Category: Natural History


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By: N/A

Price: $43.00

Publisher: London, West, Newman and Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45452

Fairly heavy rubbing/wear to boards, edges included; bumping at spine ends and corners; very small bookdealer label on front paste down; front and rear hinges starting. ; 22 pages plates at rear; bound three-quarter leather, with gilt decorated spine labels.; 8vo; 648 pages View more info

A Natural History of the Nipomo Mesa Region

By: Ardoin, Corrine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Corrine Ardoin (Author): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65735

Glossy wraps with trace edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 166 pages View more info

The Works of Thomas Bewick, in 5 volumes Select Fables, Quadrupeds, Land Birds, Water Birds, Fables of Aesop

By: Bewick, Thomas

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Printed for Thomas Bewick by Edward Walker and for Emerson Charnley by S. Hodgson: 1824

Edition: various

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 67177

Five octavo full crushed morocco volumes. Each with five bands and six compartments. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Each is illustrated with numerous engravings. The two bird volumes are dated 1804 and are later printings, the Quadruped volumes is dated 1824 and is an eighth edition, the Select Fables volume is dated 1820 and is a first printing, the Fables of Aesop volume is dated 1813 and is a second edition. There is the bound-in Bewick receipt dated Newcastle, Jan... View more info


By: Blake, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worcester, Square One Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42238

Illustrated black glossy paper-covered boards, corners bumped, very slightly shelf-cocked, lightly rubbed with few light indentations, covers open flat. ; Color Photographs; 8vo; 96 pages View more info

A NATURE WOOING At Ormond by the Sea

By: Blatchley, W. S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45733

Some soiling and foxing to top edge of text block, light at fore- and bottom edges; bumping at spine ends and corners; some rubbing/wear to boards and along spine, where gilt title is a bit dulled; half-dozen very tiny lighter spots on spine; couple small (dime size) , light apparent damp stains on boards. ; Author inscription (unsigned) - "With the Compliments of the Author". ; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

ALMOST HUMAN A study of thinking animals

By: Borderieux, Carita

Price: $70.00

Publisher: G. Bell & Sons Ltd: 1928

Seller ID: 58176

Red cloth covered boards with water spots and some fading to lower front cover; spine lightly sunned; corners and ends of spine a little bumped. Binding tight, text clean. Rubber stamp "Wehman Bros. Publishers" to title page twice. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 78 pages View more info

Catalogo Illustrado das Aves de Portugal (Sedentarias, de arribacao e accidentaes), 2 volumes

By: Braganca, D. Carlos de

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Impresa Nacional-Casa da Moeda: 1983

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 56627

A facsimile of the original edition of 1907. Text in Portugese and French. With 40 color plates, each followed by the text page. Plates 1-20 in volume one and plates 21-40 in volume two. Light soiling to covers, creasing to the spine of volume two. In the original illustrated slipcase which is very solid with only light wear, minor soiling. No tears. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Early Chinese Work in Natural Science A Re-examination of the Physics of Motion, Acoustics, Astronomy and Scientific Thoughts

By: Cheng-Yih, Chen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66694

Dust jacket is in near fine condition, with a small bumped to the head of the spine. Jacket is also unclipped. Green cloth covered boards. There is a blue marking on bottom of the text block. Spine ends are bumped. Binding is tight and the text is clean with no markings whatsoever. ; 9.60 X 6.60 X 0.80 inches; 264 pages View more info


By: Crowley, Thomas J. & Kevin C. Burke

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 57664

Navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. Ends of spine lightly bumped. Binding tight, text clean. ; Oxford Monographs on Geology and Geophysics; Vol. 39; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 286 pages View more info

JOURNAL KEPT BY DAVID DOUGLAS During His Travels in North America 1823 - 1827

By: Douglas, David

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Antiquarian Press Ltd.: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45732

Top edge of text block shows some rubbing/wear; light soiling seen on fore- and bottom edge of text block; light rubbing to boards; some bumping at lower corners, lighter at upper corners and spine ends. ; Together with a Particular Description of 33 Species of American Oaks and 18 Species of Pinus; with Appendices containing a List of Plants Introduced by Douglas and an Account of His Death in 1834. First Published 1914. Edition Limited to 750 of which 700 Numbered Copi... View more info

Artist and Naturalist in Ethiopia,

By: Fuertes, Louis Agassiz & Wilfred Hudson Osgood

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & company, inc: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67079

Black cloth. Well illustrated. Light wear and rubbing to the cloth. There is some staining and a former owner inscription to the front endpapers. The dust jacket is quite worn and chipped around the edges, spine ends, and corners. There are two pieces of paper tape to the underside. The spine is faded. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 249 pages View more info

The Archean Search for the Beginning

By: G. J. H. McCall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross: 1979

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 62241

Tan cloth covered boards with light edgewear and bumped corners and spine ends. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear, sunned spine and also a bit of sunning to top front edge. Binding tight, text clean. Gift inscription to ffep. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages View more info

Butterflies of Northeastern Mexico Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas - A Photographic Checklist

By: Garwood, Kim and Lehman, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 64171

Spiral binding with printed paper wraps and clear plastic wraps over them. Some wear and creasing to edges, and mild soil. Binding strong, text clean. Profusely illustrated with colour photos. No names, stickers or stamps. Mild soil to text block.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages View more info

A WETLAND BIOGRAPHY Seasons on Louisiana's Chenier Plain

By: Gomez, Gay M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47828

Rubbing, scuffing, and edgewear to glossy wraps to include light peel to tips of fore edges. Light sunning to spine. Faint soiling to text edges. Otherwise tight, clean, unmarked interior. ; 8vo; 272 pages View more info

Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones, Vol. 1

By: Gubelin, Eduard Josef & J. I. Koivula

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Gemological Institute of America: 1997

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 64288

Glossy paper covered boards with light edgewear and scuffing; corners and spine ends with bumps and small nicks. Binding tight, text clean. Trace soil to text block. No names, stickers or stamps. Profusely illustrated with glossy colour photos.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 532 pages View more info


By: Hardy, Richard Neville

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1976

Seller ID: 60348

Green paper covered boards and green dj in mylar have trace edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. No stickers or previous owner marks.; Institute of Biology's studies in biology; Vol. 63; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages View more info


By: Hollom, P. A. D., R. F. Porter, S. Christensen, Ian Willis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calton, T & A D Poyser: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50169

Illustrated white boards. Trace shelfwear. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 280 pages View more info

Exotic Birds: Parrots, Birds of Paradise, Tucans

By: Jacques Barraband

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1963

Seller ID: 68240

Blue cloth covered boards with gilt on spine. Clean, unmarked text and a tight binding. Dust jacket is in good condition save for two small tears to the front side of the DJ. ; Folio 13" - 23" tal View more info

The Classical Seat A Guide for the Everyday Rider

By: Loch, Sylvia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Horse & Rider Magazine: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64670

Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. B/w illustrations.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages View more info


By: Low, R. & 21 Color Plates

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Inkata Press: 1978

Seller ID: 61634

Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine and slightly bumped spine ends. Dj in new mylar has trace edgewear and soil. Binding tight, text clean. No ownership marks, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 180 pages View more info