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EVOLUTION OF LIFE.

by Chapman, Henry C.

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1873
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J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1873 pp. 193 + 33 unnumbered leaves of plates (many of them quite curious). Partially unopened. Folding lithographed frontis map showing a 'Hypothetical Sketch of the Monophylitic Origin and the Diffusion of the 12 Varieties of Men from Lemuria over the Earth.' 8vo. 215 mm. Original full red cloth binding, worn. Hardbound. Good. Dr.… Read more
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Typis Guolphg. Hofmanni, sumtibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri: ; Typis Nicolai Hofmanni, sumptibus haeredum Jacobi Fischeri, Frankfurt am Main: 1619., 1626 Three works bound in one. pp. [16], 170; (171)-288;[16]-185 (9). 16 mo. 120 mm. Latin text brown and brittle. Early full vellum binding with the autograph of L. Grosvenor on front cover. A fuller transcription of the extensive wording on… Read more
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SHELL LIFE: An Introduction to the British Mollusca.

by Step, Edward.

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Published
1901
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Frederick Warne & Co, London: ., 1901 pp. 414. 8vo. 200 mm. Original publisher's full cloth pictorial Binding in red and black and gilt. TITLE CONTINUES: With upwards of six hundred illustrations. From the Library of Natural History Romance. First Edition. Hardbound. Near Fine. NW65. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.
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THE SWARM, From the Life of Bees. With frontispiece and decorations by Anthony Euwer

by Maeterlinck, Maurice

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1906
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Very Good
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Dodd, Mead and Co., New York: ., 1906 113p. + Plus frontis. 8vo. 210mm. Clean original publisher's full cloth pictorial binding in green. Cover stamped in gilt, cream, dark green and a color illustration. Cream and dark green on spine and gilt on top edge. A clean and tight example. Hardbound. Very Good. NW66. Hardcover. Very Good.
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A WINTER OF CONTENT.

by Davidson, Laura Lee.

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1922
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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The Abingdon Press, New York:, 1922 pp. 217. +Plus six black and white illustrations including frontis. 12mo. 200mm. Publisher's green cloth binding with cover stamped and decorated in black and white. Spine also lettered in white. Cover is clean and corners are sharp. Spine slightly faded. Binding tight. Contents slightly damp-stained. Hardbound. Stated first edition. Very Good. A wonderful account… Read more
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SEA AND LAND. Features of Coasts and Oceans with Special Reference to the Life of Man.

by Shaler, N.S.

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Published
1894
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Very Good
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Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. ., 1894 pp. xiii, 252 +Plus Nine full page plates. 8vo. Nearly 40 illustration in the text. Slight stain in the top corner of a few leaves. Nicely decorated full cloth binding with some wear but still attractive. Manuscript ownership of Carrie E. Meyers, 1897. 230mm. Hardbound. Very Good. NW67. Hardcover. Very Good.
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THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Historical and Descriptive.

by Chittenden, Hiram Martin.

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Published
1912
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Very Good
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Stewart & Kidd: Cincinnati, ., 1912 pp. x, 355, +frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portrait, maps. 8vo. 190mm. Publisher's blue full cloth binding with cover stamped in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt. Spine slightly soiled and faded. Lacking Maps. Hardbound. Good. NW69. Hardcover. Very Good.
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AMERICAN NATURAL HISTORY. Part I. Mastology; Part II. Mastology; Part II. Mastology. (Three Volumes).

by Godman, John D.(Davidson).

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Published
1826
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Printed by R. Wright for H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia: -1828., 1826 Three Volumes. Engraved title pages in all three volumes. 49 full page plates. Offsetting from plates. Foxed. Early pencil manuscript ownership of William Slovis? Port Carbon, PA on rear paste downs. 8vo. 215 mm. Original full leather bindings. Volume 2 & 3 have original leather labels. Bindings… Read more
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Printed by Joseph Painter, West Chester, Pa.: ., 1838 pp. 104, (1) [Publisher's catalogue]. Foxed. Bookplate of Matilda Lucy Jacobs on front paste down. 24mo. 135 mm. Original full leather binding. Boards fragile. Small loss on spine. Hardbound. Good. Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) was a Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, naturalist, and illustrator. Called 'Father of American Ornithology' as the greatest American ornithologist… Read more
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GOLDSMITH'S NATURAL HISTORY: ABRIDGED, FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. By Mrs. Pilkington.

by Goldsmith, Oliver (1728-1774); Pilkington, Mrs. (Mary Hopkins) [1776-1839].

