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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.
New York: Artabras, 1981. The full collection of Audubon's bird paintings beautifully reproduced. Further illustrated with many other color and black & white photographs. Thick folio, beige linen, d.w. (New York): Artabras, (1981). A very good(+) copy in a very goiod price-clipped dusat wrapper 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...
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.
Santa Fe: The Center for American Places, 2007. Essays by Frank Gohlke and Rebecca Solnit. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. 175 pages, oblong 4to, pictorial wrappers. Santa Fe and Fort Worth: The Center for American Places in conjunction with the Amon Carter Museum, (2007). Near fine.