Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1922. Autograph edition, no. 266 of 750 copies, signed by the author and publisher, with... Read More about The Writings of &hellip
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: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, . First edition. Read More about Fabre's Book of Insects. Retold [by] …
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
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. A New Edition. Read More about Natural History of the Insects of India, containing upwards of two hundred and twenty figures and...
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...
New York: Forest and Stream, (1901). First edition. An exhaustive work, divided into The Duck Family, Wildfowl Shooting, and The Art of Duck Shooting, profusely illustrated. Read More about American Duck Shooting
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,...
[Reading]: The Alden Press for the Library of the University of Reding, 1969. First edition. With an ALS to Montagu from Eales and an off-print laid in. Read More about The Cole Library of early Medicine and Zoology. Catalogue of books and pamphlets. Part I. 1472-1800
London: Printed for Richardson and Urquhart, 1776. First edition. A gardening manual arranged according to the months of the year. The author, Thomas Ellis, was gardener to Lord Bishop of Lincoln. Read More about The Gardener's Pocket-calendar containing the most approved methods of cultivating the useful and...
London: 1865, 1870 & 1883. First editions of the first and third titles. Read More about Diamonds and Precious Stones Their History, Value, And Distinguishing Characteristics. With...
c 1830-1860. Read More about Botanical Drawing: Gouache on Paper
London, Ontario: 1907-1926. Read More about The Canadian Entomologist. Volumes XXXIX-LVIII for 1907-1926
Clifton, New Jersey: Amwell Press for The National Fraternity Limited, . Limited edition, number 6 of 1,000 copies, signed by Evans, Rikhoff and Shoffstall stamped "Publisher's Presentation and dated 12/19/77." With TLS from Rikhoff to Robert Holland thanking him for his help on the book. Read More about The Woodcock Book. Foreword by James Rikhoff
London: Printed for John Martyn, Printer to the Royal Society, 1679. Third edition, “much inlarged, and improved,” etc. Evelyn’s Sylva , first published in 1664, is a treatise on forestry, written to promote the cultivation of timber for building the Royal Navy. As Disraeli wrote: “It was an author in..... Read More about Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions....
Hamburgi et Kilonii: Carol. Ernest. Bohnii, 1778. First edition. A Pioneer of Systematic Entomology. Fabricius first major work on the system and theory of entomology, and perhaps his greatest theoretical contribution to the science. "Fabricius was undoubtedly one of the most distinguished entomologists and ranks with Carl de Geer, P.A...... Read More about Philosophia entomologica sistens scientiae fundamenta adiectis definitionibus exemplis,...
Cassel: Verlag von Theodor Fischer in Cassel, 1894. Second edition. 2 auflage der Tafeln mit kurzem Text. With a foreword by von Riesenthal dated September 1893. This edition includes an explanatory text briefly describing each raptor; the sixty plates depict the birds in a natural setting, most frequently at one-third..... Read More about Die Raubvögel Deutschland und des angrenzenden Mitteleuropas.... Darstellung und Beschreibung...