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Image for The Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London, 1861, Parts I, II, & III. January-December

The Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London, 1861, Parts I, II, & III. January-December

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036099


458 pages, plus 44 plates, most of which are hand colored. All three parts in original paper wrap covers. Covers are significantly worn, and much of contents are disbound. Collated and complete. Text remains un-opened. Moisture stains and tide marks affecting several of the plates, though most of the colored plates remain bright and fairly clean. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1866. Part I, II, III, January-December

Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1866. Part I, II, III, January-December

By: N/A

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer for the Zoological Society of London: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036100


645 pages, plus 46 plates of which 41 are colored. Collated and complete in three parts, each in original paper wrap covers. Text leaves remain un-opened. Covers are smudged and a little soiled, with wear at spine ends. Scattered mostly light smudges and a few moisture wrinkles. Contents are generally clean and intact. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1863. Part I, II, III, January-December

Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1863. Part I, II, III, January-December

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longmans, and Roberts for the Zoological Society of London: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036101


580 pages, plus 42 plates of which 38 are colored (though two only partially). Collated and complete in three parts, each in original paper wrap covers. Covers are heavily worn and contents are mostly disbound. There is some deterioration to the fore edge of the first four leaves in Part I. Scattered light foxing and smudges, though the contents are generally clean and intact. Plates show good color and are mostly bright and clean. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1864. Part I, II, III, January-December

Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1864. Part I, II, III, January-December

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green for the Zoological Society of London: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036102


761 pages, plus 40 of 41 plates, of which 29 are hand colored (though one only partially). Missing plate XVI (Smithornis rufolateralis). Collated and otherwise complete in three parts, each in original paper wrap covers. Covers are heavily worn and much of contents are mostly disbound. Most text leaves remain unopened. Contents are generally clean and intact. View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1865. Part I, II, III, January-December

Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1865. Part I, II, III, January-December

By: N/A

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer for the Zoological Society of London: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036103


906 pages, plus 47 plates, of which 43 are hand colored. Collated and complete in three parts, each in original paper wrap covers. Covers are worn and partially detached. A few leaves/plates are also detached. Text leaves remain unopened. Contents are generally clean and intact. View more info

Image for Nests and Eggs of Familiar British Birds, Described and Illustrated; with an Account of the Haunts and Habits of the Feathered Architects, and Their Times and Modes of Building.

Nests and Eggs of Familiar British Birds, Described and Illustrated; with an Account of the Haunts and Habits of the Feathered Architects, and Their Times and Modes of Building.

By: Adams, H. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1854

Seller ID: 030888


78 pages, plus index and ads, plus eight color plates. Blind stamped cloth covers with gilt lettering and decoration a little faded over spine. School presentation inscription dated 1856 on blank front free end page. Light moisture stains on edges of a few leaves, and a few spots of foxing. View more info

Image for Mission Guy Babault Dans Les Provinces Centrales De L'Inde Dans La Region Occidentale De L'Himalaya et Ceylan, 1914:  Resultats Scientifiques Oiseaux

Mission Guy Babault Dans Les Provinces Centrales De L'Inde Dans La Region Occidentale De L'Himalaya et Ceylan, 1914: Resultats Scientifiques Oiseaux

By: Babault, G [Guy]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 036135


342 pages, plus six plates, of which five are colored, and two folding maps. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Original brown paper wrap covers. Text block is broke near center. Paper wrap covers are heavily chipped over spine and show general lesser wear along edges. Page 5/6 and proceeding black and white photo plate show a one inch tear. Suitable as a binding copy. View more info

Image for Les Psaumes En Vers Francais D'apres L'hebreu Avec La Reproduction De huit Gravures Originales Creees Pour Ces Psaumes Sous Le titre De Vie Du Roi David

Les Psaumes En Vers Francais D'apres L'hebreu Avec La Reproduction De huit Gravures Originales Creees Pour Ces Psaumes Sous Le titre De Vie Du Roi David

By: Belanger, Jeannine

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Montreal, Editions Du Silence: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author and By the Illustrator

