Amsterdam: Francois Changuion, 1749. Two volumes in One. One engraved illustration on dedication page. xxxviii + 271pp. and 352pp., separate title pages each with engraved illustration, 8vo, full leather, gilt-decorated spine; corners bumped, rubbed, minor and scattered foxing, bookplate inside front cover. Amsterdam: Chez Francois Changuion, 1749. A very good (+) copy.
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London: Witherby, 1953. 2 volumes. 49 plates in volume I, 32 plates in volume II, most black and white, some color. xv + 510 pages and vii + 315 pages, 4to, blue cloth, (spines faded and with several smallish spots, lightly rubbed). London: H. F. & G. Witherby, Ltd, (1953). Internally fine, a very good pair.
New York: Park Lane, 1979. Foreword by Paul Bacon. Translated by Spencer F. Baird. 11,725 black-and-white engraved illustrations. xxix + 573pp., very thick, oblong 8vo (9" x 12"), cloth-backed boards, d.w.; bottom edge of boards lightly worn, corners bumped, dust wrapper worn and lightly chipped. New York: Park Lane, (1979). A very good copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper. Originally published in 1851 as Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art.
Lowville: Privately Printed, 1910. First 4 parts (of 14 total). Each 8vo volume consists of a text booklet and 25-27 sample cards. Each card has 3 paper-thin matted wood samples -- the transverse, radial, and tangential cross sections for each type of wood. (the samples are very fragile and some have hairline cracks in the grain). The samples are housed in the original blind-stamped folding green cloth sleeves inside a matching slipcases with metal clasps (slipcases are edgeworn, particularly at.....
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. 12 volumes. 3/4 red leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. Profusely illustrated by more than 2200 woodcuts in the text, 168 full page engravings, and 12 color plates, along with articles by many contributors on Lower Invertebrates; Crustacea and Insects; Fishes and Reptiles; Birds; Mammals; Man. Volume 1 has a small chip on the top of the spine; otherwise a fine set.
Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. Translated by Augustus A. Gould. 110pp., Frontispiece. Small 8vo, original pebbled cloth, paper spine label. Boston: Allen & Ticknor, (1833). First American Edition. MIniscule light pencillings cover the front flyleaf. Light foxing, particularly on the blank pages and end-papers, but a very good copy of an uncommon book.
New York: Abbeville, 2011. Introduction by Douglas Blonsky. Writings by several authors. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs by Robert A. McCabe. 152 pages, 4to, cloth, d.w. New York: Abbeville Press, (2011). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Warm inscription signed by the author on the half title page.