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.
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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 Heritage Press, 1963. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ, in slipcase; Spine, green with gold print; Slipcase is grey, slight peripheral tanning but clean and strong; Boards quarter bound with green leather to spine and green paper to boards, clean and strong; Text block has green-tinted top edge, clean and tight; xxx, 470 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Octavo; “Digitally printed first paperback version”; G; Ex-library; Paperback; Spine, blue with black print; Cover has light edgewear, smudging on front, vendor label on rear; Text block has slight spotting on top edge, ink stain on bottom edge, library stamps on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; x, 324 pages, illustrated (b&w graphs).
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.].
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Octavo; “Digitally printed version”; G; Paperback; Spine, green with white print; Cover has crease to rear bottom corner, else clean and bright; Text block has final pages bent at lower corner, highlighting in essay no. 10, else clean and tight; xii, 476 pages, illustrated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Washington, London: Praeger Publishers, 1972. 10mo; pp 276; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has modest wear to exterior; slight foxing to rear edges; minor rubbing to corners; price clipped front flap; cloth has few light white spots to spine, otherwise clean; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed to Secretary of Defense, Caspar Weinberger by author; Secretary Weinberger's bookplate to front pastedown;.
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: Rizzoli, 2004. Quarto: G/VG:-: Pale gray spine with black text:DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear, tape has been used to attached the flaps and DJ to boards: Boards have general shelfwear, chips and dents along tail edge, dust staining: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: 207 pp.
Great Britain: IIED - International Institute for Environment and Development, July 1997. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark green glossy wraps spine, with ivory titling and tinier ivory publishers at tail. some dimpling and superficial wear to spine, light creasing to its softcover exterior and a touch thumbed at corners. clear textblock, with numbered tables, figures and maps. no marks to outer edges, condition as is. complete in 517 pp. ISBN# 9980750898.
Eugene, Oregon: Harvest House Publishers, 2001. Large Octavo; pp 48; VG-/VG-; dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has minor wear to exterior, lightly sunned exterior; cloth shows minor rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to edges; interior clean; inscribed by author; arts - American.
New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1847. First Edition Thus. Octavo; iv; 212pp; xii; 209pp; leather spine and cloth boards; largely rubbed and worn but intact; owner name in ink front endpaper; scattered foxing and soiling throughout; spine title reads Marriage. | Phrenology. The first volume (i.e. the first work) lacks a title page and is in smaller typeface than the second volume. Each with illustrations (of heads). [Spine; gilt titles on old black leather].
Buffalo: Geo. H. Derby and Co., 1851. 10mo; pp 456; G-; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; full title: Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California, to which is added a description of the Physical Geography of California; cloth has slight fading to exterior, some wear to edges; ex-library sticker to lower spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to some early pages and other pages in text; slight cracking to front gutter; missing ffep; some slight foxing throughout.
Port Washington, NY: Ira J. Friedman, Inc., 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 739; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Gazetteer of the State of New York Embracing A Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and A Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; light foxing to front board; light sunning to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior otherwise clean.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 179; VG-/paperback; light blue/white spine with black text; covers show slight wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; slight ink writing to half title page; 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;.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1964. Octavo (oblong); G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, one-inch closed tear to rear top edge, mild shelf wear, clipped corner of front flap; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, wear to corners and spine caps, shaken binding; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).