Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002. First Printing. Quarto; vg+/wraps; illustrated spine with black, white and red text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; beautifully illustrated in color; 206pp. SIGNED by authors on illustrated front free endpaper. --A near fine copy.
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New York, Toronto & London: D. Van Nostrand Comapny, Inc., 1950. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly age toned exterior with small tears and wear along edges, also some smudges toward rear & on spine, price clipped front flap; Cloth has lightly rubbed corners and light wear along spine edges and also on exterior with otherwise strong & intact panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; pp 229.
Cancun: Fernandez editores, 1989. First edition. 5 mo. VG-/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text/title and adhesive sticker residue on the spine; paperback that was rebound into hardcover boards; boards are strong and mostly clean (adhesive on the back); binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 220.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1929. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is light blue with dark blue text, bumping to head and tail, scuffs and marks; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches, rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, front hinge is cracked and separating from text block, joints are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, stamps from previous owner, age-toning, content is clear; pp 160.
c. mid 19th century. Oblong Folio, 21" x 12"; VG; bound in full red leather with gilt and black embossed tooling; gilt turn-ins and text block, silk endpapers; contains 16 pages of original watercolors of various insects, butterflies, moths, and plants. The first page is detached from the binding; 15 of the 16 pages are signed “Fanny [S or G] Maitland” There are two pages with dates noted, “Ap 26” and “May 3”, but no year recorded. Both of the dated sheets have pencil notations for insect dimensions and the location “Sarzana” [presumably Italy].; LS consignment; shelved above mythology.
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth has moderately sunned & rubbed exterior and spine edges with minimal edge wear otherwise, panels are sturdy, clean and intact; Text block's exterior has darkened due to age with deckled fore edge, some foxing and toning inside pastedown & end papers, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 286.
Tours: Alfred Mame Et Fils, 1864. Large Octavo, 448 pages; VG; bound in publisher's half cloth of speckled taffeta, spine brown calf with elaborate gilt; mild rubbing and wear to boards; all edges gilt; illustrated with 163 in-text woodcuts and 16 full-page woodcuts from the drawings of W. Freeman and J. Noël.; interior clean; shelved case 10.
New York: E.P. Dutton and Inc, 1968. Second printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Brown, blue, and purple spine with black text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; moisture exposure staining on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 255.
Moscow: Foreign languages Publishing House. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Brown spine with black text; Dust jacket has minor tears, smudges, rubbing and bumping; Boards have black marks to the rear but have solid binding; Text block is tanned to the paste downs, end papers ang margins of pages otherwise clean; 149p.
Ontario: John N. Mappin, 1992. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition 42/250; VG; Paperback; Spine, cream without print; Cover is cream, illustrated, black print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page; 15 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1914. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is thick and age-toned navy blue with faded gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, pen on front free-end paper, foxing, content is clear; pp 503.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1970. Octavo; Fourth printing, 1972; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with green print; DJ has slight tears at spine caps and flap folds, mild edgewear, spotting/smudging; Boards in green paper and blue cloth with silver print, bumps to bottom outer corners, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting on front; Textblock has owner bookplate on front endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 192 pages, illustrated.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1933. 8vo; G+;hardcover without dust jacket; yellowish red spine without text; boards are extremely age toned with stains and bumping to the tips as well as minor frays to the head and tail of the spine but boards are in tact; text block is strongly edge worn, paste downs, end papers and fore edges are severely discolored but pages are legible;119p.
Cambridge, MA & London: The MIT Press, 1991. Small Quarto: G/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are mostly clean with some rubbing, general shelfwear, light curling to corners, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, pages have moderate notes/underlining in ink that do not interfere with readability: 551 pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. Octavo; Fifth printing; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with yellow print; DJ has slight tears at top and bottom of spine and flap folds, pencil mark on spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with green print, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting on rear; Textblock has owner bookplate on front endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 172 pages, illustrated.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1998. Octavo; pp 242; VG-/G; mocha tan spine with black and beige text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; slight ink to p 202; interior clean otherwise; illustrated;.
Hilton Head Island, SC: H.P. Publishing, Ltd., 2003. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 135; VG/VG; Dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sun fading and light rubbing to exterior, sticker residue to rear, lightly bumped fore corner; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light bumping to fore corner; text block very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Washington, DC & London: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1997. First Edition. Large Octavo: VG/VG-: Off white spine with picture of a fish, blue text: Dj has general shelfwear, chipping at head of spine, sun faded else clean: Boards are strong and clean, mild edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has minor dust staining to head and fore edges, pages clean and unmarked: 324 pp.
