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: Liveright, 2012.
First edition of “this monumental exploration of the biological origins of the human condition” (James D. Watson). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Edward O. Wilson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
New Jersey: World Scientific, 2007.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the half title page, “For ___ ______ I am concerned with the origin of life as a scientific problem, not as a philosophical or theological problem. Freeman Dyson.” In near fine condition.
“Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence": First edition of Comet; Signed by Both Carl Sagan And Ann Druyan
New York: Random House, 1985.
First edition of this work which describes the scientific nature of comets, as well as their varying roles and perceptions throughout history. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by both Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan. She has added a lengthy inscription, which reads, “Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest of its intelligence”Anne Druyan.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Lomberg; design by Robert Aulicino. A unique example.
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High Chancellor of England.
London: J. Johnson, 1803.
Large octavo, 10 volumes. Bound in full contemporary calf. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, edges speckled. Frontispiece of Francis Bacon in volume one. With the early armorial bookplate of J. Lawson Whalley and the modern bookplate of Elmer Holmes Bopst, namesake of New York University’s Bopst Library. In very good condition.