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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). first american Edition. Hardcover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 4to. Very good+ in very good illustrated dust jacket with red title to front panel and white title to spine panel. Wear to dust jacket includes rubbing, and creasing to edgesas well as two small closed tears to edge of dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright and filled with beautiful full color illustrtations. Two articles, one cut out photo of a leopard, and and advertisement booklet for "The Official World Wildlife Portfolio of Big Game Art" laid in at rear. 284 pages. Nature. NAT208301. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: Heritage Press, 1968. Hardcover. Includes about 75 legends from multiple tribes. Black patterned paper covered boards with yellow cloth spine titled in dark green. Short closed tear to head of spine. Housed in a yellow paper covered slipcase with minor wear to edges. Clean overall. 406 pages. NATAMER/101320. Very Good.
Stuttgart und Leipzig: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, circa 1900. Hardcover. Very Good in illustrated brown cloth boards with gilt titles to spines, white titles to front covers, and an illustration of a bear to front covers. Wear to edges of boards, corners, and spine ends of all volumes. Rubbing to covers. Spine of volume one has been repaired. Closed tears to edges of some pages - most of which have been repaired with archival tape. Overall the interiors are clean; although, there are occasional spots of foxing and small spots of soiling to some pages. Volume two and volume three are both missing the front free endpapers. Rear hinge of volume three is starting. Includes over 1000 illustrations, some of which are in color. An interesting set filled with illustrations - easy to appreciate even if you don't speak the language. Text is in German. This set may require an extra shipping fee. Nature. NAT/7262. Very Good.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1958. Kane, Henry B. Hardcover. 8vo. In orange linen backed brown buckram covered boards with white title stamp to spine. In peach and white illustrated dust jacket with red title to front wrapper and faded title to faded spine. Rubbing to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright. Index. 216 pages. NAT/120705. Very Good / Very Good.
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1969). Hardcover. 4to. Very good green cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor soiling to rear board. Faint yellowing to edges of pages but rest of interior is clean and bright with many color illustrations of birds. Textblock is tightly bound but loosened from spine; both inner hinges are also loose. Index, 340 pages. Nature. NAT/5093. Very Good.
Paris: La Maison Rustique, (1947). Paperback. Yellow and white illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front and spine panels. Minor creasing to spine and wear to edges. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 303 pages. IN FRENCH. French Language. FRELANG/120715. Very Good.
Lancaster, PA: The Jaques Cattell Press, 1944. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with faded yellow title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends. Slight toning to edges of pages. Slight musty smell. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Blue, black and white illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to spine panel. Wear to jacket includes chipping to edges and minor foxing. Wear to front hinge of dust jacket has been expertly repaired with archival tape. Index, 255 pages. American Indian. AMIND/012412. Very Good + in Very Good Minus DJ.
Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son and Company, (1929). Third Edition. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor soiling to front board. Previous owner's writing to top corner of front free end page. The previous owner has also made margin notes and underlined in pencil on several pages. Closed tear to page 61. Else is clean and bright with fascinating illustrations throughout. Nature. NAT212041. Very Good.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 4to. VVery good in green cloth backed light blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading and wear to edges. Previuos owner's book plate to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout including many in full color. Rand was Chief Curator of Zoology, Chicago Natural History Museum. Index, 238 pages. Nature. NAT111091. Very Good.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Very Good blue cloth covered hardcover with silver title to spine and front board. Small circular stain to front board. Front hinge is starting but binding remains tight. Author's signature to front free end page. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout including twelve colored plates from original Audubon prints. Index, 342 pages. Natural Science. NAT/1283. Very Good.
Garzanti, 1968. Hardcover. 4to. SCARCE. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with brown title to spine. Minor wear to exterior includes 2 small spots of soiling to front board and to spine, and minor foxing. Interior is clean and bright with full color photographic illustrations. 323 pages. Nature. NAT108301. Very Good.
Ann Arbor: Sheehan & Company, 1882. Hardcover. SCARCE. PART I ONLY. Brown cloth covered boards with black title to title label on spine. Heavy browning and rubbing to title label though title is still ledgible. Minor rubbing, bumping, fading, and soiling to exterior. Interior hinges are starting though binding remains tight. Copious notes contemporary to the book from previous owner throughout. Text is bright with very little foxing or browning. Index, 114 pages. NAT/092117. Very Good -.
New York and Cleveland: World Publishing Company, (1970). Hardcover. Small 4to. Very good in very good off-white illustrated dust jacket with light brown title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and yellowing to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with many illustrations throughout. 275 pages. Nature. NAT1/4162. Very Good.