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The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life, with Additions and Corrections from Sixth and Last English Edition, in Two Volumes

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $500.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2297531

Condition: Near Fine


Includes fold-out chart related to natural selection opposite p. 140 of first volume. Spines slightly darkened, boards faintly soiled, minor cosmetic wear to corners, two owner bookplates on front endpaper of each volume (William Henry Rossington, Walter W. Colpitts). 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 365, [7]; v, [1], 339, [5] pp. Red-orange cloth, gilt titles and rules, black stamped borders on front boards mirrored in blind on rear boards, yellow endpapers. The first two-volume American edition adapted from the sixth (and last) English edition, preceded by... View more info

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The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life & The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books) (Modern Library Giants G27)

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298852

Condition: Very Good


1/2 inch closed jacket tear. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 1000 pp. 8vo. The Origin of Species includes an historical sketch, introduction, full text, a glossary of scientific terms, and an index. The Descent of Man includes introduction, full text, supplemental note, and index. The Origin of Species is Darwin's most important and respected work, and The Descent of Man is a close second, also notable as the first work in which Darwin used the word 'evolution'. Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, Darwin’s The Origin of Sp... View more info

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The Origin of Species [By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life] (The 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of The Great Books of the Western World)

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298964

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly faded, edges of endpapers faded. 1978 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 610 pp. 8vo. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Darwin's landmark work on evolution and natural selection, with illustrations by Walter Rane. Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species, compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work... View more info

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The Voyage of Charles Darwin: His Autobiographical Writings

By: Darwin, Charles; Ralling, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1951419

ISBN: 0563176024

Condition: Near Fine


1979 edition, printed with revisions a year after the original edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped. Near Fine. 1978 Hard Cover. 183 pp. Includes color and black & white photographs. A selection of Darwin's autobiographical writings, illustrating the events and scenes of his journey aboard the Beagle with excerpts taken from his diary, the later journal based upon it, and the autobiography he published. View more info

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286489

ISBN: 0465016065

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 172 pp. 8vo. How did the replication bomb we call Life begin and where in the world or rather, in the universe, is it heading? Writing with characteristic wit and an ability to clarify complex phenomena (the The New York Times described his style as the sort of science writing that makes the reader feel like a genius), Richard Dawkins confronts the ancient mystery. Dawkins is above all a masterly expositor, a writer who understands the issues so clearly that he forces his readers to understand t... View more info

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Manual of Dehydrated Culture Media and Reagents

By: Difco Laboratories

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Difco Laboratories / Bacteriological Division of Digestive Ferments Co.: 1933

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2036692

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Boards a bit soiled with minor loss of gilt, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Flexible boards, gilt titles. A manual for bacteriological research, released by an early twentieth century chemical laboratory. Index follows text. View more info

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The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today

By: Dunn, Rob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper: 2011

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2282789

ISBN: 006180648X

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. 1 tear to rear jacket. 2011 Hard Cover. A biologist shows the influence of wild species on our well-being and the world and how nature still clings to us—and always will. View more info

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The Human Figure by Albrecht Durer: The Complete Dresden Sketchbook

By: Durer, Albrecht; Strauss, Walter L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2298957

ISBN: 0486210421

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, rear wrapper toned. 1972 Large Softcover. 354, [10] pp. This incredible collection contains drawings in which Dürer experimented with many methods: the 'anthropometric system,' learned from Leonardo; the 'exempeda' method, known to most as the man inscribed in a circle, the human figure in motion and much more. While some drawings are theoretical, many more are life studies that rank among the finest ever done. 170 plates. CONTENTS: List of Plates; Notes on the Use of the Commentary; Plates and Commentaries: I. Studies in Human Proportion; II. Studies of Animals; III. Geometrica... View more info

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An Introduction to Pollen Analysis (A New Series of Plant Science Books Volume XII [12])

By: Erdtman, G. [Gunnar]; Wodehouse, Roger P.; Verdoorn, Frans

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chronica Botanica Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266467

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. A couple minor smudges on rear board, pages lightly toned, ink name on half-title page and title page. 1943 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 239, [1] pp. The first English translation of the work that took what was previously a subject of research in just a few countires and made it an internationally recognized field, and revolutionized Quaternary vegetation and climate change research. Illustrations, diagrams, and charts throughout. Oddly, the verso of the final leaf bears an illustration of a tree playing a flute. View more info

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Step-by-Step Herbs (Better Homes and Gardens)

By: Erler, Catriona Tudor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens: 1995

Seller ID: 2295113

ISBN: 0696206587

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1995 Large Softcover. 132 pp. Provides more than two hundred photographs and clear, helpful text that explain how to cultivate and use herbs, furnishing complete planting diagrams and plant lists as well as design tips for a variety of landscapes. View more info

