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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 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2286239

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 507, [3] pp. 8vo. Brown 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 from line drawings by Juan Carlos Barberis. View more info

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Insectivorous Plants

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2270653

Condition: Very Good


'Authorized Edition'. Boards rubbed. 1897 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. x, 462, [2] pp. 8vo. Red leather spine and corners, marbled boards, gilt titles and rules. Includes illustrations reproduced from drawings by Charles Darwin and his two sons George and Francis. A study of carnivorous plants related to Darwin's theories on natural selection, based on experiments studying various plant species feeding mechanisms. His findings were that plants had adapted to ignore non-nutritious stimuli like inanimate objects and puffs of wind, as a way of conserving energy. The... 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

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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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2286487

ISBN: 1416594795

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Corners lightly rubbed, pencil note inside front cover. 2010 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [3], 472 pp. Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene. Now, he launches a fierce counterattack against proponents of Intelligent Design in his latest New York Times bestseller, The Greatest Show on Earth. 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

Moth Activity in Hudson Valley Orchards Trapping Records of Seven Pest Species

By: Dean, R.W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1282354

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear. 1969 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: Methods; CODLING MOTH: Life History Trap Records; RED-BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History Trap Records; FRUIT TREE LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; OBLIQUE BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; EYE-SPOTTED BUD MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; APPLE BARK BORER: Life History; Trap Records; ORIENTAL FRUIT MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; Moth Captures Relating to Host; Relative Abundance; Other Moths Found in Orchard Traps; References. View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200229

ISBN: 0393317552

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Sticker on back cover. 1999 Trade Paperback. 480 pp. In this artful, informative, and delightful (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel ch... 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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Poisonous Dwellers of the Desert (Southwestern Monuments Association, Popular Series, No. 3)

By: Dodge, Natt N.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Southwestern Monuments Association / Sugar Pine Press: 1947

Seller ID: 2260282

Condition: Very Good


Ink name and date on front wrapper, wrappers lightly toned. 1947 Stapled Binding. 44 pp. Pictorial wrappers. A guide to various species living in the desert that are, despite the title, venomous; poisonous would mean they were harmful when bitten, whereas the ones discussed are harmful if they bite. 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 Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History (Outdoor Life / Nature Books)

By: Elias, Thomas S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1980

Seller ID: 2272716

ISBN: 0442238622

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. xii, 948 pp. 8vo. A field guide and natural history of North American trees, featuring all 652 native species, plus over 100 introduced species, with quick and easy references for identification, text accessible to the layman including common and scientific names, a survey of the relationship between man and nature, illustrated summer and winter keys, over 2,000 labeled illustrations, and range maps. 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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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

Seller ID: 1528189

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1961 Hard Cover. 157 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/4. Numerous photos, drawings, diagrams, maps. 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; Index. View more info

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Random Arrangements For Some Three-Dimensional Lattice Designs (Cornell Miscellaneous Bulletin 19)

By: Federer, W.T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Design: 1953

Seller ID: 1527863

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1953 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 178 pp. 10 1/4 x 8. An early article on the mathematical theory of three-dimensional lattices, designed to be used in biometrics. 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. We have more books available by this author!. 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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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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Principles of Plant Infection: A Text-Book of General Plant Pathology for Biologists, Agriculturists, Foresters and Plant Breeders

By: Gaumann, Ernst

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hafner Publishing Company: 1950

Seller ID: 1532408

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed & toned with several chips, pages toned, ink name on front endpaper.Good. 1950 Hard Cover. 543 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction. 1. Infection; 2. Infection Chains; 3. The Parasitic Adaptation of Pathogens; 4. The Disease Proneness of the Host; 5. The Disease; 6. The Control of Infectious Diseases of Plants; Literature Cited; Appendix; Index. 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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Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

By: Gershwin, Lisa-ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279905

ISBN: 022602010X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2013 Hard Cover. Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life—growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. And yet there is one creature that is thriving in this seasick environment: the beautiful, dangerous, and now incredibly numerous jellyfish. As foremost jellyfish expert Lisa-ann Gershwin describes in Stung!, the jellyfish population bloom is highly indicative of the tragic state of the world’s ocean waters, while also revealing the incredible tenacity of these remar... View more info

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Stalking the Wild Asparagus

By: Gibbons, Euell; McPhee, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alan C. Hood: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2267122

ISBN: 0911469044

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Top edge stained. 1987 Hard Cover. xiii, [3], 303, [1] pp. 8vo. Includes: A Remembrance of Euell Gibbons by John McPhee; Some thoughts on Wild Food; The Acorn: Ancient Food of Man; The Green Amaranth: Invader from the Tropics; Wild apples and crab apples; Arrowhead or Wapatoo: favorite food plant of American Indians; The Jerusalem Artichoke; Stalking the Wild Asparagus; The Sweet Birch; Blackberies and Dewberries; The Huckleberry and Blueberry Tribes; Great Burdock or Wild Gobo; Calamus: Confection, Cure-All and Salad Plant; Supermarket of the Swamps: The Common Cattail; Wild Che... 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 Anatomy

By: Gray, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2010

Seller ID: 2286257

ISBN: 1435114930

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Full-Leather. 1096 pp. It so happens that the right teacher can take the form of a book. Gray's Anatomy is one of those few titles that practically everybody has heard of, and with good reason--it is a scientific and artistic triumph. Not just a dry index of parts and names, Gray's lets the natural beauty and grace of the body's interconnected systems and structures shine forth from the page. Using sumptuous illustrations and clear, matter-of-fact descriptions, Dr. Gray unleashed a classic on the world more than 100 years ago. Its clarity and usefulness keep it in print today... 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 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: $325.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263124

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed, ink name crossed out on front endpaper. Text pages unmarked, binding square and holding firmly (we often see books in this series with damage to hinges). 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, 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 ... 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, Albany: 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