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Notes on The Eye, For the Use of Undergraduate Students (Second Edition)

By: Henderson, Frank Laramore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nixon-Jones Printing Co.: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2272823

Condition: Fair


Second edition. Boards stained, small tear to spine foot, ink notes on front endpapers. 1900 Hard Cover. viii, 151, [1] pp. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. CONTENTS: Lesson I. Anatomy; II. Anatomy (continued); III. Anatomy (continued); IV. Anatomy (continued); V. Refraction and Physiology; VI. Refraction and Physiology (continued); VII. Diseases of the Ocular Muscles; VIII. Diseases of the Ocular Muscles (continued); IX. Diseases of the Lids; X. Diseases of the Lids (continued); XI. Diseases of the Lacrymal Apparatus and Orbits; XII. Diseases of the Conjunctiva; XIII. Diseases of the Conjunctiva (continued); ... View more info

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Hooker's Finest Fruits: A Selection of Paintings of Fruits

By: Hooker, William; Stearn, William T.; Roach, Frederick A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2297793

ISBN: 0133945456

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Jacket spine lightly toned. Edges of boars lightly rubbed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 222 pp. Compiled from paintings commissioned by the Horticultural Society of London 1815-1820, and from engravings in Hooker's Pomona Londinensis (1816-18). The first printed appearance of Hooker's complete paintings. Collection of paintings of fruit showing the fruit, leaves, flowers, and half section of fruit for fruits popular in the 18th century. View more info

Wild Flowers of New York: The University of the State of New York State Museum

By: House

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1921

Seller ID: 2299951

Condition: Very Good


Ink note and pencil note on folder flap, folder lightly foxed. Plates in very good condition - no chips, no tears. 1921 Large Hardcover. 264 color plates reprinted from House's two-volume set. Contained inside hardcover folder with ties. View more info

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Mushrooms & Other Fungi of the Midcontinental United States

By: Huffman, D.M.; Tiffany, L.H.; Knaphus, G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264585

ISBN: 0813811686

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Ink initials on page ridge, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. viii, 326, [2] pp. View more info

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The Wild Garden: Everything You Need to Create a Garden (Cassell's Garden Directories)

By: Huntington, Lucy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295385

ISBN: 0304354864

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. 2000 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. Instant reference to more than 250 plants. This directory is aimed at being a quick reference on all aspects of planting and maintaining a garden, including advice on habitats and soil types, and co-ordinating colour and foliage, identifying and dealing with pests. There are practical tips and instructions presented in topic-based spreads. View more info

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An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox.

By: Jenner, Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: R. Lier & C., Milan: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1999545

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Includes original onion skin jacket and publisher's box. Minimal wear to board corners, a few 1/2 inch chips from fragile jacket's edges, box edges rubbed with one small tear to box closure. Bookplate of Jerome Glaser M.D. on front paste-down, tipped in on front free endpaper is a card with a lengthy gift note to Dr. Glaser from a patient, dated March 28, 1938, in which they express thanks for his help, and mention that this book may be of interest because it is 'the first book in which the phenomenon of hypersensitivity was described.' Very Good. 1923 Hard ... View more info

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Y: The Descent of Men

By: Jones, Steve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292395

ISBN: 0618139303

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Offers current biological research to explore the qualities of maleness, looking at the role of the all-important Y chromosome, as well as social, environmental, behavioral, and cultural factors. View more info

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Darwin's Ghost: The Origin of Species Updated

By: Jones, Steve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 2001

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2292396

ISBN: 0345422775

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Wrappers rubbed. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species is probably the best-known, least-read book. One of the most important achievements of the past millennium, it did for biology what Galileo did for astronomy: made it into a single science rather than a collection of unrelated facts. Important though Origin remains, its examples and intricate Victorian prose are now a century and a half old. They are ripe for renewal and reaffirmation. Writing as Darwin's ghost, eminent geneticist Steve Jones updates this se... View more info

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Lectures on Plant Physiology (Authorized English Translation)

By: Jost, Ludwig; Gibson, R. J. Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Clarendon Press: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291711

Condition: Very Good


First edition. (First English translation of 1904 German original.) Spine head and spine base lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink and pencil name on front free endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. xiv, 564 pp. With 172 illustrations. CONTENTS: Introduction; Part I. Metabolism: Material Composition of the Plant - Absorption of Materials in General - Absorption of Materials in Detail; Fate of Substances Absorbed; Water; Mineral Constituents; Carbon and Nitrogen: Assimilation in Holophytic Plants and Fate of the Products of Assimilation - Acquisition of Carbon and Nitrogen by Hetero... View more info

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In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

