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JOHN JAMES AUDUBON / THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. June 16 and 17, 1983. Sale Number 5054. (Catalog)

By: (Audubon, John James)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Sotheby's, 1983.: 1983.

Seller ID: 30388


NY: Sotheby's, 1983.. 1983.. Fine. - Quarto, pictorial wraps. 325 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W & color. Near fine. Catalogue of 435 bird prints from Audubon's masterpiece. View more info

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: THE BIRDS OF AMERICA AND OTHER IMPORTANT PRINTED BOOKS BY AUDUBON, MARK CATESBY AND JOHN GOULD. The Properties of The Universities of Edinburgh, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, The Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Friday, April 24, 1992 at 2:00 p.m.

By: (Audubon, John James, et al.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1992.: 1992.

Seller ID: 35908


- Quarto, blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & the spine. The covers are slightly stained and faded along the top. 53 & [7] pages illustrated in color throughout. Very good. View more info

OCCASIONAL PAPERS OF THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM OF POLYNESIAN ETHNOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY. VOL. VI - NO. I. DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR 1913

By: (Bishop Museum)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Honolulu, H.I.: Bishop Museum Press, 1914.: 1914.

Seller ID: 22246


Honolulu, H.I.: Bishop Museum Press, 1914.. 1914.. Very good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in printed light brown wraps. The covers are slightly soiled with some minor creases to the corners and a tiny paper remnant at the lower inner edge of the front cover. 39 pages, with 8 pages of photographic illustrations. A very good unopened copy. View more info

OCCASIONAL PAPERS OF THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM OF POLYNESIAN ETHNOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY. VOL. IV. - NO. 3. DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR 1908

By: (Bishop Museum)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, H.I.: Bishop Museum Press, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 22248


Honolulu, H.I.: Bishop Museum Press, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in printed light green wraps. The covers are slightly soiled with some minor creases to the corners and darkened edges. There is a short tear to the bottom edge of the front cover. 47 pages, with 5 full-page and several textual photographic illustrations, and 2 charts, including one folding. There is some slight damage and staining to the bottom edge of a very few pages. A good partially... View more info

THE EARLY NATURALISTS: THEIR LIVES AND WORK (1530-1789)

By: (Brunfels, Otto; Fuchs, Leonhard; Linnaeus, Carl; et al). Miall, L. C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1912.: 1912.

Seller ID: 29612


London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1912.. 1912.. Good. - Octavo, rebound in green buckram & titled in gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed. xi & 396 pages. Ex-library with a perforated stamp on the title page & a 'Duplicate Sold" stamp on its verso. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE HAUNTERS OF THE SILENCES: A Book of Animal Life

By: (Bull, Charles Livingston). Roberts, Charles G. D

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: L. C. Page & Company, 1907.: 1907.

Seller ID: 30406


Boston, MA: L. C. Page & Company, 1907.. 1907.. Good. - Octavo, pictorial cloth titled in gilt with a gilt vignette on the spine & an image of a polar bear in white, cream & gilt on the front cover. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with the spine slightly faded & its head lightly chipped & frayed. xiv & pages 3-316 plus 10-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull with black-and white vignettes, 44 black-and-white plates, & 4 color plates wit... View more info

JOHN BIRD BURNAM: Klondiker, Adirondacker and Eminent Conservationist

By: (Burnham, John Bird). De Sormo, Maitland C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saranac Lake, NY: Adirondack Yesteryears Inc., (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 20773


Saranac Lake, NY: Adirondack Yesteryears Inc., (1978).. (1978).. Good. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide]. olive green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed & creased with the tail slightly chipped. The dust jacket is faded and lightly rubbed & soiled. The rear panel is rippled & lightly stained with 2 short tears. The top edge of the front panel & the head & tail of the jacket... View more info

FOWLS OF THE AIR

By: (Copeland, Charles) Long, William J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and London: Ginn & Company Publishers, (1901).: (1901).

Seller ID: 18206


Boston and London: Ginn & Company Publishers, (1901).. (1901).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial olive green cloth titled in gilt with a vignette & decorations in gilt on the front cover, and in gilt with decorations in gilt on the spine. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped and the spine is faded. xi & 310 pages. Illustrated by Charles Copeland with 10 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, & with profuse vignettes & decorations in blac... View more info

APES, ANGELS, & VICTORIANS: The Story of Darwin, Huxley, and Evolution. With a New Introduction by Sir Julian Huxley

By: (Darwin, Charles; Huxley, Thomas). Irvine, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Time Incorporated, (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 16173


New York: Time Incorporated, (1963).. (1963).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The spine is very slightly darkened. xx, [4] leaves, 494 & [2] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. View more info

FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS. Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell. Illustrated by E. J. Detmold

By: (Detmold, E. J.). (Fabre). Stawell, Mrs. Rodolph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1939).: (1939).

Seller ID: 21502


New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1939).. (1939).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 7-5/8 inches wide], titled in green within a gilt panel & with decorations in gilt on the front cover. The binding is rubbed. The spine is darkened with its head & tail chipped & fraying to the head. The titling & decorations on the spine are almost completely faded. viii, [iv] & 271 pages. Illustrated with 12 tipped-in color plates by Detmold, including a fron... View more info

BIRDS IN TOWN & VILLAGE

By: (Detmold, E.J.). Hudson, W. H

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1920).: (1920).