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The Leguminous Plants of Wisconsin: The Taxonomy, Ecology and Distribution of the Leguminosae Growing in the State Without Cultivation

By: Fassett, Norman C.; Mose, Catherine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2291382

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1961 Hard Cover. xii, 157 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/4. Green boards, gilt on spine. Numerous photos, drawings, diagrams, maps. With drawings by Richard I. Evans. A Study of Epidermal Outgrowths by Catherine Mose. CONTENTS: Preface; The Distribution of the Leguminosae Native in Wisconsin; Artificial Key to the Leguminosae of Wisconsin Based on Vegetative Characters; Key Based on Flowers; Key Based on Fruits; Key Based on Seeds; Characteristics and Distributions of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Epidermal Outgrowths of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Glossary; In... View more info

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Darwinism, and Other Essays

By: Fiske, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1892

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2206656

Condition: Good


New edition, revised and enlarged. Former library copy with usual marks. 1892 Hard Cover. vii, 374 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays on various topics, most notably several related to the evolutionary theory of Charles Darwin. KEYWORDS: SCIENCE BIOLOGY BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION EVOLUTIONARY THEORY CHARLES DARWIN DARWINISM DARWINIAN View more info

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Wild Edible Fruits and Berries

By: Furlong, Marjorie; Pill, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Naturegraph Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 2297389

ISBN: 0879610328

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on title page, ink stamp on contents page, general light wear. 1974 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. Marjorie Furlong and Virginia Pill two business women, shared a love of going out 'berrying' and taking pictures for relaxation and fun. Useful throughout the U.S. and Canada, this book contains full-color photographs and detailed descriptions for 42 wild edible fruits and berries. Locations are given and conservation principles encouraged. A recipe section adds to the book's utility. View more info

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Prickly and Poisonous: The Deadly Defenses of Nature's Strangest Animals and Plants

By: Ganeri, Anita

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Kids: 1995

Seller ID: 2206036

ISBN: 1890409103

Condition: Good


Corners dog-eared. 1995 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 45 pp. This is a really large beautiful book about prickly and poisonous plants and animals and how they use these methods to defend themselves. KEYWORDS: PRICKLY POISONOUS DEADLY DEFENSES NATURE ANIMALS PLANTS SCIENCE CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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Structure and Function of the Genitalia in Some American Agelenid Spiders (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 121, Number 4)

By: Gering, Robert L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Smithsonian Institution / The Lord Baltimore Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2260320

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, wrappers lightly toned. Acquired from the author's own library. 1953 Stapled Binding. iii, [1], 84 pp. Printed wrappers. A monograph on spider anatomy and sexual biology, written by a professor at the Department of Biology at Bethel College. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Structure and Function of the Genitalia in Some American Agelenid Spiders (Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 121, Number 4)

By: Gering, Robert L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Smithsonian Institution / The Lord Baltimore Press: 1953

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260322

Condition: Very Good


Author's personal copy, signed on title page, with errata in his hand on four pages of text (these pages noted inside front wrapper) and some additional notes provided in margins. Edges lightly rubbed, wrappers lightly toned. 1953 Stapled Binding. iii, [1], 84 pp. Printed wrappers. A monograph on spider anatomy and sexual biology, written by a professor at the Department of Biology at Bethel College. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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An Illustrated Guide to Prunning

By: Gilman, Edward F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Delmar: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2295905

ISBN: 0766822710

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Ink name on half-title page. 2002 Large Softcover. xvii, 330 pp. Illustrated Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition details why trees need pruning and presents the protocol for how to do it. This thoroughly updated second edition helps the reader manage trees in a more sustainable manner and provides numerous illustrations and concepts to help prevent future problems in young and medium-aged trees. From one-year-old liners to mature trees in the landscape, the Illustrated Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition, teaches which live branches to remove to formulate sustainable trunk and branch struc... View more info

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Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

By: Glover, H. Clay

Price: $65.00

Publisher: H. Clay Glover, V.S. / Press of Geo. H. Burnham & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 2265411

Condition: Very Good


1 inch tear to edge of front endpaper, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1886 Hard Cover. [viii], 95, [1] pp. An illustrated guide to veterinary medicine, specifically pertaining to dogs, with advertisements following text. View more info

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Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276043

ISBN: 0393311031

Condition: Near Fine


Ink number on front corner, sticker on front flyleaf. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 413, [3] pp. Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a vibrantly healthy state, writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature, Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology. Contents: Prologue; SENSIBLE ODDITIES: Big Fish, Little Fish; Nonmoral Nature; The Guano Ring; Quick Lives and Quirky Ch... View more info

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Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2276045

