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Horse Hound [Two Issues, Together With] USPC News [Three Issues, Together with] Town and Country:. (see below for issue specifics).

London/Lexington, KY: Horse & Hound; United States Pony Club; Town & Country, 1976; 1996/98/99; 1953. First Printing(s). Original Wraps. Horse and Hound: July 23 and 30th issues (Olympic Preview issue and Olympic Reports issue). USPC: 1996 ("Eventing USA" issue (Olypics)), Summer 1998 (#78); Fall 1999 (#83). Town and Country: Sept...  Item #5016
Price: $25.00

XVII Olympiad - Rome 1960:. Organization of the Games in Rome; History of the Games (in Two Volumes).

Rome: Banca Commerciale Italiana, 1960. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Unusual to find in such nice condition. A handsome set. Hint of toning at board edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows light shelfwear, light toning at rear and top, else tight and clean. Halfbound, beige cloth spine cream stiff...   Item #4332
Price: $75.00


London: Robert Hale Limited, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. One of the benchmark books on the subject. Richly illustrated with schematics. A very handsome copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Black textured paper boards, gilt lettering, green endpages, frontispiece. 8vo. 192pp. Illus...   Item #4186
Price: $65.00

A Child's Book of Birds.

New York: Platt and Munk, 1951 [1968]. Hardcover. Wounderfully rich illustrations including coverage of the Magpie, Oriole, Belted Kingfisher, Cedar Waxwing, Meadowlark and many more (28 total). In most cases, both the male and female are illustrated. Seldom found in such nice condition. A very handsome copy. Gift inscription on...   Item #2805
Price: $35.00

The Book of Water Gardening:. Giving in full detail all the practical information necessary to the selection, grouping and successful cultivation of acquatic and other plants required in the making of a water garden and its surroundings, and covering all conditions from that of the amateur with a few plants in tubs to the large estate or park.

New York: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Moderate shelf wear, corners through, head and heel shows touch of fraying, few spots on front, else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black ink decorative elements, silk endpages...   Item #1511
Price: $55.00

The House Of Life:. Rachel Carson at Work.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Biography of Carson drawn from her personal and professional correspondence, speeches and interviews. Warmly inscribed by author to noted Harvard scientist Carroll Williams. Very minor shelf wear, inscription by author, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt decorative elements, black...   Item #2881
Price: $25.00

The Elements of Conchology:. Or Natural History of Shells: According to the Linnaean System, With Observations on Modern Arrangements - Illustrated With Nine Colored Plates.

London: Printed for Lackington, Allen & Co. etc. 1816. First Edition. Hardcover. All 9 hand-colored plate pages present, in unusually fine condition. But for the emboss, textblock is effectively "as new". A very handsome copy of this rather scarce work in simply exceptional condition. Light shelf/edge wear, small bookseller plate...   Item #5200
Price: $950.00

Signals in the Animal World.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very minor shelf wear, touch of toning along bottom edge of boards, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light to moderate shelf/edge wear, several small, closed tears, light soil/spotting, else clean and bright. Yellow cloth boards, black ink lettering. 4to.....   Item #2887
Price: $35.00

Extreme Nature.

New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. As new collection of images at natures edge. Organized in four broad sections (Extreme Growth, Extreme Abilities, Extreme Movement and Extreme Families), there are over 150 entries. An exceptional collection of images. Signed by the author in metallic silver ink on the...  Item #4148
Price: $145.00

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. To determine The Position and Extent of the West Side of North America; its Distance from Asia; and the Practicability of a Northern Passage to Europe. Performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery. In the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. IN THREE VOLUMES.

Dublin: Printed for H. Chamberlaine, W. Watson, Potts, et al. 1784. First Irish Edition. Hardcover. First Dublin edition of the official account of Cook's third voyage. This edition occurs with maps and plates included in the three volumes; with the maps and plates in a separate atlas volume (in 4...  Item #6476
Price: $2,000.00

The Marvellous Country:. or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, The Apaches' Home. Comprising a Description of This Wonderful Country, Its Immense Mineral Wealth, Its Magnificent Mountain Scenery, the Ruins of Ancient Towns and Cities Found Therein.

Amherst, N.S. Rogers & Black, 1973 [1874]. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Produced to stimulate settlement in the region. This Nova Scotia imprint is the scarcest edition (and First Canadian) of this well known book (N.B. most bibliographies do not identify this edition (See, Howes C-8)). A quite handsome copy of...  Item #2007
Price: $450.00

The Nine Bad Shots of Golf.

