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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 Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1878. Part III. Containing Papers Read in May and June. October 1st, 1878

Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1878. Part III. Containing Papers Read in May and June. October 1st, 1878

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036112


Pp 441-740, plus 14 un-colored plates. Original blue paper wrap covers are chipped and worn over spine and a little along edges. Volume remains tight and clean. View more info

Image for Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-6... Volume VIII.  Part I

Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-6... Volume VIII. Part I

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, A. O. P. Nicholson, Printer: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036150


Part I. - General Report upon the Zoology of the Several Pacific Railroad Routes. 757 pages, plus 43 plates (XVII - XL). Covers are scuffed and rubbed and lettering is faded from spine. Non-author inscription on front paste down is dated 1859. Hinges are cracked, though holding and volume remains tight. Text remains clean, though there are a few small edge tears. Plates are generally good, though with some foxing mostly at end. Due to weight, additional charges wi... 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 The American Bisons, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Vol. IV. No. 10)

The American Bisons, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Vol. IV. No. 10)

By: Allen, J. [Joel] A.

Price: $7,500.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press (Welch, Bigelow, & Co.,): 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030499


246 pages, plus large folding map, plus 12 plates, six of which fold out. Contemporary half leather binding, with gilt lettering on spine and marbled paper over boards. Original paper wrap covers are retained. Storm/Graff #42 describes this as "The first important work on the American Bison" and Howes #149 reports this as mildly rare. WorldCat (at the time of this writing in 2018) shows only five copies worldwide, and no auction listings since 1971. Binding s... View more info

Image for Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat of American Samoa, I; Environment and Ecology, II: Accounts of Flora and Fauna (two volumes)

Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat of American Samoa, I; Environment and Ecology, II: Accounts of Flora and Fauna (two volumes)

By: Amerson, A. Binion Jr., W. Arthur Whistler, and Terry D. Schwaner

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U.S. Department of the Interior: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036397


Each volume is inscribed and signed by the first author, Binion Amerson. General light wear, with some paper loss at the head of each volume. Otherwise tight and generally clean. View more info

Image for The Indigenous Land Mammals of Porto Rico, Living and Extinct  (Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History.  New Series, Volume II, Part II)

The Indigenous Land Mammals of Porto Rico, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History. New Series, Volume II, Part II)

By: Anthony, H. E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N/P, American Museum of Natural History: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032163


pp: 331 - 435, plus plates 55 - 75. Bound in modern textured brown cloth with gold lettering. Lacking original paper wrap covers. Tight, attractive, and very clean copy. View more info

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Guide to the Birds of Samoa

By: Ashmole, Myrtle J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Pacific Scientific Information Center, Bernice P. Bishop Museum: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036285


21 pages, saddle stapled. Back cover is a little chipped along fore edge. Corners are lightly bumped. Edges are a little darkened. 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 Birds of the Atlantic Islands (Four Volumes)

Birds of the Atlantic Islands (Four Volumes)

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032608


First printings from 1963-1968. Inked name and notations on blank front free end leaves. Small tears at top of the title page of Vol. I. Covers show a few light scuffs and light rubbing. Otherwise tight, very clean, and intact copies. Due to the size and weight of this set, extra fees will be required for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for Wallace and Bates In the Tropics: An Introduction to the Theory of Natural Selection

Wallace and Bates In the Tropics: An Introduction to the Theory of Natural Selection

By: Beddall, Barbara G. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Macmillan Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036317


Copyright is 1969. 241 pages. Dust jacket shows scuffs and light edge wear, though remains bright and clean and now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

Image for The Zest for Life or Waldo Had a Pretty Good Run: The Life of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

The Zest for Life or Waldo Had a Pretty Good Run: The Life of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

By: Blackwelder, Richard E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, The Allen Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036314


234 pages. Dust jacket is rubbed and shows a few small chips and wear on edges. Jacket remains clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

Image for Bird Hazards to Aircraft: Problems and Prevention of Bird/Aircraft Collisions

Bird Hazards to Aircraft: Problems and Prevention of Bird/Aircraft Collisions

By: Blokpoel, H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 036402


Copyright is 1976. 235 pages. Price clipped dust jacket is rubbed and shows a little wear over spine ends. Jacket remains clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

Birds By Land & Sea: The Record of a Year's Work with Field-Glass and Camera

By: Boraston, John Maclair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: The Bodley Head: 1905

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 032213


281+ pages. Two small book plates on front paste down. Minimally ex-library with duplicate stamp on blank front free end page and small inked numbers on verso of title page. Volume remains tight, though shows some light soiling, age toning, and wear. View more info

Image for The Saga of the Waterfowl

The Saga of the Waterfowl

By: Bovey, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Wildlife Management Institute: 1949

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 032167


Second printing of the first edition. 140+ pages. Author's inscription on half title page reads in full: "To _____ _____ / With Admiration for his / leadership on our east Mexican / trip. / Sincerely, / Martin Bovey / Feb. 6, 1972." Minimally ex-library with institutional stamp on blank front free end page, and card pocket on rear paste down. Light rubbing on spine near ends, and light moisture stain seen on cloth at heel and faintly on end leaves. Volume is... View more info

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The African Fish Eagle

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Purnell:

Seller ID: 035062


Copyright is 1980. 268 pages. Light general wear, though overall a tight and clean copy. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info