Calabasas, CA: Hill'n Dale Press, 1961. Limited Edition. 12mo: G-/G: Red spine with black text: DJ has multiple small chips, scuffing, severe foxing on inside, 1 inch open tear on upper back flap: Boards have a lot of dust staining, general shelfwear: Textblock is darkened with foxing throughout text, binding at front and back has dirt staining and severe foxing: Copyright page states "Volume I- Limited Edition 3777" with 3777 being written by hand in red ink: 40 pp.
Alexandria, VA: VSP Books, 1978. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Approx. 6.25" x 9.25" VG hardcover in VG dustjacket with white spine and blue title. Shelfwear includes crinkles at corners and a short, closed tear from front top edge of jacket. "Autographed Copy" sticker on jacket front; on title page, author has SIGNED for both herself and Mosby with charming hand-penned drawing of the famous cat. Clean and tight throughout.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. Octavo: G+/G+: Blueish gray spine with black text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, age toning along spine and joints, some soiling, flaps glued to paste downs, ex library with stickers on upper corner of back: Boards are strong , general shelfwear, library sticker on back paste down: Textblock has foxing and black marker mark along head edge, black marker along fore edge, stamp from library along tail edge, rear free page has sticker from library, pages otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 560 pp.
Philadelphia: Printed by Charles Cist, 1799. 8vo., 292pp.; VG-; spine brown cloth, 1/4 bound with gray cloth boards, black label with gilt lettering, newly rebound; water stain along lower gutter from beginning through page 32, 177-200; fore and lower edges of text block unevenly cut; mild age-toning to pages; name written on second free endpaper, title page; shelved case 10.
Chicago: Rand, McNally & Company, 1881. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, library call number label at bottom; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, mitred edges, tattering to spine caps, corners, edges, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted edges, library bookplate, stamps, torn away pocket to front and rear endpapers, library stamp and call number on title page, cracked hinges, chipping to edges of front endpapers, pp. 985-986 present but torn from binding; 1085 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
San Diego, San Francisco: Academic Press, 2002. first. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Black spine with blue & white text; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, otherwise clean; pp 1414. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. Octavo; G/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has mild edgewear but clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, mildly cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight but for slight smudging to front and bottom edges; Signed in ink by Goodall on the title page; xi, 740 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Paris: Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, Graz, 1976. Facsimile Edition. folio, 138 fol. [276pp.]; VG; bound in suede covers, paneled spine with no lettering; housed in original cardboard box; minimal shelfwear; lacking companion volume; facsimile of the Manuscrit Français 616, der Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; shelved Case 11.
Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black print; Cover is green with black print, peripheral tanning, spotting, slight stain to front, edgewear, slight bumps to outside corners; Text block has spotting to edges, clean text; “Reprinted from Tequesta : the Journal of the Historical Association of Southern Florida, Number XXII, 1962”; Includes “Ornithology of ’The Cruise of the Bonton’” by William B. Robertson, Jr.; 78 pages.
Essex, UK: Longman Group Limited, 1994. Sixth Edition. Large Octavo; pp 932; G/G-; black spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1910. Thick Octavo; pp 170; Poor/no-DJ; dark green spine without discernible text; cloth has sunfading to exterior; some heavy rubbing to edges and joints; two small opens tear to spine head edge; chipping to corners; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; cracking to gutters; some foxing to most pages throughout text; profusely illustrated; some color plates.
Washington: Island Press, Shearwater Books, 2008. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, illustrated with white print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in tan paper and green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xiii, 230 pages, illustrated with color plates.
New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1965. Large Octavo; G/G-; unpaginated; brown spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has chips to spine edges; some rubbing to corners; slightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block's exterior edges is lightly toned; light cracking to front gutter; pictorial rear endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press, 1989. Second edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Blue spine with silver text; Boards have some wear such as stained exterior including along edges, rubbed corners, slightly sunken appearance of spine, and lightly sunned spine; Text block exterior shows shelf wear due to handling & age, fraying at edges of first few pages at fore edge, pages are lightly toned along edges, and aside from light foxing on first & last few pages, remains unmarked; pp 534.
New Hampshire: Dartmouth Publications, 1963. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is tan with green text; DJ has edge wear, held together by Brodart cover, many open and closed tears, age-toning, design and text is clear; Boards have edge wear, scratches and some marks, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 116; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.