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Large Sepia Photograph of John Burroughs at Slabsides

By Burroughs, John

Very Good. Photograph measures about 7.5" x 9.5" and shows Burroughs seated in front of his retreat Slabsides, wearing a suit & hat, and cradling a dead bird. Mounted on grey cardboard measuring 12" x 13.5"; signed lower right in the margin - by the photographer "Walsh." The reverse side has an inkstamp of reading "Walsh / Main Street / Poughkeepsie, N.Y." A penciled inscription on the reverse reads, " American naturalist & author John Burroughs seated in front of "Slabsides." The mounting board is a bit soiled and wavy in spots and there are a few small dings on the image.


The Complete Farmer, or a General Dictionary of Husbandry in all its Branches . To which is now first added, The Gardener's Kalendar

By A Society of Gentlemen

London: Printed for R. Baldwin, et al, 1769. The Second Edition, Corrected & Improved . Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Thick 4to. The primary work is unpaginated, bound in full calf with red spine label and 5 raised bands; front hinge is split but holding firmly, bottom of spine is chipped. Leather on corners is broken. The , contains 111 pp. plus 4pp. Index. Contains engraved frontispiece plus 27 copper engravings (all folded) of agricultural equipment. Bookplate on front pastedown of Robert H. Elliot. There are a few small worm holes on front end pages and title page, in the gutter margins of several dozen interior pages, and about at the top margin of 80 pages (affecting about ¼" x 1" of about 20 of those pages) at the top edge of the gutter margin.


The Hawks of North America

By May, John Bichard

New York: National Association of Audubon Societies, 1935. Apparent First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Allan Brooks and Roger Tory Peterson. Contains 140 pp., b&w and color illustrations, spine dull with most of the lettering unreadable, shelf worn, some light foxing.


The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals" A Book of Personal Observations

By Hornaday, William T.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 328 pp., b&w illustrations; end pages are lightly foxed including the title page and frontispiece, covers have some spotting; in a very nice dust jacket with a slightly darkened spine.


The Natural History of Selborne with Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and the Naturalist's Calendar

By White, Rev. Gilbert

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851. Reprint . Three Quarter Green Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contains 416 pp., 40 small, hand-colored plates, spine browned, joints have some rubbing, a nice, tight, clean copy.