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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
 

Visions:. A World Afloat.

Milwaukee, WI: Congoleum Corporation/Bath Iron Works/Privately Printed, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Privately printed for CC and BIW, this appears to have been a gift book to visitors/guests and not for retail sale. A very interesting collection of images with a bit of supporting text. Overall, a very nice copy. Tight...   Item #4349
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
 

Treehouses.

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 Boke of Saint Albans, Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour.

London: Elliot Stock, 1881 [1486]. Fascimile Reprint/First Thus. Hardcover. Finely produced facsimile of the edition printed at Saint Albans by the Schoolmaster-Printer in 1486. This work was the earliest British sporting book, a cornerstone to any sporting collection. Overall, a rather handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, bottom tips bumped and...   Item #6471
Price: $250.00
 

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
 

Glimpses of Familiar Birds.

New York: Sam Gabriel and Sons, 1931. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Each bird has a full page of descriptive text at verso and an image with "Remarks" area at recto. Overall, a presentable copy of this charming, handy guide. Light shelf wear, spine lightly sunned, gilt at spine toned, joints...   Item #3115
Price: $25.00
 

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 Propagation of Plants. Farmers' Bulletin No.157 - US Dept. Of Agriculture.

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1909. First Edition. Original Wraps. Light, even toning to wraps, small spot, small sticker lift, else tight, bright and unmarred. Small 8vo. 23pp. Illus. (b/w plates).  Item #3680
Price: $25.00
 

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
 

In the Land of the Head-Hunters:. Indian Life and Indian Lore: Illustrated with Photographs by the Author.

Yonkers-on-Hudson: World Book Company, 1915 [1919]. Later Printing. Hardcover. Overall, rather nice copy of this rather scarce and desirable volume. Light shelf wear, touch of fraying at head and heel, touch of soiling to boards, small water stain at top of text block with very minimal penetration to leaves, else...   Item #2066
Price: $150.00
 

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
 

Elephant Dance.

New York: Scribner's, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with photographs taken by director Robert Flaherty's wife on the set of "Elephant Boy." This is effectively a photo diary (with strong text) during the filming. Laid in clipping (with photo) announcing Sabu's (the Elephant Boy from the film) arrival in...  Item #1534
Price: $55.00
 

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
 


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