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The Elements of Conchology; or, Natural Historyof Shells: according to the Linnean System. With Observations on ModernArrangements.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Lackington, Allen, & Co. et al. 1816., 8vo.23cm, first edition, (iv)168p., with 9 engraved plates, rebound in moderngreen cloth, gilt spine titles, scattered light foxing otherwise in finecondition (scn). ~ A basic study of shells, grouped according to theLinnean System, by Scottish naturalist, Thomas Brown (1785-1862). Thedetailed engravings are by the Author.
|$150.00||Book Number: 35756||Order / Enquire|
Charles Darwin. Voyaging. A Biography.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Princeton.Princeton University Press. 1996, thick8vo, 23cm, xiii,605p., frontisportrait, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, illustrated wraps,(trade paperback), as new (scn).
$25.00 Book Number: 33805 Order / Enquire
BRYAN, C. Frederick and D. Allen Rutherford (Edited by)
Impacts on Warmwater Streams: Guidelines for Evaluation.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Swickley, PA. American Fisheries Society. 1993., 25.5cm, x,285p., silver titles, blue cloth, a fine copy (ds11)
$75.00 Book Number: 27145 Order / Enquire
BUFFON, Georges Louis Lecleric
Buffon's Natural History Abridged.A New Edition by the W. Hutton. Embellish'd with 100 Engravings.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London.Printed for the Editor & Sold by T. Tegg, Cheapside & R.Griffin & Co.,Glasgow. 1821., 8vo, 21.5cm,viii, in 2 volumes, 352 & iv,426,pp.,engraved title-page vignettes, 100 engraved plates, both title pages havesome foxing, the rest of the plates have some occasional slight foxing,rebound in modern green cloth, gilt spine titles, very good to fine setthus (scn). ~ "Though the Natural History of M. De Buffon is one of themost beautiful productions of the present age, yet none appeared bettercalculated for abridgement. little more than to omit useless parts, andto simplify the language, so as to suit the understandings of youngpersons"
$250.00 Book Number: 33820 Order / Enquire
BURVENICH, Fr., & Others
Revue de L'Horticulture Belge et Etrangere. Tome II. 1876.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Gand. Bureau de la Revue. ., 25cm, 292p., with 12 colour chromo-litho plates, (including 1 folding) & 1 folding engraved plate, many half page and text illustrations from engravings, in contemporary quarter polished dark brown leather and french marbled boards and endpapers, internal embossed library stamps, small hand lettered call label at the spine, two early cloth bands over the spine, else a fine copy (snds)
$249.99 Book Number: 24382 Order / Enquire
BURVENICH, Fr., & Others
Revue de L'Horticulture Belge et Etrangere. Tome IV. 1878.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Gand. Bureau de la Revue. ., 25cm, 304p., with 12 colour chromo-litho plates, many engraved plate, half page and text illustrations from engravings, in contemporary quarter polished dark brown leather and french marbled boards and endpapers, internal embossed library stamps, small hand lettered call label at the spine, else a fine copy (snds)
$249.99 Book Number: 24403 Order / Enquire
Caribou and the barren-lands.
Ottawa; Canadian Arctic Resources Committee & Toronto; Firefly Books. 1981., 4to. 28cm, 176p. with c.150 colour plates and illustrations, fine in very good complete jacket (B21) A well written and illustrated book.
$8.75 Book Number: 16174 Order / Enquire
CALKINS, Norman A. & Mrs. A.M. Diaz
Scratching Birds. Prang'sNatural History Series for Children.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. L. Prang and Company. 1878., 24cm, 18p., double column, 4 chromo-litho plates (13 colouredillustrations), colour pictorial wraps, rear cover publisher's ad, verygood to fine (scn). ~ One of a children's series of six volumesselected by Norman A. Calkins, Superintendent of Primary Schools, NewYork City. With graphic illustrations of turkeys, grouse, quail,pheasant, pigeons, peacock, chicken.
