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Image for Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 2066331

Condition: Very Good


Each print faintly foxed. Five matted and framed color prints. Frames 8 5/8 x 11 3/8, images 5 7/8 x 8 1/4. Matted and framed by Summit Glass and Picture Frame Company on Aug. 1 1966. These were acquired as part of a large collection of books and prints on seashell collecting and conchology, and most likely came from a 19th century volume on conchology (they are labeled plates 9, 10, 21, 24, and 33), though we were unable to identify which work this might have been. Each print features shells from the Turbinidae genus, also known as turban snails or turbos. View more info

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A Natural History of Animals.

By: Bigland, John

Price: $250.00

Publisher: John Grigg: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289778

Condition: Good


First edition. Includes color leopard frontispiece, color fox vignette title page, and all ten color plates. Boards a bit rubbed, closed tears to fore edge of some pages, lightly foxed throughout, image of a wolf stamped on rear paste-down endpaper. 1828 Half-Leather. 189, [5] pp. 12mo. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. An illustrated natural history of animals focusing solely on quadrupeds. View more info

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A Natural History of Animals.

By: Bigland, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Grigg: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289779

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks buffalo color plate, includes color leopard frontispiece, color fox vignette title, and other nine color plates. Rebacked with new cloth and end sheets, with original leather backstrip laid down. Boards rubbed, foxed throughout. 1828 Half-Leather. 189, [5] pp. 12mo. Leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, paper over boards. An illustrated natural history of animals focusing solely on quadrupeds. View more info

Image for Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

By: Glover, H. Clay

Price: $65.00

Publisher: H. Clay Glover, V.S. / Press of Geo. H. Burnham & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 2265411

Condition: Very Good


1 inch tear to edge of front endpaper, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1886 Hard Cover. [viii], 95, [1] pp. An illustrated guide to veterinary medicine, specifically pertaining to dogs, with advertisements following text. View more info

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Into Africa

By: Packer, Craig

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2102020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Review laid in. Owner sticker on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. vii, 277 pp. 8vo. Winner of the John Burroughs Medal in 1995. Craig Packer takes us into Africa for a journey of fifty-two days in the fall of 1991. But this is more than a tour of magnificent animals in an exotic, faraway place. A field biologist since 1972, Packer began his work studying primates at Gombe and then the lions of the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater with his wife and colleague Anne Pusey. Here, he introduces us to the real world of fieldwork—initiating assistants to lion research in the Sereng... View more info

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American Monster: How the Nation's First Prehistoric Creature Became a Symbol of National Identity

By: Semonin, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2293140

ISBN: 0814781209

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2000 Hard Cover. xvii, [1], 483, [1] pp. 8vo. Includes 59 illustrations throughout text. In 1801, the first complete mastodon skeleton was excavated in the Hudson River Valley, marking the climax of a century-long debate in America and Europe over the identity of a mysterious creature known as the American Incognitum. Long before the dinosaurs were discovered and the notion of geological time acquired currency, many citizens of the new republic believed this mythical beast to be a ferocious carnivore, capable of crushing deer a... View more info

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The Whale

By: Tryckare, Tre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274405

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket stained. 1968 Large Hardcover. 287 pp. An extensively illustrated history of whales and whaling, including mythology and biology of whales, the beginnings of commercial whaling, scientific investigations of the various species and their habits, and an account of modern whaling and associated products, with an extensive bibliography of books about whales. View more info

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Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology: A Guide to Diagnosis

By: Wilkinson, George T.; Harvey, Richard G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mosby-Wolfe: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2290333

ISBN: 0723418985

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Small sticker on rear board. 1995 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. Color photographs throughout text. The second edition of this bestselling, full-color atlas is designed to assist in the recognition of skin disorders afflicting dogs and cats, as well as the other mammals encountered in small animal veterinary practice. The completely rewritten text includes accessible new sections on hypersensitivities, auto immune and endocrine disorders, environmental problems and more. Clear, quality photographs assist recognition. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Introduction; The History and Physical ... View more info

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From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science

By: Winston, Mark L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates / Cornell University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268165

ISBN: 0801484782

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Lightly rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. 171 pp. A scientist before he was a beekeeper, Mark L. Winston found in his new hobby a paradigm for understanding the role science should play in society. In essays originally appearing as columns in Bee Culture, the leading professional journal, Winston uses beekeeping as a starting point to discuss broader issues, such as how agriculture functions under increasingly complex social and environmental restraints, how scientists grapple with issues of accountability, and how people struggle to maintain contact with the natural worl... View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

By: Wood, J.G. [John George]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2206713

Condition: Near Fine


A couple minor spots on front board, ink name and date on title page. 1874 Full-Leather. Beautiful full tree calf, extensive gilt decorations on spine and turn-ins, red leather spine label with gilt titles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A work of natural history by the author who popularized the field, illustrated with engravings throughout. Revised and adapted from J.G. Wood's earlier work 'Illustrated Natural History', originally published in 1853. View more info

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Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 2289755

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; Roder Water Trespassers: The Beaver; Pachydermatous Water Trespassers: The Hippopotamus; Marsupial and Monotrematous... View more info