New York: Cornell, 1967. The Formation of the Egg and of the Chick; The Formed Fetus. 2 volumes in a cloth slipcase. Frontis. Some illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York: Cornell University Press, (1967). Fine. A Facsimile edition.
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New York: Lockwood, 1870. 3 volumes. Illustrated with 155 glorious hand-colored lithographic plates, protected by tissue guards. xvi, 383, [1 blank]; [iv], 334; vi, 348 pages. Royal 8vo, bound in original full brown morocco with ornate blind-stamped decorative covers and spines; marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. (Beautiful bindings are slightly rubbed; virtually spotless interiors). New York: George R. Lockwood, (no date, circa 1870). Fourth octavo edition. The folio edition containing 150 plates was published between 1845-48. A supplementary volume with...
New York: V.G. Audubon. 1852-1854. 3 volumes. Illustrated with 155 glorious hand-colored lithographic plates with tissue guards. viii, 383 ; ii, 334; viii, 348pp. Royal 8vo, wonderfully bound in contemporary red pebbled morocco; ornate gilt-decorated covers and spines; inner and outer dentelles, a.e.g. (bindings are just a bit rubbed; light scattered foxing throughout, but the plates are virtually spotless). New York: V.G. Audubon, 1852, 1854, 1854. Early edition. The folio edition containing 150 plates was published between 1845-48. A supplementary...
Three b/w Illus. and 2 diagrams. 60pp., 8vo, pr. wrs., wrappers lightly soiled. N.p., no date. Beale's book was Melville's main source of information on whaling. A facsimile of the London, 1835 edition. This copy is without a publisher or date. It is circa 1975.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1970. Illustrated, some in color. large 8vo, cloth, d.w. San Francisco, (1970). A Sierra Club Publication.
Turin: 1844. 4to, boards; uncut and unopened. FROM: "Mem. R. Acad. Sci. di Torino," Ser. II, Vol. XI (1844-1851). An important physio-pathological comparative study of the absolute and relative weights of the intestines of vertebrates (actually, only of fish), with many tables. Bellingeri (1789-1848), a distinguished Italian neurologist, was the founder of the theory of nervous antagonism.
Paris: L. Curmer, 1842. Description Complete, Historique et Pittoresque du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, de la Menagerie, des Serres, des Galleries de Mineralogie et d'Anatomie, et de la Vallee Suisse...Oiseaux, Reptiles, Poissons, Insectes et Crustaces. Profusely illustrated throughout with tissue-protected plates, portraits and plans, a few folding; 33 are hand-colored. 2 very thick imperial 8vo volumes. (6), xxiv, 416; (4), 664pp. Beautifully rebound by Montecot in 3/4 burgundy straight-grained morocco; delicately gilt- tooled spines with raised bands and tan leather labels;...
Wellington: Department of Education, New Zealand, 1958. Many Illus. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled and crudely taped. Wellington: Islands Education Division, Department of Education, N.Z., 1958. Ex libris Islands Education Division Library with their rubberstamp.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1932. Illustrated. x + 244pp., 8vo, decorative cloth; minor wear to spine ends New York: Simon & Schuster, (1932). First edition. A very good copy.
Paris: Bureau de la Societe des Publications Illustrees, 1839. 6 volumes. Frontispiece portrait in first volume and small vignettes on all title pages. Profusely illustrated with 121 fine hand-colored plates and maps, tissue guards (Scattered foxing and some age-browning). Short 4to, attractively bound in contemporary brown leather-backed boards with gilt-decorated spines (evenly faded to tan); marbled endpapers. Paris: Bureau de la Societe des Publications Illustrees, 1839. Text in French. A very good(+) set.
New York: Knopf, 1985. Illustrated with color photographs. 224 pages, slim square 4to, green cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Knopf, (1985). New York: Knopf, (1985). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (torn d.w.). New York, 1953. Observations of a naturalist during a summer on the northwest coast of Alaska.
Illus. 4to. Palo Alto: Addison- Wesley, (1962). Presentation Copy.
illus., some in color. sq. 4to, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Macmillan, (1977). vg.
Norwalk: Easton, 1991. Illustrated throughout, including color plates. Gilt stamped full brown flexible leather, all edges gilt. Easton Press, 1991. Third edition. A near fine copy. As seen in the 3rd episode of the second season of the popular fantasy T.V. series, Stranger Things. Sponsored by the national Audubon Society and the National Wildlife Federation.
London: John Van Voorst, 1847. xii, 343pp. Thick 8vo, original blind- stamped brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine (cloth is just a bit edgeworn); uncut edges. London: John Van Voorst, 1847. First Edition. A very good(+) copy.
126 color illustrations, 4to, cloth; large ink stamp on flyleaf. N.Y.: Doubleday, 1974. Very good in very good dust jacket.
illus. 8vo, cloth. (spine end torn). New York, (1958). Study of the native animals of the Arctic.
London: Whittaker, 1827. 5 volumes. 196 plates (out of 210) with 76 colored by hand. Handsomely bound in contemporary 3/4 green morocco, lightly worn, some scattered foxing. London: George Whittaker, 1827. First English edition. Very good (+). A near fine set, with light scattered foxing, of this classic zoological book- a standard for the first half of the nineteenth century.
Paris: Imperiale, 1810. xvi, 394, pp., 8vo, 1/2 brown calf (rubbed). Paris: L'Imprimerie Imperiale, 1810. Very good. Report on zoology, chemistry, meteorology, and medicine by the noted zoologist and scientist.
Paris: Imperiale, 1810. xvi, 299pp., 4to, wrappers. Paris: L'Imprimerie Imperiale, 1810. Large Paper edition. Very good. Report on zoology, chemistry, meteorology, and medicine by the noted zoologist and scientist.
Paris: Chez Deterville, 1812. 4 volumes. Illustrated with 154 splendid copperplates, many folding, and and an additional folding hand-colored geognostical map of Paris and vicinity. Each volume several parts with distinct pagination. 4to, bound in early calf-backed boards with red leather labels (spines are brittle and somewhat damaged at edges), uncut edges. Paris: Chez Deterville, 1812. First edition. Internally excellent copy with wide- margins and only faint scattered foxing. Through the method of reconstruction of what ancient mammals must have...
Time-Life Books, 1998. 128 color photo Illus. Small folio, black boards, d.w., bottom of board corners bumped. N.p.: Time-Life Books, (1998). Very good in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1928. Illustrated in color by the author. 246 pages, large 8vo, gilt-stamped green cloth (well worn, corners bumped). London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1928. A good, readable copy.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1959. Text Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. slightly chipped and lightly soiled. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1959.