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FLORA AND SYLVA. A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree or Flower.[Edited by William Robinson].
3 Volumes. 4to. pp. 3 p.l., 324; 3 p.l., 392; 3 p.l., 360. 66 chromolithographed botanical plates, with tissue guards. numerous text illus. text in double columns. indexes. original half vellum, t.e.g. (some foxing to plates & neighbouring leaves). First Edition in Book Form. Nissen 2251.
$1499 USD Book Number: elala1662 Order / Enquire
ABBILDUNGEN In Und Ausländischer Pflanzen [Ms. Title on Spine].
4to. 237 x 190 mm. 250 full-page watercolour drawings of flowers, each with ms. title in Latin & German & number. with 57 pp. manuscript in German containing a brief description of each flower & 5 pp. manuscript index. 19th century bds. (bit worn, a few spots of paper adhesion on first watercolour, lacking flyleaf & probably a manuscript title). An appealing collection of competently executed original botanical watercolours including depictions of begonias, irises, salvia, passionflowers, amaryllis, lobelia, paeony, California poppy, hibiscus, azalea, trillium,.browallia, &c. Apparently part of a larger work as the watercolours are numbered from 6201 to 6450, but unfortunately we are unable to offer any information regarding the author or the work, including whether or not it was ever published.
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(DARWIN). SPENGEL, J.W.
Die Darwinsche Theorie. Verzeichniss der über dieselbe in Deutschland, England, Americak, Frankreich, Italien, Holland, Belgien und den Skandinavischen Reichen erschienenen Schriften under Aussätz, zusammengestellt von.
Berlin: Wiegandt und Hempel, 1872..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 36. original printed wrs. (spine taped, edges of wrs. tattered, tears to upper outer corners of first leaves). Second Enlarged Edition.
$150 USD Book Number: elala3206 Order / Enquire
ADAMS, H[enry] G[ardiner].
Beautiful Shells Their Nature, Structure, and Uses Familiarly Explained With Directions For Collecting, Cleaning, And Arranging Them In The Cabinet And Descriptions Of The Most Remarkable Species.
London: Groombridge And Sons, 1871..
small 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 156. 8 colour plates (incl. frontis.). numerous text illus. original black & gilt-stamped cloth, gilt edges (rubbed, extremities bit frayed). cfFreeman 13.
$100 USD Book Number: elala2348 Order / Enquire
ADAMS, Lionel Ernest.
The Collector's Manual Of British Land And Freshwater Shells.
London: George Bell And Sons, 1884..
8vo. 3 p.l., 125. with half-title. 9 wood-engraved plates (8 hand-coloured) by C.Jarman after drawings by Gerald W.Adams & the author. contemporary calf, gilt back, gilt crest on upper cover, all edges gilt (rubbed, short splits in joints). First Edition. Freeman 23.
$231 USD Book Number: NAMeADAM84 Order / Enquire
ALLEN, Arthur A.
The Book Of Bird Life A Study Of Birds In Their Native Haunts; With Photographs By The Author.
New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., ..
8vo. pp. xix, [1 leaf], 426. colour frontis. 275 illus. from photographs. index. cloth (extremities slightly frayed, previous owner's signature). Fifth Printing.
$41 USD Book Number: NLEeALLE10 Order / Enquire
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGISTS' UNION.
Check-List Of North American Birds Prepared By A Committee Of The American Ornithologists' Union.
[c. Lancaster, PA]: American Ornithologists' Union, 1957..
8vo. pp. xiii, 691. 1686 species covered. unillustrated. index. cloth (previous owner's signature). Fifth Edition.
$41 USD Book Number: NERecAME28 Order / Enquire
ARMSTRONG, Carol & Catherine DE ZEGHER (Editors).
Ocean Flowers Impressions From Nature.
[New York: The Drawing Centre & Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004]..
4to. pp. 288, . profusely illus. (most colour). quarter cloth. dw. Fine copy. First Edition.
$250 USD Book Number: dola609 Order / Enquire
ARUNDEL, Walter B. [b. 1854].
Ackworth Birds, Being A List Of Birds Of The District Of Ackworth, Yorkshire.
London: Gurney & Jackson, 1898..
8vo. pp. viii, 105. with half-title. contemporary half calf (worn but sound). First Edition. Freeman 110. Mullens & Swann p. 28.
$250 USD Book Number: elala5166 Order / Enquire
AUSTIN, Oliver L. jr. (Text) & Arthur SINGER (Illus.).
