Natural History from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

Trout Biology. A Natural History of Trout and Salmon

by WILLERS, Bill

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1991
Condition
Some light spotting to sheet edges, previous owner's near address label on title and endleaves, cloth fresh and bright, binding
ISBN
9781558210875
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$1,800.00

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London: Lyons & Burford, 1991. Some light spotting to sheet edges, previous owner's near address label on title and endleaves, cloth fresh and bright, binding strong, light shelfwear to jacket. 4to. 273 pages. Profusely illustrated. Original cloth; dust jacket. Revised and augmented edition. Dust jacket notes: "Trout Biology may be the most important book for a trout fisherman's… Read more
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$1,800.00

The Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain

by PRATT, Anne

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1868
Condition
Slightly cocked, white paint(?) along portion of rear upper board, some intermittent foxing, heavier on three plates, the remain
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$175.00

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London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1868. Slightly cocked, white paint(?) along portion of rear upper board, some intermittent foxing, heavier on three plates, the remaining plates generally clean and bright. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches). 76 color lithographs by W. Dickes. Publisher's green cloth, gilt floral block on front cover, gilt-lettered on spine with blind-blocked… Read more
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$175.00

Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta

by HENDRIX, Lee; Thea VIGNAU-WILBERG

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1992
Condition
A fine copy, the folding case with a few scuffs and light wear
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$200.00

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London: Thames and Hudson, 1992. Hardcover. A fine copy, the folding case with a few scuffs and light wear. 12 x 9.75 inches. Cloth; dust jacket; recessed cloth folding case.
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$200.00

A Snake-Lover's Diary

by BRENNER, Barbara

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1985
Condition
An exceptional copy, very clean and bright
ISBN
9780060206970
Item Price
$250.00

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New York: Harper Collins, 1985. An exceptional copy, very clean and bright. 8.5 x 7.25 inches. 89, [7] pages. Black-and-white photographs by George Ancona. Glazed pictorial boards. Inscribed by Brenner on the half-title: "To Steven - Another snakelover! Barbara Brenner." The first edition was published in 1970 by Addison-Wesley. Both are suprisingly uncommon.
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$250.00

Common Ground: A Naturalist's Cape Cod

by FINCH, Robert

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1981
Condition
A near-fine copy
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$55.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1981. A near-fine copy. 8vo. 142 pages. Original cream linen, green decorated cloth cover; printed slipcase/. Limited edition, number 18 of 150 copies so designated in calligraphy and signed by the author.
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Rails of the World. A Monograph of the Family Rallidae

by RIPLEY, S. Dillon

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1977
Condition
A near-fine copy, jacket price clipped and with a few small soft creases and soilmarks to spine panel
ISBN
9780919880078
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$65.00

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Toronto: M. F. Feheley Publishers Limited, 1977. A near-fine copy, jacket price clipped and with a few small soft creases and soilmarks to spine panel. Folio (14 x 10 inches). Illustrations by J. Fenwick Lansdowne. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket; publisher's plain card slipcase. First edition. With a chapter on fossil species by Storrs L. Olson. An exquisitely… Read more
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Wild Flowers of the Pacific Coast. From original water color sketches drawn from nature

by THAYER, Emma Homan

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1887
Condition
Cloth a little dull, gilt-lettering somewhat rubbed, some light fraying at corners and ends of spine, the plates and text clean
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$350.00

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New York: Cassell & Company, 1887. Cloth a little dull, gilt-lettering somewhat rubbed, some light fraying at corners and ends of spine, the plates and text clean and bright. Folio (31.2 x 23.7 cm). 64 pages. With half-title. 24 chromolithographs, including frontispiece. Original olive decorated cloth, all edges gilt. Provenance: 1894 pencilled gift inscription on flyleaf to Isabella… Read more
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Plantae Selectae

by TREW, Christoph Jakob (1695-1769) and Benedict Christian VOGEL (1745-1825)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1773
Condition
From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow
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$60,000.00

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[Nuremberg], 1773. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 10 parts in one volume, folio (518 x 353 mm). 3 mezzotint portraits of Trew, G. D. Ehret and J. J. Haid, one engraved general title, heightened in red and gold, 100 hand-colored engraved plates by Johann Jacob Haid and Johann Elias Haid after Georg Dionysius Ehret, each… Read more
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Botanique ... ornée de soixante-cinq planches, imprimées en couleurs d'après les peintures de P. J. Redouté

by ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques (1712-1778)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1805
Condition
From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow
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$12,500.00

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Paris: L. E. Herhan for Delachaussie et Garnery, 1805. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Folio (506 x 332 mm). Half-title. Title with stipple-engraved vignette, 65 stipple-engraved plates by Bouquet, Jacques Chailly, Mlle. Delelo and others, after Redouté, printed in colors by Langlois. Contemporary marbled calf gilt, spine with red and tan morocco lettering-pieces gilt. Some light… Read more
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New York and Boston: Houghton Mifflin / The Riverside Press, 1959. First. 8vo. Original cloth (spine lightly sunned); original pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped, soft crease to inner flap). First edition, first printing.
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$55.00