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Cambridge, Mass: June, 1865. Alexander, 1835-1910, American naturalist and industrialist was the son of Louis Agassiz. Read More about Manuscript receipt for $250, initialled by Agassiz, "for the quarterly Salary of the Agent"
Neuchatel: Imprimerie de Henri Wolfrath, 1845. First separate edition. Read More about Notice sur la Géographie des Animaux...Extrait de la Revue Suisse, Aout 1845
Osborne: 11August 1855. As Secretary for Prince Albert. Phipps, as private secretary to Prince Albert, responds to the invitation of Gourlie and Anderson to attend the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science as the Prince and the Queen will have just “arrived in the Highlands for... Read More about ALS to William Gourlie and Thomas Anderson
London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions. Read More about A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven...
New York: Orange Judd, 41 Park Row, 1865. Nice copy of a standard American work, first issued under this title in 1849 and in print through the end of the nineteenth century. Read More about The American Farm Book
Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street, 1838. Read More about Observations relative to Lymphatic Hearts (in reptiles
ca. 1831-1865. 42 original watercolors. An album of highly accomplished amateur watercolors of flowers — including the double oleander, tiger lilly, China rose, viola, poppy, and tulip.It is very faintly possible that this album represents an early showing of art by a Minnesota seedswoman, Emma V. White, who published seed... Read More about Album of original watercolors of flowers
London: The Tryon Gallery, in association with George Rainbird, 1971. First Edition, No. 354 of 550 numbered copies. Read More about Some Birds and Mammals of North America
New York: Printed by G. & E. Waite, No. 64, Maiden-Lane, 1804. Anderson, Alexander. First American edition. The first American edition of a classic work, with the cuts re-engraved (usually in reverse) from the original Bewick edition. Dr. Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) was America’s first wood engraver. Pomeroy identifies the fourth... Read More about A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures engraved on wood chiefly copied from the original of...
New York: Crown Publishers, . Doahanos, Steven. First edition. Read More about Natures Ways. How Nature takes care of its own
[published New York: Limited Editions Club, printed by Edmund Thompson at Hawthorn House in Windham, Conn, 1935]. The complete set of Angelo's fine, oval miniature drawings for the LEC edition Hawthorne's classic, comprising his original illustrations for the cover, the title page, and the 21 chapter headpieces. Quite as remarkable... Read More about 23 original drawings, mostly signed ("Valenti Angelo"), for Nathaniel Hawthorne's THE...
Washington, D.C: 1856. First edition. Read More about Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean …...
Bruxelles: F. Parent, 1859. Read More about Hand-colored Lithograph: "Duchesse d'Olenbourg" from ANNALES DE POMOLOGIE, with French...
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder. Read More about The American Home. Ellen D. Wangner, Editor
Kensington and N. P: Argyll Lodge and Balmoral (stationery), n.d. and 28 September 1855. Preserved Leaves of Mull. The first stating that he will send specimens of the ores and the [?] Leaves of Mull to Glasgow for the Museum, the leaves only being “furnished on loan as the specimens... Read More about Two autograph letters signed “Argyll”
Grypeswaldiae: Ant. Ferdin. Roese, 1792. Second edition (first ed., 1738). Peter Artedi or Petrus Arctaedius (February 22, 1705 - September 27, 1735) was a Swedish naturalist and is known as the "father of Ichthyology."Artedi was born in the province of Ångermanland. Intending to become a clergyman, he went, in 1724... Read More about Petri Artedi sueci Genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum...
[Paris: Diderot & D'alambert, nd. c. 1751-1780]. Read More about Fleuriste Artificiel contenant huit planches, dont une double
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, [n.d., 1890]. Pygmies, Gulos, Vegetable Lambs, Centaurs, Lami, and More. Read More about Curious Creatures in Zoology
New York: D. Appleton & Co, 1917. First edition. Read More about Audubon the Naturalist. A History of His Life and Times
Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, . First Edition. Read More about Recherches Zoologiques dans les Provinces Centrales de l'Inde et dans les regions occidentales de...
Northampton, Mass: The Hampshire Bookshop, 1937. First edition. Read More about Birds of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts
n.p: Published by the New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish …, 1928. First trade edition. Read More about Birds of New Mexico. With contributions by the late Wells Woodbridge Cooke
London: Witherby and Co, 1913. First Edition. Intended as a guide for the sportsman as well as the specialist, the volume forms a scarce companion to Baker’s Indian Ducks and Their Allies. Read More about Indian Pigeons and Doves
[np]: Daniel Moreau Barringer, 1916. First edition. Inscribed to His Son. Flyleaf inscribed by Barringer' to his son Richard on 3 May 1922 on his 13th birthdayDaniel Moreau Barringer (1860 - 1929) is best known for being the first person to prove the existence of a meteorite crater on Earth... Read More about Some Rules of Conduct for my Children and their Children