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image of Methods in the Art of Taxidermy

Methods in the Art of Taxidermy

by Davie, Oliver; Theodore Jasper M.D. (ills)

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Published
1894
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A beautiful copy
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$175.00

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Columbus: Hann & Adair, 1894. Hardcover. A beautiful copy. The subscription edition of this volume describing all aspects of taxidermy from tools to mounting to care of finished specimens. Royal 8vo, 150pp, 8pp index, 13pp subscribers, 90 b&w plates, marbled endpapers. Brown 3/4 leather and brown cloth, 6 compartments on spine with gilt title and rules.… Read more
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Australia's Wonder Bird "The Lyre Bird"

by [Lyrebird] Herschells Pty Ltd

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Published
1932
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Melbourne: Herschells Pty Ltd, 1932. The film is another matter - how incredible that you have this important piece of Australian film/sound history with you in the U.S. The first sound recording of Lyrebirds was done on the optical soundtrack of film in 1931 and subsequent films were shot and compiled later, although there are some significant gaps /… Read more
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image of Martin Chasseur de Salusse_Acteonide Variee (Kingfisher_Fawn-breasted Kingfisher)

Martin Chasseur de Salusse & Acteonide Variee (Kingfisher & Fawn-breasted Kingfisher)

by D'Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont [A. Prevost]

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Published
1853
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Very good overall
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$500.00

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Paris: Gide, 1853. Print. Very good overall. Original copper engraving with period hand color, after a painting by Prevost, of a kookaburra and kingfisher. This was published in Dumont D'Urville's "Voyage au Pole Sud et dans L'Oceanie sur Les Corvettes L'Astrolabe et La Zelee...Pendant les Annees 1837, 1838, 1839, 1840". The French voyages in this period benefited from… Read more
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image of The Tragi-Comic History of the Burial of Cock Robin, with the Lamentation of Jenny Wren; The Sparrow's Apprehension; and the Cuckoo's Punishment.; Being a Sequel to the Courtship, Marriage, and Pic-nic Dinner of Robin Red-breast and Jenny Wren

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Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1821. First American edition. Hardcover. A very nice copy of this rare American edition.. A nice copy of this delicate little pamphlet, housed in a later cloth chemise and morocco slipcase, likely one of the original copies which accompanied A. S. W. Rosenbach's deluxe edition of Early American Children's Books. 16mo, 16pp, 8 delightful copperplate… Read more
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image of Original art of South American birds' eggs, Buteo Erythronotus & Milvago Australis

Original art of South American birds' eggs, Buteo Erythronotus & Milvago Australis

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Published
1860
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Very good condition
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$125.00

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London, 1860. Very good condition. The artwork of birds' eggs presumably published in "The Ibis" for 1860. The two birds are included in the "List of the Specimens of Birds of the British Museum. Part. I. Accipitres" published in 1848. The BM listing indicates that the birds, commonly named the red-backed buzzard and the southern Caracara… Read more
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Peacock postcard decorated with real feathers

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Published
1880
Condition
Very good condition
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$25.00

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1880. Very good condition. A stunning French postcard depicting a peacock in profile perched on a tree in the foreground of a lovely French garden (printed in color), his real tail feathers literally flowing off the bottom of the card itself! Approximately 5 x 7 1/2", split back, postally unused.
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image of Cygne noir de la Nouvelle hollande (Black Swan) & Drome Ardeole (Crab Plover).  Hand colored engraving

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Paris, 1820. Otherwise very good condition. Hand colored copper engravings of the Crab Plover and Black Swan. 6 1/2 x 10 1/8", slt toned, image off center as printed.
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$65.00
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American bird matching card game

by West & Lee

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Good + overall
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$95.00

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Good + overall. A set of game cards with bird images plus a matching text card for each, including Australian birds. Two categories: Talking Birds and Singing birds. Birds are Cockatoo, Jackdaw, Magpie, Parrot, Canary, Lark, Mocking bird, Nightingale. 8 pairs of cards, 16 total. Possibly a matching game. Cards 3 7/8 x 2 6/8",… Read more
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image of Bourke's Parrakeet, Red-winged Parrakeet, Blood rumped Parrakeet.  Chromolithograph

Bourke's Parrakeet, Red-winged Parrakeet, Blood rumped Parrakeet. Chromolithograph

by Rutledge, William after

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Published
1890
Condition
Very good condition
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$85.00

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London, 1890. Very good condition. Bird print in vivid colors, signed at the lower right, W. Rutledge. From Cassell's Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign. 7 x 8 1/2", paper 8 x 11". Very clean.
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image of Parrot Finch, Double Banded Finch, Australian Crimson Finch, Chestut-breasted Finch

Parrot Finch, Double Banded Finch, Australian Crimson Finch, Chestut-breasted Finch

by Rutledge, William after

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Published
1890
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Very good condition
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London, 1890. Very good condition. A vivid chromlithograph, signed at the lower left, W. Rutledge. From Cassell's Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign. 7 x 8 1/2", paper 8 x 11". Very clean.
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image of Beautiful Parrakeet, Swift Lorikeet.  Chromolithograph