Seller ID: 035835


221 pages. Number 21 of a limited edition of 40 copies signed by both the author and the illustrator. The illustrator, David Silverberg, has also signed the illustration following the title page, titled "David Roe d'Israel." Sewn in silk book mark. Dust jacket with deckled edges is now in a clear protective sleeve. Lacking the slipcase originally issued with. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for Birds of the African Waterside

Birds of the African Waterside

By: Brown, Leslie (Paintings By Rena Fennessy)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1979

Seller ID: 034993


Corners are lightly bumped. Price clipped dust jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a very light moisture stain on the verso side of jacket at foot of spine. Due to size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for A History of the Birds of New Zealand (Two Volumes)

A History of the Birds of New Zealand (Two Volumes)

By: Buller, Walter Lawry

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1888

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 036153


Complete in two volumes with 50 lithographic plates of which 48 are colored. Modern black faux-leather binding with raised spine bands and red spine labels. Scattered, mostly light, foxing that is heavier on first and last few leaves. Some plates are mildly affected by foxing, though most remain clean. A few tissue guards are missing. Overall a lovely and solid set. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds

By: Cooper, William T. And Joseph M. Forshaw

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 035475


Lower outside corner of top board is very slightly bumped along with jacket. Very slight rubbing at heel. Volume and jacket are otherwise bright, crisp, and very clean. Housed in original slipcase, in near fine condition. Due to size and weight of this volume, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for Voyage Dans L'Amerique Meridionale (Le Bresil, La Republique Orientale De L'Uruguay, La Republicque Argentine, La Patagonie, La Republique Du Chili, La Republique De Bolivia, La Republique Du Perou)... Tome Quatrieme. 2nd Partie:  MAMMIFERES

Voyage Dans L'Amerique Meridionale (Le Bresil, La Republique Orientale De L'Uruguay, La Republicque Argentine, La Patagonie, La Republique Du Chili, La Republique De Bolivia, La Republique Du Perou)... Tome Quatrieme. 2nd Partie: MAMMIFERES

By: D'Orbigny, Algide

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez P. Bertrand, Libraire-Editeur: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031597


Volume appears to have been rebound in the early 20th century, incorporating reprints of a few of the missing plates. Cloth over spine and corners is rubbed and a little worn. Marbled paper over boards is a little rubbed. Scattered, mostly light foxing. Volume remains tight and in generally good condition, though head of spine has been bumped, and there is a light crease at upper inside corner of all leaves. 22 of 26 plates are present, though five are good quality ... View more info

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Les Oiseaux De l'Indochine Francaise (Four Volumes)

By: Delacour, J. & P. Jabouille

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Paris, Exposition Coloniale Internationale: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036120


Complete in four volumes, with 67 colored plates (though plates are not always bound in order). Contemporary half leather bindings, retaining original paper wrap covers. Page 31/32 in Volume II is detached, though in place. Covers are a bit worn, and there are a few older penciled markings on the end leaves, as well as the original wraps. Book plate of Peter Tate on front paste down of all four volumes. Slight musty odor. Contents are otherwise bright and clean, and the... View more info

Image for Les Oiseaux De l'Indochine Francaise (Four Volumes)

Les Oiseaux De l'Indochine Francaise (Four Volumes)

By: Delacour, J. & P. Jabouille

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Paris, Exposition Coloniale Internationale: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036138


Complete in four volumes, with 67 colored plates (though plates are not always bound in order). Now bound in red cloth covers, retaining original paper wrap covers. Cloth covers show small library labels on spine, and some faded spots where it appears old labels may have been removed. There are NO other library markings inside or out. Inked name on later front end page of Volume I. Half title and title pages show a one inch partially open tear from upper edge, thoug... View more info

Image for A Colored Atlas of Some Vertebrates From Ceylon, Volume One: Fishes; Volume Two: Serpentoid Reptilia; Volume Three: Tetrapod Reptilia

A Colored Atlas of Some Vertebrates From Ceylon, Volume One: Fishes; Volume Two: Serpentoid Reptilia; Volume Three: Tetrapod Reptilia

By: Deraniyagala, P. E. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Ceylon Government Press / National Museums:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032319