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1810
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(Printed by R. & W. Carr for) Johnson & Warner, Philadelphia: ., 1810 328 p. Pages 143/144 and 177/178 loss of margin and a few letters. Early manuscript ownership of Susan M. Happock, 1813 on first fly leaf. Foxed. 12mo. 185 mm. Original full leather binding. Lacks spine label. A scarce little edition for use in schools. Hardbound. Good. S&S/AI… Read more
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DIAL OF THE SEASONS, OR A PORTRAITURE OF NATURE.

by Fisher, Thomas.

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Published
1845
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1st Edition
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Carey & Hart, Philadelphia: ., 1845 pp. v, (5)-217. Foxed. Wide margins. XLib bookplate and manuscript ownership of the Abington Friends Meeting Jenkintown, PA. 8vo. 205 mm. Original full cloth binding, decorated in blind. Front board decorated with flowers in gold gilt. Corners worn with slight loss. Slight loss at head of spine. First Edition. Hardbound. Very good. Interesting essay… Read more
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A NATURAL HISTORY OF ANIMALS.

by Bigland, John.

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Published
1832
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John Grigg, Philadelphia: ., 1832 pp. (1), (12), (13)-189. Nine of twelve color plates. Top corners of many signatures cut with loss of text. Some signatures loose. 12mo. 170 mm. Sold as an example of early American color printing. Disbound. Poor. S&S/AI 11374. PAIMP 23.
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(Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins for) Grigg & Elliot, Philadelphia: ., 1845 Four Volumes bound in two. Illustrated with Eighty-Five full page copperplates. Early manuscript ownership of Sarah B. Roger, 1847 on title pages of Volume One and Volume Three. Light age stain in volumes one and two. Mild damp stain on bottom corner margins of volume three and… Read more
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Printed by R. Carr for Birch & Small, Philadelphia: ., 1807 pp. (8), (1)-496, xiv [Index] + five full page plates. Mildly browned. NOTE: Bookplate of Edward D. Mansfield on front paste down. Early manuscript ownership of Edward D. Mansfield, 1810 on first fly leaf. 24mo. 150 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Boards detached. Original leather spine label. Small… Read more
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RAMBLES OF A NATURALIST. With A Memoir Of The Author.

by Godman, John D.(Davidson) [1794-1830].

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Published
1859
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Association of Friends for the Diffusion of Religious and Useful Knowledge, Philadelphia: ., 1859 124 p. Minor foxing. Early Quaker manuscript inscription 'Mary Metz from her friend Z. McHaul 9th month, 29th 1870' on first fly leaf. 12mo. 175 mm. Original green cloth binding, lightly darkened. Hardbound. Good. The Author was an anatomist, naturalist, editor of first medical journal west… Read more
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Printed by R. Carr for Birch & Small, Philadelphia: ., 1807 pp. (8), (1)-496, xiv [Index] + Five full page plates. Mildly browned. Bookplate of Edward D. Mansfield on front paste down. Early manuscript ownership of Edward D. Mansfield, 1810 on first fly leaf. 24mo. 150 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Boards detached. Original leather spine label. Small loss… Read more
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THE GEOLOGY OF PENNSYLVANIA. A Government Survey. Vol. I [of 2].

by Rogers, Henry Darwin.

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Published
1858
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J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1858 pp. xxvii, 586 + Color chromolithographed frontispiece + 23 tinted scenic plates + eight monochrome geologic sections and profiles (some folding); and 136 in-text figures + Errata slip. Large 4to. 310 mm. Original full cloth binding decorated in blind, with a gold gilt seal of the state on the front board. Front board… Read more
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Doubleday, Page, & Co., New York: ., 1902 pp. xii, 359 + Publisher's ad (2). + 48 Halftone color plates. 4to. 265 mm. Original full cloth binding, lettered in silver/white (now somewhat faded). Hardbound. Very Good. Neltje Blanchan De Graff Doubleday (1865-1918) was an American scientific historian and nature writer who published several books on wildflowers and birds under the… Read more
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THE PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL HISTORY.

by Smellie, William (1740-1795).

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Published
1808
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Printed by Thomas & Tappan, & Samuel Bragg, Dover, NH: ., 1808 pp. (1), (7)-552. Damp stain. Age stain. Printer's device on title page. Early manuscript ownership and inscription of William Cadwallader (1780-1868). "Bought at Philadelphia tenth month Twelfth one thousand eight hundred fourteen" on first fly leaf. William Cadwallader's signature elsewhere. 8vo. 215 mm. Original full leather binding, worn.… Read more
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Printed by R.J. Matchett for Mordecai Stewart, Baltimore: n.d. [ca: ?]., 1834 473 p. Pages 23-34 loss on bottom corners with some loss of letters. Age stain. Some leaves very browned. Early manuscript ownership of Wm. H. Clymer, 1845 on title page. Early manuscript ownership of John Davis Nov. 25, 1827 (his birth date?) on front and rear fly leaves.… Read more
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