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Koi Kichi

By Waddington, Peter

London: Peter Waddington Inc., 1995. Exquisite production in black embossed cloth hardcover with matching photographic thick paper slipcase. 269 pages. This is the absolute best of the BEST when it comes to Koi Books. It took around 12 years for Waddington to complete this book as he carried out all the research himself. From the personal aspect of "Waddy" to the highly profession photography, "Koi Kichi" is outstanding from beginning to end. The book itself has been written for anyone interested in keeping koi, from beginner to the experienced and dedicated enthusiast. What really sets the book apart from ALL others is the sure and certain knowledge that all the material included in it comes from personal experience. It is this humanity above all other aspects that separates it from all the other Koi books and simply makes it better.( from a review on pond pets usa .com). A highly sought after and exceedingly scarce title in Near perfect condition.. First Edition. Slip Case. Fine/Near Fine.


The Collected Writings of John Burroughs. The Riverby Edition in 19 Volumes

By Burroughs, Alan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1904. The Collected Writings of John Burroughs. The Riverby Edition with portraits and many illustrations.(Volumes I-XIV issued in 1905; the remainder as published). 19 volume set A beautiful set in Near Fine condition ( except for the last two volumes which have have some slight damage to the spine - which, could be professionally repaired) . Includes the preface to the First Edition in volume #1. All volumes are bound in dark brown 3/4 Morocco leather with gorgeous and shiny clover patterned gilt decoration , lettering and numbering on the spine. Matching brown/green marbled paper covered boards and same color marbled end papers. Top edge on all volumes is gilt. Volumes included are: I WAKE-ROBIN II WINTER SUNSHINE III BIRDS AND POETS IV LOCUSTS AND WILD HONEY V PEPACTON VI FRESH FIELDS VII SIGNS AND SEASONS VIII INDOOR STUDIES IX RIVERBY X WHITMAN: A STUDY XI THE LIGHT OF DAY XII LITERARY VALUES XIII FAR AND NEAR XIV WAYS OF NATURE XV LEAF AND TENDRIL XVI TIME AND CHANGE XVII THE SUMMIT OF THE YEARS XVIII THE BREATH OF LIFE XIX UNDER THE APPLE-TREES.


Rosen Zuchtung, Anpflanzung Und Pflege

By Kordes, Wilhelm

Frankfort on Main (Germany): Gartenbauverlag Trowitzsch, 1932. In large stiff paper-wraps with red color photograph pasted on cover. Text is in German. Stated First Edition. Includes 137 illustrations, 20 drawings. Front hinge a little loose, else good and clean .. Erste Ausgabe. Very Good.


The Adventures of Grizzly Adams

By Muir, Jean

New York: Putnam's Sons, 1914, 1967. Crisp and clean in illustrated yellow cloth Hardcover with illustrated paper dustjacket. Grizzly Adams was one of the most fabulous characters of the Western frontier. After making and loosing three fortunes in the California Gold Rush of 1849 he decided to become a hermit in the Sierras and was capturing and training wild bears, among them the biggest grizzly ever seen in North America. 128 pages, illustrated.. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Al Orbaan.


Habitat Groups of North American Mammals

By Lincoln, Melville N

L.A. County Museum, Los Angeles, 1949.. VG+ in wraps. Illustrations with text of habitat dioramas from the L.A. Musuem. Featured: buffalo (Bison), wapiti, bears, moose, peccary, sea lions, mountain goats, puma and beaver.. BUFFALO, ECOLOGY, WAPITI, ANTELOPE NATURAL HISTORY /ANIMALS. Catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY /ANIMALS.


Der Jagdhund, Seine Zuechtung, Erziehung, Wartung, Dressur Und Fuehrung

By Krichler, Franz

Leipzig: Otto Klemm, 1894 Siebente Auflage. Siebente Auflage des alten Thon'schen Werkes vollkommen neu bearbeitet und erweitert von Franz Krichler. Mit 7 Vollbildern und ueber 100 Abbildungen im Texte worunter zahlreiche Orig inal-Zeichnungen von Alfred Stoecke. A beautiful volume in royal 8-vo green cloth Hardcover with picture of a hunting dog carrying a rabbit in his mouth embossed in a frame on the cover and very attra ctive art-nouveau style gilt lettering and cover decoration. All edges marbled blue/beige/green. Dec. endpapers. 482pages with double page frontis fold-plate after an original drawing by Alfred Stoeck e. Includes 100 in text illustrations, plates, photographs and is considered the ultimate reference source for breeding of hunting dogs. A lovely copy..