Beautiful Parrakeet, Swift Lorikeet. Chromolithograph

by Rutledge, William after

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Published
1890
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Very good condition
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London, 1890. Very good condition. Bird print in vivid colors, signed at the lower left, W. Rutledge. From Cassell's Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign. 7 x 8 1/2", paper 8 x 11". Very clean.
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image of King Parrakeet, Pennant's Parrakeet.  Chromolithograph

King Parrakeet, Pennant's Parrakeet. Chromolithograph

by Rutledge, William after

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Published
1890
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Very good condition
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London: Vincent Brooks Day & Son Ltd, 1890. Very good condition. Australian parrot print in vivid colors, signed at the lower left, W. Rutledge. From Cassell's Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign. 7 x 8 1/2", paper 8 x 11". Some marks at upper margin.
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image of Parrot, Italian Renaissance woodblock print

Parrot, Italian Renaissance woodblock print

by Aldrovandi, Ulisse

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Published
1599
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Very good condition
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$175.00

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Bologna, Italy: Typis Nicolai Tebaldini, 1599. Very good condition. Striking folio sized Italian Renaissance woodblock print of a parrot from a work by Ulisse Aldrovandi, considered by Carl Linnaeus and the Comte de Buffon to be the father of the study of natural history. A handsome parrot with curved beak and long tail feathers… Read more
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image of 'The Animal Kingdom, Arranged According to its Organization, Serving as a Foundation for the Natural History of Animals, and an Introduction to Comparative Anatomy'.  Plates contained in an album

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London: G. Henderson, 1837. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Full collection of the engravings from the four volume atlas, neatly trimmed just outside the margin (retains all printed text) and beautifully laid out in an album complete with the title page. A total of 432 plates from Mammalia & Birds, Reptiles & Fishes, Mollusca and Insecta… Read more
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image of Swan prints, a pair of Italian Renaissance woodblock prints

Swan prints, a pair of Italian Renaissance woodblock prints

by Aldrovandi, Ulisse

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Published
1599
Condition
Very good condition
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$225.00

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Bologna, Italy: Typis Nicolai Tebaldini, 1599. Very good condition. Handsome folio sized Italian Renaissance woodblock prints of swans in profile from a work by Ulisse Aldrovandi, considered by Carl Linnaeus and the Comte de Buffon to be the father of the study of natural history. The first titled, "Cycnus adulatus cum iunco levi", depicting… Read more
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Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwest and Western Australia during the Years 1837, 1838 and 1839

by Grey, George

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Published
1841
Condition
Very good - condition
Edition
First edition
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London: T&W Boone, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Very good - condition. A fine large paper copy of these important expeditions of discovery to the north-west of Western Australia. "Both the journeys of exploration described in these volumes were undertaken for the Royal Geographical Society. They met with disasters. The first expedition landed near Hanover Bay, and made the… Read more
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image of Pale Headed or Mealy Rosella Parrakeet; Rose Hill or Rosella Parrakeet.  Chromolithograph

Pale Headed or Mealy Rosella Parrakeet; Rose Hill or Rosella Parrakeet. Chromolithograph

by Rutledge, William after

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Published
1890
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Very good condition
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London: Vincent Brooks Day & Son Ltd, 1890. Very good condition. Australian parrot print in vivid colors, signed at the lower left, W. Rutledge. From Cassell's Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign. 7 x 8 1/2", paper 8 x 11". Couple faint small spots at lower margin.
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Mellisuga Minima, Son Nid, Doricha Evelynae. Hummingbird chromolithograph

by Bevalet, L.

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Published
1860
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Very good condition
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Paris: Lemercier & Cie, 1860. Very good condition. Superb hand colored lithograph in brilliant color heightened with gum arabic, depicting two hummingbirds, one at rest on a branch, the other in flight. From 'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux Mouches', by Louis Victor Bevalet. Approximately 9 x 12 1/4". Very bright and clean, a wonderful hummingbird print.… Read more
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Pygornis Adolphi. Hummingbird chromolithograph

by Bevalet, L.

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Published
1860
Condition
Very good condition
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Paris, 1860. Very good condition. Superb hand colored lithograph in brilliant color heightened with gum arabic, depicting hummingbirds hovering near their nest. From 'Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux Mouches', by Louis Victor Bevalet. Approximately 9 x 12 1/4". Very bright and clean, a vivid hummingbird print.
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Hand colored engraving, "Radiated Falcon"

by [Birds; Australia] Latham, John

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Published
1822
Condition
Very good overall
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$150.00

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London, 1822. Very good overall. A handsome hand colored copper engraving of an Australian falcon perched on a branch, from Latham's 'General Synopsis of Birds'. Dr. John Latham (1740 - 1847), the leading British ornithologist of his time, was a founding member of the Linnean Society, and through his work with the society became acquainted… Read more
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