Sep. 29 [no year]. Darwin lived at Down House from 1842 until his death in 1882. It was... Read More about Autograph Note Signed
New York: The Viking Press, . Clem, Robert Verity. Deluxe Limited Edition, Number 114 of 350 copies signed by Stout, Matthiessen, Clem and Palmer. The rare deluxe edition of this landmark book on shorebirds. Read More about The Shorebirds of North America. Text by Peter Matthiessen. Species Accounts by Ralph S. Palmer
Boston and London: Ginn, The Athenaeum Press, 1900. First edition. Read More about Apes and Monkeys: Their Life and Language
London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636. Third edition. John Gerard was a 16th-century English botanist with a large herbal garden in London. His Herball, a 1,484 page illustrated book, was first published in 1597. It was a largely unacknowledged translation of Rembert Dodoen's herbal, itself published in..... Read More about The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes … very much enlarged and amended by Thomas Johnson
Hawarden Castle, Chester: July 11, 1881. An answer to an attack on him by Thomas Huxley. Gladstone was Prime Minister four different times.WITH: Signature of Palmerton laid in. Read More about Autograph Letter Signed, in the Third person. To the Editor of the Nineteenth Century and quoting...
Waltham, St. Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Jones, David. One of 275 copies on English hand-made paper. David Jones' Noah. The text of an English miracle play from Chester, dramatizing the story of Noah and his Ark in a way which departs other local versions. In the Chester version..... Read More about The Chester Play of the Deluge
Philadelphia: J. Grigg, 1830. New Edition, with Corrections and Alterations. Read More about A History of the Earth and Animated Nature
Strasbourg: Amand König [Imprimerie de Jonas Lorenz], 1770. First edition. Uncut and Unpressed. Gouan (1733-1821) was Professor of Medicine at Montpelier and one of the first naturalists in France to follow the Linnean system. Here, in the first section, he treats the anatomy of fish; the second section consists of..... Read More about Histoire des Poissons, contenant la description Anatomique de leurs parties externes &...
New York: Norton, . First edition. GOULD'S FIRST BOOK, WITH THANK YOU LETTER FOR BLURB. First book by Gould, with the ownership signature of Ashley Montagu on the front flyleaf. Montagu’s blurb is at the top of the back cover: “Stephen Jay Gould is one of the most brilliant of..... Read More about Ever Since Darwin. Reflections in Natural History
New York: Norton, . First edition. Inscribed to Ashley Montagu. Signed by Ashley Montagu on fly-leaf and on inscribed by the author on half-title, "To Ashley with respect and affection, Steve" Read More about The Flamingo's Smile. Reflections in Natural History
New York: Norton, . First edition. With reviews annotrated by Ashley Montagu laid in. Read More about Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
New York: Norton, . First edition, erratum laid in. Ashley Montagu's copy, with his tearsheet of his review in Nature (4 December 1980) loosely inserted, with other clippings of reviews. Read More about The Panda's Thumb
New York: A.S. Barnes, . First edition. Inscribed by the author, director of exhibits at the Miami Seaquarium, to the great sportsman, “To Michael Lerner. With highest [esteem] as a great angler & with all best wishes: Capt. William B. Gray”. Read More about Porpoise Tales
n.p: n.d. [Ca. 1930]. No. 14 of 55 Artist's Proofs. Roland Green Drypoint Etching of Snipe in Flight. A handsome etching, showing two snipe in flight over well-executed marshland; with an old gallery label on back of frame. An Englishman, Roland Green (1896-1972) was born in Kent, and lived in..... Read More about Snipe in Flight: Drypoint etching, signed in pencil in lower margin (“Roland Green”), and...
Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, (1960). First edition. Number 353 of 500 copies signed by the author. A notable breakthrough in high-speed photography made it possible for the first time to record hummingbirds in flight in their native environments; this book is the result. Read More about Hummingbirds
Garden City: Published by Doubleday for The American Museum of Natural History, 1960. First edition. A notable breakthrough in high-speed photography made it possible for the first time to record hummingbirds in flight in their native environments; this book is the result. A PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on..... Read More about Hummingbirds
Garden City, N.Y: Published for the American Museum of Natural History by Doubleday, . First edition. Number 238 of 500 copies, signed by the author. A notable breakthrough in high-speed photography made it possible for the first time to record hummingbirds in flight in their native environments; this book is..... Read More about Hummingbirds. With a Foreword by Dean Amadon, Lamont Curator of Birds
London: Published and Sold by the Author, 1883. "Third Edition, Enlarged, Illustrated, and Revised" Read More about Choice Stove and Greenhouse Flowering Plants, comprising Descriptions of upwards of Thirteen...
Chicago: American Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. Sucessors, [c. 1928]. First edition, but with new publisher's label pasted over bottom of title page. Read More about American Greenhouses. Pronounced Agemco. AGMCo. Everyhouse a Gem
New Bedford: The Darwin Press, 1937. First Edition. Read More about In Quest of Gorillas
Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1934. First edition, with errata slip. Read More about Man's Place Among the Antropoids Three Lectures on the Evolution of Man From the Lower Vertebrates
Langensalza: Schulbuchhandlung des Thuringer Lehrerververeine, 1853, 1855. A study of the Earth, interior and exterior, its peoples, animals, the Moon and Planets. Read More about Die Erde, ihr kleid, ihre Kinde und ihr Inneres durch karten und Zeichnungen [bound with] Die...
London: Phoenix House, . First edition. Read More about The Englishman's Flora
Hartford: Goodsell, Printer, 1824. First edition. Hall (1780-1843) was Middlebury College's first Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy,a graduate of Dartmouth in 1803. Read More about Catalogue of Minerals found in the State of Vermont and in the adjacent states, together with...
New York: Harper & Row, . First American Edition. Authoritative, fully illustrated discussion of these most majestic and graceful birds, one of the most easily distinguishable and widely dispersed avian species in the world. Includes information on the classification, distribution, behavior, migration, and habitat for each of the 61 recognized..... Read More about The Herons of the World. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson
Demerara: "The Argosy" Company, Limited, 1904. First edition. Rare. Read More about The Fishes of British Guiana