Seller ID: 16721


NY: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1920).. (1920).. Fair. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine with the title and a vignette of a bird stamped in gilt on the front cover. There is dampstaining to front edges of the covers and a small white stain to the rear cover. The spine is faded and stained. ix, [iii] & 323 pages, illustrated with a color frontispiece & 7 color plates by E. J. Detmold. The front hinge is cracked opposite the frontispiece. There is evidence of s... View more info

THE EDGE OF THE SEA

By: (Hines, Bob). Carson, Rachel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 27137


Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed with tiny white marks to the bottom edges of the covers. The rear panel & flap of the dust jacket are foxed & the panel is lightly soiled. The tail of the jacket spine is chipped with a small, light stain. viii, [iv] & 276 pages. Full-page & textual illustrations in black & white after drawings by Bob Hines. There is an owner's bookplate m... View more info

THE STREAM

By: (Hines, Bob). Murphy, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 15806


New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1971).. (1971).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & its spine is faded & rubbed with a small black stain. Half-title, title, [3] leaves & 205 pages.Illustrated with black-and-white plates by Bob Hines. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Second printing.A fictionalized account of the destruction of a natural habitat Dust jacket present. View more info

EARLY HERBALS FROM THE LIBRARY OF DR. F. W. T. HUNGER VOORSCHOTEN. To be sold by auction November 7,1951

By: (Hunger, Dr. F. W. T.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, International Antiquariaat, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 31760


Amsterdam, International Antiquariaat, 1951.. 1951.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with the spine & extremities darkened and the head and tail of the spine chipped. There is a small, light stain to the rear wrap. 52 pages. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece portrait & numerous facsimiles. Part of the surface of the verso of the frontispiece has been rubbed away. The top page corners are lightly ... View more info

CACHE LAKE COUNTRY: Life in the North Woods

By: (Kane, Henry B.). Rowlands, John J

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1947).: (1947).

Seller ID: 23524


New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1947).. (1947).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt & green on the front cover & spine in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a small, light stain to the bottom inner corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled with several small pieces out & with an erasure on the front panel. There is an owner's address stamp on the rear fold. 272 pages. Full-p... View more info

THOREAU'S WALDEN: A Photographic Register by Henry Bugbee Kane. With an introduction by Brooks Atkinson

By: (Kane, Henry Bugbee). Atkinson, Brooks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 905


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.. 1946.. Good. - 4to, rust brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; light spotting to spine) titled in gilt on spine (faded) with vignette of plants stamped in blind on front cover. x & 169 pp. plus colophon (staining to inner edges of endpapers; scattered light soiling & spotting). B&W endpaper maps & profuse full-page B&W illustrations from photographs by Henry Bugbee Kane. Good. First edition.Kane's views of "Walden country" capture featur... View more info

FLOWERS OF TEN CENTURIES: Catalogue of an Exhibition April 28 to July 26 / September 15-November 15

By: (Marquand, Eleanor C.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 6162


NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947.. 1947.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial wraps. Lightly soiled with the spine darkened. 70 pp. Illustrated with B&W plates. Very good. View more info

ONE MAN'S ISLAND: A Naturalist's Year

By: (Mathiessen, Peter; Donadio, Candida). Brockie, Keith

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984).: (1984).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31579


New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1984).. (1984).. Very good. - Quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], light gray cloth in a dust wrapper. There is some very light foxing to the top corner of the front cover with some score marks to the top edge of the rear cover. There are a few small, light stains to the top edge of the dust jacket front panel with scoremarks to the rear panel. The edges of the rear flap are darkened & foxed. 150 pages. Unpaginated prelim... View more info

HEART OF THE RAINCOAST: A Life Story

By: (Matthiessen, Peter). Morton, Alexandra; Proctor, Billy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Victoria, BC, Canada): Horsdal & Schubart, (1998).: (1998).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26605


(Victoria, BC, Canada): Horsdal & Schubart, (1998).. (1998).. Fine. INSCRIBED BY ALEXANDRA MORTON AND BILLY PROCTOR TO PETER MATTHIESSEN - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. xiii & 208 pages. Black-and- white photographic illustrations by Alexandra Morton. Near fine. Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen and signed by Alexandra Morton and Billy Proctor on the title page. The story of Billy Proctor, a Canadian who spent his life fishing, handlogging, repairing bo... View more info

CATALOGUE OF THE ENTRIES FOR THE FORTY-FIFTH ANNUAL CATTLE SHOW AND FAIR of the New York State Agricultural Society, to be Held at Albany, September 10 to 16, 1885

By: (New York State Agricultural Society)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albany, NY: Printing House of Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 1325


Albany, NY: Printing House of Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Octavo, printed tan wraps. There is a large piece out of the upper half of the spine & the wraps are soiled & stained with pieces out. The rear wrap is nearly detached & there is an owner's pencil name on the front wrap. 218 pp. with errata slip bound in. There are scattered pencil notations, & staining to the inside rear wrap & the last few leaves. Page 189 is torn nearly in half and the... View more info