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Instruction sur les Cultures Forestières

By: Lardy, Charles ; [1780-1858]

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Lausanne, Imprimerie des Frères Blanchard: 1837

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41580

Condition: Very Good+


1 p.l. 101 & [4] pages; Contemporary blue-grey wrappers. A lovely copy, with just a trifling spot to the title page and a hint of wrinkling at the edges of the wrappers (where the binder has pasted the fragile outer wrappers to a lining of plain laid paper. With the full page engraved plate depicting three tools (shown in 5 figures) for use in forestry (the plate incorporates a scale of measurement at the bottom, laid out in "pieds Vaudois" -- highly appropriate as a unit of linear measure as the author became an official of the Canton of Vaud). The author, Charles Lardy [1780-1858]... View more info

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LES GALLINACES d'ASIE Catalogue raisonné par régions des espèces qu'il y aurait lieu d'acclimater et de domestiquer en France

By: Magaud d'Aubusson, Louis

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, Societe Nationale D'Acclimatation: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39076

Condition: Very Good+


210 pages; Clean and secure in binding of quarter green calf over marbled boards with marbled endpapers, gilt lettering at spine. Corners rubbed, otherwise a very nice copy of this scarce monograph. Catalogue raisonné par régions des espèces qu'il y aurait lieu d'acclimater et de domestiquer en France. 37 woodcut illustrations in the text by J. Terrier, including one folding plate. Louis Magaud d'Aubusson (1849-1917) also published Les Oiseaux de la France and La Fauconnerie. Quarter green calf over marbled boards with marbled endpapers. Corners rubbed, otherwise a very nice copy of thi... View more info

Image for Kleiner Landwirthschafts-Kalender Oder kurze aus den bewährtesten Erfahrungen und den besten neueren ökonomischen Werken entlehnte Vorschriften, über das, was in jedem Monate bey einer wohlbestellten Landwirthschaft zu beobachten ist

Kleiner Landwirthschafts-Kalender Oder kurze aus den bewährtesten Erfahrungen und den besten neueren ökonomischen Werken entlehnte Vorschriften, über das, was in jedem Monate bey einer wohlbestellten Landwirthschaft zu beobachten ist

By: Mayer, Franz Anton

Price: $274.94

Publisher: Wien [Vienna], in der Dollischen Buchhandlung: 1796

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39470

Condition: Very Good


131 & [1, ad] pages; Contemporary (Publisher's?) pattern-printed grey paper-covered boards. Moderate wear and rubbing to the fragile spine, with one small hole in the paper, several small scapes and abrasions to the fore-edge of the front cover, small paper label with MS. number on spine, another small label with a (different) number on the front paste down endpaper, and a small purple ink circular library stamp (Eastern European) on the title page, two pencil numbers on the front free endpaper -- no other marks. OCLC Number: 247509150 cites two copies [ Niedersächsische Staats- und Univers... View more info

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A NEW GENUS AND SPECIES OF THE SORECIDAE Atophyrax bendirii Merriam

By: Merriam, C. Hart

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Linnaean Society of New York: 1884

Seller ID: 39580

Condition: Very Good


Transactions of the Linnaean Society of New York; 10 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green printed wrappers. Frontispiece plate showing Bendire's Shrew. View more info

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SEVEN STORIES, with Basement and Attic by the Author of the Farm of Edgewood

By: Mitchell, Donald Grant ; "Ik Marvel"

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40959

Condition: Very Good


viii, 314, (1) pages; Original owner's name in pencil on first blank, otherwise clean and tight in original cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, dark brown endpapers, cloth worn at spine ends. BAL 13941. Stories include: Basement: Serving for Introduction First Story: Wet Day at an Irish Inn, Second Story: Account of a Consulate, Third Story: The Petit Soulier, Fourth Story: The Bride of the Ice King, Fifth Story: The Cabriolet, Sixth Story: The Count Pesaro, Seventh Story: Emile Rogue, Attic: Under the Roof. Donald Grant Mitchell(1822 – 1908) was an American essayist and novelist wh... View more info

