London: William Smith, 113, Fleet Street, 1840. First edition. Read More about The Ladies’ Flower Garden of Ornamental Annuals
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898. First edition, one of 950 copies. Read More about The Journal of Jacob Fowler. Narrating an adventure from Arkansas through the Indian Territory,...
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
London: Privately printed at R. Martin's Lithographic Office, 1827. According to the subscriber's list the privately-printed work was limited to only 100 copies, subscribed for by 97 individuals. Notable as an early such work done entirely in lithography. Read More about Flowers: A Series of Short Poems, original and translated: illustrated with figures drawn and...
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...
Down, Beckenham, Kent: November 26, . Regarding a new American edition of Origin. Unpublished.Charles Darwin (1809-1882) writes to Charles Layton, London agent for Appleton, about bringing out a revised and expanded second American edition of On the Origin of Species. The letter is a reply to Layton's of the day..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Ch. Darwin"), to Charles Layton, Appleton's London agent,...
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...
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1903. Read More about Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the...
New York: Printed and sold by T. and J. Swords, 1804. First American. Read More about The Temple of Nature
Philadelphia: Printed by T. Dobson, at The Stone House, 1797. First American Edition. A New Edition. UNCUT, IN ORIGINAL BINDING. “As a physician Erasmus Darwin was widely recognized as England’s finest medical doctor. He was asked several times to be personal physician to King George, although his lack of respect..... Read More about Zoonomia; or, The Laws of Organic Life. Second Part.l & Part II...with an Introductory...
Boston: Beacon Press, . First edition. Davenport's First Book. Read More about The Intelligence of Louis Agassiz. A Specimen Book of Scientific Writings. Selected, with an...
Paris: 1825-1827. First edition. In Boards, with American Medical Provenance. This zoological manual of mollusks and conches (though de Blainville's definition was vague) contains impresive engraved plates by Prêtre and Turpin, the best French natural history artists of the period. The author, Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777-1850), studied art..... Read More about Manuel de Malacologie et de Conchyliologie
Albany: Printed for Carroll and Cook, Printers to the Assembly, 1844. First Edition. Only 300 sets were hand-colored. Read More about Natural History of New York: Zoology of New York, or the New York Fauna; Comprising Detailed...
London: Country Life Limited, 1951. First edition. Read More about The Pheasants of the World
N.p: Privately Printed for Alfred Denison, 1872. Limited to 25 copies. Read More about A Literal Translation into English of the Earliest Known Book on Fowling and Fishing written...
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. Clark, Roland. First edition, no. 22 of 50 copies. Inscribed on the half-title: “For Dr. Shepard Krech / Good Ducks--& Good Shooting / Roland Clark / X-11-38”. Rare in any event, and especially so in the original box, which Frazier does not illustrate and..... Read More about Roland Clark's Etchings
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First edition. Historical accounts of life and travel in India by the noted ornithologist. Wide ranging and well written. Read More about Bygone Days in India
Albany, New York: Published by Luther Tucker, June 1846-June 1848. Edwin A. Stevens Copy. Compendium of information about horticulture in America at the midpoint of the nineteenth century, with wood-engraved illustrations touching upon fruit growning, trees, rural cottages, landscape architecture, and more.With a distinguished and interesting provenance: the ownership signatures..... Read More about The Horticulurist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste. Devoted to Horticulture, Landscape...
Harper: Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street. Second edition, with additions and emendations. In 1837, Dr. Draper (1811-1882) took an appointment at New York University; he was elected professor of chemistry and botany the next year. He was a professor and founder of its school of medicine from 1840 to..... Read More about A Treatise on the Forces Which Produce the Organization of Plants. With an Appendix, containing...
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1904. First edition. Read More about Studies from the Anthropological Laboratory The Anatomy School Cambridge
Paris: Saillant Desaint, 1768. First Edition. Duhamel du Monceau, polymath and prolific author, became one of the outstanding botanists of the 18th century and made significant contributions to French agronomy with his TRAITÉ DE LA CULTURE DES TERRES and other studies. All of his works included “ideas as well as..... Read More about Traité des arbres fruitiers; contenant leur figure, leur description, leur culture, &c
Paris: H. L Guérin et L. F. Delatour, 1760. First edition. From the Great French Advocate of the Tree. Important work on the cultivation of trees by this prolific 18th-century polymath abd savant (1700-1782), member of the Royal Academy, who published over 100 separate during his prolific lifetime, on a...... Read More about Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres, et de leur culture ; ou méthode pour multiplier et élever...
Washington, D.C: Published by the Author, 1938. First Edition, one of 2500 copies. Read More about Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries. Their history, makers and uses,...