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Scientists, students, general readers and collectors alike seek On the Origin of Species - prized first edition copies from 1859 have sold on AbeBooks for up to $11,000 and the book still appears among the bestsellers after 150 years.
Whatever your passion, be it art and colored plates of birds, ornithology, birdwatching, care of pet birds or just books with beautiful, bird-themed covers, we have a collectible bird book here sure to ruffle feathers.
Since 1638, when John Wilkins published the first serious work on the possibility of space exploration, The Discovery of a World in the Moone, people have been fascinated by the travel beyond the earth′s atmosphere.
Stewart′s book - complete with a series of beautiful but rather menacing illustrations - delights in how deadly plants have wreaked havoc throughout history. It′s a book that will appeal to nature lovers and gardeners, but also to those drawn to the morbid side of life.