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Estimation of Age and Growth of YELLOWFIN TUNA (Neothunnus Macropterus) in HAWAIIAN WATERS by Size Frequencies

By: Moore, Harvey L

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1951

Seller ID: 36981

Condition: Very Good+


Fishery Bulletin 65; 15 [133-147] pages; Illustrated with numerous charts & diagrams. OCLC: 21115722 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FLORE ANALYTIQUE DE LA SUISSE - Vademecum du Botaniste

By: Morthier, P.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Paris, Sandoz & Fischbacher: 1872

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 40341

Condition: Very Good


viii, 453 pages; Contents clean and tight in mid-twentieth century binding of blue cloth with gilt lettering at spine. Dr. Paul Morthier (1823-1886) was noted Swiss botanist and founder of the Swiss Botanical Society. Morthier served as Professor of Botany for 21 years at the Academy of Neufchatel. He originally studied medicine and became a skilled surgeon. After studying botany with Prof Oswald Heer, he took the professorship in 1862. He was also a noted authority on sponges. View more info

A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON BREEDING, REARING AND FATTENING OF ALL KINDS OF DOMESTIC POULTRY, PHEASANTS, PIGEONS, AND RABBITS Also the Management of Swine, Milch Cows, and Bees; with Instructions for the Private Brewery, on Cider, Perry, and British Wine Making

By: Moubray, Bonington

Price: $349.94

Publisher: London, Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper: 1834

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 42096

Condition: Very Good-


x, 467, (1), 24 (ads) pages; 1834 Seventh Edition. Original owner's signature at top of titlepage -- "J. Stanley, M.D.", also there is a note in the owner's hand on P. viii of the Preface indicating the address of the nursery owned by Mr. Gibbs who is mentioned there in the preface. Otherwise clean and tight in original cloth binding with printed title label at spine; label is roned and rubbed, cloth at spine has a couple splits, but binding quite secure. Notably, the section on the Private Brewery was not included in the early editions of this classic work on animal husbandry and be... View more info

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Physiologie des Corps Organisés, ou examen analytique dés animaux & des végétaux comparés ensemble à dessein de démontrer la chaîne de continuité qui unit les différens Regnes de la Nature

By: Necker, Noël Joseph de - [Natalis Joseph de Necker (1729-1793)]

Price: $349.99

Publisher: Bouillon [now Belgium], aux dépens de la Société Typographique: 1775

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 41575

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l., xii, 13-340 pages; Marbled paper-covered boards with a spine of tan leather with a pressed vertical grain, flat spine with title lettered in gilt centered between two gilt ornaments, pale yellow endpapers. Folding engraved plate (depicting 11 subjects). Minor tide marks on the title page, otherwise an excellent, clean copy. First edition with a French text -- "Édition Françoise du livre publié en Latin à Manheim, sous le titre de Physiologie des mousses." Written by the noted Belgian physician, and botanist Noël Martin Joseph Necker -- the personal physician to the ... View more info

ALL ABOUT AIREDALES

By: Palmer, R. M.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, The 3-A Publishing Co: 1916

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 41175

Condition: Very Good


Contents clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with image of an airedale on front cover. Light gray cloth worn at head of spine and lightly dust soiled. A book of general information valuable to dog lovers and owners, breeders and fanciers. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE BOTANIST [with 43 Color plates of Mushrooms and Fungi] made to the Regents of the University

By: Peck, Charles H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Albany, University of the State of New York: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38553

Condition: Very Good


241, 44 plates pages; Former owner's brief inscription on ffep, dated 1921. Contents clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front boards and emblem of USNY imprinted in gilt and white on front cover. Cloth quite worn along rear hinge and spine ends/corners. 241 pages of narrative and descriptive text. One black and white (Plate A) and 43 wonderful colour lithograph plates depicting mushrooms and fungi. Faint shallow tidemark (1/16") to margin at foredge, barely noticeable. View more info