New York: Whittlesey House, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. A handsome copy of this rather scarce volume. Light shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, cream ink lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece. 8vo. 189pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.  Item #2153
Price: $75.00

A Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827; Together With a Journal of a Residence in Tristan d’Acunha, an Island Situated Between South America and the Cape of Good Hope. [Draughtsman to His Majesty’s surveying-ship THE BEAGLE].

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. An early and important work on New Zealand (Maori social life, Hokianga, etc.). Overall, a rather handsome copy. From the collection of Edouard Stackpole, renowned whaling scholar, curator of Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT. 1951-1966) and director of...  Item #6474
Price: $1,750.00

Birds of New York:. Memoir 12 of the New York State Museum (Two Volumes).

New York: University of the State of New York, 1910 (Part 1) and 1914 (Part 2). First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with full page color plates from drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. A massive work and significant reference on the ornithology of New York, with distribution information, maps and county tables...  Item #1222
Price: $225.00

Dark World of Animals.

London: Sylvan Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this increasingly scarce volume. Bump across top edge of both boards, light foxing at front endpages, moderate at rear, light foxing at last few leaves, else tight, bright and unmarred. Beige cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative...   Item #2820
Price: $35.00

Beschreibung von allerley Insecten in Deutschland. nebst nützlichen Anmerkungen und nöthigen Abbildungen von diesem kriechenden und fliegenden inländischen Gewürme.

Berlin: Friedrich Nicolai, 1721-1779. First Edition. Hardcover. An unusually fine copy of [the textblock of] the first edition 'of the first important German treatise on insects' (Miall p. 240). 'Frisch was a careful and diligent observer, bent not merely upon observing, but upon interpreting the facts of structures and habit...  Item #2872
Price: $2,000.00

Durant:. The Fortunes and Woodland Camps of a Family in the Adirondacks.

Sylvan Beach, N.Y. North Country Books/Adirondack Museum, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Well documented exploration of the wonderful log homes of the Adirondacks. A handsome copy of a scarce, in hardcover, volume. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear/rubbing, minor edge wear, small, closed tear at head of spine.....   Item #1594
Price: $45.00

Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition.

New York: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Exceptionally well documented survey of rustic furniture, period images and strong text. A near pristine copy of this wonderful reference volume. Gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, else bright and clean...   Item #1595
Price: $75.00

The Wonderful World of Butterflies and Moths.

London: Hamlyn Publishers, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Touch of sunning at heel, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, small closed tear, price clipped, else bright and clean. Blue textured paper boards, gilt lettering, color pictorial endpages4to. 96pp. Illus. (color plates). Index.  Item #2857
Price: $25.00

The Last Paradise:. A Color Picture Book Of A Little Green Oasis.

Philadelphia, PA: Chilton, 1959. First American Edition. Hardcover. A wonderful collection of images from what was then the last bits of undefiled "nature" in the industrial Ruhr Forest area of Germany. Very minor shelf wear, a touch of sporadic foxing, gift inscription on ffep, bottom corner bumped, else tight, bright...   Item #2914
Price: $25.00

Fishing with a Boy:. The Tale of a Rejuvenation.

Cincinnati, OH: Stewart Kidd Co. 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very nice reading copy of this increasingly uncommon volume. Light shelf/edge wear, corners gently bumped, light fraying at head and heel, light toning at spine, light glue toning at endpages, rear joint split (tight, carefullly repaired with Japanese paper)...   Item #5216
Price: $25.00

Driving the Horse in Harness:. Training and Technique for Pleasure and Performance.

Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Greene, 1978. Second Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author to Jacqui Sadler, and early and vocal advocate of the sport (and wife of J. Sadler). From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and...  Item #5011
Price: $75.00

Wilderness:. A Journal of a Quiet Adventure in Alaska: Including Extensive Hitherto Unpublished Passages From The Original Journal.

Los Angeles: Wilderness Press, 1920 [1970]. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A revised edition (originally published in 1920) including previously unpublished excerpts from the original journal. Printed by Ward Ritchie Press. A handsome copy of this rather desirable volume. Tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase shows very minor shelf wear, else bright...   Item #2094
Price: $185.00

Stagecoach North:. An Account of the First Generation in the State of Vermont. Great Great Grandfather. Great Great Grandmother. 1791-1841.

New York: Macmillan Co. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this rather uncommon volume. Very light shelf wear, spine very slightly cocked, very minor toning at spine, endpages show light toning, prior owner name on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Linen cloth boards, brick red...   Item #2835
Price: $25.00

Insects of the World.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. First American Edition. Hardcover. One of the benchmark volumes on insects. Overall, a handsome copy, very uncommon to find it signed by the author. Very minor shelf wear, hint of foxing at text block edge, signed by author on title page, else tight, bright and unmarred...   Item #2909
Price: $125.00

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