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Wake-Robin
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Wake-Robin

By John Burroughs

New York (and Cambridge, MA): Hurd and Houghton (and Riverside Press), 1871. Cloth. Very Good. INSCRIBED BY JOHN BURROUGHS IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1871 1st edition of the author's 2nd published book. Solid and VG in its chocolate-brown cloth, with decorative gilt-titling and insignia along the front panel and spine. Former owner bookplate (and brief written comment below it) at the front pastedown, light wear to the spine crown and just a bit of light chipping at the spine base. 12mo, also called at the half-title "The Return of the Birds"

$500.00

John Abbot's Birds of Georgia: Selected Drawings from the Houghton Library Harvard University

By John Abbot (Introduction and Commentary by Vivian Rogers-Price)

Savannah, GA: Library of Georgia (A Beehive Press Book), 1997. Cloth. Fine. John Abbot. A pristine copy of this lavish 1997 publication of John Abbot's brilliant drawings of the birds of Georgia. Tight and Fine in its wine-red cloth, with crisp gilt-titling along the spine. Tall quarto, lovely color reproductions thruout. And in an immaculate example of the oatmeal cloth slipcase. Introduction and Commentary by Vivian Rogers-Price.

$100.00

About Mushrooms: A Guide to the Study of Esculent and Poisonous Fungi
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About Mushrooms: A Guide to the Study of Esculent and Poisonous Fungi

By Julius A. Palmer, Jr.

Boston: Lee & Shepard, Publishers, 1894. Cloth. Very Good +. The 1894 1st edition of this uncommon title in the literature of mycology. Solid and VG+ in its light-brown cloth, with bright gilt-titling along the front panel and spine. Tiny former owner tag at the front free endpaper, small, neat 1895 inscription to the first blank endpaper. Writing (mostly markings) at several pages, otherwise clean as could be internally. Octavo, line-drawn illustrations thruout complementing the text.

$200.00

The Smaller British Birds. With Desciptions of Their Nests, Eggs, Habits, Etc.

By H.G. and H.B. Adams

London: George Bell and Sons, 1874. Full leather. Very Good. A very attractive copy of the 1874 1st edition, bound in a full red morocco. Tight and VG, with fine gilt-tooling along the compartments, 5 raised bands and bright gilt-titling at the spine. Light scuffing --and just a touch of spotting-- to the front panel, very light wear along the rear hinge. Internally, very clean, with no writing or markings to speak of. Octavo, handsome matching marbled endshhets and pastedowns. Lovely color plates thruout of the different species (with accompanying color plates of the eggs of that species).

$200.00

Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos (2 Vols.)
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Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos (2 Vols.)

By Gordon Grigg, Peter Jarman and Ian Hume, Eds

Australia: Surrey Beatty & Sons Pty Limited, 1989. Cloth. Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of the 1989 1st edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes clean and Fine in crisp, Fine dustjackets. Tall quartos, over 830 pgs. all told plus dozens and dozens of diagrams and black-and-white photos.

$100.00

The Felidae of Rancho La Brea

By John C. Merriam and Chster Stock

Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1932. Cloth. Very Good +. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR CHESTER STOCK on the front free endpaper. A very solid copy to boot of the 1932 1st edition. Handsomely re-bound in a duotone cloth, with gilt-titled leather spine label and crisp new endsheets. Clean and Near Fine and, internally, very sharp, with no writing or markings to speak of. Thick quarto, 42 plates complete (4 of them xeroxed) following the text. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication #422.

$500.00

Mammals of Eastern Europe and Northern Asia -- Vol. II: Carnivora (Fissipedia)
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Mammals of Eastern Europe and Northern Asia -- Vol. II: Carnivora (Fissipedia)

By S.I. Ognev

Jerusalem: Israel Program for Scientific Translations, 1962. The 1962 1st English language edition, published out of Jerusalem and translated from its original Russian by Dr. A. Birron and Z.S. Cole. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket. Thick octavo, 590 pgs. plus Index of Common Names. Dozens of black-and-white photos and tables and charts thruout.

$100.00

A Catalogue of the Mesozoic Mammalia in the Geological Department of the British Museum

By George Gaylord Simpson

London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1928. Cloth. Near Fine. A handsome copy of the 1928 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-insignia and lettering along the spine. Tiny former owner name (and date) stamped at the front pastedown's top-edge, otherwise clean as could be. Tall quarto, 11 plates at the rear and dozens of line drawings thruout the text.

$150.00

Revision of the Pelycosauria of North America

By E.C. Case

Washington, D.C.: The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1907. Cloth. Very Good. A tight, well-preserved copy of the 1907 1st edition. Subtly ex-libris, having been de-accessioned from the holdings at Johns Hopkins University Library in Baltimore. An armorial bookplate and stamp on the front pastedown indicate as much and the only other trace of onetime library owenrship is a very small "JHU" blindstamp at the title page. The navy-blue cloth is clean and bright, the gilt-titling along the spine crisp and unflecked. Internally, the book is very solid as well and, other than its several library markings, is clean as could be. Quarto, 176 pgs. of text plus 35 plates (a number of them fold-outs) at the rear.

$200.00

American Mesozoic Mammalia

By George Gaylord Simpson

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1929. Cloth. Very Good +. A very solid copy of the 1929 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its navy-blue cloth, with crisp gilt-lettering and insignia along the spine. Tiny former owner name and date at the front padstedown, light foxing to the pastedowns and endsheets. Tall quarto, Vol. III, Part I in the "Memoirs of the Peabody Museum of Yale University" series.

