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1 Acheta Domestica, pseudonym (Budgen, Miss L. M.) Episodes of Insect Life (3 volumes)
New York J. S. Redfield 1851 Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. xvi, 320, xiv, 326, xv, 432, [6] pp. Hand-colored frontis plates in each volume, with many text illustrations. Chapter header illustrations all hand-colored as well. Cover decoration of blindstamped and gilt illustrations of insects among the best cloth decoration of nineteenth century. Accompanying text imparts trove of information about many kinds of insects in a breezy, easily digestible manner, sometimes employing a narrative format. A popular science primer at its best! Today collectible in particular for its bindings and its intricate illustration, often hand-colored. Spines rebacked, with most of original spine preserved and laid on. Preserved parts of spine are darkened and faded. Decorated boards are bright and attractive. All volumes are tight. Some minor soilage to text here and there. Illustrations vibrant. A very good copy overall. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Schmetterlingsbuch Nach Dem Gegenwartigen Stande Der Lepidopterologie, Berge, Fr., Revisions By Dr. H. Rebel
2 Berge, Fr., Revisions By Dr. H. Rebel Schmetterlingsbuch Nach Dem Gegenwartigen Stande Der Lepidopterologie
Stuttgart E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung 1910 Ninth Edition Cloth Near Fine 
4to - over 9. Book. 53 color plates, plus front cover paste-down. vi + 113 + 518 pp. Near fine. A little soilage on paste-down and cloth. Interior clean, age toned. Plates likewise clean. Binding tight. A beautiful copy. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Histoire Naturelle Des Insectes:  Orthopteres, Nevropteres, Hemipteres, Hymenopteres, Lepidopteres et Dipteres (Two Volumes), Blanchard, Emile; Castelnau, C. De; Brulle, M. (introduction by)
3 Blanchard, Emile; Castelnau, C. De; Brulle, M. (introduction by) Histoire Naturelle Des Insectes: Orthopteres, Nevropteres, Hemipteres, Hymenopteres, Lepidopteres et Dipteres (Two Volumes)
Paris Societe Bibliophile 1850 Wrappers Very Good 
With 71 hand-colored lithographs. 8vo. [4], 336; [4], 337-672, [1] pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Housed in custom cloth clamshell boxes. Wonderful colored plates of bees, moths, beetles and other insects. Wrappers edge worn; foxing; very good still, in pristine, very solid boxes. 
Price: 875.00 USD
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4 Budiansky, Stephen The Character of Cats: The Origins, Intelligence, Behavior, and Stratagems of Felis Silvestris Catus
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Pr 2002 0670030937 / 9780670030934 Hardcover New New Jacket Jacket 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A History of the Fishes of the British Islands (4 volumes), Couch, Jonathan
5 Couch, Jonathan A History of the Fishes of the British Islands (4 volumes)
London George Bell & Sons 1877 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Couch, Jonathan 
Book. 4to - over 9. 4 volumes, with 252 color plates. Chromolithographic plates of fish are vibrant, stunning and clean throughout this set. Tissue guards well preserved. Blue calf over original blindstamped and gilt blue cloth boards, with gilded fish on front board. All volumes are tight. Other than a few creases and minor tears of preliminaries, text pages are clean. Some shelfwear to the cloth boards in the corners and along edges. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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The Natural History of British Fishes, Including Scientific and General Descriptions of the Most Interesting Species and an  Extensive Selection of Accurately Finished Coloured Plates, 5 Volumes, Donovan, Edward
6 Donovan, Edward The Natural History of British Fishes, Including Scientific and General Descriptions of the Most Interesting Species and an Extensive Selection of Accurately Finished Coloured Plates, 5 Volumes
London F. And C. Rivington, Bye and Law 1802 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good Donovan, E. 
Book. 8vo - over 7. 5 volumes, 120 handcolored plates, each 10 by 6 inches, all of brilliant luster yielded by the metallic paint availed. Bound in lush green full modern morocco. Ex-lib, with very light stamp of Mercantile Library of New York on plates, not affecting illustration per se but sometimes close to picture of fish. Also slightly larger stamp on title page and here and there on description or text pages. Some scattered soilage throughout in addition, but never to a disconcerting level. Pages are quite age toned. Volume One has a few small tape repairs to preliminary pages. All volumes are tight. 
Price: 4200.00 USD
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Champion Cats of the World, Ing, Catherine Mills;Pond, Grace
7 Ing, Catherine Mills;Pond, Grace Champion Cats of the World
Harrap 1972 0245506233 / 9780245506239 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Book. Great color photos of various breeds. 128 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Apparatus Biblicus Sive Manuductio Ad Sacram Scripturam, Lamy, Bernardo
8 Lamy, Bernardo Apparatus Biblicus Sive Manuductio Ad Sacram Scripturam
Lyon Jacobum Certe 1723 Vellum Good 
4to - over 9. Book. 3 fold-out maps and a total of 25 plates, including maps. At end, 11 copper engraved plates of animals, somewhat fanciful, and trees (3 plates). Most of the fold-outs have minor repairable tears. A few pages with ink smudges. Binding probably contemporary/original vellum with bowed boards, usual soilage and minor edge wear. Starting to front hinge. Ink and pencil notes about previous owners on the front endpapers. 
Price: 1375.00 USD
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9 Lucas, [Pierre-Hippolyte] Histoire Naturelle des Crustaces, Annelides, Arachnides, Myriapodes, Monomorphes et Parasites (Two Volumes)
Paris Societe Bibliophile 1850 Wrappers Very Good 
8vo. (23 by 15.5 cm.) [4], 288; [4], 289-600, [1] pp. 46 colored lithographs. With original pictorial wrappers, with each volume housed in custom cloth drop back box. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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10 Roberts, Charles G. D. The Kindred of the Wild: A Book of Animal Life
Boston L.C. Page & Company 1902 First Edition Thus Decorated Cloth Very Good Bull, Charles Livingston 
8vo - over 7. Book. xi + 374 pp. Many black and white illustrated plates. Collection of studies of various wild animals, each told as a short story, all to make points about the particular animal's behavioral patterns, habits, etc. Copy is tight and clean. Some sunning of spine. Front cover illustration of buck before moon and of hawk quite bright and attractive. Owner's inscription of FFEP. Overall a very good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Seton-Thompson Lives of the Hunted
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1901 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Containing a true account of the doings of five quadrupeds and three birds, and over 200 drawings. 361 pp. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Concerning Cats:  My Own and Some Others, Winslow, Helen M.
12 Winslow, Helen M. Concerning Cats: My Own and Some Others
Boston Lothrop Publishing Company 1900 Hardcover Very Good 
Book. 8vo - over 7. 284 pp. with many photo plates of cats. Conversational treatment of many aspects of cats, cat ownership, feline culture, feline history. Some soilage on green boards which also feature cameo of cat and gilt decoration. Clean inside. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Zahradnik, Cihar Der Kosmos-Tierfuhrer (Kosmos Naturfuhrer)
Augsburg Franckh-Kosmos Verlags 1996 3860473956 / 9783860473955 Hardcover Like New 
Book. 389 pp. 1092 illustrations. In German. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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