Category: Animals


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Territorial Behavior and Populations of Some Small Mammals in Southern Michigan

By: Burt, William Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8465

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Wrappers. "Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, No. 45." Illustrated with charts, grafs and line drawings and four photographs on two plates. 58 pages. View more info

Document Signed - George Byng (6th Viscount Torrington)

By: Byng, George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1809

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019399

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Signature on beige document in brown ink by George Bynq. December 20, 1809. On board HMS Belliqueen off Prince of Wales Island (Pulau Penang (Penang Island) in the Strait of Malacca, Malaysia; Penang was ceded to the British East India Company in 1786). 7 1/2" x 10." One page. George Bynq (1768-1831) was the 6th Viscount of Torrington and became an admiral in 1821. This document certifies that the "loss of a buffaloe" provided by a contractor was not the fault of the ship's crew. (Also included is a brief biographical annotation on Georg Bynq, handwritten in brown ink on... View more info

Small Broadside - "Pointed Paragraphs on Fish Propagation in California"

By: California Fish and Game Commission

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, California State Printing Office: 1927

Seller ID: 021199

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Original small broadside printed on beige paper. 6" x 9." One page, complete. Paper is very clean and intact. There are three horizontal fold lines and a few splits at the edges along the folds. A list of facts pertaining to the work done by the California Fish and Game Commission toward the protection of "wild life resources" in consideration of conservation, hunting, and fishing. The broadside gives a summary of raising fish in a hatchery and notes how some hatcheries specialize in rainbow, steelhead, black-spotted, or golden trout. It also mentions the State Game Farm... View more info

The Horses of the World : The Development of Man's Companion in War Camp, on Farm, in the Marts of Trade, and in the Field of Sports With 95 Illustrations, Including 24 Pages of Clor.

By: Carter, William H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic Society: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11213

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

118 pages; illustrations; bound in light brown cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. History of the horses in the old and new world with illustrations in color by Edward Miner. Unusual for such a clean fine copy. View more info

Article IX - Preliminary Descriptions of Two Apparently New Species of the Genus Hesperomys from Florida. Article X - Description of a New Sub-species of the Genus Sigmodon from Florida. Article XI - On the Habits of the Round-tailed Muskrat (Neofiberalleni True)

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Author's Edition: 1889

Seller ID: 13964

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Extracted from Bulletin of the American Museum, Volume II, Number 3 issued June 7, 1889. [6] pages; gray paper wrapper (6 x 9 1/4 inch). Group of biographical papers written by Frank M. Chapman. Very good clean copy. View more info

Fireside Reading: Traits and Anecdotes of Animals Illustrating Their Natural History, Habits and Instincts

By: Clarke, Rev. D.W. (editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Swormstedt & Poe: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5364

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Ribbed cloth, with pressed design in gilt on spine. Chipping at top and bottom of spine and extremities. Former owner's name on frond end paper. End papers browned. Scattered foxing throughout. 416 pages. View more info

The Book of Fables: A Representative Selection from Fable Literature

By: Cooper, Frederic Taber (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Hamptom Publishing Company: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019360

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's brown cloth binding with an illustration of an eagle and tortoise in a landscape on the front cover. 7 1/4" x 9 1/2." 275 pages, complete. Multicolored illustrations, complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Very light wear on the spine. A collection of fables divided into several parts by author and culture including Aesop, Babrius, Phaedrus, Avianus, Indian fables, Persian fables, Chinese fables, and Armenian and Turkish fables. View more info

Animal Life in the Sea and on the Land. a Zoology for Young People.

By: Cooper, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., American Book Company: 1887

Seller ID: 8886

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Clean inside and out, bound in green cloth, still tight. Title on spine with bumped corners. Lots of illustrations. 413 pages with index. View more info

The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization By the Baron Curvier.; The Crustacea, Arachnides and Insecta By P.A. Latreille.; Translated from the French with Notes and Additions By H. M'Murtrie, M.D. In Four Volumes with Plates

By: Cuvier, the Baron; P.A. Latreille; Translated By H. M'Murtrie, M.D.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, G. & C. & H,. Carvill: 1831

Seller ID: 8352

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Full contenporary tan leather. Staining to outside of all volumes. Joints strong. Binding a bit scuffed but unworn. Internal moderate foxing. xxxiii, (1) -448, (1); 4 plates. xv, (1) -475; 10 plates. xx, (1)-575, 3 plates. xii, (1)-545, (1), 3 plates. Complete. All plates black and white only. First edition of this translation and first edition of the M'Murtrie contributions. View more info

The Theory and Practice of Breeding to Type and Its Application to the Breeding of Dogs

By: Davies, C. J.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Manchester, England, "Our Dogs" Publishing Company Limited: 0

Seller ID: 020347

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's purple cloth binding. No date, circa 1928. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2." Eighty-five pages, complete. Six black and white plates and illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact except for some foxing on front and back endpapers and top edge. Book explains what breeding to type is, heredity, strains, color, and other topics related to the breeding. In the back are a breeders' table and table of breeding data. View more info

Distribution and Variation of Pocket Gophers (Genus Geomys) in the Southwestern United States.

