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Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton: (1889)

Edition: Third American Edition

Seller ID: 4243

Condition: Very Good condition


One of an edition of 1000 copies, this copy not numbered. With an appendix by T.G. Bonney. xx, 366 pp. Frontispiece; (8vo) original terracotta cloth stamped in black, spine lettered in gilt; three folding maps. Bottom edges worn; half-inch mended closed tear bottom edge of map plate II; tanning to contents pages xiv & xv; slight offset sillhouette on title page from frontis portrait; quarter-inch meded closed tear tope edge of Preface page. Otherwise clean and tight with maps in nice shape. View more info

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. Including an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by his son, Francis Darwin. In Two Volumes.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Company: 1888

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 6390

Condition: Fine condition


558 & 562pp., pub. ads; portrait frontis each volume; three illustrations, facsimile of a page from a note-book of 1837. 8vo; original terra-cotta cloth; spine lettered in gilt; front cover with stamped rule and decorations in black; back cover in blind. Trivial wear at corners; occasional light rubbing to joints; moderate wear at spine ends. Both volumes bright and very clean throughout. View more info

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication. [In Two Volumes].

By: Darwin, Charles.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Company: 1900

Edition: Authorized Edition

Seller ID: 6648

Condition: Good Condition


461 & 478 pp.; 8vo; burgandy cloth; spine lettered in gilt; top edge gilt; illustrations. Light cover wear; spines faded with back cover of volume 1 heavily faded leaving the sillouette of a bookend. View more info

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A Leaf from the 1583 Rembert Dodoens Herbal, Printed by Christopher Plantin, with a Short Essay by Carey S. Bliss.

By: DODOENS, REMBERT; CAREY S. BLISS.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8965

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


385 copies printed by Grant Dahlstrom. 14 x 9 1/2; 40 pp.; (viii), 40 pp.; original leaf tipped on (vii); reproductions of illustrations from the herbal throughout including portraits of Dodoens and Plantin; type Janson linotype, paper machine made; bound in grey-green cloth, title and illustration in green on front cover; title in gold on spine. In plain, tan paper jacket with a smudge & light soil, title in ink on spine. Prospectus laid in.Carey Bliss's text discusses not only the Herbal but also the history of early published herbals, the life of Dodoens, and the work of the the pri... View more info

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Nature's Beloved Son, Rediscovering John Muir's Botanical Legacy. Forward by David Rains Wallace.

By: GISEL, BONNIE J., AUTHOR; STEPHEN J. JOSEPH, PHOTOGRAPHER.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Heyday Books: 2008

Seller ID: 9210

ISBN: 1597141062

Condition: As New


247 pp., incl. bibliography, index; small folio; olive green cloth with botanical inset front cover. Still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. "In this opulently produced book, photographer Stephen Joseph presents images of plants collected directly by Muir, while scholar Bonnie Gisel richly lays before us the life and words of a man at once familiar and surprising, a towering figure forever smitten with 'nature's irresistible, divine beauty'. " View more info

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The Travelling Naturalists.

By: LLOYD, CLARE.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, University Of Washington Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9327

ISBN: 0295963042

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


156 pp., 4to; cloth, in pictorial yellow jacket; illustrations throughout including plates containing 21 illustrations in full color."This book discusses the reasons for the rapid transformation in the study of natural history, and looks at the lives and adventures of eight of the nineteenth century's travelling naturalists including: Charles Waterton, John Hanning Speke, Henry Seebohm, and Mary Kingsley." View more info

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Morning Glories. Translated from the Japanese by Allen Say and David Meltzer

By: Naoya, Shiga .

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oyez: 1976

Seller ID: 6548

Condition: Fine condition


[5] pages : 8vo; string bound card covers; illustrations by Allen Say; printed by Graham Mackintosh. "A New Year's greeting for 1976 from Oyez." View more info

The Book of Roses.

By: Parkman, Francis.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, J. E. Tilton and Co.: 1866

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5914

Condition: Good Condition


225 pp., engraved title illustration with tissue guard before printed title page; 8vo; maroon cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; top edge gilt; decoratively engraved title heads throughout with tissue guards; part 1, The Culture of the Rose, and part 2, The Description of the Rose both introduced with full page engravings; other occasional decorations, illustrations in text. Moderate soil to covers with light rubbing at edges; spine ends a bit frayed; bookplate of Charles Walker Andrews front pastedown; tipped-in booksellers catalogue entry for the book.From the tipped-in cat... View more info

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The Canoe and the Saddle, or Klalam and Klickatat . To Which are Now Added His Western Letters and Journals. With 16 color plates and more than 100 other illustrations.

By: WINTHROP, THEODORE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tacoma, John H. Williams: 1913

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 3143

Condition: Very Good condition


332 pp., tissue frontis; tall 8vo; vellum backed burgundy cloth, spine stamped in gilt, with gilt stamped decoration front cover. Ownership inscription front endpaper; foxing to endpapers, tissue guard, and lightly on title page, else very clean and solid.First published in 1863, and celebrated as a romance of frontier adventure. In this edition the publisher creates a snap-shot of frontier conditions with illustrations & photographs culled very largely from historical sources. View more info