London and New York: Collins and Van Nostrand, 1953. First edition, Number 127 of 295 Copies. Read More about Fine Bird Books 1700-1900
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...
Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street, 1838. Read More about Observations relative to Lymphatic Hearts (in reptiles)
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...
[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 -...
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
London: T.N. Foulis, . First edition. Read More about Religion & Sex. Studies in the Pathology of Religious Development
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, . First edition. Read More about Fabre's Book of Insects. Retold [by] …
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: 1907-1926. Read More about The Canadian Entomologist. Volumes XXXIX-LVIII for 1907-1926
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,...
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...
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 Bedford: The Darwin Press, 1937. First Edition. Read More about In Quest of Gorillas
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...
Demerara: "The Argosy" Company, Limited, 1904. First edition. Rare. Read More about The Fishes of British Guiana