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Natural History of Victoria. Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria; or, figures and descriptions of the living classes of the Victorian indigenous animals by McCOY, Frederick

Melbourne: Robert S. Brain, 1885 -, 1890. Two volumes, thick octavo, with all 20 "decades", 199 lithographic plates (including one double folding plate), nearly all coloured and some finished by hand; attractively bound in contemporary navy hal...

From Hordern House Rare Books


Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus). by Audubon, John James & Bachman, Rev. John

Philadelphia:: Audubon, J.J.,, 1843.. Imperial Folio Edition. Near Fine Condition with rich original hand-coloring. . A Near Fine orginal hand-colored lithograph by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon. (1785-1851). Near Fine condition with a f...

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On Growth and Form by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth

Cambridge at the University Press, 1917. First edition. A few illustrations within the text, thick octavo, pp xvi, 793, a small blemish to page 11/12, slight age-toning thoughout, otherwise very clean and sound internally, red cloth very slightly worn, w...

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The descent of man and selection in relation to sex by DARWIN, Charles

1877 Charles Darwin Descent of Man Evolution Natural History Monkeys Science "it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." ― Charles Darwin, The Descent of M...

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Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings by HOWITT, Samuel

1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. 'Foreign Field Sports' is a 19th-century sports manual known f...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Nature's Wonderland by J. Sterling Kingsley, Edward Breck

This is a handsome set of "NATURE'S WONDERLAND - Short Talks on Natural History for Young and Old" by J. Sterling Kingsley and Edward Breck. 1894; F.R. Niglutsch; New York. The volumes are beautifully illustrated throughout ("with scientific accuracy"), i...

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The wonders of the animal kingdom. Exhibiting delineations of the most distinguished wild animals in the various menageries of this country. by HUISH, Robert

1829 RARE 1ed Huish Animal Kingdom Illustrated Plates Lion Bears Tigers MonkeysRobert Huish's 'The Wonders of the Animal Kingdom' is a 19th-century illustrated work on rare and exotic animals. While the contents of the text are desirable, the real draw of...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Wild Life of the South by Archibald Rutledge

Frederick A. Stokes Company 1935, third printing.Illustrated by Charles E. Pont. Book is in good condition. Boards are sturdy, text is clean and unmarked. Light foxing on end pages. Gift inscription signed by author on front end page....

From BookandPen


The Witchery of Wasps by Edward G. Reinhard

Rare hardback copyright 1929; stated first printing; well preserved withdrawal from college library with usual stamps and stickers; text block and green cloth boards tight and square; no dj; one gently bumped corner; owner's names neatly written on ffeps;...

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Albino Bestiary. by Goodale, Rebecca

Portland, Maine:: Rebecca Goodale,, 2012.. Edition of 5. 13.75 x 12.5 x 3.5"; 24 pages. Handcolored silkscreen prints with paste patterns. Letterpress printed text. Wedding cake binding. Housed in three quarter clamshell case. Rebecca Goodale: &quo...

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Burnham's new poultry book : a practical treatise on selecting, housing and breeding domestic fowls, and raising poultry and eggs for market by BURNHAM, George P

1871 1ed Burnham New Poultry Book Chicken Breeding Turkey Illustrated Farming In the second half of the 19th-century, there was an increased interest in domesticating poultry in America. A number of works were published on the matter; however, none more ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Creation of Animals, And in Their History, Habits and Instincts by William Kirby

Nice condition copy of "On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God, As Manifested in the CREATION OF ANIMALS, And in Their History, Habits and Instincts" by Rev. William Kirby. 1836 1st American edition; Carey, Lea & Blanchard; Philadelphia. With 20 illustr...

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The Quadrupeds of North America by Audubon, John James

NY: Audubon . Three full moroccan leather hardcover volumes with raised bands at spine and gilt lettering and decoration. Good condition with mild shelf wear rubbing--more pronounced at extremities; marbled text edges; end papers and pages have foxing. NO...

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