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Cassellis Cattorum: Sumptibus Theodoris Fischer, 1882. Quarto; vii, 299 pp. + 16 pp. of illustrations. Original leather spine and cloth boards. VG. Some rubbing at front hinge; some wear to extremities. Interior clean and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Text in Latin. All plates present in rear of volume. A rare work on Japanese marine shells. Shelved in Case #10.
New York: Pocket Books, 2002. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White and reddish brown spine with title in white text, authors name in black text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light rubbing to edges, binding is solid: Textblock is clean, title page is signed by both authors: First Edition: 302 pp.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1901. Octavo; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, call numbers written in black and white ink; Boards in green cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps and corners, slight puckering on front, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, library stamp and torn away bookplate on front pastedown, remainder of torn away library pocket on rear endpapers, library stamp on title page, penciled call number on title page verso, slight age-toning to paper, date in ink on page 1 and rear pastedown; 131 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color plates with tissue protectors).
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1897. Octavo; Fair- ; Hardcover; Spine, tan with brown print; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, cocked spine, tanning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, stains, fading, bump to rear top edge, warping from moisture damage to rear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, stain to top and fore edge through p. 37, spotting to endpapers, color chart stapled to rear pastedown with rusted staples and moisture damage, stain to top fore corner throughout final pages; xviii, 220 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (46 b&w plates).
Boston: Godine, 1971. First/Limited Edition. Approx. 8.5" x 11.75" VG hardcover in black quarter-leather with gilt lettering in VG dark denim blue slipcase with marbled olive/blue paper-covered sides. This copy is one in a Limited Edition of 100, quarter-leather bound by hand; the artist has SIGNED on the colophon and hand-numbered this copy #XVII. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of slipcase and boards with mild color loss to marbled sides of case. Interior clean and tight throughout. Shelve with Folio Society.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Folio; Green and blue illustration, white text. DJ has shelf war, rubbing on edges, small closed tear on spine and front edge; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 270; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Carpinteria: Legacy Publishing, 1993. Quarto; VG/VG-; Light blue/green spine with black text; dust jacket has minimal shelf wear small tear on rear at spine toward head edge & light indentations on front, otherwise exterior is clean and intact; cloth has very slightly sunned exterior with strong, sturdy & clean panels; text block has slight wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 96.
New York: Grossman, 1974. First Edition. Oblong quarto, 128 pages; VG-/G+-; spine is white with black lettering; the dust jacket has a couple of small tears and discoloration, protected with a mylar covering; there is slight toning on the text block not affecting any of the photos. This copy is inscribed by Elliot Erwitt to Marty Forscher, proprietor of the Professional Camera Repair Shop in NYC: "For Marty F. from Elliott Erwitt 26 Nov. 74" Inscribed on half-title, with slight ink bleeding onto endpaper; GF consignment; shelved case 11.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Purple spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is moderately sunned and lightly stained exterior with some fraying wear along edges, but otherwise intact; Cloth has slightly sunned exterior with minor wear on edges but otherwise clean with strong, sturdy planks; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges, but text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 318.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, small tears to top and bottom edges, wear to hinges and flap folds, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps but clean and strong; Text block has book plate on front pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, underlining noted pp. 33-38, else text is clean and tight; xv, 374 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1915. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, slight fraying along spine edges, sunning to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has tearing from book plate removal on front pastedown, small black and brown marks on many pages, slight age toning, otherwise clean; 456 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1915. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has moderate foxing on forward and rear pages, writing in pencil on rear endpaper, some age toning, particularly along edges, otherwise clean; 456 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919. Octavo; G Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping and rubbing to corners, fraying along spine edges, bumping to fore edge of rear cover, faint black mark on front cover, otherwise clean; Textblock has some age toning, open tearing along hinge of front endpaper and pastedown and rear endpaper and pastedown, bending to top corner of last few pages, small black marks on forward and rear pages, otherwise clean; 488 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1918. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, fraying along spine, small mark on spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has staining to front and rear endpapers, small black mark on rear endpaper, foxing on 10+ pages, age toning, otherwise clean; 376 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1915. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, sunning to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock has age toning, writing in pencil on front endpaper, small black marks on some pages, otherwise clean; 477 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1921. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Dark Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, fraying along spine edges, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has age toning along edges, heavy foxing on forward and rear pages, writing in pencil on front endpaper, otherwise clean; 376 pp.