Complete set of three volumes, published in 1952, 1953, & 1955. Plates in all three volumes have drawn moisture and were previously stuck along edges. There are some edge tears on plates where they were separated, though not affecting images or text. Volume one is hard bound in cloth covers. 149 pages, plus 34 color plates. Volume two is soft bound in a red leatherette cover. 100 pages, plus 35 color plates. Covers of volume two are very brittle, chipped, and for t... View more info

Image for Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique De Madagascar Publiee Par Alfred Grandidier.  Volume X, 2e Partie, Histoire Naturelle Des Mammiferes, Tome VI. -- Atlas. -- III

Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique De Madagascar Publiee Par Alfred Grandidier. Volume X, 2e Partie, Histoire Naturelle Des Mammiferes, Tome VI. -- Atlas. -- III

By: Edwards, A. Milne & A. Grandidier

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, A L'Imprimerie Nationale: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036136


Disbound and incomplete set of plates as follows: 137 plates, including Nos. 122A-122Z, 129, 132, 142-153, 155, 156, 160-166, 169-170, 172-237, 239-54, plus 254A-D. 44 plates are color, or partially color. Housed in a custom binder and slipcase. Condition varies, though most are very good - near fine. Some with smudges or foxing. Color plate 156 has original tissue guard sticking to the plate. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/o... View more info

Image for Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique De Madagascar Publiee Par Alfred Grandidier.  Volume IX, Histoire Naturelle Des Mammiferes, Tome IV. -- Atlas. -- I.

Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique De Madagascar Publiee Par Alfred Grandidier. Volume IX, Histoire Naturelle Des Mammiferes, Tome IV. -- Atlas. -- I.

By: Edwards, Alph. Milne and Alf. Grandidier

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036137


Disbound, though collated and complete with 122 plates of which 12 are colored and twelve are partially colored. Housed in a custom binder and slipcase. Condition varies, though about very good. Some with smudges or foxing. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Tallis's Illustrated London in Commemoration of the Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851 Forming a Complete Guide to the British Metropolis and Its Environs (Two Volumes)

By: Gaspey, William

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, John Tallis and Company:

Seller ID: 035650


No date of publication, though circa 1851. Volume I is 320 pages, plus 69 plates, and Volume II is 304 pages, plus 86 plates of which three are folding. Raised spine bands with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Joints are split and spine covers are slightly loosened. Small inked ownership stamp on front free end leaves. End leaves are darkened. Scattered foxing throughout affecting many of the plates. Both volumes remain firm. View more info

Image for The U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52 (Four Volumes)

The U. S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52 (Four Volumes)

By: Gillis, J. M.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Washington, A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034199


House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 121 published from 1855-56. Complete in four volumes being I, II, III, & VI. Volumes IV and V were never completed, though the supplemental material designated for them was later published by the U. S. Naval Observatory. All four volumes bound in full calf with red and black leather spine labels. VOLUME I: 556 pages, indexed, plus 11 plates including the nearly six foot long folding plate of the "Panoramic View from the Summ... View more info

Image for J. Gould's Monographie Der Ramphastiden Oder Tukanartigen Voegel (Four Parts, Plus Prospectus)

J. Gould's Monographie Der Ramphastiden Oder Tukanartigen Voegel (Four Parts, Plus Prospectus)

By: Gould, J [John] (with additions and Revisions By Johann Heinrich Christian Friedrich Sturm, Johann Wilhelm Sturm, Richard Owen, & Rudolf Wagner)

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: Nurnberg, Gedruckt Auf Kosten Der Herausgeber:

Edition: First German

Seller ID: 033950


Issued in four parts from 1841 to 1847, and preceded by a prospectus. 36 hand colored lithographs after Gould and Sturm, and two black and white plate after G. Scharf, and A. Koppel. This set has been professionally restored and rebound, mid-20th century. All text leaves have been bleached and cleaned. Text and plate leaves have been trimmed to approx. 12 1/2 x 9 inches. Each part has been separately hardbound with green cloth over spines, and light tan paper over b... View more info