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ELEMENTI DI BOTANICA - Two Volumes

By: Pollini, Ciro

Price: $449.94

Publisher: Verona, Tipografia Moroni: 1810

Seller ID: 39039

Condition: Near Fine


392, 11; 526, 9 pages; Contents clean and secure in binding of red calf spines over red pebbled boards; boards rubbed at corners, else very good condition. 392 p., 11 c. di tav. ; 526 p., 9 c. di tav. Two lovely volumes illustrated with 20 very nice folding engraved plates. 1810/1811. OCLC: 797828006 Ciro Pollini (1782 - 1833 ) was an Italian physician and naturalist. Pollini obtained a medical degree from the University of Pavia in 1802, but chose to concentrate on the study of botany. In 1805 he became assistant director to Fulgenzio Vitman, an Italian clergyman and botanist who develop... View more info

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LA TERRA E LA VITA, GEOGRAFIA COMPARATIVA [Two Volume Set] prima traduzione italiana

By: Ratzel, Federico ; Aristide Cignolini, Mario Lessona ; (translators)

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Torino, Unione Tipografico-Editrice: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41640

Condition: Very Good


Two large heavy quarto volumes bound in half leather over cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spines. Leather sunned at spines, minor rubbing, still quite nice condition [see images]. Contents clean and tight; illustrated with 21 maps, 19 colour plates, 27 b&w plates, 487 text illustrations. OCLC Number: 799474939 2 vols. (XVI, 853 p., [32] c. di tav. ; 836 p., [35] c. di tav.) 28 cm. tall Friedrich Ratzel (1844 – 1904) was a German geographer and ethnographer, famous for his work related to the realist theory of international relations and the geography of ... View more info

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ART DE FAIRE ECLORRE ET D'ELEVER EN TOUTE SAISON DES OISEAUX DOMESTIQUES DETOUTES ESPECES soit par le moyen de la chaleur du fumier, soit par le moyen de celle du feu ordinaire

By: Reaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault de

Price: $649.94

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Royale: 1751

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39033

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 364; [4], 427 pages; Two volumes (xviii, 364; [4], 427 pages), fifteen folding plates (as called for). Contemporary mottled calf, five raised bands at spines, red leather title labels and black leather volume labels, extensive gilt tooling in each compartment with floral motifs; marbled endpapers, all edges red, some rubbing to corners; contents clean and well secured in binding. A lovely set. OCLC: 13358003 René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683 – 1757) was a French scientist who contributed to many areas of study. His early interests were focussed on mathematical studies... View more info

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QUADRUPEDS - What They Are and Where Found. A BOOK OF ZOOLOGY FOR BOYS

By: Reid, Captain Mayne ; William Harvey (illustrator) ; [Walter Edmonds]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1884

Seller ID: 42246

Condition: Fair


168 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt decorative border to front board, gilt central design element,with title on front and gilt lettering at spine with image of a mountain goat. Binding is damaged at spine, 2" x 1/4" strip missing along front fold, upper corner worn and frayed. Illustrated full page black and white engraved Illustrations by William Harvey. Frontispiece Illustratration depicting a Hippopotamus, a Rhinoceros and a Tapir; 18 additional full page plates with engravings of quadrupeds. Original owner's name on ffep "Walter Ed... View more info

Image for CODE RURAL , FORESTIER et FéODAL  ou recueil des lois, arrêtés et décrets sur la police rurale, l'agriculture, le régime forestier et les redevances féodales, depuis 1789 jusqu'à 1808 ; avec tables chronologique et alphabétique des matières

CODE RURAL , FORESTIER et FéODAL ou recueil des lois, arrêtés et décrets sur la police rurale, l'agriculture, le régime forestier et les redevances féodales, depuis 1789 jusqu'à 1808 ; avec tables chronologique et alphabétique des matières

