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John James Audubon: Prints from The Birds of America
John James Audubon: Prints from The Birds of America
by John James Audubon
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Philadelphia: J T Bowen, [1840-1871]. 12 handcolored ornithological plates, 6.5 x 10". Accompanying the bird plates are 16 leaves of text. Text leaves are foxed at extremities. The ornithological plates are age-toned at edges, with occasional light... (read more)

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Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to their Organization, 3 Volumes
Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to their Organization, 3 Volumes
by Henry Adams and Arthur Adams
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London: John Van Voorst, 1858. All volumes octavo, 14.5 x 22 cm. Ex-library, with usual stamps, pockets, and markings. All volumes bound in recent blue cloth stamped in gilt. Bindings lightly rubbed; pages lightly toned with occasional smudges. Good... (read more)

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The Vertebrate Visual System: Its Origin, Structure, and Function and its Manifestations in Disease with an Analysis of its Role in the Life of Animals and in the Origin of Man
The Vertebrate Visual System: Its Origin, Structure, and Function and its Manifestations in Disease with an Analysis of its Role in the Life of Animals and in the Origin of Man
by Stephen Polyak
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1968) Second impression. Full green cloth with gilt to spine. xviii, 1390pp. Illustrated throughout with photos & line drawings. Text printed in columns. Binding lightly rubbed. Good Condition. LTB/kb... (read more)

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Report Of An Expedition Down The Zuni and Colorado Rivers 1st Edition
Report Of An Expedition Down The Zuni and Colorado Rivers 1st Edition
by Lorenzo Sitgreaves
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Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853. Octavo, 22 x 13 cm. 198 pp. + 78 plates + folding map First edition. Rebound in full green leather over boards. Spine stamped in gilt. Illustrated with 78 plates, one folding, some tinted. Folding map in pocket at rear.... (read more)

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Biology of Bats 3 Volumes
Biology of Bats 3 Volumes
by William A. Wimsatt
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New York: Academic Press, 1970-7. 3 volumes. Octavo, 16 x 23.5 cm. First editions. Original black cloth, spines stamped in copper, front boards stamped in blind. All in unclipped dust jackets. Numerous illustrations. Bindings rubbed, corners bumped. The... (read more)

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The Hardwoods of Australia and Their Economics
The Hardwoods of Australia and Their Economics
by Richard T. Baker
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Sydney: The Government of the State of New South Wales, 1919. Large quarto, 26 x 31 cm, 522pp. Quarter-bound in grey cloth with grey paper over boards, spine and front board printed in black; color illustrations throughout. Boards rubbed; binding worn at... (read more)

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A Geographical Bibliography of British Ornithology from the Earliest Times to the End of 1918 Arranged Under Counties
A Geographical Bibliography of British Ornithology from the Earliest Times to the End of 1918 Arranged Under Counties
by W.H. Mullens and H. Kirke Swann and F.C.R. Jourdain
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London: Witherby & Co. 1920. Octavo 16 x 22 cm. viii 558pp. First edition. Bound in full blue cloth spine stamped in gilt. No dust jacket. A record of printed books published articles notes and records relating to local avifauna. Cloth rubbed corners... (read more)

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The End of the Game 1st Edition
The End of the Game 1st Edition
by Peter Hill Beard
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New York: The Viking Press, (1965). Quarto, 21 x 28.5 cm, 256pp. First edition. Bound in beige cloth stamped in gilt. Light soiling to the lower edges of the boards; boards bowed; spine slightly cocked; pages lightly toned. Dust jacket is worn with chips... (read more)

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Lathams Falconry: or The Faulcons Lure, and Cure: in Two Books [with] Lathams New and Second Booke of Faulconry
Lathams Falconry: or The Faulcons Lure, and Cure: in Two Books [with] Lathams New and Second Booke of Faulconry
by Symon Latham
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Monterey: Bate and Slice Society, 1957. Octavo 15 x 21.5 cm. xxvii 147pp;xxii 148pp. Limited edition, number 6 of 250 copies signed by the business manager of the Bate and Slice Society, S. Kent Carnie, on the limitation page. Original brown leatherette;... (read more)

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Forty Years with Dogs
Forty Years with Dogs
by Edwin Hautenville Richardson
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Philadelphia: David McKay Company, no date (circa 1920). 8vo., 288pp. 16 x 23cm. With frontis & 41 black & white photographs. Bookplate on front pastedown spine sunned with a tiny stain top & fore edges foxed. Good Condition, lacking the dust jacket. GWB/... (read more)

