Price List

Natural History

Display: List / Grid
Show:
Sort By:
BIRDS OF THE USSR. INCLUDING EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA. (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World)
Norwalk, Ct.:Easton Press. (1991). xxxi+353pps. Illustrated by Y. V. Kostin. Collector's Lifetime edition, bound in genuine leather. In fine condition, still in publisher's shrinkwrap.
$75.00
BIRDS OF VENEZUELA. (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World)
Norwalk, Ct.:Easton Press. (1991). xxii+424pps. Illustrated by Guy Tudor with line drawings by Michael Kleinbaum. Collector's Lifetime edition, bound in genuine leather. In fine condition, still in publisher's shrinkwrap.
$45.00
BUTTERFLIES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE  (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World)
Norwalk, Ct.:Easton Press. (1991). 256pps. Illustrated by Brian Hargreaves. Collector's Lifetime edition, bound in genuine leather. In fine condition, still in publishers shrinkwrap.
$35.00
CARL AKELEY'S AFRICA
The Account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. New York:Dodd, Mead & Company. 1929. 321pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding shows some light shelf-wear. Gilt on spine is faded, though remains legible. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Pages are lightly age-toned at the edges, but plates are bright and clear. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$75.00
GUIDE TO GIANT FOREST SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARk. A Handbook of the Northern Section of Sequoia National Park and the Adjacent Sierra Nevada
Yosemite, CA:Published by the Author. 1921. 1st edition. 127pp. With maps attached to both covers. Softcover. Brown covers lightly soiled and shelfworn. Internally end-pages lightly age-toned but otherwise in very good, clean condition. Maps attached to each cover in very good condition, although map in rear has age-toning to one fold.  A very good, bright copy.
$75.00
MAMMALS OF AFRICA (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World)
Norwalk, Ct.:Easton Press. (1989). 287pps. Illustrated. Collector's Lifetime edition, bound in genuine leather. In fine condition.
$25.00
MUSIC OF THE WILD. With Reproductions of the Performers, Their Instruments and Festival Halls
Cincinnati:Jennings and Graham. (1910). 426pp +(4). Half green cloth on boards with white spine. Soiling to white spine. Gilt still bright on green cloth. teg.  Internally, aside from light spots of foxing to first couple end-pages, a very good, clean and bright copy. Silk ribbon still attached. 
$75.00
PEACE IN THE HEART
Garden City, New York:Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1930. 1st edition.  Inscribed and signed by the author on the 1st free flyleaf. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Green boards lightly soiled and edgeworn with dark topstain and foredges darkened. Internally, aside from inscription, pages slightly age toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures.  The dust jacket is in fair condition, still in one piece but barely with the front cover seperating along gutter edge, overall soiling, and much wear to edges and folds.  *"The experiences of a man who found in "life's extras," starlight in the deep woods, the early morning wind crooning in the pines, the immaculate grace of the bob-white, the magic of contentment."...dj.  
$250.00
RARE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD (Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides of the World)
Norwalk, Ct.:Easton Press. (1990). 240pps. Illustrated by Bruce Pearson. Collector's Lifetime edition, bound in genuine leather. In fine condition, still in publishers shrinkwrap.
$45.00
SECRETS OF THE FRIENDLY WOODS
New York:The Century Co. (1926). xi+220 pp. Illustrated by the Author.  Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn, with wear to edges and light fraying to spine ends. Gilt on spine quite dulled, brighter on front board. Internally, paper slightly age-toned throughout but aside from an occasional spot or smudge, a very good, clean copy.
$25.00
THE BOOK OF THE HAMBURGS. A Brief Treatise Upon the Mating, Rearing and Management of the Different Varieties of Hamburgs
New York:Books of Wonder. 1991. Facsimile reprint of the H. H. Stoddard 1886 edition. 71pp. Hardcover.  Aside from some light shelfwear to covers, a very good, clean copy free of previous owners marks or signatures. *The Book of the Hamburgs by L. Frank Baum was published 14 years before the author's classic Wonderful Wizard of Oz. A guide on how to breed and raise the many varieties of of Hamburg chickens, The Book of the Hamburgs was Baum's first book and displays the beginnings of his folksy, humorous writing style that made his Oz books some of the most popular children's books of this century."
$100.00
THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES.
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1911. 3rd edition. xiv+413pp, many still uncut. Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled with gilt on front cover and spine still bright. Top edges gilt. Internally clean, with a bookseller ticket to 1st free endpage but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy.
$25.00
THE GRIZZLY. OUR GREATEST WILD ANIMAL
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1919. (xiii)+288pp. Illustrated. All plates present as called for but one plate is loose and laid in. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with some rubbing to text. Page edges darkened. Internally, decorated endpapers slightly age-toned, with several previous owners names to 2nd free endpage, otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight and hinges intact. 
$75.00
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1907. 1st edition. 78pp. Hardcover. Boards soiled and shelfworn, with edge points worn to boards. Internally, end-pages are slightly soiled, with a previous owners inked signature to the 1st free flyleaf and a bookseller ticket to the inside rear board, but otherwise clean. the binding is tight and hinges intact. 
$25.00
THE NATURALIST IN SILURIA (Herefordshire, Rodnorshire, Brecknockshire and Glamorganshire)
Philadelphia:Gebbie and Co. 1890, 240pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Ex-library copy with call numbers to spine strip, library bookplate, now stamped discard, to inside front board and library stamp to frontispiece and title page.  Decorated covers lightly soiled and shelfworn, with slight mottling to edges but gilt decorations and text still bright. Page edges soiled. Internally, aside from the already mentioned library markings, there is an old bookseller ticket to 1st free endpage but otherwise a good,clean, solid copy. 
$60.00

Parnassus Book Service, Inc | PO Box 33 | 220 Route 6A | Yarmouthport, MA 02675 | (508) 362-6420 | sarah@parnassusbooks.com