Hampshire, UK: St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1984, First Edition, 318 pp. Hardcover. Very Good copy: moderate staining and edgewear to covers; Fine, unmarked contents.
Passau, Bavaria: Friedrich Pustet, First edition, 1826. 12mo. 348 pp. In German. Later patterned paper over boards, spine ruled in gilt, gilt morocco label. Ex-lib., with bookplates in front endpapers and inkstamps in lower margin of title page and gutter of rear pastedown. Spine and rear board heavily scuffed at...
Orléans: De l'imprimerie de Darnault-Maurant, First edition, 1803. xv,592 pp. including vignettes. Contemporary half calf and speckled paper over vellum, gilt morocco label, spine ruled in gilt. Ex-lib. with institutional bookplate on front pastedown and 'withdrawn' stamp on rear pastedown at gutter. Ink ownership signature at head of front free...
Orléans: De l'imprimerie de Darnault-Maurant, First edition, 1803. xv,592 pp. including vignettes. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt dentelles, later gilt morocco label, spine patterned in gilt, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Ex-lib. with institutional bookplates on front pastedown and ink purchase record and 'withdrawn' stamp on rear endpaper at gutter. Rear board and...
Albany: Oliver Steele, Seventh edition, containing 'an improved and modernized Grammar and Dictionary; and about 500 new Species, chiefly from the Oregon and Arctic regions.' 672;125 pp. Contemporary full calf, spine ruled in gilt, gilt morocco label. Calf scuffed and worn, contents lightly foxed. Good plus.
Troy, N.Y. Elias Gates, Eighth edition, 1840. vii,,625 pp. Contemporary calf, gilt morocco label. Boards and backstrip worn, chipped, and detached. Contents foxed. A fair copy.
Boston: Carter, Hendee and Babcock, Fifth edition, 1831. Full leather with red spine label, 306 pp. + ads., Good copy, small owner's name-sticker on the front pastedown, age-toning and soiling to the pages, wear to the covers including some splitting at the outer joints and some loss along the edges...
Petropoli [i.e., St. Petersburg, Russia]: [Printed by G. Fischer], First edition, Part I only, 1841. vii,113 pp. plus two plates. In Latin and German. Modern green buckram. Ex-lib., with institutional inkstamps in lower margin of third page, bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing in title page and plates; cellophane tape repair...
Perth: West Australian Newspapers, Eighth edition, 1951. Quarto, softcover, 116 pp., illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Good copy, large closed tear to one page, soiling or discoloration to some pages and to the covers, wear to the tips and edges of the covers including a bit of loss to the spine-head.
Mexico City: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inscribed by the author at half-title. 42 pp. One of 500 copies, First edition, 1995. Hardcover, green cloth, 4to. Profusely illustrated. Spanish text. Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. All contents like New; a clean, bright and unmarked copy.
Leipzig: Christian Langenhem, 1742. Paperback, sewn pamphlet respined with patterned paper. 48pp. with decorative engravings throughout. Very good. Light bending to corners. Housed in plastic covering. A treatise on plant classification from the great German botanist, who pioneered studies into plant reproduction and sexuality. Digital images available upon request.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, First edition, 2008, hardcover, octavo, 332pp., illustrated in color. Book as new. DJ as new.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Company, 1952, Hardcover in Very Good condition, with light shelf wear.
Ottawa: F.A. Acland, 1927 publication. Very good hard back book with no dust jacket. All pages clean, crisp and unmarked. Front pastedown shows the previous owner's signature. Text shaken. Rubbing and bumping to boards, in addition to a minor tear to spinehead, though all present. Strong spine. 274 pages. Large Octavo.
Roma: [Confederazione Fascista Agricoltori], First edition, 1936. Folio. ,279, pp., including numerous in-text illustrations, plus fourteen color plates. Original printed paper over boards. Bookplate of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, founder of Hunt Botanical Library. Contemporary inkstamp, 'Printed in Italy,' in lower mrgin of title page. Some wear and soiling at...
London: Jonathan Cape, 1952, First Edition in English. 264 pp. Hardcover, blue cloth. Good copy: spine sunned and shows light soil; covers scratched; clean contents. Illustrated.
Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in green cloth. 744pp. frontis, illustrated, with folding map of the Eastern Himalaya region. Very good. Lacks dust jacket. Blunting to corners and spine ends. Poem and gift inscription from several noted botanists and biologists, including Robert R. Kowal, Mike...
Zurich: Museum Fur Gestaltung Zurich, 64 pp. 1990. Softcover, exhibition catalogue in German. Fine copy: a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Appears to focus on insects and botany. Profusely illustrated in color.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, First edition, 1981. Softcover, 567 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, name-stamp on the half-title, small ink-notation on the titlepage, soiling and discoloration to the pages and page-edges, some soiling or discoloration to the covers too, wear to the tips and edges of the...