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Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds
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Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds

By LEVI, Wendell M.

Jersey City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1965. Hardcover. Very good/Good. 790 p. 23 cm. 807 mainly colour illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with pictorial mylar jacket. Tear and chip in rear panel of jacket. Ink signature on front free endpaper. A few faint spots to text block edge.

$100.00

The Stassart Strain

By HEITZMAN, Chas

Jeffersontown, Kentucky, nd. ca. 1964. Softcover. Very good. 71 p. 26 cm. Over 140 b&w photos of pigeons, and one of Guillaume Stassart. Colour plate of "Head Wind" pigeon. Grey softcover. A little discolouration to covers and rusting staples. Former owner's signature and label inside front cover.

$50.00

Prize Animals and Their Records
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Prize Animals and Their Records

Providence, RI: Perry Davis & Son, 1890. Near fine. Knapp & Co. Lith., NY. 16 p. 8 x 13 cm. 4 colour pictures. Staplebound paper covers. Staples rusting. Rear advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer. Invented by Perry Davis in 1840 and patented in 1845, his Pain-Killer was probably the first nationally-advertised American remedy for pain. Widely regarded as the wonder drug of its day, it contained mainly opiates and ethyl alcohol. This advertising booklet advertises the drug on every page but also lists famous bulls, cows, and horses, perhaps to appeal to farmers.

$40.00

Cone Shells: A Synopsis of the Living Conidae
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Cone Shells: A Synopsis of the Living Conidae

By WALLS, Jerry G.

Neptune City, NJ: t.f.h., [1982]. Hardcover. Ex library-very good +. 1011, [9] p. 23 cm. Colour and b&w illustrations. Hardcover. Ex library with label residue on spine and covers, rear free endpaper torn out, ink stamp and notation on frear endpapers, ink stamp on title page. Mark on top edge. Topics: new taxa list; shell structure; soft anatomy; radula and feeding; dangerous cones; natural history; the cone collection; cone identification; etc. Index.

$45.00

JEJU Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
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JEJU Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes

UNESCO World Heritage, 2007. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good +. 209 p. 22 x 27 cm. Colour photos. Black pictorial hardcover in matching dustjacket. One bumped upper corner. Light wear to jacket. Text in Korean and English. At rear are small sections on New Zealand, Angkor, Pompeii, Giant's Causeway, Kew Gardens, etc.

$60.00

Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon, Translated into English. Illustrated With Above 260 Copper-Plates, and Occasional Notes and Observations by the Translator. Vols. I-IX
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Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon, Translated into English. Illustrated With Above 260 Copper-Plates, and Occasional Notes and Observations by the Translator. Vols. I-IX

By BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de

Edinburgh: William Creech, 1780. Hardcover. Fair. 9 vols.: xxi, 514; 517; iv, 524; vii, 352; vii, 440; iv, 443; vii, 452; v, iii, 352; viii, 422 p. 22 cm. 312 engraved plates including 1 frontispiece, 3 fold-outs. Several are out of order. Full tree leather. Text block edges yellow. Front boards detached on vols. I & 2, some boards loosening on other volumes. Corners worn. Spines quite scuffed with upper title labels missing and lower number labels missing from vols. 4 & 8. Number labels loosening from vols. 2 & 5. Bookplates for John Waldie on front pastedowns along with library Natural History labels. Rear pastedowns have bookplates for Andrew A. Miller. Endpapers often detached and darkened. Foxing. Occasional dogears where pages miscut.

$600.00

Variations Florales; Floral Variations
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Variations Florales; Floral Variations

Paris: Academie Florale Europeenne; European Floral Academy, 2006. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good +. 119 p. 33 cm. 169 colour illustrations. Hardcover in matching dustjacket. Some tiny dents to edeges, light soiling to jacket front.

$50.00

Wild Flowers from the Yellowstone. A Collection of Wild Flowers From Yellowstone National Park
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Wild Flowers from the Yellowstone. A Collection of Wild Flowers From Yellowstone National Park

St. Paul, MN: Northern Pacific Railway, nd. ca. 1915. Card covers. Fair. Unpaginated. 16 x 21 cm. Card covers with gold twine. Some spotting and thumbing to covers. 6 b&w illustrations of the park. 11 mounted plant specimens, faded to brown. A few specimens are falling apart, all have marked the opposite descriptive pages. Small chip in edge of first illustration plate. An unusual souvenir which must have been immensely attractive when new.

$50.00

Reports of the Entomological Society of Ontario 1871-80
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Reports of the Entomological Society of Ontario 1871-80

By SAUNDERS, William, et al

Toronto: Printed by Hunter, Rose & Co, 1872-81. Hardcover. Good. Various paginations. 25 cm. B&w plates and in-text figures. Half green leather with cloth. All edges red. Leather is worn and rubbed on corners, hinges cracked, hole in spine. Bookplate of Gamble Geddes on front pastedown. Dampstained corners on two plates. Slight bleeding of green colour on to first and last pages. Cracked at Contents page. Occasional mark in margin. Includes reports of general meetings, lists of officers, and various articles by Rev. C. J. S. Bethune, William Saunders, Joseph Williams, R. V. Rogers, B. Gott, James Fletcher, and Edmund Baynes Reed.

$200.00

Fish Migration
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Fish Migration

By JONES, F. R. Harden; JENNER, H. E. (illus.)

London: Edward Arnold, 1968. Cloth. Good +/Fair. viii, 325 p. 26 cm. 86 b&w figures. Grey cloth hardcover in blue dustjacket. Jacket edges worn, label on lower spine. Ink stamp of former owner on front free endpaper, text block edges.

