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A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus (and Publications More Immediately Relating Thereto) Preserved In the Libraries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) and the British Museum (Natural History) (South Kensington)
1 A Catalogue of the Works of Linnaeus (and Publications More Immediately Relating Thereto) Preserved In the Libraries of the British Museum (Bloomsbury) and the British Museum (Natural History) (South Kensington)
London The Trustees of the British Museum 1933 Second Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dust Jacket 4to 
246, plus addenda and corrigenda, and plates. Corners are lightly bumped, and there is light evidence of use. Overall a tight and clean copy. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
2 A Survey of the Fauna of Iraq. Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Etc. Made By Members of the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force "D" 1915-1919
Bombay The Bombay Natural History Society Cloth - Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 
No date, though circa 1923. "...first published in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society during the years 1918-1923 and are now reprinted and published in one volume with the authority of the Iraq government." 402 pages, plus plates and maps. Cloth covers are significantly damaged over spine, and are mottled along upper edge of top cover. Lettering on spine is mostly lacking, though lettering on top cover remains good. There is a signature on the blank front free end page and the date of July 1927. There are penciled notations on blank front free end page and a little on title page. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise very clean. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
3 Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 2, Number 1 (September, 1964) - Volume 2 Number 10 (December, 1966)
Nairobi African Life Publications First Edition Soft Cover Good - Very Good No Jacket 
Ten issues, making a complete set of Volume 2. Number 5 shows a two inch, mostly closed tear from top edge of front cover only in back ground and not affecting lettering or main image of front cover. Number 10 shows a one by three inch open tear at the lower, outside, corner of the rear cover partially affecting ads. Issues are otherwise tight and in fairly good condition, showing general handing wear and a few bumped corners. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
4 Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 3, Number 1 (March, 1967) - Volume 3 Number 12 (January, 1970)
Nairobi African Life Publications First Edition Soft Cover Good+ to Very Good No Jacket 
Twelve issues, making a complete set of Volume 3. General light handling wear, though overall tight and clean copies. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
5 Africana: Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume I, Number 1 (March, 1962) - Volume I Number 10 (June, 1964)
Nairobi African Life Publications First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 
Ten issues, making a complete set of Volume I. All issues show general handling wear and some with vertical creases. All issues remains fairly tight and clean. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
6 Africana: Official Quarterly Handbook of the East African Wild Life Society and Incorporating the Journal of the East African Wild Life Society. Volume 4, Numbers 1 (April, 1970), 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12 (January, 1973)
Nairobi East African Wild Life Society First Edition Soft Cover Good - Good+ No Jacket 
Ten of Twelve issues (Missing numbers 4 & 7). Most issues with "50" in magic marker ink just below the title on the front cover. General fairly light wear, though issues remain tight and otherwise clean. Due to size and weight, extra fees will be assessed for Priority and/or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
7 Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, Volume VIII
New York William Wood & Company 1867 First Edition Half Leather - Hardbound Very Good Near Fine 
505 pages, indexed, plus17 plates of which five are color and two are folding, plus errata; Half black leather, with marbled paper over boards; Covers are scuffed and a little worn along edges; Paper covers are rubbed; Volume remains tight and very clean. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
8 Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History) (Eight Volumes in Four)
New York Maurizio Martino Reprint Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 
Eight volumes bound as four; Light rubbing and slight signs of use, though overall a very clean, bright, and tight set. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
9 Dr. Kuroda's Birds in Life Colours (Three Volumes)
Quarter Leather Good No Jacket 4to 
Complete in three volumes. Text in English and Japanese. Index in Latin and Japanese. Remaining text is in Japanese. 155 color plates. Leather spine covers on all three volumes is very worn, and some joints of spine with cover are a little tender. Cloth covered boards remain fairly clean and intact with gilt stamped lettering. Contents of all three volumes remain tight, very clean, and intact. Due to size and weight of this set, extra charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. 
