since The Worlds Beginning: Number 682 The English Experience

    By Gabriel Plattes

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112311815
    • Publisher: Walter J. Johnson, Inc.
    • Published: 1974
    Slim 8vo. Reprint. NF.
  • Earth in the Balance Ecology and the Human Spirit

    By Al Gore

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112189698
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: 1992
    8vo. 1st edition of author's 1st book. A little fading to red lettering at spine, small magnetic strip to verso, negligible wear to head and tail. NF/VG.

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