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The Long-Faced Tumbler : and its Varieties

by Henry Child; H. W. B Bruno; with Eight Original Illustrations by J. W. Ludlow

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Published
1904
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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London: "The Feathered World", 1904. First book appearance, originally appeared in "The Feathered World" in a series of monographs. RARE, WorldCat locates 3 copies, at Michigan State University, College of Charleston, and Utrecht University. No copies found in current commerce. Near Fine, soiling and spotting to boards. 64 pp. Charles Darwin became a pigeon fancier in 1855, and his… Read more
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A Natural History of British Grasses

by Lowe, E. J.

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Published
1871
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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London: Bell & Daldy, 1871. Bound in original blind embossed green cloth with gilt lettering and grass decoration front cover, pale yellow end papers, lacking the front yellow end paper. Very Good, modern gift inscription front paste down, light wear at corners and edges, slight foxing. With numerous color chromolithographs of the various grasses. vi, 245 pages. No publisher's catalogue… Read more
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On the Genesis of the Species. Second Edition.

by Mivart, St. George

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Published
1871
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1871. Bound in 20th c. green cloth with gilt lettering back, Near Fine, slight foxing at end papers only, light wear to boards at edges. Mivart's critique of Darwin that came after his initial enthusiasm for Darwin's theories. Uncommon in this 2nd London edition. . Second Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 12mo - over… Read more
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The Naturalist's Library, Vol. III, Mammalia. Lions, Tigers, &c., &c (1843) ; The Natural History of the Feline (1845) .

by Jardine, Sir William

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Published
1845
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars , 1845. Frontispiece portrait and memoir of Cuvier, with three title pages including engraved series title page. 3rd title page for The Natural History of the Feline title page states "illustrated by thirty-eight colour plates", however Contents page lists plates numbered up to 34, and there are 32 plates with tissue guards present. Bound in contemporary… Read more
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The Natural History of Selborne

by White, Gilbert; Edited and with Introduction by E. M. Nicholson; Illustrated with Woodcuts by Eric Fitch Daglish

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Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Nicholson Edited Edition
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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1929. Near Fine, scattered foxing at end pages only, slight toning to boards, in a Near Fine dust jacket, small spot rear panel, slight wear at spine ends. Uncommon in such a lovely dust jacket. 416 pages, with 16 wood engravings with tissue guards, Fine, fold -out map at rear Fine. . First Nicholson Edited Edition… Read more
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The Fishes of North Carolina, Volume II

by Smith, Hugh M.

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Published
1907
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey , 1907. SCARCE in current commerce. xi, 453, (1) pages, with 21 plates, 16 of them color lithograph plates of fish, and 188 figures in text. E.M. Uzzell and Co., Raleigh, printers and binders. Very Good Plus, no jacket, bound in red cloth with gilt lettering., cloth a bit faded… Read more
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Pendant Qu'on Souffre Encore. (Presentattion Copy)

by Rostand, Jean

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Published
1921
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Bernard Grasset, Editeur , 1921. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page -"hommage de l'auteur Jean Rostand". His 3rd book. Jean Rostand (1894-1977), was a noted French biologist and philosopher, whose work in the area of cryogenics gave the idea of cryonics to Robert Ettinger. Finely bound and stamp-signed C. Fox, Manchester Square. Quarter calf over… Read more
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Sex Preferences; Second Edition Revised

by Roes, Mon

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Published
1990
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition Revised
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9780961896058
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Atlanta, Georgia: Max W. Fain, 1990. RARE, Second Edition Revised, hardcover, 190 pages, originally published 1988 in softcover, 125 pages. Near Fine , bumps at spine ends. Review Copy, publisher's review bookmark laid in. This copy from the Kinsey Institute for Sex Research, marked "Duplicate" and with Kinsey stamps and label at spine, no other institutional markings, copy feels… Read more
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Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers

by Burroughs, John

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Printing
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1901. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on tipped sheet at front end page - "Christmas greetings from John Burroughs Dec. 24, 1920". This title SCARCE SIGNED. Very Good, some spotting at end pages, rubbed at corners and edges. "With fifteen illustrations in colors after Audubon, and a frontispiece from life". . SIGNED … Read more
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Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (SIGNED BY 3 of 4 AUTHORS

by Kinsey, Alfred C.; Pomeroy, Wardell B.; Martin, Clyde E.; Gebhard, Paul H.

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Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia and London : W. B. Saunders Company, 1953. SIGNED BY AUTHORS Clyde E. Martin, Wardell B. Pomeroy, and Paul H. Gebhard at half-title page, and SCARCE THUS.Fine in Very Good dust jacket, toning and foxing, small chips at spine ends and bottom edge rear panel. The pioneering study on female sexuality, a classic in its field. . SIGNED… Read more
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Jelly-Fish, Star-Fish, and Sea-Urchins Being a Research on Primitive Nervous Systems

by Romanes, G. J.

