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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

Condition: Poor+


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Poor+


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

Condition: Poor+


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

Condition: Fair


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

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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

Condition: Good


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

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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Fair


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

The Birds of Tropical West Africa, with Special Reference to Those of the Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and Nigeria (Eight Volumes)

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, The Crown Agents for the Colonies:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032917

Condition: Fair


Complete in eight volumes published from 1930 to 1951. Condition varies, though volumes II, III, IV, and VII show broken top hinges (internal). Text blocks remains tight and well attached to covers. Other four volumes are fairly tight. Scattered, mostly light, foxing, and some scattered light soiling. Light moisture stains on the very edges of a few leaves. Book plates on front paste down of most volumes. General light wear. Plates are good and contents are gener... View more info

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Birds of the Atlantic Islands (Four Volumes)

By: Bannerman, David Armitage

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032608

Condition: Very Good


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 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

ISBN: 0772010862

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0868430315

Condition: Very Good


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

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Birds of the African Bush

By: Brown, Leslie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Tyron Gallery in Association with Collins: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035472

ISBN: 0002160749

Condition: Very Good+


Number 65 of a limited edition of 295 copies bound in dark green leather. Silver stamped lettering on spine, and gold stamped bird image on top cover. Marbled end leaves. Illustration of the Sulphur-breasted Bush Shrike is exclusive to the limited edition. Housed in original green slipcase. There is a small rubbed spot on spine, with loss of letters in "Paintings" and "Text by." There are also a couple of small flaws in the leather covers, as well as ... View more info

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Birds of the African Waterside

By: Brown, Leslie (Paintings By Rena Fennessy)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1979

Seller ID: 034993

ISBN: 000216079x

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0198576072

Condition: Fine


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 Field Guide to the Birds of French Polynesia

Field Guide to the Birds of French Polynesia

By: Bruner, Phillip L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Pacific Scientific Information Center, Bernice P. Bishop Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036295

Condition: Good


138 pages, plus illustration leaves. Inked title written on spine. A little light foxing on covers. General light use, though overall a tight and fairly clean copy. 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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