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
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...
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Harvard University, 1929. First edition, one of 500 copies. Read More about Icones Farlowianae. Illustrations of the Large Fungi of Eastern North America
London: Edward Arnold & Co, 1926. Second Impression. 'From April 1914 Farrer spent two years with William Purdom, a Kew-trained gardener, in Kangsu, north-west China, and in Tibet, collecting specimens and seeds, despite the lawlessness of the area. He had a narrow escape from drowning after a 20 ft fall..... Read More about On the Eaves of the World
Bellows Falls, [Vermont]: Printed by Bill Blake & Co, 1820. First edition. Vermont Imprint on Gastronomy. Practical compendium of recipes by Thomas Green Fessenden (1771-1837), stirical poet, inventor, and lawyer. “Between 1809 and 1822 Fessenden divided his residence between Brattleboro and Bellows Falls, Vermont, where he renewed his interests in..... Read More about The Husbandman and Housewife. A Collection of Valuable Recipes and Directions, relating to...
London, British Museum: 21 August 1848. The Future Prime Minister of New Zealand. Fitzgerald acknowledges the receipt of “your obliging present of two specimens of Melania from the Falls of Essequibo” [Kaieteur Falls in Guyana] to the National Collections. Gourlie was a noted botanist and member of the Edinburgh Botanical..... Read More about ALS “James Edward Fitzgerald” as Assistant Secretary of the British Museum to William Gourlie
Stuttgart: Jannar 1866-1868 (36 issues complete),1873 (11 issues), 1877 (1-10). Read More about Illustrirte Garten-Zeitung herausgegeben von der Gartenbau-Gesellschaft
Boston: 1929. Vol. I reprint; others first editions. Read More about Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States
London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1863. First edition. Read More about Fish Culture. A Practical Guide to the Modern System of Breeding and Rearing Fish
Paris: Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1764. For the Commercial Traveller. Read More about Instructions pour les Voyageurs et les Commercans, contenant l'indication des Villes commercantes...
Paris: Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés, 1776. Nouvelle edition plus correcte que les précédents. Rules of the Hunt. Environmental law: Including game and fishing laws and those of the hunt as well as those for forestry and water. Read More about Ordonnance de Louis XIV…sur le Fait des Eaux et Forets Donnée à S. Germain en Laye au moid...
Paris: Par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés, 1753. Nouvelle edition plus correcte que les précédents & augmentée des Réglement rendus en interprétation, depuis le mois de Juin 1673 jusqu'en 1752. Rules of the Hunt. Environmental law: Including game and fishing laws and those of the hunt as well as those..... Read More about Ordonnance de Louis XIV…sur le Fait des Eaux et Forets Donnée à S. Germain en Laye au mois...
Paris: Chez Debure l'aîne, 1772. Commentary on the environmental and game laws. Read More about Commentaire sur l'Ordonnance des Eaux et Forêts du mois d'Août 1669
[Wien: aus der E.K. Hof.- und Staatsdruckerei, 1878]. First Seperate edition. Offprint of Freud's very rare third paper. Freud's Contribution to Evolutionary Biology. Freud's third paper, done while he was a medical student. Read More about Über spinalganglien und Rückenmark des Petromyzon. from Sitzungsberichte der der...
Wandsbeck: Chromolgraphie und Verlag Artistische Anstalt Gustav W. Seitz, nd. ca. 1890. Read More about Frühlingsblumen. Zwölf Blätter mit Sinnsprüchen Deutscher Dichter
1925. A PIRATE SETS SAIL ON WILLIAM BEEBE'S EXPEDITION. Under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society, the Arcturus departed New York and sailed via the Sargasso Sea, the Cocos Islands and finally to the Galapagos. Dickerman's official capacity was as assistant artist to the expedition, a role which..... Read More about Album documenting the Arcturus Expedition, 1925
[Leipzig]: Moriss Georg Weidmann, 1690. First edition. First edition of the most important late seventeenth century German work on gardening, by Heinrich Hesse, overseer of the Electoral Gardens in Mainz, who specifically adapted French notions of garden design to German conditions, and whose work remained influential through the mid-eighteenth century..... Read More about Neue Garten-Lust: das ist Gründliche Vorstellung wie ein Lust-Küchen und Baum Garten unter...
London: Printed by Willoiam Clowes and Sons, 1844. Offprinted from the “Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England”. Following the passing of the Allotment system which provided a plot of land for laborers the author wished to provide the basic instructions necessary to grow a successful garden. He recommends..... Read More about Cottage Gardening
London: Printed for J. Nicholson, at the Kings-Arms in Little Britain, 1704. First Edition. Variously attributed to Nathan Bailey and John Worlidge. Read More about Dictionarium Rusticum & Urbanicum: or a Dictionary of all Sorts of Country Affairs,...
London: Wm. S. Orr, 1840. Second Edition. Read More about The Flower-Garden: containing directions for the cultivation of all garden flowers…
London: Harding, Triphook and Lepard, 1825. Second Edition. Read More about The Green-House Companion; comprisinig a general course of green-house and conservatory practice...
New York: Published by Charles Scribner's Sons for the Garden Club of America, 1931. First edition. Read More about Gardens of Colony and State. Gardens and Gardeners of the American Colonies and of the Republic...
Paris: D.-A. Longuet, (c.1913). First edition. Read More about Les Jardins de France des Origines à la fine du XVIIIe Siècle