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Image for Fifth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of  the State of New York Report for 1899

Fifth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York Report for 1899

By: N/A

Price: $245.00

Publisher: New York, James B. Lyon: 1900

Seller ID: 2251

Condition: Very Good


New York: James B. Lyon. Very Good. 1900. Hardcover. Wear and tears to binding at spine. Contains numerous colored plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 466 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of  the State of New York Report for 1895

First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York Report for 1895

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1896

Seller ID: 2252

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers. Very Good. 1896. Gilt design and title to front cover. Lacks Rainbow Trout plate at page 136. Tear to top edge of spine, contents shaken leaving some pages/plates loose with fraying to edges. Foxing to end papers. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 376 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Third Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of  the State of New York

Third Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers: 1898

Seller ID: 2253

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers. Very Good. 1898. Hardcover. Decorated cloth cover. Includes colored "Map of the State of New York, Showing Catchment Basins of the Several Rivers of the State" as well as 13 colored plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 454 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Seventh Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission State of New York  1901

Seventh Report of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission State of New York 1901

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, 1902

Seller ID: 2254

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth cover and gilt title to front board. Significant tears to front binding of spine. Previous owner's name stamped to pastedowns. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 534 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests

Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co.: 1899

Seller ID: 2281

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co.. Very Good. 1899. Hardcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Florist's Journal for the year 1840.

The Florist's Journal for the year 1840.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, How and Parsons: 1840

Seller ID: 2606

Condition: Very Good


Textblock only, lacking binding. 10 full-page hand-colored engraved plates.; 236 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for Relaciones Geograficas de Indias Peru - 3 Volumes (of 4) Publícalas el  Ministerio de Fomento

Relaciones Geograficas de Indias Peru - 3 Volumes (of 4) Publícalas el Ministerio de Fomento

By: N/A

Price: $290.00

Publisher: Madrid, Real Academia de la Historia: 1885 - 1887

Seller ID: 3367

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Real Academia de la Historia. Very Good. 1885 - 1887. Hardcover. Volume II, III and IV. Quarter mottled Spanish calf on textured boards. Gilt title to brown calf label to spine, gilt volume number to blue calf label to spine and previous owner's name to brown calf label to spine, raised bands, decorated endpapers. Vol. II: [XLIX], 242 pp., [CLVIII] Vol. III: [XL], 276 pp., [CLXXV] Vol. IV: [VII], 45 pp., [CCXLIII], slight loss to title page not affecting text.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural  History of Animals and Plants

The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants

By: Adam White & Robert M. Stark (Editors)

Price: $430.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3981

Condition: Very Good


Exceptionally clean copy; 30 hand-colored plates; includes names in neat close hand outside plate border. ; ThinFolio; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

Image for Darwinism An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with some of its Applications

Darwinism An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with some of its Applications

By: Alfred Russel Wallace

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, New York, Macmillan and Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4414

Condition: Very Good


With map and illustrations. Full green cloth. Dark green end papers. A clean and serviceable copy. First Edition. View more info

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Conservacion 2

By: Arturo Eichler

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela, Publicación del Rectorado de la Universidad de Los Andes, Merida: 1966

Seller ID: 3064

Condition: Very Good


Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela: Publicación del Rectorado de la Universidad de Los Andes, Merida. Very Good. 1966. Bound in cloth, blocked title to cover and spine, decorated endpapers.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xix pp., 750 pp. pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Naturhistorischer Atlas zum Gebrauch beim Unterricht. Säugethiere. 30  Tafeln nach der Natur und nach ausgestopften Exemplaren gezeichnet.

Naturhistorischer Atlas zum Gebrauch beim Unterricht. Säugethiere. 30 Tafeln nach der Natur und nach ausgestopften Exemplaren gezeichnet.

By: August Luben & Heinrich Leutemann

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Leipzig & Vienna, Georg Wigand: [1858]

Seller ID: 1434

Condition: Very Good


Leipzig & Vienna: Georg Wigand. Very Good. [1858]. Loose in folio. Light moisture mark to lower left margin; light foxing (see image 1). Thirty sur blanc folio plates, 29 of which are hand colored. Please request further images for details. ; Folio (16x13 inches); All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and  Russian America.  Fascicule 4.

Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Fascicule 4.

By: Cassin, John

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1853

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 888

Condition: Very Good


Text pages 97-128, plates 16-20 as issued in original wraps. Five exceptionally bright and clean untrimmed tissue-guarded hand-colored lithographic plates measure 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 28 cm). ; 31 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

Image for Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and  Russian America.  Fascicule 8. Text pages 213-240 & plates 36-40  as issued in original wraps.

Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Fascicule 8. Text pages 213-240 & plates 36-40 as issued in original wraps.

By: Cassin, John

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1854

Edition: First Edition; First

Seller ID: 892

Condition: Very Good


Five exceptionally bright and clean untrimmed tissue-guarded hand-colored lithographic plates measure 7.5 x 11 inches (19 x 28 cm). ; 28 text pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication. Second edition,  revised. In two volumes.

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication. Second edition, revised. In two volumes.