New York: The Century Co., 1913. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Red spine with Gold text; Boards strong, cocking to spine, sunning to spine, bumping to corners, some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, white marks on both covers, otherwise clean; Textblock has writing in pencil on front endpaper, heavy foxing throughout textblock, small black mark along fore edge, otherwise clean; 327 pp.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1922. First US Edition. Octavo, 346 pages; VG/VG-; spine is beige with blue lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has corners cut, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with several small closed tears, has a small open tear at the bottom of the spine, has moderate discoloration throughout; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have age toning and minor foxing; shelved case 10.
New York: Garden City Publishing, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 315 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is faded green with black lettering, dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has corners cut, has wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small open tear at the top of the spine, has creasing along the sides of the spine, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has wear and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have age toning and discoloration along the top edge; shelved case 12.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Publishers, 1923. 12mo; pp 344; G/Fair; dark beige spine with green text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned spine; noticeable chips to spine edges and fore corners; some slight soiling, due to handling to exterior otherwise; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light pencil to verso of ffep; interior clean;.
Umberto Allemandi & C., 1996. Tall quarto; VG/VG; grey spine, black text; jacket has minor shelfwear, small closed tear at spine head; boards are strong; textblock is clean; in Italian and English. [Over-sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Sag Harbor: William Ewers, Printers, 1975. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in grey cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 159 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: St Martin's Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; pp 268; VG/G+; ivory spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; light smudges to rear; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; text block exterior edges show light tone; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
London: William Joseph, 1966. First Edition. 8vo., 218 pp., VG-/G+; DJ: black/red/brown pictorial spine, white lettering; moderate wear to DJ, small brown stain to tail, lettering to spine somewhat affected by wear to head, front flap price clipped, covers protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild wear to boards, heavy age-toning to text-block, bumping/creasing toward head, spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; label from previous bookseller to front paste-down; signed and dated by previous owner to ffep; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Francis to title page.
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1929. Octavo; pp 254; G-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; some rubbing wear to joints and edges; some rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has mild toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; gift inscription to ffep; broken front hinge; light smudges to few pages; profusely illustrated;.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc., 1949. Octavo; pp 212; G+/G-; Sun faded beige spine with black text; dust jacket has wear and chipping to edges, ; cloth has slight rubbing and light smudges to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; interior unmarked;.
Paris: Armand Colin & Cie, 1899. First Edition. Quarto, 238 pages; newly rebacked with beige buckram, black label with gilt lettering, original boards preserved; front board with an embossed horse head; all edges of text block gilt; some rubbing and wear to corners; with 15 color illustrations and numerous black and white; shelved case 12.
New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1990. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with tan print; DJ has light edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, light bump to rear lower corner, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for vendor stamp on rear flyleaf; x, 660 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Chapman and Hall, 1886. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiv, 300 pg; Fair; spine is brown leather with gold tooling; Quarter bound in brown leather with pink cloth boards; marbled text block and matching endpapers; cover shows considerable wear including staining and water damage to the front cover; similar staining to the rear cover; bumping and rubbing to the leather on the corners as well as the spine; gold tooling at the head of the spine has been damaged; age toning and some staining to the text block; pencil marks and owners stamp on the sfep; water damage to the bottom corners of the front end papers; minor damage to pages of the table of contents, located at the top near the spine; some pencil marks located on the last page; with 18 full-page illustrations; shelved in Front Case.
Philadelphia: Hubbard Publishing Company, 1892. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Rusty brown spine with brown text; Boards are severely shelf- worn, spine has minor tears to the head and tail, boards also have stains and rubbing, front and rear hinges are separated but boards are not affected; text block is age-toned with severe tan and stains to the interior and exterior; end-papers are lose, pages are legible; 496p.