ISBN: 0393308189

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Ink number on front corner, small sticker on front flyleaf. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 285, [3] pp. More than any other modern scientists, Stephen Jay Gould has opened up to millions the wonders of evolutionary biology. His genius as an essayist lies in his unmatched ability to use his knowledge of the world, including popular culture, to illuminate the realm of science. Ever Since Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould's first book, has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. Like all succeeding collections by this unique writer, it brings the a... View more info

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Gray's School and Field Book of Botany, Consisting of 'Lessons in Botany,' and 'Field, Forest, and Garden Botany,' Bound in One Volume

By: Gray, Asa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1868

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290969

Condition: Very Good


First one-volume edition. 1 inch tear to cloth along spine base, boards lightly soiled, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1868 Hard Cover. xii, 236, 386, [8] pp. Two books bound in one volume -- includes Gray's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology, Illustrated by Over 360 Wood Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Sprague, to Which is Added a Copious Glossary, or Dictionary of Botanical Terms & Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles, marbled... View more info

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Anatomy of the Human Body [Gray's]

By: Gray, Henry; Lewis, Warren H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lea & Febiger: 1936

Edition: Twenty-Third Edition

Seller ID: 2282960

Condition: Good


Twenty-third edition, revised and re-edited by Warren H. Lewis. Binding tight, edges rubbed, ink name inside. 1936 Large Hardcover. 1381 pp. Includes 1216 engravings. CONTENTS: Embryology; Osteology; Syndesmology; Myology; The Blood-Vascular System: The Arteries - The Veins - The Lymphatic System; Neurology; The Organs of the Senses; The Common Integument; Splanchnology; Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. View more info

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Ardipithecus Kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia (The Middle Awash Series, Volume 2)

By: Haile-Selassie, Yohannes; WoldeGabriel, Giday

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2040916

ISBN: 0520254406

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. xxii, 641 pp. The second volume in a series dedicated to fossil discoveries made in the Afar region of Ethiopia, this work contains the definitive description of the geological context and paleoenvironment of the early hominid Ardipithecus kadabba. This research by an international team describes Middle Awash late Miocene faunal assemblages recovered from sediments firmly dated to between 5.2 and 5.8 million years ago. Compared to other assemblages of similar age, the Middle Awash record is unparalleled in taxonomic diversity, composed ... View more info

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A Manual of Anatomy

By: Haynes, Irving S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.B. Saunders: 1896

Seller ID: 2202825

Condition: Good


Minor stain to spine base, front hinge weak. 1896 Hard Cover. 680 pp. 8vo. 8 x 5 1/2. 132 half-tone illustrations & 42 diagrams. CONTENTS: The Head, Anterior; The Neck, Anterior; Head and Neck, Posterior; The Brain; The Upper Extremity and Thorax, Anterior; The Upper Extremity and Thorax, Posterior; Spinal Cord; Spinal Nerves; The Perineum, Male; The Perineum, Female; The Abdomen, Exterior; The Abdomen, Interior; The Lower Extremity, Anterior; The Lower Extremity, Posterior; Addendum; Index. View more info

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The Grapes of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1907, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Fifteen Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.; Wellington, R.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed. 1908 Large Hardcover. xv, [1], 564 pp. 12 1/8 x 9 3/4. An extensive survey of many varieties of grapes grown in New York, which as the preface points out is representative of varieties of grapes grown throughout the entire country. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of grapes. View more info

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The Small Fruits of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year Ending June 30, 1925, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Farms and Markets Thirty-third Annual Report, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Berger, Alwin; Slate, G.L.; Einset, Olav

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295563

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name on front endpaper. 1925 Large Hardcover. xii, 614 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of fruit grown in New York, with stunning full color plates. View more info

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The Pears of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1921, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Francis, E.H.; Tukey, H.B.; Thatcher, R.W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295565

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy with a few minimal cosmetic flaws. 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the history and uses of the pear; to depict the botanical characters of cultivated pears; to describe pear growing in thi... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibli... View more info

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The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295562

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small ink stamp on rear endpaper, boards lightly scuffed. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371, [5] pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of this fruit, a statement of its present economic status in America, descriptions of all known varieties of cherries, the synonymy and bibliography of the species and varieties, and biographical sketches of the persons who have contributed materially to cherry culture in Am... View more info

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The Plums of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1910, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Eighteenth Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Wellington, R.; Taylor, O.M.; Alderman, W.H.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295373

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed and smudged, front hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper. Text and plates clean and unmarked. 1910 Large Hardcover. xii, 616 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of plums. An extensive survey of many varieties of plums grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a record of our present knowledge of cultivated plums... [It includes] a historical account and a botanical classification of plums... a discussion of the present status of plum-growing in America... View more info