[np: c. 1846]. "No Animal Living Approaches This in Size" Rare broadside advertising the exhibition of the nearly... Read More about Great American Mastodon!! Now Exhibiting at the Hall
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"
Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street, 1838. Read More about Observations relative to Lymphatic Hearts (in reptiles
New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1932. First edition. As New. Sharp copy of a lavishly produced volume which stands as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century exploration. Andrews (1884-1960) was a figure larger than life who served as the model for Indiana Jones.The standard biography is by..... Read More about The New Conquest of Central Asia. A Narrative of the Explorations of the Central Asiatic...
Washington, D.C: 1856. First edition. Read More about Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean …...
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: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, . First Edition. Read More about Recherches Zoologiques dans les Provinces Centrales de l'Inde et dans les regions occidentales de...
London: Thos. de la Rue & Co., Bunhill Row, 1880. First edition. Irsish geologist, son of Robert Ball to whom this book is dedicated. He was part of the Geological Survey of India in 1864 -1881. Read More about Jungle Life in India; or the Journeys and Journals of an Indian Geologist
[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
Los Angeles: 1929. "It is proposed that a COMPLETE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS be opened to the public on a fifty cent admission basis, which is to be properly laid out as an attractive Zoological and Botanical Garden with the finest and largest private collection of animals, birds and reptiles to be..... Read More about Report on Horne Zoological Corporation
Paris: J.B. Baillière, 1866. First edition. Presentation Copy. Inscribed, "A Monsieur Jules Kinckel témoingage d'affection de l'auteur E. Blanchard." Read More about Les poissons des eaux douces de la France. Anatomie - physiologie - description des espèces -...
Boston: David Godine, 1970. Hidy, Lance. One of 100 copies printed in Monotype Caslon, on Amalfi Paper, signed by the artist. A THING OF BEAUTY. Hidy's first regularly published book. Read More about Moral Reflections on the Short Life of the Ephemeron. This essay first appeared in A Description...
London: 56 Regents Park Road, 16 September 1875. Writing to Youmans that he is sending the last corrected revise of his lecture as asking for the earliest insertion into the magazine, continuing that he will be giving his lecture on Human Automatism at Belfast on the 27th “which wil be..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "William B. Carpenter" to E[dward] L.Youmans, the Editor of...
[Quarry Farm, Elmira, New York?]: July 12, 1886. The Cat's Meow of Calling Cards. Mark Twain loved cats. He owned them, adopted them, wrote about them, and lived the better part of his mature years surrounded by them. W.H. Auden wrote an essay about the gift some artists have for..... Read More about The Calling Card of Mark Twain's Cat 'Socrates Goldenrod'
New York: Sold by E. Bliss & E. White, No. 128 Broadway, 1822. First Edition. Boards Uncut. Read More about Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the State of New-York. By Hibernicus
Bismarck, N. D: The Tribune Co., Printers, 1900. Only edition. ‘The wolf is the enemy of civilization, and I want to exterminate him’. Scarce polemical guide to wolf hunting by Benjamin Corbin (1835-1912), Civil War soldier, trapper, hunter, stockman and frontier land promoter, who called himself the “boss wolf hunter.”..... Read More about Corbin's Advice or The Wolf Hunter's Guide. Tells How to Catch 'Em and All about the Science of...
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1903. Read More about Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the...
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...
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1904. First edition. Read More about Studies from the Anthropological Laboratory The Anatomy School Cambridge
[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, Ontario: 19007-1925. Read More about The Canadian Entomologist. Volume XXXIX 1907-Volume LVII, 1925
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. Latreille..... Read More about Philosophia entomologica sistens scientiae fundamenta adiectis definitionibus exemplis,...
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
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
[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...