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A Savage Empire
 by Axelrod, Alan
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled "Trappers, Traders, Tribes, and the Wars That Made America". So it turns out that the beaver , by being in demand in Europe for the latest... Details
Beningfield's Countryside
 by Beningfield, Gordon
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
English countryside of Hertfordshire and Dorset , landscapes and birds and natural history captured by the author. Pages 140 with profuse watercolors... Details
A General History of Quadrupeds
 by Bewick, Thomas
Price: US $395.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Very good contemporary 3/4 calf, marbled boards, with some edgewear and wear to the leather corners. The spine has raised bands, gilt decoration, and... Details
History of British Birds, 2 Volumes
 by Bewick, Thomas
Price: US $600.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First Edition
Full polished brown calf bindings with double gilt lines along the edges of all boards, and gilt dentilles on the edges and turnins. Volume one publ... Details
Under Oxford Trees
 by Brooks, Jennie
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
This is a bird book - observations of them, their habits, and the joys of having them about. There might be an Oxford, Ohio or an Oxford, England but... Details
"Click", said the Camera
 by Burkhard, Balthasar and Markus Jakob
Price: US $50.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Delightful animal portraits for children, 21 leaves on stiff card, near fine with only a hint of edge wear. Photos on barite paper tinted with seleni... Details
Sahara a Natural History
 by de Villiers, Marq and Sheila Hirtle
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A charming combination of travel, natural history, and people of this vast desert. The authors live in Canada, and are experienced explorers who know... Details
In the North Countree, Annals and Anecdotes of Horse, Hound and herd
 by Dixan, William Scarth
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Very good original maroon cloth with light blue & black horizontal design horizontal across the front cover, and gilt title on the front and spine, wi... Details
The Roadmender
 by Fairless, Michael
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Very good decorated cloth, top edge gilt, slight edgewear, Eight tipped-in colored plates with captioned tissue guards. Nice naturalist writing, with... Details
Insulinde, Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago
 by Forbes, Anna
Price: US $140.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with a gilt palm tree on the front cover and a gilt title on the spine, some dulled. Some wear to the corners and spine ends and... Details
Wild Flowers of New York, in two parts, two volumes
 by House, Homer, State Botanist
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with edgewear, corner wear and spine end wear on both volumes. Volume one is 1918 followed by vol two in 1923. Splendid wild... Details
New Work of Animals (and Fables)
 by Howitt, Samuel
Price: US $490.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Howitt (1765? to 1822) was a self-taught artist who had enjoyed a youth of English country sports. He drawing was influenced by Thomas Bewick, but he... Details
Scandinavian Adventures, 2 Volumes
 by Lloyd, L. (Liewellan)
Price: US $1250.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "During a Residence of Upwards of Twenty Years, Pepresenting Sporting Incidents, and Subjects of Natural History, and Devices for Entrappin... Details
The Andes and the Amazon
 by Orton, James (1830-1877)
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with slight edge wear, a small snag in the cloth at the front hinge and bright gilt titles on the front and on the spine. Inside... Details
Russian wild cat, hand-colored engraving
 by Peter Pallis
Price: US $60.00
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Fine
Pallas travelled through Southern Russia in 1793-94, and this peculiar cat, not quite domesticated, struck his eye. The engraving is 6 1/2 by 6 inche... Details
Le Spectacle De La Nature , 8 Volumes
 by Pluche
Price: US $495.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
SCARCE. Title continuation, "Ou Entretiens sur les particularites de l'Histoire Naturelle qui ont paru les plus propres a rendre les Jeunes Gens curi... Details
The Library of the Earl of Macclesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle: Part One, Natural History
 by Sotheby's
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
An important collection of natural history books, and a fine reference. This was part one of a 12 part auction held in London between 2004 and 2008. ... Details
Yangtze, Nature History and the River
 by Van Slyke, Lyman
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Original tan cloth that looks like new. No prior owner marks, no scars or browning. Bringing to vivid life the society living along this Chinese fam... Details
Strange Dwellings, Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals (Abridged from "Homes without Hands"
 by Wood, Rev J.G.
Price: US $55.00
Binding: 
Very good full calf, prize gilt, with elaborate gilt decoration on the spine panels, raised bands, deep red title label with fresh gilt letters. Som... Details
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