By: Kandel, Eric R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2006

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2294364

ISBN: 0393058638

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Jacket edges lightly bumped. Owner's stamp on front and rear free endpapers. 2006 Hard Cover. xv, 510 pp. In Search of Memory relates the astonishing story of how four different and distinct disciplines—behaviorist psychology, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology—converged into a powerful new science of mind. Through its profound insights into thought, perception, action, recollection, and mental illness, this new science is revolutionizing our understanding of learning and memory while simultaneously showing great promise for more effective healing. T... View more info

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Season of Life: Our Dramatic Journey from Birth to Death

By: Kotre, John; Hall, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265364

ISBN: 0316502529

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark. 1990 Hard Cover. x, 421 pp. Traces personal human development in five stages, offering insights emerging from research in psychology, biology, anthropology, and sociology. View more info

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A List of the Insects of New York, with a List of the Spiders and Certain Other Allied Groups (Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station Memoir 101, August, 1926)

By: Leonard, Mortimer Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station: 1928

Seller ID: 2260280

Condition: Good


Front hinge just beginning to loosen, ink name stamp and date on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. 1121 pp. 8vo. A list of insect, arachnid, and related species found in New York State, organized by class, with a list of the orders, number of families, genera, and species recorded, a list of important collecting stations, a list of cooperators and authorities, and an index of orders, families, and genera. Large fold-out map of New York State showing locations of important insect discoveries included in rear pocket. View more info

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Grow Your Own Bonsai

By: Lewis, Colin; Sutherland, Neil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295926

ISBN: 1402713584

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor sticker remains on rear wrapper. 2004 Large Softcover. 140 pp. Part art, part horticulture, a properly shaped, trained, and potted bonsai becomes more beautiful with age. Covering every key technique and style, plus cultivation, maintenance, and display, these right-from-the-beginning basics go from root to leaf to bud€”the entire lifecycle of a tree. In large, close-up photos, see how they grow, and how to buy and propagate them from seed or cutting. Trim, shape with wire, repot, root prune, and do summer pinching. Most spectacular are the displays, shown in detailed ... View more info

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The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi, with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties

By: Marshall, Nina L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2286972

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1923 Large Hardcover. xxx, 171 pp. 1923 printing. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. With many illustrations in color and black and white photographed form nature by J. A. and H.C. Anderson. An illustrated guide to fungi, with a bibliography, list of abbreviations of names of botanists with explanations, index, and glossary following text. View more info

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Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds and Insects

By: Mathews, F. Schuyler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 2288806

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. xiv, 269 pp. Gilt titles on spine and front board. CONTENTS: Early Wild Flowers, Catkins, an Spring Peppers; Early Flowering Shrubs; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--Cherries, Brambles, Etc.; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--The Wild Rose, Etc.; The Woodland Road--Shrubs and Flowers Belonging to the Heath Family; Meadow Singers; The Little Songsters--The Yellowbird, Sparrows, and Phoebe Bird; Birds with Unmusical Voices; Birds of Brilliant Feathers--Humming Bird, Jay, Bluebird, Tanager, Oriole, Etc.; Woodland Singers--The Thrushes, ... View more info

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What Evolution Is (Science Masters Series)

By: Mayr, Ernst; Diamond, Jared

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292399

ISBN: 0465044263

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Edge wear. 2002 Trade Paperback. xii, 318 pp. At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of evolutionary theory and considers how our improved understanding of evolution has affected the viewpoints and values of modern man. Includes an introduction by Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel. View more info

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

By: McFadden, JohnJoe; Al-Khalili, Jim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2014

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299480

ISBN: 0307986810

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Remainder mark on page base. 2014 Hard Cover. xi, 353 pp. Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be? Even in an age of cloning and artificial biology, the remarkable truth remains: nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the only way to make life. Are we still missing a vital ingredient in its creation? Using first-hand experience at the cutting edge of science, Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe Macfadden reveal that missing ingredient to be quantu... View more info

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Roses of the World in Color

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2288807

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned, minor loss to spine head, ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. xxiv, 296 pp. Color illustrations throughout. These hundreds of roses are described and their cultivation outlined while many others are reproduced in text or black and whites. McFarland is probably the best qualified expert to compile this inevitable who's who in Rosedom, while for sheer beauty and color nothing could offer finer material for a picture book than the roses of the world. View more info

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The Herb Bible

By: McHoy, Peter; Westland, Pamela

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1994

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2297697

ISBN: 1566195691

Condition: Very Good


Rear side of jacket lightly foxed. Boars lightly toned, ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1994 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. This complete guide to understanding, growing and using herbs provides botanical notes, cultivation tips and a key facts panel. It covers every aspect of the purchase, cultivation, harvesting and uses - including cookery, cosmetics, remedies and crafts - of all the most popular varieties, and provides insights into herb history and lore. Whether designing a full traditional herb garden, or simply identifying the best use for an unfamiliar herb in cooking, this book provid... View more info

