London: Bell and Dalby, 1870. First Edition. Read More about New and Rare Beautiful-Leaved Plants containing illustrations and descriptions of the most...
Amsterdam: T.B. Elwe, 1794. First edition. 53 Hand-Colored Floral Plates. A lovely copy of the first edition. This significant contribution to late eighteenth-century botanical art ably demonstrates the superiority of Dutch horticulture in the period. The 53 plates include stunning illustrations of tulips, hyacinths and auriculas, many of them further..... Read More about Nederlandsch Bloemwerk door een Gezelschap geleerden
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900. Reprint. Read More about Curiosities of Natural History. First & Fourth Series
Great South Beach, Long Island, N.Y: 1911. Early Original Watercolor by Edgar Burke. A fine early watercolor drawing of the Turnstone, an American shore bird, by sportsman, artist and physician Edgar BurkeEdgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of..... Read More about "Turnstone"
New York: Macmillan, 1938. First American Edition from English sheets. Read More about Plant Hunter's Paradise
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [n.d., c. 1904-1913]. Riverby edition. Attractive group of the works of the noted American naturalist (published over many years and eventually running to 23 volumes). Read More about The Writings of …
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1922. Autograph edition, no. 266 of 750 copies, signed by the author and publisher, with EACH VOLUME SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. THE ULTIMATE SET. WITH MANUSCRIPT. Complete in 23 volumes with an extra volume 19 with inlaid manuscripts for "The Hungry Sheep," c. 24 pages in pencil..... Read More about The Writings of …
Atlanta, Ga: The Coca-Cola Company, 1940; 1941; and 1943. First editions. “Remember, flowers are gay and beautiful…”. By the mother of William Burroughs, author of Junkie, Queer, The Naked Lunch, The Wild Boys, etc., etc., with help from Coca-Cola. “Boy and Girl Scouts are taught the fundamentals …”... Read More about Flower Arranging — A Fascinating Hobby … and Homes and Flowers — Refreshing Arrrangements
London: Caxton Publishing Company, Clun House, Surrey Street, Strand, [1907-1908]. Read More about Birds of Great Britain and Ireland Order Passeres
London: 56 Regents Park Road, 16 September 1875. Writing to Youmans that he is sending the last corrected revise of his lecture as asking for the earliest insertion into the magazine, continuing that he will be giving his lecture on Human Automatism at Belfast on the 27th “which wil be..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "William B. Carpenter" to E[dward] L.Youmans, the Editor of...
Boston: Little Brown, 1891. First Edition. Read More about A Popular Handbook of the Ornithology of the United States and Canada. Based on Nuttall's Manual
. One of 67 copies done. Read More about Etching "Last Round."
[Quarry Farm, Elmira, New York?]: July 12, 1886. The Cat's Meow of Calling Cards. Mark Twain loved cats. He owned them, adopted them, wrote about them, and lived the better part of his mature years surrounded by them. W.H. Auden wrote an essay about the gift some artists have for..... Read More about The Calling Card of Mark Twain's Cat 'Socrates Goldenrod'
New York: Sold by E. Bliss & E. White, No. 128 Broadway, 1822. First Edition. Boards Uncut. Read More about Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the State of New-York. By Hibernicus
Albany: D. & S. Whiting, 1803. Second American edition. Read More about A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit Trees:...To which are added, an Introduction...
Wellington: John Mackay, GPO, 1906. Inscribed on upper cover, "Dr. --Pranseau with L. Cockayne's Compliments." The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography sums up Cockayne's achievements: He "was one of the most influential of New Zealand's scientists. Although lacking formal training, he made important and original contributions to botany, stimulating research..... Read More about On a Specific Case of Leaf-Variation in Coprosma Baueri
Bismarck, N. D: The Tribune Co., Printers, 1900. Only edition. ‘The wolf is the enemy of civilization, and I want to exterminate him’. Scarce polemical guide to wolf hunting by Benjamin Corbin (1835-1912), Civil War soldier, trapper, hunter, stockman and frontier land promoter, who called himself the “boss wolf hunter.”..... Read More about Corbin's Advice or The Wolf Hunter's Guide. Tells How to Catch 'Em and All about the Science of...
Chicago: University of Chicago, . First edition. Science Classic. Dr. McIntyre and his colleague Dr. A.E. Bennett study here curare as a therapeutic agent and give its complete history for the first time. Read More about Curare. Its History, Nature and Clinical Use
West Chester, Pa: Printed for the Proprietors, 1859. Tenth edition. In the second half of the 19th-century West Chester, Pennsylvania became known for its nurseries. With easy access from a branch line to the Pennsylvania Main Line, nurseries in the area could service much of the east coast and Canada..... Read More about Catalogue of Fruit & Ornamental Trees, Shrubbery, Vines, Roses, & C., cultivated and for...
London: Henry Colburn, 1839. First edition. Darwin’s First Book. The account of the Beagle's two voyages, edited by Robert Fitzroy, who served as commander of both voyages. Volume three of this work represents the first edition of Darwin's account of the voyage which provided the basis for his work on..... Read More about Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years...
Sep. 29 [no year]. Darwin lived at Down House from 1842 until his death in 1882. It was in the house and its ample gardens that he worked on his theory of natural selection. "He undertook his major works at home, fitting out his estate as a place for natural..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed
New York: HaFiner Press, 1952. Number 55 of 250 copies of a facsimile reprint of the First edition done for the Book Collectors Society. Read More about Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various countries visited by...