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A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, or Family of Sun-Birds by Shelley, G. E

London: Published By the Author, and Printed By Taylor and France. First Edition . Full Leather. Very Good+/No Jacket. 4to. J. G. Keulemans. Originally published in 12 parts from 1876-1880, and now bound into a single volume in contemporary green Morocc…

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$18,000.00


History of the Indian Tribes of North America with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington by McKenney, Thomas L. And James Hall

Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1855. Third Edition, Thus . Full Leather. Good+/No Dust Jacket. Royal Quarto. Originally published in folio between 1836 and 1844, the three volume set was first reissued in royal octavo from 1848-1850. This is t…

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$15,000.00


A Natural History of Birds. Most of Which Have Not Been Figured or Described, and Others Very Little Known, from Obscure or Too Brief Descriptions Without Figures, or from Figures Very Ill Designed... ([Part I] and Part II ONLY of Four Parts) by Edwards, George

London: Will, Gardiner, 1802. Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. Folio. Parts I and II ONLY of four parts published under this title, and then expanded to seven parts including Natural History of Uncommon Birds -- Gleanings of Natural History. Parts I …

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$15,000.00


Portraits of Rare And Curious Birds with Their Descriptions, from the Menagery of Osterly Park in the County of Middlesex (Two Volumes as One) by Hayes, W. [William] and Family

London: Printed By W. Bulmer and Co, and Published for the Author. First Edition . Full Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. Two volumes bound as one, and includes the original very scarce title page and dedication pages for volume II. Volume I was publi…

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$12,500.00


Sonderdruck Sigmund Freud [offprint from L. R. Grotes' "Die Medizin Der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen") by Freud, Sigmund

Leipzig: Felix Meiner, 1925. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. First edition off-print of Sigmund Freud's autobiography, inscribed on the top cover, "Seimen lieben / O. Pfister / Freud / 12.2.25." The book is further i…

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$8,500.00


Teutscher Nation Chronic alt und new Vorbilde. Des gantzen teutschenn Landes und Volcker [Voelcker], anfenglich herkomen [herkommen], Grentze und Gelegenheit der Reiche, Furstenthumb, Bisthumb, Stett und Herschafften... by Franck, Sebastian

Frankfurt: Egenholff, 1539. Vellum. Good+/No Dust Jacket. Folio. 32 nonpaginated pages, followed by 402 leaves numbered in the upper right recto corner (804 pages). Title page with 2/3 of page illustrated. There are 71 small circular portrait illustra…

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$8,500.00


The Birds of Africa, Comprising All the Species Which Occur in the Ethiopian Region (Five Volumes in Seven) by Shelley, G. E. (Vol. V, Pt II was Completed and Edited By W. L. Sclater)

London: R. H. Porter / Henry Sotheran & Co.. First Edition . Half Leather - Hardbound. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. Henrik Gronvold. Five volumes in seven, published between 1896 and 1912. Later half red Moroccan leather, with red cloth over boards. …

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$8,500.00


The American Bisons, Living and Extinct (Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Vol. IV. No. 10) by Allen, J. [Joel] A

Cambridge: University Press (Welch, Bigelow, & Co.,), 1876. First Edition . Half Leather - Hardbound. Good+/No Jacket. 4to. 246 pages, plus large folding map, plus 12 plates, six of which fold out. Contemporary half leather binding, with gilt lette…

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$7,500.00


Life of George Washington (Extra-Illustrated in Five Volumes) by Irving, Washington

New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1855. Full Leather. Very Good+/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Number 21 of an edition of 110 extra-illustrated sets created by the publisher. Complete in five volumes published form 1855 to 1859. Each volume is fully bound in t…

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$7,500.00


J. Gould's Monographie Der Ramphastiden Oder Tukanartigen Voegel (Four Parts, Plus Prospectus) by Gould, J [John] (with additions and Revisions By Johann Heinrich Christian Friedrich Sturm, Johann Wilhelm Sturm, Richard Owen, & Rudolf Wagner)

Nurnberg: Gedruckt Auf Kosten Der Herausgeber. First German . Cloth - Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Crown Folio. John Gould, Johann Strum, Others. Issued in four parts from 1841 to 1847, and preceded by a prospectus. 36 hand colored lithographs aft…

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$6,000.00


The Bee-Eaters [with] Eight Original Gouache Paintings Used for the Eight Colour Plates of This Book by Fry, C. H

Calton: T & A D Poyser, 1984. First Edition . Cloth - Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 304 pages, plus eight colour plates by the author. Volume is sold along with the eight original gouache paintings from which the plates were copied. Each painti…

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$6,000.00


A Monograph of the Meropidae, or Family of the Bee-Eaters by Dresser, H [Henry] E

London: Published By the Author Published from 1884-1886. 144 pages, plus 34 plates. Pages are approx. 11 x 15 inches. Half bound in burgundy leather over spine and corners, and matching burgundy cloth over boards. Raised spine bands, and gilt stamped…

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$5,000.00


Far Above Cayuga's Waters: Mr. President at Cornell [Twice Signed By President Harry S. Truman] by [Harry Truman]

N/P: N/P, 1960. First Edition . Full Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Presentation volume given to then university president Deane Waldo Malott; Red, polished, Moroccan leather, with gilt stamp lettering and embossed university seal on top cover; Flat sign…

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$5,000.00


A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699. by Dampier, William

London: James Knapton, 1703. First Edition . Full Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 162 pages, followed by index and five pages of publishers' ads. Folding map at frontispiece, plus four tables/maps and ten natural history plates. Vol. III in Captain …

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$5,000.00


A. De La Motraye's Travels Through Europe, Asia, and Into Part of Africa; Containing a Great Variety of Geographical, Topographical, and Political Observations On These Parts of the World (Three Volumes) by La Motraye, A. [Aubry] De

London: Self Published, 1732. Revised . Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. sm. folio. Author revised edition of Volumes I and II which were originally published in 1723, along with Volume III which was first added with the revised editions in 1732. Vol…

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$4,500.00


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