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One Thousand American Fungi

By: McIlvaine, Charles; Macadam, Robert K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264675

ISBN: 0486227820

Condition: Good


1973 reissue of 1902 second revised edition. Spine and front wrapper creased, wrappers lightly toned, two address labels. lxii, 729 pp. Includes 182 illustrations. Details the characteristics of poisonous and non-poisonous mushrooms, and includes guidelines for the cultivation and preparation of edible species. View more info

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In Service of the Wild: Restoring and Reinhabiting Damaged Land

By: Mills, Stephanie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264681

ISBN: 0807085340

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. xii, 237 pp. Lending her voice to the rapidly growing field of land restoration, the author examines a grassroots effort that has contributed new botanical, zoological, and geological knowledge, and takes the reader along as she assists the regenerative processes of nature. View more info

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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

By: Morris, Desmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1968

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2278647

Condition: Very Good


Seventh printing. No jacket, boards very faintly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 252 pp. The Naked Ape looks at humans as a species and compares them to other animals. The Naked Ape, which was serialised in the Daily Mirror newspaper and has been translated into 23 languages, depicts human behaviour as largely evolved to meet the challenges of prehistoric life as a hunter (see Nature versus nurture). The book was so named because out of 193 species of monkeys and apes, only humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) are not covered in hair. Desmond Morris, the author, who had been the curator of mammals at London ... View more info

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Molluscs: An Introduction to their Form and Functions

By: Morton, J.E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: 1960

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2066768

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine & top edge faded. 1960 Trade Paperback. 232 pp. An accurate summary of what is known concerning the ways, habits and mode of life of molluscs. View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region

By: National Audubon Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Seller ID: 2292813

ISBN: 0394507606

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1980 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore. Nearly 700 species of trees are detailed in photographs of leaf shape, bark, flowers, fruit, and fall leaves -- all can be quickly accessed making this the ideal field guide for any time of year. View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Western Region

By: National Audubon Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292814

ISBN: 0394507614

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Light edge wear. 1980 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. The most comprehensive field guide available to the trees of North America's western region--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. View more info

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The Trees of Northeastern America [with] The Shrubs of Northeastern America: Two Volumes in One [North-eastern]

By: Newhall, Charles S.; Britton, Nath. L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1911

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275029

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on front board corner, edges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. xiv, 250; xii, 249, [7] pp. 8vo. Two volumes in one. A guide to the identification of trees and shrubs, illustrated with numerous drawings of leaves, with detailed descriptions of various species. View more info

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A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By: Niehaus, Theodore F.; Ripper, Charles L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277342

ISBN: 0395316626

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1976 Soft Cover. xxxii, 432 pp. How to identify the wildflowers that grow from the Pacific Ocean to the Rockies and from British Columbia to Baja California; their field marks and family characteristics; their ranges, habitats, and flowering seasons. 1492 species from 77 families--all the flowers you are likely to encounter in the most diverse region of the country. Every species illustrated, with a description on the facing page--all the information you need can be seen at a glance. Flowers grouped by color and characteristics for easy matching of picture with specime... View more info

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Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books)

By: Norman, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278992

ISBN: 0394822536

Condition: Good


Light foxing to front and rear endpapers. 1989 Hard Cover. From cover to cover, this openly invites the reader to discover the delights of dinosaurs. The visual appeal is impressive. The text is informative. Fossilization, skeleton reconstruction, and a superb time scale round out a stunning and compelling book. View more info

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Mapping Human History: Discovering the Past Through Our Genes

By: Olson, Steve

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2292427

ISBN: 0618091572

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Faint rubbing. 2002 Hard Cover. In this sweeping narrative of the past 150,000 years of human history, Steve Olson draws on new understandings in genetics to reveal how the people of the world came to be. Traveling across four continents, Olson describes the African origins of modern humans and the migration of our ancestors throughout the world. He offers a genealogy of all of humanity, explaining, for instance, why everyone can claim Julius Caesar and Confucius as their forebears and how the history of the Jewish people jibes with, and diverges from, biblical accounts. He ... View more info

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The Evolution of Consciousness: The Origins of the Way We Think

By: Ornstein, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1992

Seller ID: 2268306

ISBN: 0671792245

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1992 Soft Cover. Based on his life's research, the author of the bestseller The Psychology of Consciousness provides a provocative look at the evolution of the mind. He explains that we are not rational but adaptive, and that it is Darwin, not Freud, who is the central scientist of the brain. View more info