$50.00 Book Number: 33811 Order / Enquire
CALLIN, E. Manley
Birds of the Qu'Appelle, 1857-1979. SpecialPublication No.13.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Regina, Sk. Saskatchewan Natural History Society. Nd., 21cm, 168p., maps, illustrations from photographs, illustrated printedwraps, very good to fine. (sgc)
$20.00 Book Number: 34458 Order / Enquire
The Capuchin Annual1973. Fortieth Year of Publication.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Dublin. Capuchin Publications. 1973., sm4to. 24cm, 444p., colour frontis & 4 colour photographic plates,numerous photos & drawings, many ads, membership list, colour illustratedwraps, fine copy. (ids) Articles include: Nationalism and Patriotism(Ehler); Lighting Dublin. (Molumby); Our Bogs. (Barry): The IrishCapuchins in the United States of America. (Father Conrad); BunglingBritish Diplomacy. (Snoddy).
|$35.00||Book Number: 34812||Order / Enquire|
I Choose Africa.
Cape Town. Howard Timmins. 1961., 25cm, 127p., with 30 photos, index, red cloth, very good in good jacket (s10). The author, a naturalist, writes of his travels in inaccessible parts of Africa.
$14.00 Book Number: 13376 Order / Enquire
CARRIERE, E.A. & ED Andre
Revue Horticulture. Journal D'Horticulture Practique. - 57th Annee. - 1885.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Paris. Librairie Agricole de la Maison Rustique. 1885., sm4to, 25.5cm, 576p., with 21 colour chromo-litho plates, numerous plates and illustrations from engravings, in contemporary quarter polished dark brown leather and french marbled boards and endpapers, internal embossed library stamps, small hand lettered call label at the spine, hinge cracked, spine cap and strap taped with library cloth, some plate have some slight wrinkling but not diminishing the images, (nhds)
$349.99 Book Number: 24381 Order / Enquire
CASSELMAN, Karen Leigh
Craft of the Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens of the Northeast.
Toronto. University of Toronto Press.1980., 23.5cm, 249p., bibliography, index, mustard cloth, fine in fine jacket (s19.1).
$10.50 Book Number: 12533 Order / Enquire
Some Canadian Birds. A Brief Account of Some of the Common Birds of Eastern Canada. First Series-Birds of Field and Grove.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Copp, Clark Company, Limited. 1895., 12mo. 18cm, x, 96p., frontis, 14 text drawings, brown cloth, ex-library,otherwise very good. (scn) Illustrated with black and white drawings by Ernest E. Thompson.
|$40.00||Book Number: 34029||Order / Enquire|
A Cabinet of Quadrupeds. Description. Consistingof Highly-Finished Engravings, by James Tookey; from drawings by JuliusIbbetson; with Historical and Scientific Descriptions, by John Church.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for Darton and Harvey and W. Belch, Cardiff. -1805., folio. 31.5cm, first edition, in 2 volumes, with 84engraved plates, 2 engraved vignette title-pages, some foxing, attractivecontemporary binding, straight grain crimson morocco, doubled blind ruledraised bands, elaborated gilt or blind decorations in the panels, gilttitles, wide gilt and blind ruled borders on the boards, marbledendpapers, all edge gilt, an attractive set. (cgc) Freeman 702; Nissen886; Wood, p.290. Originally printed in parts, "A Cabinet of Quadrupeds"was highly valued as a zoological treatise both for historical andscientific content. Beautifully illustrated by Julius Caesar Ibbetson(1759-1817), a Yorkshire painter noted for his rural scenes anddepictions of animals, particularly cattle and pigs. Benjamin West calledIbbetson the Berghem of England". The paintings are graphically engravedby James Tookey, best remembered for his engravings of English notablesespecially Captain James Cook (1784). The first edition of an importantearly natural history book that was reprinted again in 1848-49. Anattractive set in particularly fine bindings.
|$1500.00||Book Number: 34691||Order / Enquire|