$60.00

The Canadian Garden Book
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The Canadian Garden Book

By PERKINS, Dorothy

Toronto: Thomas Allen, 1918. Cloth. Good. 116 p. 21 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth hardcover with white print. Soiling or discolouration to covers, white print wearing off, corners worn. Dampstained bottom edges. Some thumbing within. Chapters on shrups and creepers, rockeries, wild flowers, and birds, perennial borders, bulbs for sping, rose gardens, kitchen gardens.

$40.00

Honey Plants of North America (North of Mexico): A Guide to the Best Locations for Beekeeping in the United States
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Honey Plants of North America (North of Mexico): A Guide to the Best Locations for Beekeeping in the United States

By LOVELL, John H.

Medina, Ohio: A. I. Root Company, 1926. Hardcover. Very good +. iii, 408 p. 24 cm. 128 b&w figures and colour frontispiece. Simulated leather with gilt impressing. Light wear to extremities. Front hinge cracked internally. A clean, neat and attractive book.

$75.00

Smiths' Sea Fishes
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Smiths' Sea Fishes

By SMITH, Margaret M.; HEEMSTRA, Phillip C. (eds.)

Braamfontein: Macmillan South Africa, 1986. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Forerunner of this book, The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa by J. L. B. Smith, first published in 1949 with several revised editions. xx, 1047 p. 29 cm. 144 colour plates. Hundreds of b&w illustrations. Blue leatherette hardcover in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Light wear to jacket edges and corners. Invitation to the book launch taped to the front free endpaper. Signed by both authors on title page.

$400.00

The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway; with an Account of the Seals and Salt-Water Fishes of Those Countries
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The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway; with an Account of the Seals and Salt-Water Fishes of Those Countries

By LLOYD, L.

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1867. Second Edition. Cloth. Good +. xx, 599 p. 26.5 cm. Green cloth boards with gold impressing on cover and spine. Includes 48 chromolithographs and 66 b&w wood engravings. Includes a map of Sweden and Norway in a pocket on the inside of back board. Inscription dated 1880 on half title. Rebacked with original spine laid on. Fading and some wear on boards. Map has dampstained edge. Hinges repaired internally. Foxing on frontispiece and title page.

$300.00

The Domestic Gardener's Manual; Being an Introduction to Gardening
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The Domestic Gardener's Manual; Being an Introduction to Gardening

By [TOWERS, George John]

London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Co, 1830. Cloth. Good. xii, [iii]-vi, [7]-564, [4] p. 24 cm. B&w diagrams. Green cloth hardcover with burgundy spine label. Some rubbing and wrinkling to cloth with bumped corners, tears in spine ends. Small label on front pastedown, faint ink stamp for Archibald Kerr on front free endpaper and title page. Some foxing. Title continues: "To Which is Added, A Concise Naturalist's Kalendar, and English Botanist's Companion, or Catalogue of British Plants, In the Monthly Order of Their Flowering. By a Practical Horticulturist." Monthly sections contains discussions of vegetables, fruits, water, garden construction, operations of gardening.

$600.00

Diagnoses of Mineral Disorders in Plants. Volume I: Principles. Volume 2: Vegetables
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Diagnoses of Mineral Disorders in Plants. Volume I: Principles. Volume 2: Vegetables

By BOULD, C. et al

New York: Chemical Publishing, 1984. Cloth. Very good +. 2 vols.: 170, [4]; 96 p. 26 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Red cloth hardcover with gold print. Ink signatures on front free endpapers and top edges of text blocks. Softening to spine tails. Topics: essential and functional mineral elements; effects of mineral deficiencies and excesses on growth and composition; methods of diagnosing nutrient disorders in plants; the occurrence and treatment of mineral disorders in the field; diagnosing mineral disorders by eye; plant analysis and sap testing. Colour atlas and appendices.

$75.00

Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1917
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Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1917

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1918. Cloth. Very good +. 128 p. 25 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print wearing off a bit. Paper browning. Includes Dairymen's Association of Eastern Ontario and Dairymen's Association of Western Ontario. Articles on food control in Canada, hints on buttermaking, the Cheese Commission, dairy farmers and the war, use of pepsin in making cheese, etc.

$35.00

Fifty-fourth Annual Report of the Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario, 1922
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Fifty-fourth Annual Report of the Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario, 1922

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1923. Cloth. Near fine. 64 p. 25 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt print. Small ink stamp on title page. Articles on new fruits, Canadian Horticultural Council, Imperial Fruit Show, raspberry diseases, canned and dried fruit industry, etc.

$35.00

Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1903
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Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1903

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1904. Cloth. Very good +. 190 p. 25 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print and blank impressing. Small chip in front free endpaper, library ink stamp on title page. Includes Dairymen's Association of Eastern Ontario and Dairymen's Association of Western Ontario. Articles on instruction in cheese factories and creameries, cleanliness and sanitation, use of an acidimeter, judging cheese and butter, defects of Canadian butter, managing a herd for profit, feed and care of dairy cows, transportation of butter and cheese, dairy schools, etc.

$35.00

Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1908
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Annual Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province of Ontario, 1908

Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1909. Cloth. Fine. 192 p. 25 cm. Brown cloth hardcover with gold print. Ex library with faded spine, label on lower portion of spine, labels on endpapers, ink and blind stamp on title page. Includes Dairymen's Association of Eastern Ontario and Dairymen's Association of Western Ontario. Articles on the problems of dairying, care of milk for cheese making, bacteriology, cattle foods, food preservatives, the dairy industry from a Canadian standpoint, improving farm life, etc.

$35.00

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