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Published
1885
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885. SCARCE in the First Edition. Bound in contemporary full polished calf by Bickers & Son, marbled end papers and edges, back gilt. From the collection of noted thoracic surgeon Edward Delos Churchill, his bookplate front paste down. Very Good, joints showing wear yet still holding, gilt at back rubbed, spine label missing, rubs… Read more
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The Glory of Woman or Love, Marriage and Maternity

by Monfort B. Allen, M.D, and Amelia C. McGregor, M.D.

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Published
1896
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Chicago: J. S. Ziegler & Co., 1896. Publisher's light blue cloth with gilt lettering, marbled page edges, flower and leaf patterned end papers. The title continues -"containing Full Information on All the Marvelous and Complex Matters Pertaining to Women, including Creative Science; Bearing, Nursing, and Rearing Children; Hereditary Descent; Hints on Courtship and Marriage; Promoting Health and Beauty, Vigor of… Read more
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The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

by Goodale, S.L.

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Published
1861
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer and publisher, including of the New England Farmer. Simon Brown's signature in pencil at top edge… Read more
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The Works of Jean Henri Fabre, 12 Volumes

by Fabre, J. Henri (Jean-Henri); Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, Bernard Miall

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Published
1913
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1913. Twelve of the fourteen volumes published in this series, RARE as a set. Eight First Editions - The Glow Worm (1919); The Life of the Grasshopper (1917); The Sacred Beetle (1918); Bramble Bees and Others (1915); The Life of the Caterpillar (1916); The Life of the Weevil (1922); The Life of the Scorpion… Read more
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne and a Garden Kalendar. In Two Volumes

by White, Gilbert; Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, LL.D., with an introduction to the Garden Kalendar by the Very Reverend S. Reynolds Hole, Dean of Rochester, and numerous illustrations by J. G. Keulemans, Herbert Railton, and Edmund J. Sullivan.

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$500.00

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London / New York : S. T. Freemantle / J. B. Lippincott Co. , 1900. # 188 of 208 copies printed for America. Two volumes in publisher's original green buckram, gilt lettering at spines, top edges gilt. Profusely and wonderfully illustrated. Very Good, spot of discoloration rear board Vol. II, scattered light toning at end papers only. A handsome set… Read more
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Aus den Tiefen des Weltmeeres - Schilderungen von der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition

by Chun, Carl

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1900. 549 pp. 2 maps in text, fold-out map at rear Near Fine, small edge tears at folds, 6 chromolithographs, 8 heliogravures, 32 full page plates, and 390 plates in text. Bound in quarter black cloth over paper covered boards, hand-written label at spine, period handwriting title page, small stamp "Konigl. Seminar Lobau" title page. Very… Read more
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A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea

by Bell, Thomas

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Published
1837
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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London: John Van Voorst, 1837. First Edition, 1837, in signed Tout Binder half red morocco over marbled boards lined in gilt, five raised bands gilt lined, gilt lettering and tail date, end pages marbled, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, numerous wood-engraved text illustrations.. Armorial bookplate front paste down of Captain James Stewart, Alltyrodyn, a noted collector. Also laid in the… Read more
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Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ( Two Volumes ) with Tipped ALS from Huxley to Kegan Paul

by Huxley, Leonard

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Published
1902
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1902. Both volumes Near Fine, lacking the scarce dust jackets, top edges gilt, prior owner bookplates and name in ink front end pages and paste downs. With SCARCE ALS tipped in at front of Vol. I from Huxley to publisher Kegan Paul in Huxleys' difficult hand, on South Kensington Science and Art Department… Read more
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Investigations on Chlorophyll

by Richard Willstatter and Arthur Stoll: Translated from the German By Frank Milton Schertz and Albert R. Merz

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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Lancaster, PA: The Science Press Printing Co., 1928. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR Frank M. Schertz to Dr. Roger Adams, Sept., 1935, on front end page. Dr Adams unique book plate front paste down. Very Good, gilt at spine faded yet legible, title page loosened yet holding nicely, light rubbing to cloth at the tips. v-xii, 385 pp, 9 plates… Read more
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Lectures on Auto-Intoxication in Disease, or Self-Poisoning of the Individual

by Ch. Bouchard; Translated, with a Preface by Thomas Oliver

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Published
1894
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Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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Philadelphia: The F. A. Davis Co., 1894. SCARCE in such lovely collectible condition. Near Fine, tiny rubs to cloth at corners, gilt bright, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. 302 pp. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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