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London: B. & J. White, 1793. Engraved title vignettes, 112 (of 113) engraved plates by Peter Mazell (lacking 107), 2 vols., 306 pp + 424pp. 4to, 8 x 10 ", full brown diced calf, gilt-bordered covers, gilt-stamped raised bands, inner dentelles; (lightly rubbed, hinge expertly repaired). London: Printed for B. & J. White, 1793. Third Edition. Pennant was a British naturalist and writer. This work was begun as a synopsis in 1771, and then expanded into the first edition of.....
Strasburg: Amand Koenig, 1786. Translated from the English of M. Raff by M. Perrault. 12 engraved folding plates, 509pp. + 592pp., 2 volumes, 8vo, full early leather, decoratively gilt spines with green and tan leather labels. Strasbourg and Paris: Amand Koenig and Barrois, 1786. Near Fine. An educational natural history work for children, with text in question and answer conversational form.
New York: Abbeville, 1981. The full collection of Audubon's bird paintings beautifully reproduced. Further illustrated with many other color and black & white photographs. Thick folio, 1/4 brown leather over linen. New York: Abbeville Press, (1981). Fine copy in a matching slipcase. The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio of Audubon's Birds of America.
New York: Abbeville, 1981. The full collection of Audubon's bird paintings beautifully reproduced. Further illustrated with many other color and black & white photographs. Thick folio, ornately gilt full green morocco, all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1981). Fine copy. The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio of Audubon's Birds of America.
Paris: Le Veuve Estienne, 1745. Frontispiece in each volume, and illustrated with a profusion (162 folding and 34 single-page) engravings. 8 volumes bound in 9. Thick 12mos, contemporary leather with gilt-decorated spines (still firm, but several volumes have cracked joints and worn ends); marbled endpapers, all edges red. Paris: Le Veuve Estienne & Jean Desaint, 1732-1755. A mixed edition in matching bindings. 2 volumes with dampstaining on fore-edge, otherwise rather clean inside. Volume I (1732) Les Animaux & Les Plantes.....
New York: Radde, 1847. With an Essay on the Present Internal Condition of the Homoeopathic School by Charles Julius Hempel. Translated from the German. 200pp. 8vo, contemporary marbled boards with ornate gilt-stamped blacl leather spine (edges and spine ends are somewhat worn, otherwise a very clean near fine copy). N.Y.: William Radde, 1847. First edition in English. Very scarce. Despite the title, the book was published without Hempel's essay. A note to the reader explains that the essay will be.....
London: Phaidon, 2002. Introduction by David Malin. Beautifully and profusely illustrated with color photographs. 383 pages, oblong 4to, black boards, dust wrapper; gift inscription front free endpaper, dust wrapper lightly rubbed. London: Phaidon, (2002). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Bee Research, 1953. 9 full-page black-and-white photographs, 66 other illustrations. 352 pages, 8vo, cloth, d.w; several ownership signatures front free endpaper, some minor chipping to dust wrapper spine ends, some foxing on preliminary pages. London: Bee Research Association, 1953. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) largely intact dust wrapper.
New York: Storm Publishers, 1954. Compiled and edited by Edna Watson Bailey. Frontispiece. xxi + 400 page. 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; minor spot of fading to front cover, dust wrapper lightly worn. Washington and New York: Science Service and Storm Publishers, (1954). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. A joint publication by the Science Service in Washington and Storm Publishers in New York.
Boston: Page, 1907. A Book of Animal Life. Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull. Frontispiece plus 47 full page black & white plates. xiv, 316pp, adds. 8vo, green gilt- lettered pictorial cloth; very light wear at corners and spine ends. Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1907. A very good (+) copy of this handsome book.