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The Natural History of Staffordshire.

The Natural History of Staffordshire. by Plot, Robert

First edition. Printed at the Theatre. Oxford. 1686. Tall quarto. Title; Imprim.; (2)pp; (2)pp; (4)pp; (2)pp; (1)pp; (3)pp; 450p...

£1,600.00
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life [Unrecorded Variant Title Page]

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life [Unrecorded Variant Title Page] by DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882)

London: John Murray [through 1861], 1859. Early Reprint. Third Edition (seventh thousand) of the "most influential scienti...

$5,350.00
[Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus.

[Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus. by TREW, Christoph Jakob (1695-1769) - EHRET, Georg (1708-1770)

Nuremberg: Fleischmann, and Adam Ludwig Wirsing, [plates dated 1753-1786]. Folio (18 x 13 inches). 172 fine hand-colored engrave...

$225,000.00
The Edge of the Sea

The Edge of the Sea by Carson, Rachel, Illustrated by Bob Hines

The third book in Carson's Sea Trilogy. Eastern seaboard three main sections: The Rocky Shore, The Rim of Sand and The Coral Coa...

$120.00
The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex

The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex by Darwin, Charles

London: John Murray, 1871. viii, 424, 16; viii, (2), 476, 16, 78 woodcuts in text. . HB. 2 vols, 8vo (195x125mm), orig. cloth, ...

£3,500.00
History of the Earth and Animated Nature 4 volume set

History of the Earth and Animated Nature 4 volume set by Oliver Goldsmith

Glasgow: archibald Fullerton & Co , 1833. first thus . Hardcover. fair/no dj. 1,2,3,4. unsigned. 4 volume, published in 1833, ...

$350.00
A New Dictionary of Natural History; or, Compleat Universal Display of Animated Nature with accurate representations of the most curious and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured

A New Dictionary of Natural History; or, Compleat Universal Display of Animated Nature with accurate representations of the most curious and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured by William Frederic Martyn

London : Harrison and Co , 1785 A rare and beautiful introduction to natural history. In 2 folio volumes with 99 (of 100) hand c...

£2,500.00
Barr's Buffon. Buffon's Natural History, Containing a Theory of the Earth, A General History of Man, Of the Brute Creation, and of Vegetables, Minerals, &c. &c, &c, From the French. With Notes by the Translator [10 volumes]

Barr's Buffon. Buffon's Natural History, Containing a Theory of the Earth, A General History of Man, Of the Brute Creation, and of Vegetables, Minerals, &c. &c, &c, From the French. With Notes by the Translator [10 volumes] by Comte de Buffon

Paternoster-Row, London : H D Symonds, 1807 A complete set of the Barr edition of Buffon's Natural History, in 10 volumes wi...

£625.00
The Way Of The Wilderness.

The Way Of The Wilderness. by Martha Reben

Thomas Y. Crowell Co., New York., 1955. First Edition.. Hardcover.. 8 1/4 W x 5 3/4 H x 1 1/8.. AUTOGRAPHED BY AUTHOR. Very g...

$225.00
Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus).

Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus). by Audubon, John James & Bachman, Rev. John

Philadelphia:: Audubon, J.J.,, 1843.. Imperial Folio Edition. Near Fine Condition with rich original hand-coloring. . A Near F...

$15,000.00
On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth

Cambridge at the University Press, 1917. First edition. A few illustrations within the text, thick octavo, pp xvi, 793, a small...

£1,750.00
THE QUIET FIELDS.

THE QUIET FIELDS. by 'BB'. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford

Michael Joseph, London, 1981, first edtion. 206 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0718120396 Charming b...

$100.00
British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04

British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04 by Scott, Robert Falcon, et.al

VG+. Volume 1: Geology (Field-Geology: Petrography). Rosove 288-1.A1 Volume 2: Zoology (Vertebrata: Mollusca: Crustacea). ...

$7,500.00
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Thoreau, Henry D

Ticknor and Fields, Boston MA, 1868. Hardcover. Very good. "In the late summer of 1839, Thoreau and his older brother John mad...

$1,950.00



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