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Animal Coloration. An account of the Principal Facts and Theories Relating to the Colours and Markings of Animals

By: Beddard, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1892

Edition: First Edition


Believed first edition. With four colored plates and woodcuts. 288 pages including index. Hard cover. EX-LIBRARY in GOOD condition. Appears rebound in a library buckram. Usual pockets, pastedowns, and markings present to the interior and exterior of the book. All color plates are present. Moderate soiling, dusting and fading to the covers. Moderate scuffing to the covers and extremities. Heavy fading to the spine with title handwritten in white ink. Interior clean and so... View more info

Animate Creation. A Popular Edition of Our Living World. Part Twenty-Five.

By: No author given

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Selmar Hess, Publisher,


no date, presumed 1880s. Blue printed wraps. Pagination runs 103-134, with text ending mid-sentence on the last page, and presumably beginning mid-passage at the beginning. Color plate of Titmice at the front, with black and white illustrations of the Brazilian Motmot, a Trogon, and other birds. A single part (#25) of this work that is often found as a complete bound volume, presumably originally issued in parts as this. With sections on the klecho swallow, various trogo... View more info

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The Irish Wolfhound Guide

By: DeQuoy, Alfred W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, Cahill and Co, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Believed first edition. Hard cover. No jacket. 443 pages including index. With a few illustrations and a fold out chart. A work providing a history, characteristics, as well as breeder responsibilities, the puppy, the adult hound, obedience, breed competition, coursing, hunting, lists of breed champions, obedience degree winners, etc. In GOOD condition. Moderate fading and some soiling to the covers. Minor to moderate scuffing to the covers, mostly to the spine. The head... View more info

The Joys of Beekeeping

By: Taylor, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1974


166 pages. With black and white illustrations throughout. A guide to beekeeping including sections on swarms, controlling swarms, gathering swarms, getting honey, cross hives, honey spinning, etc. In GOOD condition with moderate fading and scuffing, especially along the extremities. Mostly minor soiling. Some creasing at the corners. Moderate spot of soiling at the upper corner of the first endpaper. Interior otherwise clean and solid with very minor scattered foxing. View more info

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The Pet Book

By: Comstock, Anna Botsford

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., The Comstock Publishing Company, 1914

Edition: First Edition


First edition. Hard cover. No jacket. 310 pages including index. With black and white photos and illustrations throughout, as well as a color frontispiece, protected by tissue, of six species of parrots. Geared toward children, this work offers information on keeping various animals for pets, from cats and dogs to woodchucks, raccoons, skunks, various types of birds, reptiles, etc. Anna Comstock was an early promoter of nature education, and was recognized posthumously ... View more info