By: Rondonneau, Louis ; (1759 - 1834)

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Paris, Se trouve à Paris, chez Rondonneau, et Garnery: 1808

Seller ID: 42168

ISBN: 1274697530

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 271, (1) pages; Text complete and secure, bound in contemporary boards with leather title label at spine. A few marginal ink marks, some shallow chipping to edge of half-title, boards rubbed with light chipping at extremeties, corners rounded. An interesting volume on rural law and forestry regulations, with some material relating to hunting and fishing. OCLC 1068404532 Louis Rondonneau (1759-1834) was a bookseller and publisher in Paris during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. After holding various research and administrative positions (in both the private and public sectors), ... View more info

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BIBLIOGRAPHIA PRIMATOLOGICA - A Classified Bibliography of Primates other than Man

By: Ruch, Theodore Cedric ; [ Dr. Paul D. MacLean ]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Springfield, Charles C. Thomas: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39787

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


xxviii, 241 pages; Part 1: Anatomy, Embryology & Quantitative Morphology; Physiology; Pharmacology & Psychobiology; Primate Phylogeny & Miscellanea. OCLC: 2971647 Introduction by John F. Fulton. Former owner's name on ffep - Dr. Paul D. MacLean. Dr. MacLean made significant contributions through his research to the fields of physiology, psychiatry, and brain research. Through his research at Yale Medical School and at the National Institute of Mental Health, MacLean was instrumental in proposing and defining the triune concept of the brain. MacLean's evolutionary triune brain theory propose... View more info

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LA PRACTIQUE DU JARDINAGE ouvrage rédigé après sa mort sur ses mémoires par M. D*** Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, & ornée de figures en tailledouce

By: Schabol, Abbe Roger

Price: $399.94

Publisher: Lyon, Robert & Gaulthier: 1797

Seller ID: 39034

Condition: Very Good


414; 404 pages; Contemporary sheep-backed boards. Illustrated with folding plates. OCLC: 23642232 Tome I: Illustrated with a frontispiece and 9 folding engraved plates. Tome II: 5 folding engraved plates. Contents include: Le pêcher et les autres arbres (4 parties, les 3 premières occupant le 1° volume); Traité de la plaie des arbres; Traité de la culture des Orangers; Traité des choux-fleurs; Traité des cardons d'Espagne; Traité des melons; Traité des couches à champignons; Traité des fraisiers; Traité de la culture de la vigne; Traité de la multiplication des végétaux; Manue... View more info

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LAWN CARE A Discussion of the Vital Problems of Lawn Making and Maintenance Numbers 1 to 75

By: Scott, O.M. And Sons Company

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Marysville, Scott, O.M. And Sons Company: 1944

Seller ID: 41953

Condition: Very Good+


200+ pages; Clean and secure in original binding of stiff wrappers and metal brads. This contains all the Lawn Care pamphlets published by O.M. Scott and Sons between 1928 and 1944. Covers types of grasses, weeds, preventative care, maintenance and lawn repair. A treasure trove for the meticulous lawn master/mistress. Ironweed, compost, buckhorn, iron sulphate, creeping buttercup, yarrow, terracing, spurge, shade lawns, beetle grun, liming acid, plant hormones, lawn tools, etc. View more info

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Santa Fe, Seton Village Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42229

Condition: Very Good-


78 pages; Contents are clean and tight in original green cloth binding. Binding has superficial damp stains at lower edge and top of rear board (not affecting contents). This is one of only 400 copies printed of this limited edition of Thompson Seton's essay (Not Signed). Title page printed in black and red. Printed in red and the end of the text: "A lecture delivered at Harvard University in year 1904 by Ernest Thompson Seton. Four hundred copies have been printed on the hand presses of Maurice Taylor at the Seton Village Press. Case binding by Marceil Taylor. 1 Oct 1938." In thi... View more info