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The Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James

Price: $75.75

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5703

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Full sized dummy of the regular edition of the book. Accompanying is a letter from the manager of the trade department of MacMillan, to a bookshop in Dallas, Texas. The top of the letter, the fep, & the inside front cover are rust stained from an old staple (since removed). The book contains 16 plates (on 8 pages), with the balance blank paper. The dummy was intended to help obtain advance orders of the book. The letter is dated 10 Aug '37, 3 months before publicat... View more info

Handbook of Birds of the Western United States, Including the Great Plains, Great Basin, Pacific Slope, and Lower Rio Grande Valley

By: Bailey, Florence Merriam

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17978

Condition: Very Good+


If it wasn't xlib, I would rate the book near-fine. A very nice copy, with an owner's inscription on the fep dated 1902.; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 512 pages View more info

A History of British Birds (2 Volume Set)

By: bewick, thomas

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Newcastle, England, Bewick, Longman & Co.: 1826

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 25584

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Nicely rebound in green cloth. Spots of foxing, but really a very nice set. No library marks of any kind. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382+432 pages View more info

Malaysia Haven Avifauna

By: Dahlen, Bjorn F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tenaga Nasional Berhad: 1996

Seller ID: 16033

ISBN: 9839291009

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages View more info

Birds of the African Bush

By: Fennessy, Rena; Brown, Leslie

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Tryon Gallery: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17908

Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket


This is #65 in the limited first edition, signed by both the author (Brown) and the illustrator (Fennessy) on the title page. Includes not only the slipcase in "fine" condition, but mylar dust jacket, which is taped in the upper right corner. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Birds of the African Bush

By: Fennessy, Rena; Brown, Leslie

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Tryon Gallery: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18722

Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket


This is #67 in the limited first edition, signed by both the author (Brown) and the illustrator (Fennessy) on the title page. Includes not only the slipcase in "fine" condition, but mylar dust jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author View more info

The Birds of Wyoming Wyoming Experiment Station, Bulletin No. 55, September, 1902

By: Knight, Wilbur C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Laramie, WY, University of Wyoming: 1902

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14947

Condition: Very Good


The staples are very rusty. No covers, the book has never been bound. As issued. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages View more info

Communication and Social Behavior in Canada Geese (Branta Canadensis) : with a Brief Natural History of the Species.

By: Mounteer, Steven Travis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Reed College: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13088

Condition: Fine


4to 11" - 13" tall; 145 pages View more info

Audubon's Birds of America The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio

By: Peterson, Roger Tory; Peterson, Virginia Marie

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Abbeville Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14453

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, bound in green leather and signed by both authors. Slightest shelf rubbing lower left on the front. This will take extra postage; it is a large, heavy book. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Pigeons: The National Pigeon Magazine October, 1906; Vol. 1, No. 1 to September, 1910; Vol. IV (4), No. 12

By: Purvis, Miller (ed.)

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: Peotone, IL, Poultry Publishing Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in two volumes. A total of 48 issues.; Ex-Library; 9x12; Was 1200 View more info

Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls of Canada

By: Vennor, Henry G., F.G.S.

Price: $807.50

Publisher: Montreal, Dawson Bros.: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5825

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Decorated green cloth, with a gilt owl on the front. The books looks "very good", but some splitting at the top of the spine, and the inner hinges are cracking, although the book is tight. Lacks plates 22 & 23, but with an extra plates #28 & 29. I understand this is common problem with this book (if we can use the term for such an uncommon book), as these were evidently assembled by hand, and mistakes were made. Plate 18 is placed as a frontis.; 8x10 1/2" View more info

Songbirds of the Torrid Zone

By: Vieillot, Louis Jean Pierre

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Kent, UK, Volair Ltd: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16013

ISBN: 0931480396

Condition: Fine


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 291 pages View more info

Our Ducks: a History of American Ducks, Nesting, Roosting, Feeding and Playing Grounds

By: Yorke, F. Henry, M.D.

Price: $166.25

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5870

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some wear to edges & corners, owner's stamp (dated 1899) on title page & fep.; 5 1/2x7 1/2" View more info

Our Ducks: a History of American Ducks, Nesting, Roosting, Feeding and Playing Grounds

By: Yorke, F. Henry, M.D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Field Publishing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15099

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Usual xlib marks. The inside of the back cover is damaged from a pocket being removed. Covers wrinkled, worn on the edges. Out of a YMCA library, there is an original worl war one "War Service Library" bookplate inside the front cover. The famous one, with a soldier holding an entire stack of books. Owner's inscription on the fep. ; Ex-Library; 5 1/2x7 1/2"; 131 pages View more info