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The "Gila Monster" / by S. Garman

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

"From the Bulletin of the Essex Institute, vol. XXII, nos. 4, 5 and 6, 1890."

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Die Opisthobranchiata der Siboga-expedition, von dr. Rud. Bergh. Mit 20 tafeln

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Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.

Publié octobre 1905.

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The living world : containing descriptions of the several races of men, and all species of animals, birds, fishes, insects, etc., etc. : with numerous anecdotes, illustrative of their instincts, reasoning powers and domestic habits / by Augustus C.L. Arnold ; assisted by Edward A. Samuels

Smithsonian Libraries
Added col. ill. t.p.

Vol. 1 dated 1870.

"Stereotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry"--Verso of t.p.

Includes indexes.

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SCNHRB copy (39088013487749, 39088013487780) inscribed in pencil on front free endpapers: B. Betts.

SCNHRB copy has bookplates: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker.

SCNHRB copy has the bookplate of Jonathan Dwight Jr. Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker, with her ms. collational notes

SCNHRB copy inscribed in ink on front free endpapers: Father from Ardon and Mary, Christmas 1870.

SCNHRB copy quarter bound in recent brown goatskin and blue-gray paste-paper, title in gilt on spine, sprinkled edges.

Kawashima's art fabrics : exhibits / by Kawashima & Co

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At head of title: For the Louisiana Purchase Exposition at St. Louis.

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Die ausländischen Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur / mit Beschreibungen von Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper ; herausgegeben mit Zusätzen und fortgesetzt von Toussaint von Charpentier

Smithsonian Libraries
First published in Erlangen [1785]-1801.

Pagination: [v. 1]: 245 p.; [v. 2, plates] 1-61 & 40 A,B,C,D.

Some of the plates signed Ioh. Leitner, I.C. Bock or J. F. Volkart.

Plates are hand-colored.

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SCNHRB copy (39088013482559, 39088013482591) has bookplate: Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV.

SCNHRB copy stamped on t.p. and front free endpaper of v. of plates: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum [acc. no.] 292910-1.

SCNHRB copy bound in red library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges and endpapers.

De uitlandsche kapellen, voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America / by een verzameld en beschreeven door den Heer Pieter Cramer ... = Papillons exotiques des trois parties du monde l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amerique / rassemblés et décrits par Mr. Pierre Cramer ..

Smithsonian Libraries
Issued in 34 parts from 1775-1784.

Added t.p. for plates in each v., with an added colored and engraved t.p. for the entire text section ("P. Cramer's Uitlandsche kapellen"), and also one for the entire section of plates ("Plaaten van Uitlandsche kapellen"), inserted at the beginning of deel 1.

"On Cramer's death the work was edited (beginning with Vol. III, p. 105) from his remaining mss. and continued by C. Stoll, whose "Proeve" is prefixed to Vol. IV."--British Museum catalog.

Added t.p. for the text lists publishers as S.J. Baalde (Amsterdam) and J. v. Schoonhoven & comp. (Utrecht).

"Proeve van eene rangschikkinge der donsvleugelige insecten" in deel 4 written by Caspar Stoll (separately paged section with 29 p.).

Supplement ("Aanhangsel van het werk De uitlandsche Kapellen") by Caspar Stoll published in 1791.

Illustrated by Gerrit Wartenaar Lambertz.

Collation of each volume: Deel 1 (t.p. dated 1779; includes pt. 1-7 issued in 1775, and pt. 8 issued in 1776). 2 added title leaves; 2 letterpress title leaves; subscriber list ([4] p.]); dedication: xxx p.; preface: 16 p.; text and index: 155 p. (errata on p. 155); plates I-XCVI. Deel 2 (t.p. dated 1779; includes pt. 9-16, issued in 1777). text: 151 p. (errata on p. 151); plates XCVII-CXCII. Deel 3 (t.p. dated 1782; includes pt. 17-22, issued in 1779, and pt. 23-24, issued in 1780) text: 176 p.; plates CXCIII-CCLXXXVIII. Deel 4 (t.p. dated 1782; includes pt. 25-28, issued in 1780, pt. 29-31, issued in 1781, and pt. 32-34, issued in 1782). 252, 29 p., plates CCLXXXIX-CCCC.

Head- and tail-pieces; initials.

Errors in paging.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, I, 985

Hagen, H. A. Bib. entomologica, I, p. 145-146

BM (NH), v. 1, p. 398

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SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV. With embossed stamp: Smithsonian Institution U.S. National Museum; accession no. 199626 (for all 4 v.). There are a few ms. pencil annotations throughout.

SCNHRB copy has a modern green quarter-leather binding with brown linen-covered boards, and a gilt-lettered red leather spine label. The previous binding (not retained) apparently had a stationer's label for F. Savy, according to the old catalog record.

Index alphabeticus in J.C. Fabricii Supplementum Entomologiae systematicae : ordines, genera et species contiens

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"Emendanda in Indice alphabetico Entomologiae systematicae": p. [1] (2nd group).

The final p. is blank.

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SCNHRB copy 39088014412878 has a modern red buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine and red-speckled edges, with library card pocket mounted on the back paste-down endpaper and a Heckman Bindery stamp. Although there is no Thomas Lincoln Casey bookplate or other ownership evidence present, the binding is in the style of others rebound from the Casey collection in the Cullman Library and may possibly have belonged to him.

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Gottfried Benedikt Schmiedlein's, der Arzneygelahrheit Doktors, und der Churfürstl. Sächs. Oekonomischen Societät zu Leipzig Mitglieds, Vollständiger Lehrbegriff der Entomologie : nach Anleitung der neuesten Ausgabe des Linnéischen Natursystems ..

