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BIRDS IN LITERATURE

By: Churchill, Abby P

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA: The Davis Press, Inc., 1911.: 1911.

Seller ID: 31416

Condition: Good


Worcester, MA: The Davis Press, Inc., 1911.. 1911.. Good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The binding is rubbed with some light staining to the covers & with the corners of the covers chipped. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & frayed. 189 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with color plates. The bottom corners of a few pages of the preliminaries are creased. Ex-library with a handwritten label on the spine, library labels removed from the front pastedown & endpaper and handwritten numerals on the verso of the title page & the first text page. There is a tear to page 17. G... View more info

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THE BIRDS OF ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN. By Charles B. Cory, Curator of Department of Zoology. (Field Museum of Natural History, Publication 131. Zoological Series, Vol. IX).

By: Cory, Charles B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 95038

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, 9-3/4 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, perfect bound in light green wraps, titled in black on the front cover. The fading covers are darkened along the edges and the spine with some light chipping to the edges and the head & tail of the spine. 764 deckle-edged pages with numerous textual illustrations throughout. The pages are largely uncut and unopened. There are minor creases to the corners of several pages. Very good. First edition. A detailed record documenting 365 species of birds which inhabited Illinois & Wisconsin at the time. First Edition. View more info

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FIFTIETH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1919.

By: Cosens, A.; Morris, F. J. A,; Noble, J. W.; et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto: printed by A. T. Wilgress, 1920.: 1920.

Seller ID: 95083

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The spine is faded with a piece out of the tail. The edges of the wraps are partially faded. The top corner & front edge of the front wrap are lightly creased. & the bottom 2 inches of the wrap are detached. 136 pages. Illustrated with tables & black-and-white illustrations. The top corners of the pages in the 1st third of the book are lightly bumped. Good. Printed for the Ontario Department of Agriculture by Order of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. First Edition. View more info

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THE GENUS PAPHIOPEDILUM.

By: Cribb, Phillip.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kew, U. K:: The Royal Botanic Gardens, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 94826

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust jacket is slightly creased and there are tiny marks, a crease & a small chip to the tail of its spine. 222 pages. Illustrated by Pandora Sellars & others with 56 full-page color illustrations after botanical paintings and with line drawings & 15 distribution maps. The top edge is foxed. Very good. First American edition, published. in association with Timber Press, Portland, Oregon. A title in the series Kew Magazine Monographs, edited by Christopher Grey-Wilson and Victoria Matthews. Dust jacket present. First ... View more info

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BIRDS OF ROCKLAND COUNTY NEW YORK.

By: Deed, Robert F.; editor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West Nyack, NY: The Rockland County Audubon Society, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 95327

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed green wraps. There is some light staining to the rear wrap. 30 & [ 2] pages. There are a few small stains to pages 14 & 15. Good. There is a brief listing of each bird with the date[s] when it was observed and by whom. View more info

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CONRAD GESNER, PHYSICIAN, SCHOLAR, SCIENTIST 1516-1565: A quatercentenary exhibit.

By: Durling, Richard J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965.: 1965.

Seller ID: 35506

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in cream-colored wrappers illustrated in black & white. The edges of the wraps are darkened & the top corner of the rear wrap is creased. [iv] & 20 pages, including 4 full-page illustrations in black & white. The contents are very good. Good. Catalog, published by the Public Health Service of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, for an exhibition marking the quatercentenary of Conrad Gesner held in November and December 1965 at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland. The introduction to the catalog is by Richard J. Durling.Conrad G... View more info

WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND

By: Eaton, Walter Prichard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: W. A. Wilde Company, (1936).: (1936).

Seller ID: 9098

Condition: Good


Boston, MA: W. A. Wilde Company, (1936).. (1936).. Good. - Small octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The titling on the spine is faded. There are some tiny white marks & a dent to the front cover. The dust jacket is chipped & soiled with a long tear to the upper half of its spine & a piece out of the tail. 124 pages, There is light offsetting to the pastedowns & endpapers. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. Good in a fair dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES.

By: Edwards, Everett E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 5812

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, pebbled brown cloth. 307 pp. Near fine. United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication no. 84.Reprint of the original edition published by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1930. View more info

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BIRDS OF MADISON COUNTY NEW YORK. Presented as a Thesis for the Degree of Master of Science, Colgate University, Nineteen Hundred One.

By: Embody, George Charles.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1901.: 1901.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95050

Condition: Good


INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY GEORGE CHARLES EMBODY - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The binding is darkened and lightly soiled, rubbed & chipped. There is a small stain to the rear wrap. 36 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece. There is a light vertical crease to the pamphlet where it has been folded. Good. First edition. inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper: "Compliments of G.C. Embody". Bulletin of the Department of Geology and Natural History, Colgate University. George Charles Embody [1876-1939] was best known for his research but ... View more info

SEED ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF TEMPERATE AND BOREAL ZONE FOREST TREES

By: Farmer, Robert E., Jr

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Delray Beach, Florida: St. Lucie Press, (1997).: (1997).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32000

ISBN: 1574440543

Condition: Very good


Delray Beach, Florida: St. Lucie Press, (1997).. (1997).. Very good. INSCRIBED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ROB FARMER, WITH HIS OWN FAMILY TREE - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Printed light green & gray boards, titled in green, black & white. The corners of the covers as well as head and tail of the spine and top edge are bumped xiii, [i] & 253 pages with textual illustrations of charts. Very good. First edition.Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen by the author Rob Farmer on the front endpaper. Beneath the inscription, Farmer has also penned his own famil... View more info

THE WORLD OF FOSSILS

By: Fenton, Carroll Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1933.: 1933.

