Category: Ornithology


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A Field Guide to The Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific.

By: PRATT, H. Douglas, Phillip L. BRUNER & Delwyn G. BERRETT.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ):, Princeton University Press, (1987)., 1987

8vo. xx, 409 pp. 45 color plates. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. As new. ISBN: 0691084025 Dust jacket present. View more info

A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. With the Collaboration of Sarah Kotagama and Shahid Ali. Illustrated by Clive Byers, Daniel Cole, John Cox, Gerald Driessens, Carl D'Silva, Martin Elliott, Kim Franklin, Alan Harris, Peter Hayman, Craig Robson, Jan Wilczur, and Tim Worfolk.


Price: $45.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ:, Princeton University Press, (1999)., 1999

First printing. Thick 8vo. 888 pp. 153 color plates. Orange cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket; rear cover creased, otherwise fine. ISBN: 0691006873 Beautiful plates. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Audubon Watercolors and Drawings.

By: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Utica & New York:, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute & The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1965)., 1965

8vo. 57 pp. 94 plates. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Limited edition of 4000 copies printed by the Widtman Press. View more info

John James Audubon's The Birds of America: The Duke of Portland Set. Friday 20 January 12.

By: [Audubon, John James] Christie's.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Christie's, 2012., 2012

8vo. 89 pp. Color plates. Gilt-stamped green cloth, dust-jacket; jacket spine foot slightly torn. Advertisement for auction of important books, atlases and manuscripts from the private library of Kenneth Nebenzahl laid-in. Fine in near fine jacket. The set sold for $7.9 million. View more info

John James Audubon: The Making of an American.

By: RHODES, Richard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, 2004., 2004

FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. x, 514 pp. Frontis., color plates, illustrations, index. Quarter brown cloth with orange paper sides, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0375414126 First Edition. View more info

Nitzsch's pterylography, translated from the German.

By: SCLATER, Philip Lutley (1829-1913), editor.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London:, Published for the Ray Society by Robert Hardwicke, 1867., 1867

378 x 270 mm. Folio. x, [2], 181 pp. 8 figs., 10 engraved plates after drawings by Nitzsch, index. Original plain boards, printed paper spine label; re-backed with modern quarter cloth, rubbed. Ex library bookplate of the Boston Society of Natural History from the H. F. Wolcott Fund, received July 12, 1871 inside front cover and Digest of the library regulations mounted inside rear cover. Philip Lutley Sclater was one of the greatest British ornithologists of his time. ... View more info

Our Feathered Families: Game and Water Birds. Being an Anecdotal and Descriptive Account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain. To which is added a Practical Chapter on Doves and Pigeons.

By: ADAMS, Henry Gardiner (1811/12-1881).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, James Hogg and Sons, [ca. 1862-74?]., 1862

Inscription: Signed

Printed by Spottiswoode and Co. Small 8vo. 345 pp. Numerous wood-cuts, index. Original full chocolate brown gilt-stamped morocco, a.e. marbled. The covers are stamped: "Honoris Causa; Rottingdean" [Eton?]. Bookplate of A. Carleton Ambler (ca.1960s). Inscribed to "H.A. Powell, Class Prize in ii.B. T.H. Field House July 1874." Fine. View more info

The Birds of California. A Complete, Scientific and Popular Account of the 580 Species and Subspecies of Birds Found in the State. Illustrated by… Donald R. Dickey, Wright M. Pierce, Wm. L. Finley and the Author, Together with 44 Drawings in the Text and a Series of 110 Full-page Color Plates chiefly by Major Allan Brooks. Format De Luxe, Santa Barbara Edition.

By: DAWSON, William Leon (1873-1928).

Price: $1,050.00

Publisher: San Diego, Los Angeles & San Francisco:, South Moulton Co., 1923., 1923

Inscription: Signed

Four volumes. (315 x 258 mm) xvii, 522; xii, 523-1034; xiv, 1035-1548; xiv, 1549-2121 pp. 30 tissue-guarded color photogravure plates, 120 Duotone plates, 1100+ half-tone plates. Uniformly bound, half-blue navy morocco, raised bands, blue cloth, gilt-ruled and gilt-stamped spine titles. Fine. LIMITED FIRST EDITION of 100 sets, individually signed by the author. Volume 1 is labeled "Format De Luxe, Santa Barbara Edition", volumes 2 & 3 are labeled "Format De ... View more info

The Birds of Colonsay and Oransay: Their History and Distribution.


Price: $3.00

Publisher: [No place given]:, [Stornoway], 1989., 1989

Reprint. Sm. 8vo. 59 pp. Color illus. Printed wrappers; covers scratched, with impressions of dots. Good. View more info

Thomas Bewick's Birds. Watercolours and Engravings.

By: BEWICK, Thomas (1753-1828).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, MIT Press, (1982)., 1982

Sm. 8vo. 52 pp. Profusely illustrated (some color). Pictorial boards, dust-jacket; jacket edges worn. Very good. ISBN: 0262021765 / 0-262-02176-5 View more info