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From the majestic bison grazing the plain to the glowing eyes of predators at the edges of the firelight at night - wild animals have been a frightening fascination since humanity lived in caves and at the whim of the hunt. Enjoy browsing these rare books, art, prints, and ephemera related to wild animals from biomes around the globe. Find classics like The Quadrupeds of North America by John James Audobon, bestiaries from every continent, and much more.



Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus). by Audubon, John James & Bachman, Rev. John

Philadelphia:: Audubon, J.J.,, 1843.. Imperial Folio Edition. Near Fine Condition with rich original hand-coloring. . A Near Fine orginal hand-colored lithograph by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon. (1785-1851). Near Fine condition with a f…

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books

$15,000.00


Tarot animalier. by SCHENCK, I

Nuremberg, XIXth century. Pack of 78 cards (complete) with a black marbled back, preserved in a carton box from the end of the XIXth century. Black shagreen lettering piece gilt-stamped on the box. Dimensions of the cards: 110 x 58 mm. Pretty pack very pl…

From LIBRAIRIE CAMILLE SOURGET

€9,500.00


THE AMERICAN BISONS, LIVING AND EXTINCT. by ALLEN, J. A

Cambridge: University Press, 1876., 1876. First edition. First edition. Quarto. Contemporary three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with title in gilt on spine, ix [1], 246pp., 12 plates, each having a leaf of text, folding map: Map Of North Americ…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$6,500.00


The Quadrupeds of North America by Audubon, John James

NY: Audubon . Three full moroccan leather hardcover volumes with raised bands at spine and gilt lettering and decoration. Good condition with mild shelf wear rubbing--more pronounced at extremities; marbled text edges; end papers and pages have foxing. NO…

From Maxwell's House of Books

$6,500.00


Notes sur l’osteometrie et la craniologie des Orang-Outans. by Delisle, F

Extracted from Nouvelles Archives de Musée d'Histoire Naturelle. 1895, 3. série, tome. VII. pp. (83)-114 with four text woodcuts and two chromolithographed plates by A. Millot (Lit. Lemercier) showing Max and Maurice.Contemporary calf backed marbled boa…

From Antiquariat Banzhaf

€4,500.00


Albino Bestiary. by Goodale, Rebecca

Portland, Maine:: Rebecca Goodale,, 2012.. Edition of 5. 13.75 x 12.5 x 3.5"; 24 pages. Handcolored silkscreen prints with paste patterns. Letterpress printed text. Wedding cake binding. Housed in three quarter clamshell case. Rebecca Goodale: &quo…

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$4,700.00


Natural History of Victoria. Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria; or, figures and descriptions of the living classes of the Victorian indigenous animals by McCOY, Frederick

Melbourne: Robert S. Brain, 1885 -, 1890. Two volumes, thick octavo, with all 20 "decades", 199 lithographic plates (including one double folding plate), nearly all coloured and some finished by hand; attractively bound in contemporary navy half calf, sp…

From Hordern House Rare Books

AU$6,250.00


THE GENTLEMAN'S RECREATION, IN FOUR PARTS. viz. HUNTING, HAWKING, FOWLING and FISHINGi by COX, Nicholas.:

London, printed by J[ames]. C[ottrell]. for N[icholas]. C[ox]. and are to be sold by Tho: Fabian at the Bible in Pauls Church-yard, the corner-shop next Cheap-side, 1677.. TITLE CONTINUED: Wherein these generous exercises are largely treated of, and the …

From Roger Middleton

£2,500.00


DOGS, JACKALS, WOLVES and FOXES. A MONOGRAPH of the CANIDAE. by MIVART, St. George.:

London, R.H. Porter, & Dulau & Co.,1890.. FIRST EDITION 1890. FROM THE LIBRARY OF DESMOND MORRIS WELL KNOW ZOOLOGIST, NATURALIST AND ARTIST, WITH HIS BOOKPLATE ON FIRST PASTEDOWN. 4to, approxmately 265 x 190 mm, 10½ x 7½ inches, 45 hand-coloured lithog…

From Roger Middleton

£2,400.00


Osservazioni pratiche intorno la pesca, by D'AMICO, Francesco Carlo

Tuna Fishing in Sicily [FISHERIES.] D'AMICO, Francesco Carlo. Osservazioni pratiche intorno la pesca, corso, e cammino de' tonni. In opposizione a quanto scrisse su tal soggetto l'avvocato dr Don Francesco Paola Avolio... con delle Istruzioni che riguarda…

From SUSANNE SCHULZ-FALSTER RARE BOOKS

$2,800.00


Butterflies From China, Japan and Corea (Six Parts in Two Volumes) by Leech, John Henry

London (18, Princes Street, Cavendish Square): R H Porter, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. 1892-4. All six text parts, bound in two volumes, with original paper wrappers bound in at rear of each volume. Please note that this set does not include the called…

From BookAddiction

£2,100.00


Great and Small Game of Africa by Bryden H. A. and Others

Signed Limited Edition. 1-500 copies numbered and signed by the publisher, Rowland Ward. This being number 163. Tall, heavy 4to. xx, 612 pp. With fifteen hand-colored plates by J. Smit (each with a printed tissue guard) and numerous photogravure illustrat…

From Dale Pederson

$2,500.00


Otkuda u nosoroga shkura? : Skazka [How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. Otkuda u nosoroga shkura? : Skazka [How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin] / Rudyard Kipling, Russian translation by K. Chukovsky, illustrations by E. Evenbakh. — Moscow; Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, printed by Pechatniy dvor, 1927. — …

From ParusBook

$2,500.00


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