38 items found
Audubon, J. J.
Account of the habits of the Turkey Buzzard ( Vultur aura), particularly with the view of exploding the opinion generally entertained of its extraordinary power of smelling.
Edinburgh, Adam Black, 1827. 8vo (22.5 x 14.4 cm). 13 pp. [numbered 172-184]. Original printed wrappers.Read more
Bent, A. C.
Life histories of North American birds. Volumes 1 - 21. [Complete, in 23 volumes].
Washington, DC, United States National Museum (Smithsonian Institution), 1919-1968. 21 parts in 23. 8vo (23.5 x 15.5 cm). More than 9000 pp.; more than 1400 plates. Original printed wrappers (six volumes bound).Read more
Bonaparte, C. N.
Vues pittoresques de l'Amerique dessinés par la Comtesse Charlotte de Survilliers 1824. [Picturesque American Scenes by Charlotte Napoléone Bonaparte].
[Brussels, Stapleaux et Jobard, 1824]. Oblong folio (23.8 x 30.3 cm). Lithographed pictorial title page, printed by Jobard after a drawing by Michel Stapleaux; 12 original - early - lithographs with script captions and signed Charlotte. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title.Read more
Box, H. E.
Typescripts, correspondence and papers.
Various places and publishers, 1923-1953. 4to and 8vo. Over 60 items of various size and shape. Many thousands of pages, numerous illustrations including some original photos. Preserved in two similar cardboard folders with punch holes.Read more
Cadillac. [Large, luxurious Catalogue]
[Detroit], Cadillac, ca. 1925. Oblong folio (41.0 x 56.0 cm). 14 large, chromolithographed plates (25.5 x 38.2 cm) mounted on printed, numbered leaves inside ornamental borders. Printed wrappers with pattern of Cadillac emblems.Read more
Elliot, W. [P.]
The patentee's manual; containing a list of patents granted by the United States for the encouragement of arts & sciences, alphabetically arranged, from 1790 to 1830. [To be continued by supplements.] Also, the laws of Congress for granting patents; with a digest of all decisions which have taken place in the Courts of the United States respecting patents.
Washington, DC, S. A. Elliot, 1830. 8vo (22.6 x 13.6 cm). Title page, xviii, 118, 137-53 pp. Contemporary (original?) blind boards; spine with handwritten label.Read more
Gray, A. and I. Sprague
Genera florae Americae Boreali-Orientalis illustrata. The genera of the plants of the United States, illustrated by figures and analyses from nature, by Isaac Sprague. Superintended, and with descriptions, &c. by Asa Gray. Vol. I. Plates 1-100, Vol. II. Plates 101-186. (Complete).
Boston, MA, James Munroe, New York, NY, George P. Putnam, 1848-1849. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.5 x 15.1 cm). 460 (230; 230) pp.; 186 (100; 86) engraved plates. Original uniform black blind-stamped cloth. Gilt title on the spines. Yellow endpapers.Read more
Gregorio, A., De
Monographie de la faune Éocénique de l'Alabama et surtout de celle de Claiborne de l'étage Parisien (horizon à Venericardia planicosta Lamk.). Avec 46 pl. (contenant 1480 figures de 751 espèces et mutations).
Palermo, Librairie International L. Pedone Lauriel (Charles Clausen), 1890. Folio (33.2 x 24.0 cm). 316 pp.; 46 fine lithographed plates. Original printed boards.Read more