London: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1972. Octavo; pp 372; G; dark red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
Philadelphia: J. M. Stoddart & Company, 1831. Second edition. Set of small octavos in brown leather; VG/G; boards show some soiling and shelf wear with fraying around spines not affecting binding; vol. 3 has front page detached; previous owner's inscription on ffep; bookstore tiny sticker; paer discolored and foxed; text clean; last end page of vol. 2 has a tear; contains numerous engraved illustrations throughout; scarce in three volumes; shelved under counter; please contact us for shipping costs.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. large Octavo, 71 pages; VG-; green and white spine with white lettering; bumping to lower fore corner, mild wear and rubbing to boards; Scribner's 'A' on copyright page; a pictorial guide of Jane Goodall's and Hugo van Lawick's son's, Hugo Eric Louis, first two years.; shelved case 10.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. New and cheaper edition. Octavo; New and cheaper edition; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ has tears at all edges, portion torn away at front bottom edge and bottom of spine, stains, smudges, toning to spine, chipping; Boards in yellow cloth with blue print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight staining to rear and to front top edge; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, small stain to front edge, intermittent spine breaks, tanning to endpaper, vendor label on rear pastedown; vii, 106 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red and white with black and white print; DJ has tears across top and bottom edges, portion at bottom of spine torn away, soiling to spine and edges, shelfwear; Boards in yellow cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, stain to spine tail, mild shelfwear; Text block has cocked spine, inscription in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 368 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Australia: Surrey, Beaty and Sons Pty Limited, 1989. 2 large quartos in cloth with DJ's. Both VG/VG-. Shelf and edge wear to both DJ's. Small closed tears on ends of DJ spine. Large closed tear on bottom front corner of DJ spine. Both volumes contain black and white charts, illustrations and a few color photos. Both volumes are 130 pages combined. Shelve on front table. DJ spines are gold with black text.
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003. Octavo: G-/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, age toning, slight fraying to corners, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, original price sticker on back, transference on interior front covers, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some mild age toning, pages have extensive pencil notations mainly confined to margins: 304 pp.
Princeton: Princeton University, 1999. First Edition. Large Octavo; VG/G+; White spine with black text; DJ has moderate wear, 1.5" closed tear on rear side of upper spine; Boards strong, minimal rubbing to corners; Textblock shows 1" faint stain on front end paper, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 888pp. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo; pp 627; Good; tan spine with brown text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth shows some staining spots to exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; lightly bumped corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; slight toning to endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; interior clean; illustrated; good binding;.
Reykjavik: Ritsmidjan, 1997. 12mo: G/no-DJ hardcover: Blue spine with white text: Boards are strong and clean, mild shelfwear, slight bump to head of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, half title page has small notation in ink, pages have extensive underlining in ink, some margin notations, readbility not impacted, end papaers have some glue residue that indictaes publisher glued to pages: English translation: 64 pp.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1881. First Edition, First Printing. thin square 8vo., 101 pp., VG-; green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and gilt illustration to front board; rounding to spine, spine age-toned a slightly darker green than boards (lettering bright and legible), scattered rubbing with slight superficial material loss to front board and turn-ins, small stain towards bottom of hinge to back board, occasional light scratching to boards; boards somewhat shaken, slight shelf lean (still stands), binding intact; pictorial (floral) endpapers, superficial material loss to middle of front paste-down, red and white sticker to top left-hand corner of ffep; dark top, wear and age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to interior, text/illustrations clear and legible; contains black and white illustrations by Ledyard; pub. 1881 by the Roberts Brothers stated to title and copyright pages, no mention of further printings to copyright page; "MAMY YTITTLEBACK" misspelled to header of p. 55, indicating a First Printing of the First Edition; frontispiece; shelved Case 14.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; blue-green spine, white text; dust jacket has significant edgewear and tearing, rubbing on covers, damp staining, foxing on interior; boards strong, minor edgewear; text block has foxing on first and last pages and along exterior near spine; 84pp.
London: Macgibbon & Lee, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 224; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some toning to spine; minor wear to edges; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; some foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown.
Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854. First Edition. Quarto, 300 pages; G-; rebound in modern burgundy cloth, gilt to spine, original light brown crushed morocco boards with gilt-stamped decorations attached to front covers; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; lacking illuminated additional title page and frontispiece; fore edge of title page and four following pages with tape on the fore edge; some finger-staining and sparse pencil; illustrated throughout with 10 chromolithographs depicting some of the birds mentioned in the book; shelved case 4.
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855. First Edition. Octavo, 304, 299 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 calf, marbled boards, newly rebacked with spine preserved, spine with cracking and wear, mild gilt, black label with gilt titling; two volumes bound as one; with tinted lithograph frontispieces; interior clean; PS consignment; shelved case 12.