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The Naturalist's Library; Containing Scientific and Popular Descriptions of Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles and Insects; Compiled From The Works of Cuvier, Griffith, Richardson, Geoffrey, Lacepede, Buffon, Goldsmith, Shaw, Montague, Wilson, Lewis and Clarke, Audubon, and Other Writers On Natural History.

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1849

Seller ID: 018147


Original blue cloth with impressed designs on both covers. 6 1/4 X 10 inches. 880 pages. From the title page, "with four hundred engravings" of black and white illustrations throughout copy. Contents include information on Mammalia, Aves, Amphibia, Pisces, Insecta and Vermes. Foxing on many pages. A corner is missing from a page. Text and illustrations are not affected. Dampstain spots on covers. Corners and edges slightly worn. Despite foxing, pages are clean an... View more info

Canaries: Their Varieties and Management

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, New Jersey, Spratt's Patent Limited: 0

Seller ID: 019440


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of canaries on front. No date, circa 1920s -1930s. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." Forty pages, complete. Insides of front and back covers have advertisements for Spratt's bird food. Pages 38-40 are dedicated to some tips on Common Goldfish and tropical fish care and include advertisements for Spratt's fish food. Pages are clean. Tiny stain on lower edge of spine. A very clean copy overall. This is a concis... View more info

California Farm Tenancy and Methods of Leasing.

By: Adams, R.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1923

Seller ID: 9684


Agricultureal Experiment Station, Circular No. 272. 48 pages, map, paper wrapper. Covers status of farm tenancy in California; leasing practices for farming, dairies, livestock ranges, poultry plants, various crops; legal requirements and framework; provisions for various types of leases. Discusses leasing methods of Sacramento and San Joaquin Deltas. View more info

Taxidermy and Sculpture. The Work of Carl E. Akeley in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.

By: Akeley, Carl E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ill., Field Museum of Natural History.: 1927

Seller ID: 9838


Collection of photogravures (9 x 12 inch) of Carl Akeley (1864-1926) showing his sculptures and modeling of taxidermy scenes mostly during the period 1896-1909. Over forty examples of his work along with a photo of Mr. Akeley and a brief intro listing the plates and contents. Laid in a stiff card folder inside a slip case with title printed on the cover. Fine example of this man's work. View more info

The American Museum Congo Expedition Collection of Insectivora

By: Allen J.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Museum of Natural History: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8468


"Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural history, Vol. XLVII, Art 1, pp. 1-38, New York, Issued July 20, 1922.: Original wrappers. Museum of Vertebrate Zoology stamp and ink withdrawal notation on front cover. Illustrated with one text figure and four photos, one in color. View more info

List of Mammals and Birds Collected in Northeastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, on the Lumholtz Archaeological Expedition, 1890-1892

By: Allen, J. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1893

Seller ID: 016713


Paper wrapper, moderate chipping, stamp and pencil notes on front, not affecting text. Fold line in back cover. Paginated 27 - 42. Reprint of an article first published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol V, Article III. Carl Lumholtz (1851-1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer who conducted several expeditions to Mexico from 1890-1910 for the American Museum of Natural History. This booklet lists the birds and mammals collected on on... View more info

A Preliminary Study of the North American Opossums of the Genus Didelphis.

By: Allen, J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Knickerbocker Press: 1901

Seller ID: 11431


Pages 149-188; tables, plates; paper wrapper with title on the cover. Author's Edition, extracted from Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, XV, article XI (June 15, 1901). unopened copy with very slight discoloration along the edges. View more info

List of Mammals Collected By Mr. J.H. Batty in New Mexico and Durango, with Descriptions of New Species and Subspecies.

By: Allen, J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Knickerbocker Press: 1903

Seller ID: 11432


Pages 587-612; bound in paper wrapper with title on the cover (6 1/4 x 9 3/4 inch). Author's Edition, extracted from Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XIX, article XXIV (November 12, 1903). Unopened copy. Very slight discoloration along the edges, otherwise a clean copy. Concerned with a collection of mammals collected in New Mexico with descriptions. View more info

A New Bear from the Alaska Peninsula.

By: Allen, J.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Knickerbocker Press: 1902

Seller ID: 11433


Pages 141-143; plates; paper wrapper with title on the cover (6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch). Author's Edition, extracted from Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XVI, article XIII (April 12, 1902). Unopened copy with stamp of J. Grinnell, the noted ornithologist and Director of Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, on the top of the cover with a UC-Museum of Vertebrate Zoology stamp and the word 'dup' in pencil. The bear is Ursus merriami, named after Dr. C. Hart Merriam. View more info

Nomenclaturial Notes on American Mammals.

By: Allen, J.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Knickerbocker Press: 1902

Seller ID: 11739


"Author's Edition, extracted from BULLETIN of the American Museum of Natural History, XVI (July 1902)". Pages 159-168; gray paper wrapper (6 x 10 inch) with title on the cover. Discussion of various latin names for mammals in North America in an attempt to settle on proper names. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Taxidermist's Guide. A Complete Instructor in the Art of Collecting, Preparing, Mounting and Preserving All Kinds of Animals, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles and Insects. Adapted for the Use of Amateurs, Travellers and Practical Workers.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Published for the Trade:

Seller ID: 6127


No date, ca. 1860s-1880s? (ii, 7-) 100 pages, illustrations, blue printed front wrapper, 6.5 x 4.5". Corners of front wrapper lightly chipped, rear wrapper lacking. Interesting drawing on page 10 of "Manner of inserting the wires in mounting a Cat." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Splendid Hereford Cattle in Kansas Feeding Pen Showing Open Air Feeding Shed, Manhattan, Kansas"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7643


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 185-16710 by the publisher. Two columns of text explaining the photo and cattle raising on back. Circa 1915. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Sheep on the Range, Queensland, Australia."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9174


#15986 (589). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the back side. View of a great drove of Merino sheep roaming at will on the natural pastorage. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Eskimo Dog Team on Trail, Hopedale, Labrador."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9221


# 16318 (279). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Labrador and its people. Nice view of a man with his eskimo dog team along the side of a mountain in the snow. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Ayrshire Type of Dairy Cattle, Scotland."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9223


# 21502 (371). Stereograph on gray board (7 3 1/2 inch) with commentary about the Ayrshire dairy cow which is a heavy producer of milk (11 tons a year) and has been around since 1850s. Nice view of of a dairy farmer looking over his cow. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Russian Peasant Plowing."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9241


# 18101 (488). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the back side about the life of peasants and Russia. View of the peasant plowing a field with his child helping. Nice clean image. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Majestic Pyramid of the Alps, the Matterhorn, Switzerland."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9246


# W33427 (592). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the Matterhorn of the Zermatt Valley and comments on Switzerland. Nice view of the mountain Matterhorn rising up in the background with cows in the foreground. Iconic images of Switzerland. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "White Faced Beef Cattle (Hereford) of World Wide Fame."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9255


# 21561 (358). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about Herefords. Developed, at the end of the 18th century for beef. Nice view of a small herd of herefords with their handlers in Hereford, England. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Argentina's Famous Cattle on Range - La Plata, Argentina. So.Am."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9305


# 20844 (317). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the shorthorn cattle in Argentina and its introduction by the Spanish. Talks of the growth of the industry after the introduction of refrigerator ships allowing Argentina to ship beef to europe. View of a herd of shorthorn cattle grazing on the short grass of the Plata River region. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Farming Scene, Province of Havana, Cuba."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9309


# 9072 (298). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about farming and agricultural products in Cuba. Nice visual of farmers hitching up oxens to carts with a thatched structure and palm trees in the background. Clean copy. View more info