Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1899. Large Octavo; pp 461; G+/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1916. Large octavo; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some wear on exterior due to age; front has dark soiling w/ dark spotting at tail edge; rear has moisture staining along gutter toward center of panel & tail edge; head & tail edges are moderately rubbed w/ some wear at corners; text block shows darkened exterior edges w/ foxing on fore edge; previous owner's name stamped on ffep; however, text pages are generally unmarked with good, secure binding; pp 578. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boulder, CO: The Geological Society of America, Inc., 1968. Octavo; pp 678; G-/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight foxing to exterior; some chipping to edges; foxing to flaps; cloth has light sunning to boards; slight rubbing wear to edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; cocked spine; light foxing to first few pages, interior clean; frontispiece; map tipped in; errata slip tipped in at front.
Washington: Copp, Henry N., 1882. third edition. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gilt text; Cloth has heavy wear such as tears along front gutter, head edge, & corners, as well as sunned spine and spotted & rubbed exterior; but panels are still attached, 'as is'; Text block has darkened due to age with slight cracking along hinges between pastedowns & end papers, slight foxing on front pastedown, and light pencil throughout but binding is intact; pp 114.
London: Oxford University Press, 1956. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 168; VG-/G; green/tan pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight sun darkening to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; light foxing to endpapers; illustrated;.
Dunn Loring: Louis J. Maticia, Jr., 1972. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with white text; This volume only; Cloth has slightly rubbed exterior with minimal edge wear otherwise, panels are sturdy, clean and intact; Text block's exterior shows slight wear with otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; sticker on front pastedown; pp 116.
Chicago: Florists' Publishing Company, 1928. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight spotting, mild wear to spine caps and outside corners, spot of puckered cloth on front; Textblock has some spotting to front edge, ex-libris stamp on front endpapers, clean text; Signed in ink by the author on title page; 144 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989. First Edition. 4to., unpaginated, VG-/VG-; black DJ, sky blue text; mild overall wear to DJ, front flap price clipped; mild wear to text-block and edges of boards; spine slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, spine cracked to interior, binding intact, slight wave to text-block; interior all but pristine, with numerous full-color photographs; INSCRIBED by Cross to half-title page, dated Christmas 1994; shelved Front Table.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1991. First MIT Press Edition. Quarto; pp 208; VG-/G; grayish green spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; light sunning to boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1924. Octavo; pp 121; G/no-DJ; sunned tan spine with gilt text; green cloth has some wear to spine edges; slight darkening toward exterior edges; some rubbing to fore corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; minor chips to head edges of first few pages; interior lightly toned.
London: John Murray, 1882. Second Edition, Third Thousand. Octavo, xvi, 300 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to corners, board edges; interior clean; illustrated with 38 woodcuts; This book is ‘the first of the volumes of supporting evidence [for natural selection]’. The first edition (Freeman 800) was published on May 15th 1862 and the second in 1877 (Freeman).; Freeman 801; shelved case 3.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1965. First Printing, Octavo; VG/ VG-Hardcover; Dark green spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, 2 inch closed tear along head front exterior of jacket, large open tear along rear tail edge, jacket now protected in mylar cover, price-clipped at jacket flap, toning along sides of jacket flap; Boards are strong and clean, binding slightly cocked, public affairs pamphlet insert; Text block clean; 247 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 65-16936.
New York and Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1945. Octavo; pp 374; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text to black bar; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; previous owner's name to front pastedown and half title page; illustrated; light writing to pp 373-374; includes signed letter by author at ffep.
Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1968. Octavo; pp 341; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
Indiannapolis: Indiana Department of Conservation, 1932. Second Revised Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; Cover has some moderate wear on all edges, some light fraying at the crown and tail of spine as well as corners; Binding is sturdy; Clean ex-library copy with library bookplate on inner front cover, ink stamp on front free end paper and copyright page; Some toning, spotting on the outer edges, smudge to lower outer corner; Interior is free from marking and underlining; 326 pages.
Coconut Grove: Ricordea Publishing, 1994-1997. Octavo; First printing; 2 volumes; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight surface tears on rear of both volumes, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for highlighting on pp. 226-227 of first volume; 2 volumes (xv, 544 / xiii, 546 pages), color illustrations.
Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 308 pages; VG/G-; Spine is green with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$3.25', has shelf-wear and chipping along the top and bottom edges, has minor rubbing on both sides and a large closed tear on the back side; pages have dust build up on the top and fore edges and minor blotches on the bottom edge; inscribed by the author on the page after the ffep; illustrated endpapers; shelved sci fi special collection.
New York: Madison Press, 1985. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Green spine with yellow text: DJ has mild general shelfwear, some scuff marks, light chipping at corners: Boards are strong with some edgewear, light dust staining: Textblock has mild age toning, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: First Edition: 168 pp. [ 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.].