Price: 600.00 USD
 
 
10 Essai Sur L'Histoire Naturelle Du Condor, Ou Du Vulture Gryphus De Linne
Paris Levrault & Schoell 1811 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to 
Extracted from "Recueil d'observations de zoologie et d'anatomie comparée, faites dans l'océan Atlantique... by M. de Humboldt. pp 26-45, plus two engraved plates (VIII & IX). One plate is a hand colored image of "Vultur Gryphus Lin." and the second is a b/w detail of head and claw. Later binding with tan marbled paper over boards, and cloth over spine. Paper title label on top cover appears from original issue. Scattered mostly light foxing, a little heavier on b/w plate, though not affecting images. Color plate shows a little foxing near edges, though image remains bright and very attractive. Leaves remain un-opened and are otherwise good. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
Fresh-water Algae of the United States; (exclusive of the Diatomaceae) Complemental to Desmids of the United States.  Plates (Plates Volume ONLY)
11 Fresh-water Algae of the United States; (exclusive of the Diatomaceae) Complemental to Desmids of the United States. Plates (Plates Volume ONLY)
Bethlehem, PA Comenius Press 1887 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Fair No Dust Jacket 
Plates LIV-CCXI. Lacking title page. Each plate protected by tissue guard with printed text. The last plate leaf is labeled CCXI, though there is no image or corresponding text. Ex-Library with older library label on spine, library plate on front paste down, deaccession stamp on front paste down, and small institutional ink stamp on rear paste down. There are a couple of small tears in the cloth along the joint of the top cover and spine. Corners are bumped. Spine ends and corners show light wear. Top hinge is loosened between blank first leaf and first plate. First tissue guard is chipped along edges. A few other tissue guards are slighlty loosened and show a few small chips. Plates are all in very good condition, as are most of the tissue guards. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
12 Guide to the Specimens of the Horse Family (Equidad) Exhibited In the Department of Zoology, British Museum (Natural History)
London Trustees of the British Museum 1907 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
42+ pages, plus plates. Neatly inked name and date of May 1911 at top of front cover. General light use/wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
13 Natural History: Journal of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXV, No. 5 and No. 6 (September-October and November-December, of 1925)
New York The Museum of Natural History 1925 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 
pp 431-632, plus contents. Two issues hole punched and bound into paper wrap covers. Original covers are retained. Inked name in blank space on edges of cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
14 Natural History: The Magazine of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume XLIX, No. 4 (April, 1942)
New York The Museum of Natural History 1942 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
pp 185-240, saddle stapled. Covers are a little soiled, though cover illustration remains good and lettering is all very clear. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
Naturgeschichte Aus Den Besten Schriftstellern Mit Merianischen Und Neuen Kupfern, Erster Abschnitt der Vogel - Sechster Abschnitt des Vogels
15 Naturgeschichte Aus Den Besten Schriftstellern Mit Merianischen Und Neuen Kupfern, Erster Abschnitt der Vogel - Sechster Abschnitt des Vogels
Heilbronn First Edition Half Cloth - Hardbound Good No Jacket sm folio 
Six parts published from 1774 - 1779. Bound and paginated into a single volume. 580+ pages, plus 35 plates, though lacking plates I, II, & IV. Some plates are bound out of order. Engraved and highly decorated primary title page, with separate title pages of each part. Original paper over card board covers with paper spine label. Covers are very worn. Small library book plates on front paste down. Inked library number at lower corner of blank front free end page and on blank verso of Part I title page. There are no other library markings. Foxing affecting first ten leaves, and edges of most plates and title pages. Part I title page with vertical crease. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
 
 
Planches Pour L'Abrege D'Histoire Naturelle.  Tome I:  Quadrupedes, Premiere Partie
16 Planches Pour L'Abrege D'Histoire Naturelle. Tome I: Quadrupedes, Premiere Partie
Aux Deux-Ponts Chez Sanson et Compagnie 1790 Half Leather - Hardbound Good+ No Dust Jacket 
Title page, followed by 138 hand colored plates of quadrupeds. Modern binding with brown leather over spine and corners, and blue marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands and no lettering or decoration on spine. Scattered mostly light, but sometimes moderate, foxing and offsetting. A previous booksellers penciled notations on blank page following free end leaf. Circular inked institutional stamp on title page. Covers remain Fine, and volume is overall tight and intact. 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
17 Proceedings of the Cedar Glade Symposium held at the School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO. April 23-24, 1982
Point Lookout, MO The School of the Ozarks 1982 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to 
117 pages. Previous owners name at top of title page. Very light wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
18 Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1898
London Longmans, Green, and Co. For the Zoological Society of London 1898 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
1091 pages, plus 66 plates of which 16 are colored, plus one folding chart. Brown cloth covers are soiled and a little worn. Lettering on spine is faded, though remains legible. Title page is a little darkened. Scattered light moisture stains on some edges. A little light offsetting from colored images. Volume remains tight and contents are generally clean. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
19 Proposed Voyageurs National Park Minnesota
Omaha, NE Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Midwest Region 1964 First Edition Spiral - Plastic Comb Very Good No Jacket 
43 pages, plus two folding maps. Five page question and answer statement is laid in. Covers show light handling wear, and a very small "C83" is inked at top of front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
20 The 1971 American Natural History Art Show, May 9-30
Minneapolis James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History / University of Minnesota 1971 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
75 pages, saddle stapled. Small four digit inked catalog number at upper outside corner of front cover. Covers are a little rubbed, though lettering and image remain clear and bright. Otherwise a tight and very clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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