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"Erster Band." No more published, according to the record for this work in the HeBIS-Retro online union catalog.

Page xix (1st group) is misnumbered as xi; page xxii (1st group) is misnumbered as ii.

Signatures: *⁸ (-*8) 2*⁴ A-2B⁸ 2C1(=*8?)

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SCNHRB copy 39088013953229 has ms. pencil inscription on t.p.: "Ex lib. Theo. Pergande, 1916."

SCNHRB copy has p. 113-116 misbound between p. 120 and 125; p. 121-124 are misbound between p. 128 and 129.

SCNHRB copy has stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum, Jun. 29, 1916; accession no.: 236270.

SCNHRB copy has a brown buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine; faux marbled endpapers and edges.

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Orontii Finei Delphinatis, regii mathematicarvm professoris, De solaribus horologiis, & quadrantibus, libri quatuor. Sequens pagina summa librorum capita tibi expediet

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Title within ornamental border.

Printer's mark on t.-p. and at end of book.

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Provenance: Filippo Santini (autograph)

Portion of vellum ms. used in binding.

Second to last p. numbered 223.

Dibner gift.

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Portraits of eminent Americans, which are rare and scarce

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Reprinted from the Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, vol. 17.

Letter from the author to Prof. William H. Holmes tipped in.

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The "indispensable" bicyclist's handbook; a complete cyclopaedia on the subject

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Fauna chinensis / quam venia. exp. facult. med. Upsal. praeside C.P. Thunberg ... ; P.P. Petrus Magnus Acksell ... ; in audit. botanico die XIII junii MDCCCXXIII

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Diss.--Uppsala universitet, 1823 (P.M. Acksell, respondent).

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SCNHRB copy (39088013488960) stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Richmond Collection [ms. acc. no.] 222432.

SCNHRB copy unbound, uncut; housed in an archival envelope.

The details of the rocket system, drawn up by Colonel Congreve

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Reproduced from an original ed. made available by the Library of the Royal Artillery Institute, Woolrich ...

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Specimen of a catalogue of Lycaenidae in the British Museum / by W.C. Hewitson

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Edited by J.E. Gray.

"Printed by Taylor and Francis"--Verso of title page.

Also issued with Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London: John Van Voorst, 1862-1876, but trimmed and bound together with the other parts of that catalog. This title is the separate, large-paper issue.

Plates are hand-colored.

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SCNHRB has two copies.

SCNHRB copy 1 (39088013489844) stamped on original front cover: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Jul 27 1939 [acc. no.] 311476.

SCNHRB copy 1 stamped in red on title page: Smithsonian Institution. Stamped on verso of title pages: Library of Congress duplicate exchange Dec 10 1938.

SCNHRB copy 1 in original printed paper wrappers; housed in a cloth-covered drop-back box.

SCNHRB copy 2 (39088016466252) stamped on title page: Library, U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution Mar 21 1884 [manuscript accession no.] 126551.

SCNHRB copy 2 bound in plain purple textured cloth, remains of a paper cover label "HEW"; measures 33 cm.

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The women of the American Revolution. By Elizabeth F. Ellet. In two volumes

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American handy-book of the brewing, malting and auxiliary trades ... by Robert Wahl, Ph. D., and Max Henius, Ph. D

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"Dictionary of technical terms": p. 1186-1209.

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Hints on preserving and mounting birds / by J.R. Charnley

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A List of birds' eggs in the collection of Philip Crowley

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"October 1883."

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El Naturalista argentino : revista de historia natural

Smithsonian Libraries
No more published?

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SCNHRB has two copies. Each copy is disbound and housed in a separate gray archival paperboard portfolio with decorated paper spine and typed spine labels.

SCNHRB copy 1 (39088018523811) has t. 1, entr. 1 (enero de 1878)-t. 1, entr. 11 (nov. 1878), plus an extra copy of plate f. 3 from t. 1, entr. 5, and 8 additional pages numbered 173-187 which differ typographically and in content from the published text of t. 1, entr. 6 and which may be proof copies for those pages.

SCNHRB copy 2 (39088018523852) has t. 1, entr. 2 (feb. 1878)-t. 1, entr. 11 (nov. 1878), only. Pages 191-192 have a few lines of text torn out. At the time of cataloging (December 2015), some of the page gatherings in copy 2 were still unopened.

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Essays on early ornithology and kindred subjects / by James R. McClymont

Smithsonian Libraries
200 copies printed.

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Andrew Garrett's Fische der Südsee / beschrieben und redigirt von Albert C.L.G. Günther

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Issued in 9 pts. in 1873-1910 in the series Journal des Museum Godeffroy as its v. 2, 4, and 6 (consisting of its Heft 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15-17).

"Druck von Ackermann & Wulff in Hamburg"--Verso of title pages.

Paged continuously.

Plates include ill. by G.H. Ford.

Some of the plates are hand-colored.

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SCNHRB copy (Bd. I: 39088015066954; Bd. II: 39088015066996; Bd. III: 39088015067036) stamped on title pages and original printed front wrappers: Library of Congress Smithsonian Deposit (and stamped 'Cancelled'); blind-embossed: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 207944.

SCNHRB copy has "Notiz für den Buchbinder" tipped-in before plate no. 57.

SCNHRB copy Bd. I quarter bound in red cloth and marbled paper boards, title in gilt on spine; Bd. II-III bound in red library buckram, title in gilt on spine; original printed paper wrappers to parts bound-in.

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