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Sexual Dimorphism in the Animal Kingdom; A Theory of the Evolution of Secondary Sexual Characters
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Sexual Dimorphism in the Animal Kingdom; A Theory of the Evolution of Secondary Sexual Characters

By J. T. Cunningham

London: (A & C) Adam and Charles Black, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 23.5 x 18 cm. Octavo. 317 pages plus 6 pages of ads. With 32 illustrations. Green cloth. Some uncut pages. A 2 x 6 cm "Heath Working Men's Social Club Library" stamp appears on the front end paper as well as several other pages at random. It does not cover the text. Some foxing, mostly on foredge and first and last page Some closed tears to pages 1-2. Musty smell.

$25.00

North American Species of Mycena
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North American Species of Mycena

By Alexander H. Smith

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Small quarto. 521 pages of text and figures plus 99 photograph plates. Green cloth. University of Michigan Studies: Scientific Series Volume XVII. Black magic marker mark on foredge and on first two pages. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Light rubbing to the edges of the cloth. Slight discoloration to spine.

$60.00

The Clavarias of the United States and Canada
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The Clavarias of the United States and Canada

By William Chambers Coker

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 25.5 x 18 cm. Small quarto. Green cloth. 209 pages of text, 92 plates which include black and white photographs as well as color drawings. Some foxing to the foredges.

$40.00

John Ray Naturalist; Hist Life and Works
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John Ray Naturalist; Hist Life and Works

By Charles E. Raven

Cambridge University Press, 1950. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Octavo. 506 pages. Green cloth no dust jacket. Spine is faded. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover.

$30.00

The Sea Around Us
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The Sea Around Us

By Rachel L. Carson

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1980. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Near Fine slipcase. 9 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches. 284 pages. Limited to 2000 copies SIGNED by the photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt, this being copy number 1342. Bound in deep blue buckram, spine stamped in wave pattern. Housed in publisher's slipcase. Slipcase only shows some sun fading to the edges and the title label is starting to peel off.

$60.00

Wood
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Wood

By Andy Goldsworthy

Harry N. Abrams, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. Quarto. (12 1/2" x 12') With 146 photographs in full color. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. in a brodart protective wrapper.

$30.00

Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature
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Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature

By Andy Goldsworthy

Harry N. Abrams, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. Quarto. (12 1/2" x 11") With 120 photographs in full color. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$60.00

Africa in My Blood; An Autobiography in Letters The Early Years
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Africa in My Blood; An Autobiography in Letters The Early Years

By Jane Goodall; Dale Peterson (editor)

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000. Second Edition. Trade Cloth. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Octavo. 386 pages. Black cloth white boards in dust jacket. SIGNED by the author, Jane Goodall, on the half-title page.

$30.00

Seeds: Time Capsules of Life
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Seeds: Time Capsules of Life

By Wolfgang Stuppy

Earth Aware Editions, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. 264pp. Beautiful color photographs by Rob Kesseler. A very nice copy in dust jacket. An essential source book for those fascinated by the natural world as well as for artists, designers and anyone interested in the development of biological structures.

$35.00

A History of the Earth and Animated Nature; With an Introductory View of the Animal Kingdom
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature; With an Introductory View of the Animal Kingdom

By Oliver Goldsmith

London: A. Fullarton and Company, 1851. Hardcover. good. TWO VOLUME SET. Small quartos. 3/4 brown leather over cloth boards. Leather title labels to spines. There are 72 beautiful hand color plates (complete) in both volumes. Plates with tissue guards appear at the rear of both volumes. In addition there the title pages in each volume have a hand-colored illustration. Leather shows some scuffing with light chipping and wear at tails of both volumes. Some weakness to gutters.

$250.00

Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday; Garden Delights which are here Displayed in Very Truth and are Moreover Regarded as Emblems

By Alice Morse Earle

New York: The MacMillan Co, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 20 x 14.5 cm. Octavo. 461 pages. Green decorative cloth with white flowers and gilt lettering to cover and spine. Many illustrations including some full page plates. Some darkening to the spine.

$32.00

The Transformations (Or Metamorphoses) of Insects; (Insecta, Myriapoda, Arachnida and Crustacea)
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The Transformations (Or Metamorphoses) of Insects; (Insecta, Myriapoda, Arachnida and Crustacea)

By P. Martin Duncan

London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1880. Hardcover. good. Small quarto. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to cover and spine. 480pp and 8pp of ads in rear. 100's of wood engraved illustrations, many of them full size. . Front and rear gutters cracked.

$75.00

Tractatus de Herbis
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Tractatus de Herbis

By Minta Collins

London: Folio Society, 2002. Collector's Edition. Leather Bound. Fine in Fine Box. 36.5 x 24 cm. Folio. 219 pages. Facsimile in color, reproduced from the manuscript Egerton MS 747 (c 1300) in the British Library. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is copy number 533. Full green goatskin leather with bevelled edges, gilt titles to front and spine, 4 raised bands, decorated in red and black on the front board. Gilt edges. Bound by Smith Settle of Otley, block design by David Eccles. Additionally includes a commentary vollume by Minta Collins, with a list of plants by Sandra Raphael. 76 pages. Octavo. Cloth bound. Both are housed in a green cloth clamshell box with paper title label to spine.

$775.00

A Guide to Species Irises Their Identification and Cultivation (Guide to Species)
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A Guide to Species Irises Their Identification and Cultivation (Guide to Species)

By Species Group of the British Iris Society

Cambridge University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 371 pages. Black cloth in dust jacket. Line drawings by Christabel King and maps by William R. Killens. From the dust jacket flap: "This volume provides the first comprehensive, botanically detailed and up-to-date survey of this beautiful group of plants since publication of The Genus Iris by W. R. Dykes early this century."

$60.00

Rhubarb: the Wondrous Drug
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Rhubarb: the Wondrous Drug

By Clifford M Foust

Princeton University Press, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 24 x 16 cm. Small quarto. 371 pages. Green cloth in dust jacket.

$30.00

Strictly for the Chickens
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Strictly for the Chickens

By Frances Hamerstrom

Iowa State Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.. 23.5 x 16 cm. Octavo. 174 pages. SIGNED by author on title page. A very nice copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper. Some fading to the dust jakcet.

$35.00

Old John Burroughs
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Old John Burroughs

By Fra Elbertus

East Aurora, New York: The Roycroft Shop, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 21 x 13.5 cm. Green and grey cloth. 19 pages. Rubbing to the title lettering on the cover. Facsimile manuscript. Elbert Hubbard publisher.

$25.00

The New Illustrated Natural History
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The New Illustrated Natural History

By Rev. J. G. Wood

Philadelphia: David McKay Publishers, 1920. Hardcover. good. Quarto. Dark green decorated cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. 795pp. With many hundred illustrations from designs by Wolf, Zwecker, Weir, Coelman, Harvey and others. Engraaved by the Brothers Dalziel. Rear joint cracked. Some rubbing along edges of cloth.

$40.00

Voyages of Discovery Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
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Voyages of Discovery Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration

By Anthony. Rice

New York: Clarkson Potter, 1999. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 32.5 x 27.5 cm. Quarto. 335 pages. Brown boards in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated.

$45.00

Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs
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Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs

By Carrol L. Henderson

University of Texas Press, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. A fine copy in similar dust jacket. Field guide, of sorts, identifying the 300 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths and other invertebrates of Costa Rica.

$35.00

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