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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 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

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

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 Quelea Quelea:  Africa's Bird Pest

Quelea Quelea: Africa's Bird Pest

By: Bruggers, Richard L. And Clive C. H. Elliott (Eds)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035897


402 pages, plus plates. Dust jacket shows a one inch closed tear from the upper edge over the bottom cover. Jacket is otherwise Fine and is now in a clear protective sleeve. 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

Image for Systematische Übersicht der Thiere Brasiliens, welche während einer Reise durch die Provinzen von Rio de Janeiro und Minas Geraes Gesammelt ober Beobachtet Wurben (Dritter Theil, Vögel (Aves), Zweit Hälfte)

Systematische Übersicht der Thiere Brasiliens, welche während einer Reise durch die Provinzen von Rio de Janeiro und Minas Geraes Gesammelt ober Beobachtet Wurben (Dritter Theil, Vögel (Aves), Zweit Hälfte)

By: Burmeister, Hermann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, Georg Reimer: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032841


466 pages, un-cut and unopened, bound in stiff paper wraps. Text volume ONLY. Scattered foxing. View more info

Mamiferos Sud Americanos (Two Volumes)

By: Cabrera, Angel & Jose Yepes

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Ediar: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031285


The half title page of Volume one shows a one inch, partially open tear at upper edge. Both volumes shows slight age toning and a few very light scuffs on covers. Volumes remains tight, very clean, and otherwise intact. Both volume remain in original white paper wrap covers, though covers are well worn. View more info

Image for Sydney Parkinson:  Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

Sydney Parkinson: Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

By: Carr, D. J. (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, British Museum in Association with Australian National University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 035899


300 pages. Corners are a little bumped. Book and jacket show light signs of use and wear, though remain clean and intact. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info