London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1889. 98 full page plates, each containing multiple figures, reproduced from the original steel engravings, accompanied by descriptive letterpress. Small folio, original two-toned cloth. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1889. A good copy. The binding is stained, and the front flyleaf creased, but the interior is clean and sound. Scarce.
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1907. Original drawing. Watercolor and ink on watercolor paper. 12.5" x 9.5". Shows pinholes at corners. Signed and dated ("Aut. Chinard 1907") in pencil on verso. In very good condition. A beautiful study of snails and snail shells. Delicate black line drawing over watercolor. From a collection of nature studies by amateur naturalist Ant. Chinard.
Paris: Gide, 1854. Stipple engraving with hand coloring. 20 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Foxing and toning some stains, small repairs to edge. Beautiful selection of 8 crabs and a description of their parts. From Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee. Paris: Gide, 1841-1854. The expedition explored the south polar regions and various island groups in the Pacific.
Paris: Gide, 1854. Stipple engraving with hand coloring. 20 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Foxing and toning some stains. Beautiful selection of 9 types of ghost crabs and a description of their parts. From Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee. Paris: Gide, 1841-1854. The expedition explored the south polar regions and various island groups in the Pacific.
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: Abrams, 1971. Photographs by H. Landshoff. With 203 illustrations, including 82 mounted color plates and handsomely printed photogravures. Thick oblong 4to, blue gilt-stamped silk cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Abrams, (no date, circa 1971). Reprint edition, indicated by the ISBN number on rear panel of dust wrapper. A very good(+) copy.
New York: Barrows, 1962. 8 color illustrations on 6 full-page plates, many black-and-white text illustrations. 136 pages, thin 8vo, blue and white cloth in a blue-cloth slipcase. New York: M. Barrows and Company, 1962. A fine copy. One of numbered copies, with warm inscription signed by author on limitation page.