By: Davis, William B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1940

Seller ID: 11742

Condition: Collectible-Fine

38 pages; maps, tables; bibliography; paper wrapper (6 x 9 inch) stapled with title on the cover. Biological discussion of pocket gophers and the destruction they do to range land and farms. Also methods of controlling them is included. Fine clean copy. View more info

Zoology Of New-York, Or The New-York Fauna; Comprising Detailed Descriptions Of All The Animals Hitherto Observed Within The State Of New-York; With Brief Notices Of Those Occasionally Found Near Its Borders, And Accompanied By Appropriate Illustrations. Part I. Mammalia.

By: De Kay, James E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Albany N. Y., W. & A. White & J. Visscher: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018433

Condition: Very Good

Original brown cloth binding with a gilt illustration on the front cover. The illustration shows Lady Justice on the left and Lady Liberty on the right with ships and a train in the background; an eagle is in the center with a banner that says, "Excelsior." Front and back covers have lightly impressed decorative borders. Gilt lettering and an illustration of a deer head on the spine. 9 3/4" x 11 3/4." This book is divided into two sections. The first section is titled "Introduction" and is about the history of New York. It is 188 pages and has two black and white... View more info

A Great Defender of the Animal Creation

By: Destler, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Banning, California, The Desert Protective Council, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 12445

Condition: Collectible-Fine

[3] pages; folded paper reprinting; title on the cover with portrait of Muir. Reprinted from WILDERNESS NEWS (December 1958). An account of John Muir and his life-long anti-hunting philosophy and his reaction when others around him when they tried to hunt. Fine clean copy. View more info

Grizzly Adams: a Memorable Mountain Man.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: University of California, Davis: 1966

Seller ID: 9626

Condition: Collectible-Fine

'Keepsake Number 1' issued by the Library Assoicates of the University of California, Davis. 400 copies printed by the Printing Department, University of California, Berkeley. 12 pages pamplet in an orange wrapper with title on the cover. Foreword by J. Richard Blanchard. A biographical lecture on John Adams, better known as 'Grizzly Adams' and his travels in California and the Pacific Northwest. View more info

Inexpensive Labor Saving Poultry Appliances.

By: Dougherty, J.E., And S.S. Gossman

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9680

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular No. 268. 32 pages, illustrations, drawings. Paper wrapper. Guide to labor saving methods for a poultry operation. Design of cages, feeders, chicken catchers, sorting tables, etc. Actualy quite useful for a small operation. View more info

A Systematic Study of a Collection of Mammals from Southern Arizona

By: Doutt, J. Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annals of Carnegie Museum: 1934

Seller ID: 8464

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

"Reprinted from Annals of the Carnegie Museum Vol. XXIII, p. 241-274, 1934. Issued August 4, 1934." Photo illustrated. A nice copy in original wrappers. View more info

The Island Stallion Races

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14655

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

viii, 256 pages; drawings; light green cloth binding, dust jacket under mylar. Walter Farley (1915-1989) was an American author of children's horse stories. The 'Black Stallion' was the first and most famous of his works (1941). Very good clean copy. View more info

Notes on a California Earthworm, Plutellus Papillifer (Eisen, 1893); No. 30

By: Gates, Gordon E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1941

Seller ID: 4326

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 30, pp. 443-452, text figs. 1-4. September 30, 1941. Unopened pages. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "The worms which provided the material for this article are from a small collection forwarded by Dr. A. W. Herre of Stanford University. The author describes the worm Plutellus papillifer (Eisen) 1893. View more info

Dog and Cat Book. The Proper Care of Dogs and Cats --- Puppies and Kittens.

By: Goodwin, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Richard Goodwin:

Seller ID: 10717

Condition: Collectible-Good

63 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (4 x 5 3/4 inch) illustrated. Pamphlet covers most of the common aliments of dogs and cats along with the proper medicines to use on the animals. Includes many ads for Goodwin Products. Goodwin was a noted animal handler in Southern California who had kennels and a veterinarian service, along with medicines for pets. View more info

The Importance of Continuous growth in Beef Cattle.

By: Guilbert, H.R., G.H. Hart, K.A. Wagnon, and H. Goss.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkely, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1944

Seller ID: 9689

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Agricultural Experiment Station, Bulletin 688. 35 pages; illustrations, tables, charts; bibliography; paper wrapper. Reviews the experimental procedures used and its results, along with a discussion of growth and development. Useful bibliography at the end. View more info