Old Greenwich: The Devin-Adair Company, 1979. Octavo; VG-/VG-; beige spine, green and black lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine edges, closed tear on spine head edge and rear edge edge, chipping on front head edge, small closed tear on rear tail edge, light soiling on rear, spine sun toned; boards slightly bowed, general edgewear, light foxing on interior head edges; text block age toned, erased penciling on half title page, occasional foxing, foxing on exterior edges; signed by author on title page; xi, 272pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; blue spines with gilt text; profusely illustrated with tissue guard to frontispiece of vol. 2; full title: The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 441; vol. 2, pp 474; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines, some slight wear to boards; moderate wear to edges and corners, strong boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. Large Octavo; pp 141; VG/G; black spine with black and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to fore corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 2009. Small Quarto; pp 403; VG/VG-; gray/blue/white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; small price sticker to front; small chip to front tail edge; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: W.A. Wilde Company Publishers, 1926. Octavo; pp 312; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight wear to exterior, gilt embossed illustration to front, minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges, gilt head edge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; shadow toning to pastedowns and endpaper, deckled fore edge; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1962. Octavo; pp 128; G+/G; dark peach/brown spine with orange and tan text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing wear to exterior edges; some chipping to edges; slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; price clipped front flap; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light pencil to pastedowns; interior clean; inscribed by author.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, No date given. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is green with gold text; Boards have light edge wear, scratches and some marks, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 138. Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Random House, 1957. Third Printing. Octavo; pp 210; G+/G; blue spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; light sunning to spine; light toning to flap edges; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; otherwise exterior clean; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library with pouch to rear pastedown; interior clean; tight binding.
Toronto, Canada: Random House of Canada, 1998. First Canadian Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. glossy bronze spine with navy titling centered around mid-spine between lightly pushed in ends. illustrated jacket front with full titling in large gilt characters. navy blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt, titles segmented by thin silver striping. adjacent boards are a flecked light green. solidly bound and without marks or interior writing. no marks, head and tail-edges are smooth with roughly-trimmed fore-edge. 612 pp. ISBN# 0394221160.
Sacramento, California: The California Native Plant Society, 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG- / - no DJ. light ivory wraps, spine with black titling and taped down code label at its foot. lightly curling, partially pictorial softcover frnt and rear appear thumbed at corners. prior owner's name and EX-LIBRIS stamps upon half-title page. p. 630 and rear have adhered scanner labels. b/w textblock, highlighted by figures and tables. based on a conference held at the Capital Plaza, Sacramento, CA, November 1986. no interior markings. head and tail edge clear; thumbed and faintly smudged fore-edge. 630 pp. ISBN# 0943460123.
Westport, CT and London: Praeger Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; pp 420; VG-/VG-; brownish black spine with dark yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor bumping to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; inscribed by author.
Union Mills, NC: Possum Production, Inc., 1986. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thicker, finely waffled ivory stock, with stapled binding and illustrations upon both ivory covers, the front accented with real color. small to large figures and photos with text detail. contents includes, nature writings, stories, myth, folklore and truth stranger than fiction about the natural world. clear and excellent textblock, densely packed with text and highlighted by the figures and photos. 76 pp.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Gray spine with black & white text; Dust jacket has heavily sunned spine, tear at rear fore head which has been taped, rear shows slight rubbing with small stain at head edge and at tail fore edge, otherwise some minor rubbing along edges but intact; Price clipped front flap; Cloth has overall lightly sunned exterior with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slightly cocked spine with light wear on exterior edges and unmarked pages which are ivory toned; pp 302.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1997. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 307; VG-/paperback; blue spine with light yellow and white text; covers show light wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; intact panels; text block has light soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1979. first edition. Large Quarto; VG-/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior & edges and small tear at tail fore edge, sticker on rear; Cloth has slightly sunned spine and moderately age toned exterior edges, otherwise panels are unmarked with tight binding; Text block has minimally age toned exterior edges and has clean, tightly bound pages; pp 264. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
2015. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Thin white spine with no text: Ex Libris: Covers are clean with very mild general shelfwear, inside front cover have a gift inscription from the author to a previous owner: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is in FRENCH and ENGLISH: 79 pp.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Business Weekly Publications, 2012. Eighth Edition. Octavo; pp 892; VG/VG; green spine with white text; book housed in brown cardboard box; dust jacket has minor wear to exterior; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Chinese and English texts.
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.
Abu Dhabi: Environment Agency -Abu Dhabi, 2008. Square Quarto; VG/VG Hardcover; Cream spine with brown text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, light fraying to spine and corners, open 1 inch tear along head edge of rear dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding cocked; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; 463 pp.
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.
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.