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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.
London: Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday, 1874. 20 engraved illustrations. 252 pages, 8vo, pictorial gilt and black-stamped brown cloth (corners bumped, wear at spine ends, small loss of cloth at spine head), all edges gilt. Original yellow coated endpapers with John Ruskin's bookplate on the inside front cover. London: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1982. This book is in good condition, with minor foxing and some loose gatherings, but pages still clean and undamaged.
New York: Appleton, 1905. New and Revised Edition, with 112 Illustrations by A.B. Frost. 8vo, red pictorial cloth; front hinge starting; front flyleaf chipped at edge; back cover & back end-leaves stained at bottom edge; title page lightly soiled. New York: Appleton, 1905. First Edition with these illustrations, dedicated to A.B. Frost. Harris has signed the book twice, once with a presentation consisting of a 4 line poem in dialect, dated Christmas 1905, and once with his signature following the.....
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: New York Graphic Society, 1988. Beautifully illustrated with 95 color and 157 black-and-white illustrations. 278pp., thick 4to, cloth, d.w. Boston: A New York Graphic Society Book, (1988). First American edition. A fine copy in a near fine price clipped dust wrapper. This book was published in connection with the 306th exhibition of the Graphische Sammlung Albertina in Vienna: Albrecht Durer and the Plant Studies of the Renaissance, April 18 to June 30, 1985.
Paris: Pierre Rocolet, 1648. Printer's device on title, and some other decorative woodcut initials and headpieces throughout. , 30, , 390 pages. Short 4to, full contemporary calf with gilt spine. Paris: Chez Pierre Rocolet; Jacques Langlois, Imprimeur du Roy, 1648. First edition. Scarce. A near fine copy with clean pages and wide margins. An uncommon title on animal psychology. The author, a doctor from Le Mans who was the personal physician of the Chancelier Seguier and founding member of the.....
Paris: Ode, 1951. Map. Chromolithograph. 22" x 16". Striking pictorial map with high design features and ethnographic elements in Liozu's signature style. Border shows the flags of the different African countries and a decorative cartouche shows wildlife native to the continent. Covered with vignettes drawings of people and products of each country, resources, people, activities, crops, etc. Includes decorative title cartouche with animals and compass rose.
Dakota Territory: 1875. 2 pages, Dakota Territory, August, 1875. This document -- a Statement of Forage and Straw -- is signed by Captain James S. Poland ("J.S. Poland"), who served under Reno at Little Big Horn and by Lt. William Badger ("W. Badger"), a close friend of General Custer and survivor of the Black Hills Campaign. The document lists the amount of oats, corn, barley, hay, fodder, and straw consumed by the animals at the Standing Rock Reservation in The.....
Frankfurt: Matthias Merian, 1657. Engraving. 13 x 8 inches. From Historiae Naturalis de Quadrupetibus Libri. Front of a dromedary and side profile of a seated camel both of which have cute faces with bright eyes. The Swiss-born Matthäus Merian (1593-1650) studied in Zurich and Paris before moving to Frankfurt am Main, where he worked as an engraver, etcher and publisher. John Johnston (1603-1675) was a Polish scholar and physician.
Frankfurt: Matthias Merian, 1657. Engraving. 13 x 8 inches. From Historiae Naturalis de Quadrupetibus Libri. Shows six rabbits in different positions. The Swiss-born Matthäus Merian (1593-1650) studied in Zurich and Paris before moving to Frankfurt am Main, where he worked as an engraver, etcher and publisher. John Johnston (1603-1675) was a Polish scholar and physician.