Birds Of The World A Survey Of The Twenty-Seven Orders And One Hundred And Fifty-Five Families.
New York: Golden Press, ..
folio. pp. 316. profusely illus. in colour. biblio. index. cloth. dw. (short tear to edges of dw. & plastic finish on dw. peeling).
$60 USD Book Number: alyssa202 Order / Enquire
BAIRD, S[pencer] F[ullerton] [1823-1887], T[homas] M[ayo] BREWER [1814-1880], & R[obert] RIDGWAY [1850-1929].
A History Of North American Birds.Land Birds.
Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1874..
3 Volumes. 4to. pp. xxviii, 596, vi; 3 p.l., 590, vi; 3 p.l., 560, [1 leaf], xxviii. with half-titles. wood-engraved title vignettes & 593 text illus. 64 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates. original cloth (spines frayed & chipped, several institutional rubberstamps). First Edition. "[An] authoritative work dealing with the life-histories and habits of the land birds of North America north of Mexico" (Casey Wood), including Greenland and Alaska. Baird and Ridgway supplied the descriptive parts of the work while Brewer dealt with the habits of the birds. Theodore N.Gill contributed the part of the introduction which explains the difference between the bird group and other vertebrates and, E.Coues tabulated orders and families and added a glossary of technical terms in Vol. III. The plates contain figures of the heads of the birds, drawn by Henry W.Elliott and Ridgway and engraved by Hobart H.BNichols of Washington. Anker 25. Nissen 63. Zimmer I 34.
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Handbook Of Foliage And Foreground Drawing.
London & New York: George Routledge And Sons, 1876..
small 8vo. xii, 128, ads. 60 lithographed plates (incl. illustrated title). original gilt & black-stamped cloth, rebacked with spine mounted, corners worn (bookplates on front paste-down, some foxing to plates). Third Edition. ncluding plates of foxglove, aloes, vines, evergreens, sycamore, oak, &c.
$128 USD Book Number: NRNndBAR61 Order / Enquire
[BAZIN, Gilles Augustin [d. 1754] & RÉAUMUR, René Antoine Ferchault De] [1683-1757].
The Natural History Of Bees. Containing An Account of their Production, their Oeconomy, the manner of their making Wax and Honey, and the best methods for the Improvement and Preservation of them.
London: Printed for J. & P.Knapton., & P.Vailant, 1744..
8vo. pp. 8 p.l., 452, index. 12 folding engraved plates. contemporary calf (extremities worn, joints cracked, some scattered foxing, institutional rubberstamp on front flyleaf). First Edition of the English Translation. The work was originally published in French at Paris the same year. The engraved plates at the end of the volume illustrate the anatomy of the bee, and the structure of the hive and the honeycomb.
$1217 USD Book Number: NAZe[BAZ82 Order / Enquire
BELL, Thomas [1792-1880].
A History Of British Quadrupeds, Including The Cetacea.
London: John Van Voorst, 1837..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., [vii]-xviii, 526. numerous wood-engraved text illus. contemporary half morocco, spine richly gilt (joints & extremities bit rubbed). armorial bookplate of William John Forster. First Edition. Freeman 267. Wellcome II p. 138.
$400 USD Book Number: elala2626 Order / Enquire
[BENNETT, Edward Turner] [1757-1836] (Editor).
The Gardens And Menagerie Of The Zoological Society Delineated. Published, With The Sanction Of The Council, Under The Superintendence Of The Secretary And Vice-Secretary Of The Society. Quadrupeds. [.Birds].
Chiswick: Printed By C.Whittingham, College House, For The Proprietors: [Vol. I:] London: Published By Thomas Tegg And N.Hai.
2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xii, 308; viii, 328. with half-titles. numerous wood-engraved illus. by Branston & Wright, assisted by other artists, after drawings by William Harvey. original pebbled cloth (covers worn & waterstained, spine ends chipped, dampstain visible in extreme upper margin of some leaves in Vol. II but the general condition of the interior is very good). First Edition of the first extensive illustrated description of the holdings of the London Zoological Society. Bennett was one of the founders of the Society in 1826, and served first as vice-secretary and then as secretary from 1831 until his death. Among the various artists who assisted with the illustrations was Edward Lear, then nineteen; this is one of the first books to contain his work. Casey Wood p. 231. Freeman 277. Nissen 314.
$210 USD Book Number: NENe[BEN56 Order / Enquire