Natural History from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Natural History, Husbandry, and Physick. To which is added the Calendar of Flora.

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Full flame calf with gilt rule to board edges and gilt dentelles to sides; gilt particulars and red label to spine. Marbled endpapers. Hors texte plates at back. Evidence of previous lacquering to spine (see image). Front board detached. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise no other markings or names. xxxi, 391 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches.
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image of An Introduction to the Mammalia, Chiefly with reference to the principal families not described at length in the former volumes.

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Half green morocco with gilt rule over marbled boards and gilt decoration and particulars to spine, as well as a brown leather label to spine with gilt particulars. Marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. All hand-colored hors texte plates are present. Part of the Naturalist's Library, this being volume XIII. General wear to boards (see image); foxing to beginning and end… Read more
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$135.00
image of The Natural History of Bees. Comprehending the Uses and Economical Management of the British and Foriegn Honey-Bee; Together with the Known Wild Species,

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Green morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule to boards; gilt particulars and red morocco label to spine--spine is labeled incorrectly as issued by publisher: "Entomology 39, Butterflies," but this is actually Entomology 6, Honey-Bees. Marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Hand-colored hors texte plates throughout; title page states there are 36 plates when in actuality there are 33 in all… Read more
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image of Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Displayed. being Discourses on such particulars of Natural History as were thought most proper to Excite Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth.

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Recent quarter calf over marbled boards. xvi, 279, 300 [20]p. 21 copper plates. An English translation of the first volume of an early work on natural history by Noel Pluche (1688-1761). The main body of this volume consists of five sections, on insects, birds, terrestrial animals, fish, and plants. Each section contains fascinating descriptions of the subjects considered, and… Read more
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$350.00
image of Allgemeine Historie der Natur nach allen ihren besondern Theilen abgehandelt : nebst einer Beschreibung der Naturalienkammer Sr. Majestät des Königes von Frankreich. Mit einer Vorrede Herrn Doctor Albrecht von Haller, Königl. Großbritannischen Hofraths und Leibarztes, Lehrers der Arztney auf der hohen Schule zu Göttingen, der Königl. Englischen Schwedischen und Upsalischen Gesellschaften der Wissenschaften Mitgliedes und des großen Raths der Republik Bern

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Three volumes in six parts of a married set in full calf. 20 x 25 cm. Some worming to heads of spines (see image), occasional foxing; otherwise a handsome & sturdy set.
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image of The horse's mouth, showing the age by the teeth : containing a full description of the periods when the teeth are cut, the appearances they present, the tricks to which they are exposed, the eccentricities to which they are liable, and the diseases to which they are subject

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Half grained morocco by Morrell with horse heads to ruled spine panels. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. xii, 194 pages, 9 unnumbered colored engravings including frontispiece. Gift inscription to front fly, otherwise a very sound copy in a fine Morrell binding.
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$380.00
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Humming Birds

by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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Full green cloth with color plate on cover; gilt particular to front and spine. Three color plates. Hinges cracked. Wear to head and tail of spine. Slightly bumped corners. Nice and scarce copy without previous owners' names or markings
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Darwinism

by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published
1889
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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With map and illustrations. Full green cloth. Dark green end papers. A clean and serviceable copy.
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Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Plate CXXVII) Fringilla ludoviciana

by John James Audubon

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Published
1836
Edition
First Edition
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$5,700.00

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Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring on 1836 watermarked J. Whatman hand-made paper. Unusually wide, untrimmed margins showing the pulls from the binder's signatures on the left margin and the gilt to the top edge. "I closed my eyes, and was passing away into the world of dreaming existence, when suddenly there burst on my soul the serenade… Read more
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American Badger. Plate XLVII from "Quadrupeds of North America."

by John James Audubon

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Published
1849-1854
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Very Good
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$155.00

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Plate 47 from Audubon's "Quadrupeds of North America". Matted with image size measuring approximately 9 x 6 in (228 x 154 mm). A richly colored, attractive copy. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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1849-1854. Plate 78 from Audubon's "Quadrupeds of North America". Matted with image size measuring approximately 9.25 x 6.25 in (235 x 158 mm). Very minor foxing, please see image. A richly colored, attractive copy. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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image of Naturgeschichte in Bildern mit erläuterndem Text. II. Lieferung. Vogel.

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Dusseldorf: Arnz & Co.. Very Good. 1820. Half sheep over marbled boards with primitive rebacking. Wear to corners. Blue paper remnants to pastedowns; occasional foxing. 72 nicely hand-colored sur blanc plates. Publisher's note to rear of book. ; Oblong 8 x 10 inches; 72, [48], [4], [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.… Read more
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The Instructive Picture Book, or Progressive Lessons from the Natural History of Animals and Plants

by Adam White & Robert M. Stark (Editors)

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Published
1857
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$430.00

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Unusually clean copy; 30 hand-colored plates; includes names in neat close hand outside plate border. ; Thin Folio; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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Barn or Chimney Swallow

by John James Audubon

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Published
1839-1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. B. Chevalier. Very Good. 1839-1844. First Edition. Plate 48 from Audubon's first octavo edition of "Birds of America" measuring 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in (164 x 260 mm). Light foxing near right margin, not affecting image (which see). Verso shows light text ghosting. A very bright,… Read more
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Passenger Pigeon

by John James Audubon

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Published
1839-1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,750.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. B. Chevalier. Very Good. 1839-1844. First Edition. Plate 285 from Audubon's first octavo edition of "Birds of America" measuring 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in (164 x 260 mm). Three pin punctures along right margin. Light foxing, not affecting image (which see). A richly colored, attractive copy. … Read more
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Cat Bird

by John James Audubon

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Published
1839-1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. B. Chevalier. Very Good. 1839-1844. First Edition. Plate 140 from Audubon's first octavo edition of "Birds of America" measuring 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in (164 x 260 mm). Light soiling to margins; three pin punctures along right margin (which see). An attractive copy. ; All… Read more
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American Bison or Buffalo

by John James Audubon

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Published
1849-1854
Condition
Very Good
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$500.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. T. Bowen. Very Good. 1849-1854. Plate 57 from Audubon's "Quadrupeds of North America" measuring 9 1/4 x 6 5/8 in (235 x 168 mm). A richly colored, attractive copy. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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Mink

by John James Audubon

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Published
1849-1854
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st quarto
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$200.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. T. Bowen. Very Good. 1849-1854. 1st quarto. Plate 33 from Audubon's "Quadrupeds of North America" measuring 10 x 6 3/4 in (254 x 170 mm). A richly colored, attractive copy. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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Fork-tailed Flycatcher

by John James Audubon

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Published
1839-1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$900.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. B. Chevalier. Very Good. 1839-1844. First Edition. Plate 52 from Audubon's first octavo edition of "Birds of America" measuring 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in (164 x 260 mm). Light foxing, not affecting image (which see). A richly colored, attractive copy. ; All shipments through… Read more
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Painted Bunting

by John James Audubon

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Published
1839-1844
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,100.00

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New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon & J. B. Chevalier. Very Good. 1839-1844. First Edition. Plate 169 from Audubon's first octavo edition of "Birds of America" measuring 6 1/2 x 10 1/4 in (164 x 260 mm). A vibrant, attractive copy. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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