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AGASSIZ, Alexander. A reconnoissance of the Bahamas and of the elevated reefs of Cuba in the steam yacht 'Wild Duck', January to April 1893. Cambridge, Printed for the Museum, 1894.Contemporary half black morocco, lettered in gilt. With 8 folding maps (2 coloured), 6 folding profils, and 33 photographic plates. 203 pp. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. - Alexander Emanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910) was a Swiss-American mining engineer and ichthyologist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36660 ]

€ 375,00

CHAPMAN, Frank M. Camps and cruises of an ornithologist. New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1908.Original green cloth with a pictorial decoration of a flamingo on the upper cover, top edge gilt. With coloured frontispiece and 250 photographic plates and illustrations. XVI,432 pp. First edition. - There are chapters on birds in the Atlantic coast islands of Gardiner's Island and Cobbs Island, of Florida, Bahamas, California, and Western-Canadia. - A fine copy of a profusely illustrated study. [Boeknr.: 36651 ]

€ 125,00

CORY, Charles B. Birds of the Bahama islands containing many birds new to the islands, and a number of undescribed winter plumages of North American species. Boston, published by the author, 1880.8vo. Original pictorial cloth. With 8 hand coloured lithographed plates. 250 pp. 'Mr. Cory’s book forms an invaluable hand-book of West Indian ornithology, and will prove indispensable to all future workers in this field' (J.A. Allen). He was appointed honorary curator of the Field Museum in Chicago in 1893. An outstanding ornithological work describing 149 native species of the West Indies. - A very fine copy. Zimmer, 137. Nissen 203. [Boeknr.: 36601 ]

€ 975,00

NORTHCROFT, G.J.H. Sketches of Summerland, giving some account of Nassau and the Bahama Islands. Nassau, Nassau Gardian, 1900.Original pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt. With 3 folding maps and 9 photographic plates. (12), 309 pp + 48 pp. advertisements. First edition. - The impressions of some years' life in the Bahamas (Preface). - A very fine copy. [Boeknr.: 36680 ]

€ 375,00


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