Refine search resultsSkip to search results
Garden City: Doubleday, 1936. Illustrated with 64 plates, some in color. 2 volumes complete in one. 257, 309 pages. Thick 4to, green cloth with gilt medallion on cover, edgeworn d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1936. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. A study of living pheasants in various parts of Asia & the East Indies.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1926. Illustrated with 64 plates, some in color. 2 volumes. 4to, green cloth with gilt medallion on cover, chipped d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1926. First Trade Edition. Some spotting to covers, still a very good(+) copy in very good(-) dust wrapper. A study of living pheasants in various parts of Asia & the East Indies.
Newcastle: Charles Henry Cook, 1832. 2 volumes. Illustrated with hundreds of in-text engravings. xl, 386; xxii, 424pp. Bound in full contemporary brown calf with red and black spine labels (leather rubbed but sound and attractive; light scattered foxing). Newcastle: Printed by Charles Henry Cook, for R.E. Bewick, 1832. Very good (+). Volume 1 - Land Birds. Volume 2 - Water Birds. Bewick's unsurpassed wood-engravings are considered to have been the high-water mark of his artistic career. DNB.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. 23 volumes. Frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations in color and black and white on Japan vellum with tissue guards. Short 8vos, beautifully bound in 3/4 green morocco with elaborate gilt-decorated floral designs on spine, top edges gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1923. Fine. The Riverby edition. Signed by Burroughs on the title page of volume 1. Volumes 18-23 are similarly bound, but in light brown leather. Volume 18 is additionally inscribed by Burroughs on the flyleaf...
Boston: Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1913. Containing Brief Descriptions of the More Common and Useful Species of Massachusetts ... Color frontispiece and 60 other plates, 171 text illustration, 437 pp. Large 8vo, burgundy cloth (top of spine rubbed). Boston: Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1913. Very good. As ornithologist to the Board of Agriculture of Massachusetts, Forbush sought to educate the public about the economic value of birds and the importance of their protection.
New York: Museum of Natural History, 1960. Foreword by Dean Amadon. 70 Ultra-High Speed Photographs, mounted and in full color. 4to, gray cloth, chipped d.w. New York: Museum of Natural History, (1960). Avery good(+) copy in a good dust wrapper. Greenewalt, a scientist-photographer, developed new and original equipment including stroboscopic lights to take photographs unlike any ever before registered on film.
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.