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1875

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3533

Condition: Very Good


London: John Murray. Very Good. 1875. Second Edition. Green cloth with gilt particulars to spines. Brown painted endpapers. "Second edition, revised. Fourth thousand" to title page. With illustrations. Freeman 880. A very nice clean set with firm gutters & without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 12mo >71/2" tall; xiv, 473; x, 495, 32 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Afbeeldingen der Artseny-Gewassen met derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche  Beschryvingen. Volume III

Afbeeldingen der Artseny-Gewassen met derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche Beschryvingen. Volume III

By: D. L. Oskamp, M. Houttuyn, J.C. Krauss, Johannes Zorn

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp en Zoon: 1796

Seller ID: 3542

Condition: Poor


Amsterdam: J.C. Sepp en Zoon. Poor. 1796. Full Calf. Contains 98 (of 100) nicely hand-colored medicinal plants. Volume 3 (only) of the Dutch edition of the German "Icones Plantarum Medicinalium, Abbildungen der Arzneygewächsen." Full calf. Text block separated from binding, plate 220 slight stain,otherwise very good.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The horse's mouth, showing the age by the teeth : containing a full description of the periods when the teeth are cut, the appearances they present, the tricks to which they are exposed, the eccentricities to which they are liable, and the diseases to which they are subject

The horse's mouth, showing the age by the teeth : containing a full description of the periods when the teeth are cut, the appearances they present, the tricks to which they are exposed, the eccentricities to which they are liable, and the diseases to which they are subject

By: Edward Mayhew

Price: $380.00

Publisher: London, Fores: c 1850

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 4712


Half grained morocco by Morrell with horse heads to ruled spine panels. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. xii, 194 pages, 9 unnumbered colored engravings including frontispiece. Gift inscription to front fly, otherwise a very sound copy in a fine Morrell binding. View more info

Image for Mamiferos da Amazonia. Volume I: Introducao Geral e Primatas

Mamiferos da Amazonia. Volume I: Introducao Geral e Primatas

By: Eladio da Cruz Lima

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Belem do Para: 1944

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2629

Condition: Very Good


Rio de Janeiro: Belem do Para. Very Good. 1944. Limited Edition. Forty-two enchanting chromolithographed plates of primates made by the author, in publisher's printed wrappers. The limited edition was published simultaneously in English and Portuguese, consisting of 975 english copies and 975 portuguese copies. This, one of only 975 Portuguese copies. Eladio da Cruz Lima was a multi-talented Brazilian lawyer, painter, writer, archaeologist and naturalist who served as a Justice on Brazil's Supreme Court. He researched the primates of the Amazon for the department of Zoology at the Mus... View more info

Image for The Life-History of the Atlantic and Pacific Salmon of Canada.  Signed  copy.

The Life-History of the Atlantic and Pacific Salmon of Canada. Signed copy.

By: F. Gray Griswold and R. D. Hume

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Duttons. Inc.: 1930

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3174

Condition: Very Good


New York: Duttons. Inc.. Very Good. 1930. Sage paper boards with black spine. Gilt title and fly motif to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Dedication to front free fly. Title boldly signed by author. Blue stamp reading "for propaganda in Canada" to title page. An otherwise clean copy. Housed in navy blue cloth slipcase with printed title to label to faded spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii, 179 pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Animal World Display'd. Or, the nature and qualities of living  creatures described, under the denominations of I. Birds, II. Beasts, III.  Fishes, IV. Serpents. In which all the necessary and useful knowledge,  contained in the many learned works,  written on this subject, in  different languages, is familiarly conveyed to the English reader; and the  gross errors of ignorant compilers are carefully avoided.

The Animal World Display'd. Or, the nature and qualities of living creatures described, under the denominations of I. Birds, II. Beasts, III. Fishes, IV. Serpents. In which all the necessary and useful knowledge, contained in the many learned works, written on this subject, in different languages, is familiarly conveyed to the English reader; and the gross errors of ignorant compilers are carefully avoided.

By: Frederick Watson

Price: $680.00

Publisher: London, R. Baldwin: 1755

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3778

Condition: Very Good


London: R. Baldwin. Very Good. 1755. Full modern brown morocco by F.L. Wood with gilt title to spine & date to foot. Five gilt double-ruled raised bands. Nineteen engraved plates, two of which "Herring Fishery" & "Whale Fishery" are folding. Bottom half of plate 3/page 10 removed (as usual) as was found to be offensive, but represented in facsimile by plate from different (less explicit) edition. An otherwise very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 16mo ; xii, [i], 283, [v] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Naturgeschichte in Bildern mit erläuterndem Text. II. Lieferung. Vogel.

Naturgeschichte in Bildern mit erläuterndem Text. II. Lieferung. Vogel.

By: Fried. Strack

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Arnz & Co.: 1820

Seller ID: 4056

Condition: Very Good


Dusseldorf: Arnz & Co.. Very Good. 1820. Half sheep over marbled boards with primitive rebacking. Wear to corners. Blue paper remnants to pastedowns; occasional foxing. 72 nicely hand-colored sur blanc plates. Publisher's note to rear of book. ; Oblong 8 x 10 inches; 72, [48], [4], [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info