$150.00

Primates: Comparative Anatomy and Taxonomy (Complete in 8 Vols.)
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Primates: Comparative Anatomy and Taxonomy (Complete in 8 Vols.)

By W.C. Osman Hill

Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh Press, 1974. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very solid example of this sweeping 1953-1974 study of the comparative anatomy and taxonomy of primates, complete in 8 volumes. All 8 volumes are 1st editions and all are tight and Near Fine (tiny former owner name stamped at the top of each front pastedown) in their navy-blue cloth, with bright, unflecked gilt-lettering along the spines. And all (except for vol. 3) are in crisp, price-intact, Near Fine dustjackets, with very light soiling along several of the panels and very light creasing to a few of the spine ends. Thick octavos, #3 in University of Edinburgh's "Science and Mathematics" series. Vol. 1: Strepsirhini; Vol. 2: Haplorhini (Tarsioidea); Vol. 3: Pithecoidea --Platyrrhini (Families Hapalidae and Callimiconidae); Vol. 4: Cebidae -- Part A; Vol. 5: Cebidae -- Part B; Vol. 6: Catarrhini --Cercopithecoidea (Cercopithecoidea); Vol. 7: Cynopithecinae (Cercocebus, Macaca, Cynopithecus); Vol. 8: Cynopithecinae (Papio, Mandrillus, Theropithecus).

$500.00

Biogeography and Ecology of Madagascar
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Biogeography and Ecology of Madagascar

By G. Richard-Vindard & R. Battistini, Editors

The Hague: Dr. W. Junk B.V., Publishers, 1972. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1972 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine (very small former owner name and date stamped at the top of the front pastedown) in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with several tiny chips along the flap-folds. Thick octavo, 765 pgs., crisp black-and-white plates thruout.

$100.00

Mammals of Eastern Europe and Northern Asia -- Vol. I: Insectivora and Chiroptera
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Mammals of Eastern Europe and Northern Asia -- Vol. I: Insectivora and Chiroptera

By S.I. Ognev

Jerusalem: The Israel Progam for Scientific Translations, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1962 1st English language edition, translated from its original Russian by Dr. A. Birron and Z.S. Cole. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of creasing at the spine crown. Thick octavo, 487 pgs. plus Index of Common Names. Dozens and dozens of tables and line drawings (and photographs) thruout.

$100.00

The Biology of Hystricomorph Rodents
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The Biology of Hystricomorph Rodents

By I.W. Rowlands and Barbara J. Weir, Editors

London: Academic Press, 1974. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1974 1st edition. Solid and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of light creasing at the spine ends. Octavo, dozens of charts and high-quality black-and-white plates thruout. Published for the Zoological Society of London by Academic Press.

$100.00

The Biology of the Naked Mole-Rat
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The Biology of the Naked Mole-Rat

By Paul W. Sherman, Jennifer U.M. Jarvis and Richard D. Alexander, Eds

Princeton University Press, 1991. Cloth. Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy of the uncommon 1991 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Thick octavo, 518 pgs. Part of Princeton's "Monographs in Behavior and Ecology" series.

$200.00

The Wild Animals of Australasia: Embracing the Mammals of New Guinea & the Nearer Pacific Islands
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The Wild Animals of Australasia: Embracing the Mammals of New Guinea & the Nearer Pacific Islands

By A.S. Le Souef and Harry Burrell

London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1926. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. A tight, well-preserved copy of the 1926 1st edition. Solid and VG (former owner name and small pasted-on newspaper column {"Rare Marsupials} at the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with light creasing --and several small closed tears-- at the panel edges and very light chipping at the spine ends. Light foxing as well along the edges. Thick octavo, crisp, wonderful black-and-white photos thruout. Also includes a chapter on "The Bats of Australia and New Guinea"

$150.00

The Spotted Hyena: A Study of Predation and Social Behavior
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The Spotted Hyena: A Study of Predation and Social Behavior

By Hans Kruuk

University of Chicago Press, 1972. Cloth. Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of the 1972 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a crisp, Fine dustjacket. Octavo, graphic back-and-white photos. Part of the University of Chicago Press's wonderful "Wildlife Behavior and Ecology" series.

$50.00

Mammals of Madagascar
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Mammals of Madagascar

By Nick Garbutt

Sussex, England: Pica Press, 1999. Cloth. Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy of the 1999 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Fine dustjacket. Octavo, beautiful color plates thruout.

$50.00

Wild Animals of Burma
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Wild Animals of Burma

By U Tun Yin

Rangoon, Burma: Rangoon Gazette Ltd, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good. A solid cpy f the 1967 1st edition. Tight and VG in its 1/4 cloth over wood-patterned boards. Light scratching --and a bit of rubbing-- to the front panel, otherwise very clean. Octavo, dozens of illustrations (in black-and-white photographs) thruout.

$50.00

Interrelationships of Fishes
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Interrelationships of Fishes

By P.H. Greenwood, R.S. Miles and Colin Patterson, Eds

London: Academic Press, 1973. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A tight, very sharp copy of the 1973 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine to Fine in a crisp, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with very light creasing along the front panel's flap-fold and just a touch of light soiling to the rear panel. Thick quarto, "Supplement No. 1 to the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society and Published for the Linnean Society of London by Academic Press"

$150.00

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