Seller ID: 13880

Condition: Very good


New York/London: D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated, 1933.. 1933.. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. The covers are very lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled & the spine is faded. x, [1] leaf & 183] pages. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings by the author. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

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SEVENTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1948. (Cover title).

By: Fournier, O;; Webber, R. G.; Pond, D. D.; et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto: printed by the Printer to the King, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 95212

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wraps. The bottom edges of the wraps are slightly darkened. There are a few tiny marks to the front wrap & its corners are lightly creased. 95 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables, diagrams & a map. The bottom corners of a few pages are lightly creased. Very good. Published by Authority of Honourable Thomas L. Kennedy, Minister of Agriculture. View more info

THE CLASS BOOK OF NATURE; Comprising Lessons on The Universe, The Three Kingdoms of Nature, and the Form and Structure of the Human Body. With Questions and Numerous Engravings. Fourteenth Edition

By: Frost, J.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hartford: Wm. Jas. Hamersley, 1851.: 1851.

Seller ID: 17049

Condition: Very good


Hartford: Wm. Jas. Hamersley, 1851.. 1851.. Very good. - Small octavo, original printed brown boards with a gilt-lettered black leather spine. The boards are rubbed, bumped & soiled with some light staining. The head & tail of the spine are chipped & the joints are rubbed with short splits at the head of the spine. 283 pages. Numerous engraved head- and tail-pieces. The pastedowns & endpapers are foxed with a contemporary owner's ink name on the front endpaper. For the most part, the contents are unusually clean & bright. Very good. View more info

BRITISH BOTANISTS

By: Gilmour, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London: Collins, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 902

Condition: Very good


London: Collins, 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - (Britain in Pictures). Small 4to, olive green paper covered boards titled in white with vignette in white on front board, in dw (very lightly chipped; spine & edges of rear panel darkened). 46 & [2] pp. (1 loose signature). 8 full-page color illustrations & full-page & textual illustrations in B&W. Very good. Second printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE FLAMINGO'S SMILE: Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1985).: (1985).

Seller ID: 27448

ISBN: 0393022285

Condition: Fine


New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (1985).. (1985).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The top edge of the dust wrapper is lightly creased & there is a tiny mark to its front fold. 476 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE CARIBOU. Reprinted from the Seventh Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society

By: Grant, Madison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: New York Zoological Society, 1902.: 1902.

Seller ID: 1894

Condition: Very good


NY: New York Zoological Society, 1902.. 1902.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in gilt on spine & front cover.The covers are bumped & rubbed. 24 pp., 1 leaf & 19 pages of B&W illustrations. Also with B&W frontispiece, 1 double-page color map & B&W plates. Very good. First edition.Inscribed on the front endpaper: "Compliments of the Author".The illustrations in the rear are of specimens of the antlers of caribou. First Edition. View more info

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BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF FRANK MICHLER CHAPMAN 1864-1945. Presented to the Academy at the Autumn Meeting, 1947.

By: Gregory, William King.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: National Acadmy of Sciences, 1948.: 1948.

Seller ID: 95044

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed light tan wraps. The binding is a bit tanned with a small stain to the front wrap. Pages 111-145. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Chapman. Very good. First separate edition. National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Biographical Memoirs, Volume XXV--Fifth Memoir; Frank Michler Chapman [1864-1945] was an American ornithologist and pioneering writer of field guides. A bibliography of Chapman's works is included. View more info

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THE BIRDS OF DUTCHESS COUNTY NEW YORK. From Records Compiled by Mansell S. Crosby.

By: Griscom, Ludlow.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Press of Urner-Barry Company, 1933.: 1933.

Seller ID: 95041

Condition: Good


- Tall octavo [approximately 11 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed light green wraps. The spine & the edges of the wraps are darkened & the front wrap is starting to become unglued from the spine. 184 pages. Illustrated with 3 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece portrait of Crosby. The inside front wrap & the verso of the frontispiece are lightly foxed. Good. First edition. Transactions of the Linnaean Society of New York, Volume Three, December 1933. First Edition. View more info

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AMERICAN WEASELS.

By: Hall, E. Raymond.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 95048

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The binding is darkened. The corners of the front wrap & the bottom corner of the rear wrap are lightly creased. There are vertical creases to the spine. 466 pages. Illustrated with 40 plates, including a color frontispiece, on 25 leaves. Also with tables & 31 textual illustrations. A few front & rear pages are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good. First edition. University of Kansas Publications. Museum of Natural History: Volume 4, December 27, 1951. First Edition. View more info

FOREST AND WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC,

By: Hamilton, Lawrence S.; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1983).: (1983).

Seller ID: 22920

ISBN: 0865315345

Condition: Good


Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1983).. (1983).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed dark green wraps. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped. xxiii, 559 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations, tables, maps & diagrams. An owner's name is stamped on the top edge & the fore-edge is slightly soiled. A few page corners are lightly bumped. Very good. Westview Special Studies in Natural Resources and Energy Management. View more info