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Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland
Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland
by A. Thorburn
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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1923 Folio, full red cloth ruled in gilt. Complete with 30 color plates. Binding rubbed, spotted, bumped. Bookplate on front paste down, small ink stain to front free endpaper. Fore edge lightly soiled. Foxing to prelims... (read more)

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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] 15 handcolored plates, 6.5 x 10" 14 ornithological plates, three of which are from the first edition of the royal octavo printing of "Birds of America." 1 mammal plate from "Quadrupeds of North America." Accompanying... (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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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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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 Variation of Animals & Plants under Domestication, 2 Volumes
The Variation of Animals & Plants under Domestication, 2 Volumes
by Charles Darwin
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London: John Murray, 1905 2 volumes. Half brown calf, cloth over boards. Earl's coronet & Tudor rose stamped to spines, heraldic device to front boards. All edges marbled, matching endpapers. Bindings lightly worn. Bookplates to front paste downs. Good... (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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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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Dogs: Their History and Development, 2 Volumes
Dogs: Their History and Development, 2 Volumes
by Edward C. Ash
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [no date]. 2 volumes, quarto, 23 x 29 cm, 778pp. Brown paper over boards with beige cloth backstrips and brown leather spine labels stamped in gilt. Boards rubbed and soiled; corners bumped. Ownership stamps to paste... (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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Les Insectes: Morphologie, Reproduction, Embryogenie
Les Insectes: Morphologie, Reproduction, Embryogenie
by L. Felix Henneguy
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Paris: Masson et Cie Editeurs, 1904. Tall octavo. xviii, 804pp. 4 color plates. Corners bumped, binding rubbed & worn. Names in ink to half title page, occasional foxing. Good Condition. GWB/sij... (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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Le Bombyx ou le Ver a Soie: Poeme, Accompagne d'Une Instrucition qui en est Tiree, & qui Contient en Abrege les Observations Necessiares, Tant sur le Murier que sur le Ver & la Soie
Le Bombyx ou le Ver a Soie: Poeme, Accompagne d'Une Instrucition qui en est Tiree, & qui Contient en Abrege les Observations Necessiares, Tant sur le Murier que sur le Ver & la Soie
by Joseph du Fresne de Francheville
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Berlin: Aux depens du l'Auteur 1754. Duodecimo half calf marbled paper over boards four raised bands tan morocco label & gilt on spine; xvi 228pp. All edges marbled engraved decorations on title page & first text page. A poem on the culture of the silk... (read more)

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The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom
The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom
by Charles Darwin
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London: John Murray, 1900 8vo., vii, 487pp. Half calf, cloth over boards. Earl's coronet & Tudor rose stamped to spines, heraldic device to front board. All edges marbled, matching endpapers. Binding lightly worn, corners bumped. Bookplate to front paste... (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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The Birds of the Palearctic Fauna 2 Volumes
The Birds of the Palearctic Fauna 2 Volumes
by Charles Vaurie
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London: H.F. & G. Witherby Limited, 1959-65. 2 volumes. Quarto, 17.5 x 24.5 cm. xii,762pp; xx,763pp. First editions: one volume covering Passeriformes, the other Non-Passeriformes. Original cloth stamped in gilt. Both volumes in unclipped dust jackets... (read more)

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