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Complete Bowhunting

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, North American Hunting Club: 1987

Seller ID: 010785

ISBN: 0914697080

Condition: Fine


6th ptg. Burgundy leatherette, lettered in gold foil. 262 pp., illus. As issued. View more info

Guide to the Gallery of Birds in the Department of Zoology, British Museum (Natural History)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1910

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011021

Condition: Good-VG


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum research library, nominally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel (slightly toned). Green 1/4 cloth, printed green paper over boards. Rubbed along fore-edge with slight chipping to paper, corners a bit rounded. v,228,[ii] pp., illus. w/ 25 full page b&w plates. Clean text block and plates, generally firm binding though partially split at pp. 64/65. View more info

The Indianapolis Archaeological Conference: A Symposium Upon the Archaeological Problems of the North Central United States Area, Held Under the Auspices of the Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Committee on State Archaeological Surveys, Div. Of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011049

Condition: VG+


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum research library, nominally marked/stamped, light shelf wear, clear-coated spine panel (slightly toned). Bound into dark green buckram, showing a few light surface marks, slightly warped boards. vii,82 pp., foldout toward rear. Reproduction of original typescript. View more info

Field and River Vol. V, No. 7, Whole No. 67 (May 1882)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Brighton, PA, Field and River: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011057

Condition: Good


Pale pink wraps. [186-219],[vi] pp., period advertisements at rear. Front cover detached, with approx. 5% loss along binding edge, lacking rear cover, interior clean and bright. Exterior thus Fair-Good only, interior Near Fine. Natural history, horses/equestrian notices, agricultural news, the poem "Park Row" by Benjamin F. Brady, much of relevance to Pittsburgh - New Castle PA - Wheeling WV area. Obscure. View more info

Proceedings of the Rochester Academy of Science; Vols. 1-3, 5-7, 9 (1890-1951): Plants of Monroe County, NY; Early Botanists of Rochester; Aboriginal Cultures of Genesee Country; NY Physiog.; Engineering Rochester's Water Supply; Vegetation Bergen Swamp

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Rochester Academy of Science: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011525

Condition: Good


Ex-library, uniformly bound in brown buckram with gilt spine lettering. Seven volumes (of 9) in six volumes, all internally complete and intact: 1-2 (1890-95), 3 (1896-1906), 5 (1910-18), 6 (1919-29), 7 (1929-37), 9 (1946-51). Typically marked/stamped, relatively light wear, with a few surface marks and lightly rubbed edges/extremities. Firm bindings, clean interiors, intact plates beyond library markings. x,216,xi,348 + vi,344 + vii,288 + vii,283 + [iv],262,[4] + [ii],4... View more info

A Biological Survey of the Erie-Niagara System [Supplemental to Eighteenth Annual Report, 1928]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, State of New York Conservation Department [Printed by J. B. Lyon Company]: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011963

Condition: Very Good


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, clear-coated spine panel (lightly age-toned) with hand-written call number on lower portion. Bound in burgundy pebbled cloth with gilt spine lettering, perhaps not original to issue. 244 pp., illus., 10 foldout maps at rear (numbered 1-5, most with multiple parts). Lightly soiled text block edges, a bit of gentle handling wear, a bit rubbed along joints. View more info

Guide to the Galleries of Mammals (Other Than Ungulates) in the Department of Zoology of the British Museum (Natural History)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1906

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012018

Condition: Very Good


Eighth edition. [v],101,[ii] pp., foldout floor plan, 52 figures in text. Brown 1/4 cloth, pink printed paper over boards. Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, clear-coated spine panel (slightly age-toned) with handwritten call number on lower portion. Modestly soiled covers and endpapers, otherwise clean interior. View more info

Guide to the Gallery of Reptilia and Amphibia in the Department of Zoology of the British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London, S.W.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012250

Condition: VG-


Gray-green printed boards, dark green 1/4 cloth. v,75,[2] pp., illus. with 76 text and other figures, corrigenda slip tipped in at preface. Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, minimally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel (slightly age-toned) with handwritten call number on lower portion. Light handling wear. Clean interior. View more info

Jenny and the Insects [HAND-COLORED PLATES]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, American Sunday-School Union: 1857

Seller ID: 013928

Condition: VG-


Full morocco, ornately decorated in blind with decorated title cartouche on front and rear panels in gilt, five raised bands and blind-decorated spine panel, bevelled edges, dentilled inner edges, text block edges in gilt. Leather is lightly scuffed in spots, lightly rubbed along joints, and the front joint is cracked, with light evidence of repair and holding very well. Lacking leather above 2nd raised band from top (approx. 25% of spine panel). Period gift inscription,... View more info

Ducks: A Portfolio of Engravings of Ducks By the Famous Artist Thomas Bewick 1753-1828

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Gentry: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013936

Condition: Near Fine


Olive stiff paper wraps, lettered and illus. in brown. Light edge wear. 16 pp., illus. View more info

Natural Science: A Monthly Review of Scientific Progress Vol. VII, No. 41 (Second Editiion, 5 July 1895) - Special "Challenger" Number [Challenger Expedition]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Rait, Henderson and Co.: 1895

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027993

Condition: VG+


Original tan wraps, bound into gray cardstock boards with brown cloth tape binding, retaining printed covers. iv,78 pp., illus. w/ 17 plates, additional illus. in text, b/w "The Harriman Alaskan Expedition," by W. E. Ritter (pp. 225-232, complete as issued). Contents: The Scientific Results of the "Challenger" Expedition [H.M.S. Challenger, 1872-1895], with chapters on hydrography and navigation, oceanic circulation, geology, botany, zoology, and anthropo... View more info

