SIGNED BY ROGER TORY PETERSON
A Field Guide Art of Eastern Birds.
Peterson, Roger Tory.$200.00
Item Number: 3644
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992.
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Roger Tory Peterson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition, First Issue of Roger Tory Peterson's First Book A Field Guide to the Birds; Warmly Inscribed by Him
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934.
First edition, first state with the date on title page and with “Bob-pumper” on index page 155. Octavo, original green pebbled cloth with numerous full-page plates by the author. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Phyllis Bergen with my compliments- a poor atonement for ruined eyesight Roger T. Peterson.” The recipient Phyllis Bergen is thanked by Peterson in the preface of this volume. This book was most likely presented upon publication as a thank you to the recipient. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the spine and front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1914.
First edition. Octavo, 2 volumes, original buckram cloth, frontispieces, plates and maps. Drawings by Philip R. Goodwin. Near fine in the rare original dust jackets with some wear and tear.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF ALBERT EINSTEINS "ONE AND ONLY INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY": SIGNED AND DATED BY HIM; IN THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S CARDBOARD
Evanston: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949.
Signed limited first edition, one of 760 copies signed and dated “Albert Einstein ‘49.” Octavo, original brown cloth, top edge gilt, original slipcase. The book is in fine condition, the slipcase is in fine condition. Housed in the original publisher’s cardboard. An absolute pristine example, which has been stored in the original cardboard box since publication. Edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp. Rare and desirable in this condition.
"Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas": First Edition of Madame Curie; Inscribed to Nelson Doubleday
Paris: Gallimard, 1938.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Inscribed by the author to publisher Nelson Doubleday, “To Nelson, Whose confidence in this book has been my first, my best encouragement.” In very good condition.
FIRST EDITION OF ANDREAS VESALIUS' "EPOCHAL PUBLICATION, ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SCIENTIFIC BOOKS EVER PRINTED": DE HUMANI CORPORIS FABRICA LIBRI SEPTUM; ON THE FABRIC OF THE HUMAN BODY
Basel: Ex Officina Joannis Oporini, 1543.
First edition”epochal publication, one of the most beautiful scientific books ever printed”(Grolier/Horblit). Folio, bound in full 18th century calf, woodcut title page with Vesalius performing a dissection, woodcut portrait of the author, over 200 woodcut anatomical illustrations, including 21 full page and 2 folding-sheet figural woodcuts of the skeletal, muscular, vascular and nervous systems. In very good condition with some light dampstaining to several pages. Garrison-Morton 375; Grolier/Horblit 98; Norman 2137, PMM 71; Adams V-603; Choulant-Frank 178; Durling 4577; Wellcome 6560. Rare.