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Domestic Poultry: Being a Practical Treatise on the Preferable Breeds of Farm-Yard Poultry
Domestic Poultry: Being a Practical Treatise on the Preferable Breeds of Farm-Yard Poultry
by Simon M. Saunders
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New York: Orange Judd & Co., 1867 Small 8vo., 120pp. Publisher's decorated cloth stamped in gilt & blind. Black & white frontis, illustrated with black & white line drawings throughout. Binding shaken, corners bumped. Spine frayed & torn, with loss along... (read more)

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Pirates and Predators: The Piratical and Predatory Habits of Birds
Pirates and Predators: The Piratical and Predatory Habits of Birds
by Colonel R. Meinertzhagen
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Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, (1959). Quarto, 19.5 x 27.5 cm, 230pp. First edition. Bound in red paper over boards stamped in gilt. Binding lightly edgeworn; text block shelf-worn at the lower edge; pages lightly age-toned. Dust jacket is rubbed and mildly... (read more)

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Moths of the Limberlost
Moths of the Limberlost
by Gene Stratton Porter
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. 18 x 24 cm, 370pp. First edition, first printing, with erratum slip for the missing word "birds" on p. 333. Bound in brown cloth stamped in darker brown on the front board; spine stamped in green... (read more)

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Early Maps & Charts of the East Coast of North America
Early Maps & Charts of the East Coast of North America
by Robert Putman
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Guernsey: Mercbook International Ltd. 1985 Elephant folio (560x755mm) 12 facsimile color maps in 1/2 brown morocco and linen portfolio paper title label on cover cloth ribbon ties. Some scratching to leather coffee stains to cover lacking 32 page booklet.... (read more)

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Experiences Pour Servir A l'Histoire de la Generation des Animaux et des Plantes
Experiences Pour Servir A l'Histoire de la Generation des Animaux et des Plantes
by Lazzaro Spallanzani
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Geneva: Barthelemi Chirol, 1785. Octavo, 11.5 x 19.5 cm. xcvi 413 pp. + 3 folding plates First French edition. Full contemporary calf; gilt morocco label. Boards worn, hinges weak. Bookplate of former owner on front paste down. Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729... (read more)

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Game Hawking...at Its Very Best: A Falconry Anthology
Game Hawking...at Its Very Best: A Falconry Anthology
by Hal Webster and James Enderson
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(Denver: Windsong Press, 1988) First edition. Quarto, xiv, 316, (1)pp. Illustrated throughout. Faux leather binding, pictorial dust jacket. Head & tail of spine lightly bumped. Small notations in pen to both paste-downs. Dust jacket lightly rubbed & worn... (read more)

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Pythons of the World, Volume 1: Australia
Pythons of the World, Volume 1: Australia
by David G. Barker and Tracy M. Barker
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(Lakeside, CA: Advanced Vivarium Systems, 1994). Quarto, 21.5 x 28 cm. xviii 171pp. First edition. Trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Illustrated throughout with color photography. Wraps edgeworn; corners and spine ends bumped. 2 cm. closed tears to... (read more)

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An Introduction to the Study of Fishes
An Introduction to the Study of Fishes
by Albert C. L. G. Gunther
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Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1880. Octavo, 15 x 23 cm, 720pp. First edition. Bound in full brown cloth over beveled boards, spine and front board stamped in gilt. Boards lightly edgeworn; spine slightly cocked; pages lightly toned with some foxing... (read more)

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A Guide to the Snakes of Uganda, Revised Edition
A Guide to the Snakes of Uganda, Revised Edition
by Charles R. S. Pitman
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Codicote: Wheldon & Wesley, Ltd., 1974. Quarto, 19 x 25 cm, 290pp. Revised edition. Red cloth stamped in black and gilt; containing numerous plates and illustrations in color and black-and-white, as well as several folding charts. Cloth is worn at the... (read more)

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Lacs, Fleuves et Canaux de Navigation: Notes Sommaires sur les Conditions Actuelles et sur L'Avenir de la Navigation Interieure Italienne
Lacs, Fleuves et Canaux de Navigation: Notes Sommaires sur les Conditions Actuelles et sur L'Avenir de la Navigation Interieure Italienne
by Louis Cozza and Jean Grillo Della Berta
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Milan: Imprimerie L. de G. Pirola de Henri Rubini 1905. 4to 1/4 letherette tan cloth 328 pp. 5 colored maps (1 folding). Navigation tables and schematic. Black and white and tinted photographic plates many in-text photographic illustrations. 1 tear to... (read more)

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