Pennsylvania Wildlife [Bulletin 18]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Game Commission: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030556

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, color illus. wraps. 48 pp., illus. mostly in color. Mild handling wear, covers a bit soiled with inked note on lower rear cover. View more info

Biology: An Exhibition at the Lilly Library in honor of the meetings of The American Institute of Biological Sciences and The American Physiological Society at Indiana University, August 23-September 3, 1970 [Lilly Library Publication No. X (10)]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, The Lilly Library, Indiana University: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032314

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear, virtually as issued. 32 pp., 77 entries. View more info

Appalachian Trail Guide to Tennessee-North Carolina [9th Edition] [Appalachian Trail Guide Series Vol. 9]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harpers Ferry, WV, Appalachian Trail Conference: 1989

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 041427

ISBN: 0917953312

Condition: Fine


Stiff green color pictorial wraps. Slight handling wear, virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xi,268 pp., illus. w/ 4 maps as called for (printed on three sheets: Map No. 1, Map Nos. 2-3 + large Great Smoky Mountains National Park map), in original clear monogrammed bag. Maps do not appear to have been used. View more info

A List of British Birds [Second Edition]

By: A Committee of the British Ornithologists' Union (compilers)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, British Ornithologists' Union: 1915

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011023

Condition: Fair


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum research library, nominally marked/stamped, rebound in dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. xxii,316 pp. (only), illus. title page. Lacking final entry (Lagopus, p. 317), 3 appendices, index--very curious that a museum library should have chosen to rebind an incomplete copy. Light shelf wear. Clean text block, firm binding. Solid Near Fine in terms of presentation, condition notes rebound status. Very durable reference copy, much pr... View more info

Eternal Quest: The Story of the Great Naturalists

By: Adams, Alexander B.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 027055

Condition: Near Fine


Orange and tan cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Stated 2nd impression on title pg. in stated "Book Club Edition" dust jacket shows several closed edge tears and shows lightly sunned spine panel, with small blank sticker on lower spine (not ex-library). 509 pp., b&w plates. View more info

Geological Sketches

By: Agassiz, L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1866

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037675

Condition: Good


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. 1st edition, matching dates. Moderate shelf/handling wear with various stains to front cover cloth, some darkening to spine panel and rear cover. Mild fraying at heel of spine, some loss at head of spine. Front board corners exposed and somewhat layered. Text block edges toned by age. Former owner's signature, dated 1868, in pencil on front flyleaf, also 1872 gift inscription in pencil on front blank, stationer's embossed seal on same... View more info

Rare Breeds: Endangered Farm Animals in Photographs

By: Alderson, Lawrence; Robert Dowling (photographs); Roger A. Caras (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Co.: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 034509

ISBN: 0821221256

Condition: Fine


Yellow-gold cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. 144 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. Gift-quality copy. View more info

The Strange Life of Charles Waterton 1782-1865

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044760

ISBN: B003KDHIVI

Condition: Near Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in silver foil. Mild spotting to top front cover corner, minor shelf wear. 231 pp. First editon. Scarce. View more info

Birds of the Caribbean

By: Allen, Robert Porter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Studio Book/Viking Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009617

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth, decorated and lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows slight peeling of surface laminate on portion of front panel, light shelf wear, now in Brodart sleeve. 256 pp., many full-color plates. View more info

The Beetles of the United States (A Manual for Identification)

By: Arnett, Ross H., Jr.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, American Etymological Institute: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043780

ISBN: B0007DSB6A

Condition: VG+


Gray buckram, spine panel lettered in black. Minor shelf wear, light foxing to text block edges and endpapers. Both hinges reinforced with cloth tape and thus very sturdy, binding very firm and fully intact. xii,1112 pp., illus. View more info

The Audubon Magazine Vol. I, No. 1 (Feb. 1887) [FACSIMILE REPRINT]

By: Audubon, John James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Audubon Magazine: 1987

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 021574

Condition: Near Fine


Light gray wraps, printed in blue. Booklet, stapled binding. 24 pp. Facsimile reprint of the inaugural issue of Audubon Magazine, originally issued by the Forest and Stream Publishing Co., New York. This facsimile was issued as a supplement to the March 1987 issue of Audubon. Light shelf/handling wear. View more info

The Complete Audubon: A Precise Replica of the Complete Works of John James Audubon comprising The Birds of America (1840-44) and the Quadrupeds of North America (1851-54) in their entirety [Vols. I, II, III, IV, V - Complete in 5 Volumes, Slipcased] [75th Anniversary Edition]

By: Audubon, John James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Kent, Volair Books for the National Audubon Society: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 038905

ISBN: 093148037X

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in five (5) volumes, uniformly bound in tan 1/4 buckram, brown paper covered boards, gold foil on brown compartments on spines, gold foil facsimile signature stamped on lower front cover of each volume. Volumes show light shelf/handling wear with mild toning to top text block edges (Vol. I showing minor soiling near binding edge), light edge wear, Vols. II and IV with neatly mended short closed tears at heads of spine, Vol. III cloth lightly creased along spine... View more info

Seeds of Change: The Living Treasure - The Passionate Story of the Growing Movement to Restore Biodiversity and Revolutionize the Way We Think About

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, HarperSanFrancisco: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019443

ISBN: 0062500082

Condition: Near Fine


Slight binding lean, slight corner wear. viii,232 pp., illus. with color plates. View more info

The Bioneers: Declarations of Interdependence

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $6.50

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing Co.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019465

ISBN: 1890132764

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Square, uncreased binding. Former owner's signature inside front cover. xxvi,274 pp. View more info